2017-2018 Program Archive

Fall 2017 Programs

Spring 2018 Programs

August/September 2017

Study Smarter!
Wed., Aug. 30, 4:30-5:30pm
Want to manage your time better? Improve your grades? Find better ways of studying? Stop procrastinating? Mike Chen from the Learning Strategies Center provides tips and techniques for studying smarter, not harder!

CU Downtown
Sat, Sep 2, 1:00-5:00pm
Don't miss the annual CU Downtown welcome for new and returning students on the Ithaca Commons, Ithaca’s downtown outdoor pedestrian mall. The Tatkon Center's largest kick-off event showcases the largest exhibition of Cornell performing teams in the most diverse show of the year! Explore downtown Ithaca and see twenty student performances starting at 1pm and continuing all afternoon. See Cornell Bhangra, the Absolute Zero Breakdance Club, Yamatai, the Big Red Pep and Marching Bands, the Original Cornell Syncopators, Cornell Lion Dance, The Men of Last Call, and many other singing and dance groups, plus an astounding juggler. All for free. Take advantage of special student discounts and activities at retail stores and restaurants. Do the scavenger hunt inspired by Game of Thrones. TCAT bus shuttles will run from North Campus to the Commons all afternoon and residence halls will be organizing walking and bus groups.Last year over 2000 students and community members celebrated the start of the school year downtown!  Don’t miss the party!

Overview of Career Services
Tues., Sep 5, 4:45 - 5:15pm
Discover the best ways for first years to utilize Career Services.

Resume Critiques for Arts & Sciences Students
Tues., Sep 5, 6:30 - 8:30pm
Drop-in. No appointment necessary.

CUABS (Cornell University Asian Business Society)
Thurs., Sep 7, 5:00 -7:00pm
Resume Workshop open to all first years.

Exploring Majors and Careers
For first-year students in the College of Arts & Sciences
Thurs., Sep. 7 + 14, 4:30-6:00pm
A workshop series designed to help first-year students on the path to choosing a major at Cornell. Online registration is required through Handshake on the Career Services website as is attendance at both sessions.

ClubFest
Sun., Sep. 10, 1:00-4:00pm
The Tatkon Center will host about 30 student organizations in conjunction with the larger event being held simultaneously in Barton Hall. This is a great way to explore student activities and find your niche.

Society of India Ice Cream Social
Mon, Sep. 11, 5-6:00pm
Want free ice cream and new friends? Come meet the members of the Society for India.

Meet members of Rotaract
Mon, Sep. 11, 5-6:00pm
Interested in community service and helping international charities or volunteering for local events? Meet members and see how you might get involved.

Ace that Prelim!
Wed., Sep. 13, 4:30-5:30pm
Are there better ways of studying? How do you deal with the hardest prelims? What about multiple prelims? Can I study more efficiently? Mike Chen from the Learning Strategies Center will show you ways to ace that prelim!

Chinese Student Association, Meet and Greet
Fri., Sep. 15, 3:30-5:15pm
Take this chance to meet the executive board as well as other potential bigs and co-littles.

Using Your Personality Strengths for College & Career Success
Mon, Sep. 18, 5:00-6:30pm
You don’t have to be a super hero to have super powers. Everyone has personality strengths. In fact, knowing your natural talents, you can create a pathway to college success by choosing classes, majors, and explore careers that are right for you.  Take the StrengthsFinder assessment and learn through this workshop how to tailor your college experience to your own unique talents and capabilities! Online registration is required through Handshake on the Career Services website.

Enjoy a Walk
Mon, Sep 18, 4:00–5:00pm
Discover a beautiful spot on campus you haven’t seen before. Join Tatkon staff member, Kelley, Mechanical Engineering ’19, for a study break. Take an hour out of your stressful day to relax, exercise, and appreciate Cornell’s breathtaking campus. See bridges, gorges, lakes, tucked away gardens and more! Meet in the Tatkon Center reception area.

