BIONB 7212

BIONB 7212

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021. Courses of Study 2021-2022 is scheduled to publish by July 1.

In-depth discussions of career choices for academic biologists to empower them to manage their careers. Topics to be covered include developing strong CVs, personal statements, public speaking and interview skills, competing for postdoctoral, faculty and other professional positions, interviewing, dual careers, where to publish, grant administration, dealing with editors, tenure, promotion and other issues. Workshops will include panel discussions with postdocs, former NBB graduates and faculty members.

When Offered Fall.

Permission Note Postdoctoral fellows may audit with permission of instructor.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: Intended for graduate students, post A-exam preferred.

  • Prepare professional documents (CVs, resumes, personal statements) needed to compete for internships, jobs and other forms of professional advancement.
  • Improve in public speaking, networking, job negotiation and other skills essential to professional job interviews.
  • Exposed to a broad spectrum of professional options and opportunities for PhD biologists, including but not limited to academic research and teaching positions, government, bio/health-related industry, publishing, non-profit organizations, etc. through interactive panel discussions with present and former Cornell scientists.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 17063BIONB 7212  SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: Intended for graduate students, post A-Exam preferred. Postdoctoral fellows may audit with permission of instructor.