Switching Colleges: 1:1 Advice for First Years
Wed., Sep. 20, 3:00 - 5:00pm

Pre-Med Course Planning for First Years: a panel to help guide your academic trajectory at Cornell
Wed., Sep 20, 5:00 - 6:00pm
A panel of Cornell upper-level pre-med students and pre-med advisor Dr. Lauren O’Neil will discuss course options, course sequencing, which courses are best managed simultaneously, auto tutorial v. lecture courses, and other success strategies.

Study Break with Cornell Minds Matter and Tat Staff
Wed., Sep 20, 7:00 - 8:30pm
Stop by to plant your own bamboo, make a stress ball, and use our coloring station.

On Being an International First Year at Cornell
Thurs., Sep. 21, 5:30-6:30pm
Are you an international student adjusting to life at Cornell? Come listen to international upper-level students discuss their experiences and meet the rest of the International Community. Co-sponsored with the International Student Union. Pizza served!

October 2017

Study break with Doggies
Sun., Oct. 1, 3:30 - 5:00pm
Doggie day: Feeling ruff? Do pre-lims have you barking up the wrong tree? The Cornell student organization, Guiding Eyes for the Blind, will be bringing dogs to the Tat to help you relax and feel paws-itive!

Resume and Cover Letter Reviews for First-Year Students
Mon, Oct 2, 4:45-6pm
Assistance provided by Cornell Career Services. Open to all first-year students. Advance sign-up required:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1TWVnwCBhLlMoeQDcTS64ZJ_c36ooogvSt4DfaVW1sU4/edit#gid=0

Postcards Home
Fri., Oct 6, 2-4pm
Staying for Fall Break? Drop by for cookies and write a postcard home! Surprise your friends and family!

Engineering Advising,1:1 help
Wed., Oct 11, 4:00 - 6:00pm
Drop-in help, no appointment necessary.

Internship Roundtable, sponsored by the Department of Development Sociology
Thurs., Oct 12, 5:00 - 6:00pm
Development Sociology students will share strategies and resources for finding great internships. They’ll discuss their experiences and how they have informed their career paths. All majors welcome. Snacks provided.

What you need to know about getting started in undergrad research
Mon., Oct 16, 5:00 - 6:00pm
Hear directly from student researchers and faculty advisors about how to apply and interview for research positions, and what to expect as an undergrad researcher! Free pizza will be provided.

Switching Colleges, 1:1 help
Tues., Oct 17, 3:00 - 5:00pm

Engineering Advising,1:1 help
Wed., Oct 18, 4:00 - 6:00pm
Drop-in help, no appointment necessary.

Faculty Coffeehouse with Prof. Schuldt, Department of Communications
Public Opinion and Climate Change

Thurs, Oct 19, 5:00 - 6:00pm
Join us for a faculty coffeehouse discussion with free pizza! Professor Schuldt will explore factors that influence judgments, decisions, and public opinion on climate change, and the associated implications for society at large.

Internal Transfer Application Workshop
Thurs, Oct 19, 4:30 - 5:30pm

Alternative Breaks
Info Session on service learning during spring break 2018
Sun, Oct 22, 5:00 - 7:00pm
Join one of the amazing teams of students that addresses issues of poverty, food insecurity, nutrition, affordable housing, domestic violence, homelessness, and more. Trip sites include Cape Cod, Florida, Lake Placid, New York City, and West Virginia. You must attend an information session to receive an application.

Engineering Advising,1:1 help
Wed., Oct 25, 4:00 - 6:00pm
Drop-in help, no appointment necessary.

Faculty  Coffeehouse: Adding It Up: Economic Consequences of Sexual Assault
Wed., Oct 25, 7:00 - 8:00pm
Sexual assault survivors can experience a reduced income of hundreds of thousands of dollars over their lifetime. What if we held perpetrators financially responsible for the lifetime injuries they incur? Lecturer in ILR’s Dept. of Social Statistics Liz Karns will draw on her experience as a lawyer and researcher representing sexual assault victims as they seek compensation for their injuries. Laura Weill, Director of Cornell's Women's Resource Center will also be available. Join us to learn about the financial costs victims deal with, legal systems that hold perpetrators accountable, and ways to shift the burden away from the victim. Cookies served. Sponsored by Class of '63.

Women’s Resource Center, Satellite Office Hours at Tatkon
Thurs – Oct 26, 4:30 – 6:30pm
Come by and chat with executive board members of the Women's Resource Center about campus questions, health, relationships, or anything else! All gender identities welcome. Confidential.

Undergraduate Research Advising Drop-in Time
Mon – Oct 30, 4:30 – 6:00pm
Thinking about getting involved in research? Wondering how to contact faculty to ask? Want help writing an email? Offered by Laurel Southard, Director of Undergraduate Research.

Biology and Biology-related Majors pre-enroll info session and meet and mingle
Tues - Oct 31 - 5:30 - 6:30pm
This Halloween, learn about how biology and biology-related majors aren’t so spooky after all!
Come to the Tatkon Center for a casual information session about pre-enroll and biology-related majors. Upper-level students will provide honest, informative tips based on personal experience. There will be free pizza and an opportunity to ask questions to Tatkon Center staff and meet and mingle with your classmates. See you on Halloween!

November 2017

Engineering Advising,1:1 help
Wed., Nov 1, 4:00 - 6:00pm
Drop-in help, no appointment necessary.

Finish the Semester Strong!
Wed., Nov 1, 4:30-5:30pm
Want to raise your grades? Worried about a big final or final project? Want to stop procrastinating? Mike Chen from the Learning Strategies Center offers tools and strategies to study smarter and get things done!

Faculty Coffeehouse: Japan in Love and Hate: Relating to America after World War II, Prof. Kristin Roebuck, Department of History
Wed., Nov 1, 5:00 - 6:00pm
Five years after Japan’s surrender in World War II, the United States and Japan forged an alliance so powerful it remains in force today.  Beneath the polite exterior of that alliance lurk profound resentments, which Professor Roebuck will explore by keying in on racial and sexual tensions in U.S.-Japan relations.  Come learn about Japan and about Professor Roebuck’s spring lecture course, The World of Modern Japan.  Pizza served. All Tatkon coffeehouses are sponsored by Class of '63.

Computer and Information Science Info Session with Upper-level CIS Students
Wed., Nov 1, 6:00 - 7:00pm
Need some help planning for pre-enroll? Considering Computer and Information Science but not sure where to start? Want to talk to other students about the classes they’ve taken? Get your questions answered by upper-level students from ACSU and ISSA! Curricula, requirements, and recommended courses for CS, IS, & ISST will be covered. You’ll also get the opportunity to chat with people taking the same classes as you next semester. Information session followed by Q&A discussion groups. Pizza provided!

Thinking about Switching Colleges? 1:1 help
Thurs., Nov 2 + 15, 3:00 - 5:00pm

Class Pre-enrollment Tools and Tips
Thurs., Nov 2, 4:30pm
Be prepared for pre-enroll and learn how to get involved through community-engaged courses! Join us for an overview of Class Roster, Scheduler, and the enrollment process in Student Center, with a special focus on courses designated to help you connect with communities. Pizza will be served.

Faculty Coffeehouse: Writing & Teaching Subversion
Mon., Nov 6, 5:00 - 6:00pm
Join us for a faculty coffeehouse discussion with free pizza! Professor Craib (Department of History) will discuss writing and teaching subversion.
Come hear from one of the foremost scholars in social movements, anarchist resistance, and Chilean/Mexican politics. All Tatkon coffeehouses are sponsored by Class of '63.

Engineering Advising,1:1 help
Wed., Nov 8, 4:00 - 6:00pm
Drop-in help, no appointment necessary.

Exploring Careers Using the Alumni Connections Program
Wed., Nov 8, 4:45pm - 5:15pm
Learn about one of the coolest Cornell programs ever. Through it you get connected with alumni for job shadowing and informational interviews. Don’t miss this opportunity to explore and discover your career interests!
http://www.career.cornell.edu/alumni/Connect/ACP/

Study Break with Cornell Minds Matter and the Johnson Museum Club
Wed., Nov 8, 7:00 - 8:30pm
Make your own trail mix and try your hand at mask-making with the Johnson Museum club students!

Women's Resource Center satellite office hours at Tatkon!
Thurs., Nov 9, 4:30-6:30pm
Come by and chat with executive board members about the WRC, campus questions, health, relationships, or anything else! All gender identities are welcome, and all conversations will be confidential.

Zero Food Waste Write-a-Thon
Thurs, Nov 9, 5:00 - 6:00pm
Join upper-level students in learning about food waste and the legislative system. Participants will learn how to write letters to lawmakers and then practice doing so on the topic of food waste and insecurity. Co-sponsors include ECO (Cornell Environmental Collaborative) and the Development Sociology Department.

Stressed Out? Shake it off with APO: a discussion about stress management skills, mental health maintenance, and de-stressing activities.
Thurs., Nov 9, 7:30-8:30pm

Dyson Business Minors and Phi Gamma Nu Professional Business Fraternity Present: Internship Essentials
Mon., Nov 13, 5:00 - 7:00pm
Wondering about internships or your resume? Need a professional headshot? Drop in for our professional boot camp and get one-on-one help.
Information Panel (5:00 PM-6:00 PM): Student representatives with experience in finance, consulting, marketing, and technology will share their stories and answer questions about recruiting, job responsibilities, and industry best practices. You will have additional opportunity for discussion in the networking period that will follow.
Resume Critique: Get advice from experienced upperclassmen about how to improve your resume for your specific professional interests.
Professional Headshots: Get a free headshot by our expert photographer. Update your LinkedIn and other social media platforms with a new and improved profile picture.
Additionally, learn more about the Dyson Business Minor through various students enrolled in the program and administrative representatives. Meet new people, learn how to network with professionals, and get a head start on your career goals and aspirations!

Thinking about Switching Colleges? 1:1 Help
Wed., Nov 15, 3:00 - 5:00pm
Changing colleges within Cornell? Stop by for help with your application.

Interested in Undergraduate Research at Cornell?  Join Tatkon staff for a field trip to the poster forum in PSB.
Wed., Nov 15, 4:45pm departure from Tatkon reception area
Do you want to see what Cornell undergrads are researching? Join Tatkon staff for a field trip to the Cornell Undergraduate Research Board’s Fall 2017 Poster Forum in the Physical Sciences Building. Explore current research and network with older students. They love talking about their work! Walk over together, meet some new people, and stay as long or short as you like.

Student Panel: Internships/Externships for First Years
Wed., Nov 15, 5:00 -6:00pm
First-Year Students CAN Find Great Internships and Externships! Where to look, what will you find? What are important questions to consider when looking for an internship? An experienced panel of students and Rita Boratav of Cornell Career Services will provide you with answers to these questions and more! Career interests represented include trading, programming, quantitative research, finance, human resources, human capital management, conservation, environmental service/consultation, environmental policy, medicine, government, and politics.

Art Exhibition and Artist Reception
Mon., Nov 20, 5:00 - 6:30pm
Take a study break and clear your mind with art!
See paintings by Claire Lesemann and intaglio prints by Kumi Korf, as well as a large collaborative work with Katherine Freygang.
Meet the artists and enjoy refreshments. Open to everyone. Bring a friend.

End of Semester Unwind: Puzzles, Games, and Food @ the Tatkon Center
Tues., Nov 28, 7:00 - 8:30pm
Come unwind and relax before finals and find some peace of mind with fun games, conversation, and of course, food! Tatkon Center staff will be available to discuss study tips and how to stay on task during finals week while finding time to manage stress. Leave your problem sets, textbooks, and laptops alone for an hour and treat yourself to some simple and valuable relaxation!

December 2017

Study Break With Dogs
Sun., Dec 3, 3:30 - 5:00pm    
Doggie day: Feeling ruff?
Do finals have you barking up the wrong tree?  Cornell Guiding Eyes for the Blind will again be bringing dogs to the Tat to help you relax and feel paws-itive!

Finals Tutoring Session
Presented by the Association of Students of Color
Mon., Dec 4, 8:00 - 10:00pm
LSC tutors will be available for the following classes: BIOGMG 1350, BIOG 1440, CHEM 2070, CHEM 3570.
Pizza served!

Spring 2018 Programs

January 2018

Network with the Tatkon Center Student Staff over Cookies and Coffee
Fri, Jan 26, 3-5:00pm
The Tatkon Center is a home base for new students. The center’s staff speak over fifteen languages, represent nearly twenty majors and seventy-five student organizations, and are eager to share their wealth of experience. Discover Tatkon where you can also find cool study spaces, free, weekly drop-in peer tutoring, and dozens of programs from January through May to help you further transition into campus and explore Cornell’s endless opportunities.

Engineering Career Fair Prep
Mon, Jan 29, 4:45-5:45pm
First year engineering students will have the chance to talk with representatives from Google, Facebook, Microsoft and other big-brand companies at the upcoming Spring 2018 Engineering Career Fair. Want help preparing for this? Wondering what to expect and what to do there as a freshman, how to engage with employers and follow-up after the fair? The Tatkon Center will host Nadia Kiechle from Cornell’s Engineering Career Services Center to help you be ready. You will find it super helpful for your “first-ever” career fair! Stay after the presentation and chat with upperclassmen from the College of Engineering! Pizza served.

Get Started! Career Services Fair for First-Years
Tues, Jan 30, 4:30-6:00pm
Making decisions about careers takes time, so it can make a real difference for students to begin the process early. Whether you are planning to pursue additional education or to enter the workforce immediately after graduation, Cornell Career Services provides a variety of services to help with career development. Get answers to these questions and more! Can freshmen find an internship? How can volunteering enhance my career? Can Career Services help me with my resume? What other offices on campus can help me get experience? What about Law/Graduate/Medical school advisors? Plan to stop by and see what we can help you with plus visit with the other student services offices in attendance.

15 Minutes to Success: Recognizing Your Career Resources and Navigating Your Network
Tues, Jan 30, 6:00-7:00pm
Career Services presents two programs right after the fair. Two 15-minute presentations to learn how to explore your interests, develop your career skills, and discover ways to make the sometimes-intimidating process of networking exciting, fun, and helpful.

Live Stream of the State of the Union Address
Tues, Jan 30, 8:45pm
Follow-up discussion led by Department of Government Professors Jamila Michener and Sarah Kreps. Pizza at 8:45pm, live stream scheduled to start at 9pm.

Ace Your Classes!
Wed, Jan 31, 4:30-5:30pm
Get the semester started right! Want to manage your time better? Prepare smarter for prelims? Balance difficult classes? Study efficiently and beat procrastination? Mike Chen from the Learning Strategies Center offers strategies and techniques to have your best semester ever!

February 2018

Wondering about Switching Colleges within Cornell?
Mon, Feb 5, 4:30pm
Info Session on how to do it. Presented by the Division of Internal Transfer and Concurrent Degrees

Get info on undergraduate research opportunities
Mon, Feb 5, 4:30-6pm
Meet 1:1 with Dr. Laurel Southard, Director of Undergraduate Research, and get all your questions answered about how you get started.

Cracking the Code: Figuring out what your professors want and how to do it
Tues, Feb 6, 4:00pm
Learn from a veteran professor how to interpret what professors really want from you and how to plan your semester to deliver it.  Learn how to read between the lines of the syllabus and engage in short term and long term planning to learn what professors want you to learn and how to show them what you have. Pizza served!

Alumni Connections: Exploring Careers Through Networking 
Wed, Feb 7, 4:45-5:30pm
It's networking made easy. Learn about Cornell's networking platforms: The Alumni Connections Program(ACP) and introducing the new CUeLINKS! These programs will help you get connected with alumni to explore your career interests through job shadowing and informational interviews. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about these networking platforms to start exploring your career options.

Interested in joining a study group?
Learning with a group of peers is a powerful tool! Study groups are a place to work on challenging concepts and learn from each other. Sometimes other students have questions you didn’t even know you have, and setting a regular time and place to study can help with procrastination. Plus, explaining material to other students is a great way to solidify your knowledge.
Sign up by Mon, Feb 12, and get connected to classmates looking for the same.
https://goo.gl/forms/S5kZW9VNVoFphDBq2. 

Fifteen Minutes to Success in Remodeling Your College Resume
Tues, Feb 13, 4:45pm
Join Cornell Career Services for a 15-minute presentation to discuss the top 5 tips for success in Remodeling Your College Resume.  Attend the session in person, or register in advance to participate remotely:
https://cornell.zoom.us/meeting/register/6ab59213d19d2f2b8c34be5db4a05ad8
This presentation will focus specifically on first year and new transfer students.

Make a Valentine!
Tues, Feb 14, 4-5:30pm
Stop by! We’ll have all you need to do it. Tell someone how much they mean to you.

Women’s Resource Center Satellite Drop-in Time
Thurs, Feb 22, 4:15-5:15pm
Come by and chat with executive board members of the Women's Resource Center about the WRC, campus questions, health, relationships, or anything else! All gender identities are welcome, and all conversations will be confidential.

Community Service Study Break
Thurs, Feb 22, 9-10:30pm
Need a study break? Feel guilty watching Netflix? Been wanting to do community service but finding it hard to fit it in? Take a break from your work, while also helping someone in need! Sit around a table, meet some new people, and make fleece blankets for local children! No experience or particular skills necessary. Insomnia cookies for all participants!

Motivational talk by Angela Winfield’08
Sat, Feb 24, 2pm, RPCC
Don’t miss this motivational, empowering speaker who will share her practical skills for overcoming obstacles and achieving success! Winfield, JD’08, despite being totally blind at age 20, graduated from two Ivy League institutions, passed the bar exam, and became a practicing attorney, published author, community leader, and successful entrepreneur, all before age thirty. Reception to follow with student organizations. Sponsored by New Student Programs and the Tatkon Center and The Linda Krause’73 PCCW Endowment.

Pre-Law Panel for First Years
Tues, Feb 27, 7:30pm
Thinking about a profession in law? Considering an undergraduate course at Cornell Law School? Want to do pre-law related course planning? Regardless of what stage you're at in the pre-law process, join pre-law upperclassmen as they share their Cornell experiences. Hear them discuss their path and get your questions answered! Meet Cornell Career Services Pre-law Advisor, Greg Foster. Cosponsored by Phi Alpha Delta & Black Ivy Pre-Law Society.  Pizza!

Talk by educational leader Alan Blankstein
Wed, Feb 28, 5-6:15pm
Educational leader Alan Blankstein will give an interactive presentation for residents of Mews Hall and other interested students focusing on educational equity and innovation. Hosted by Mews Hall.

March 2018

Post-prelim event: relax with Cornell Minds Matter and the Tat staff
Thurs, March 1, 9:00pm
Bamboo potting, make your own trail mix, and other fun, relaxing activities.

Looking for a study break and want to do community service at the same time?
Stop by our library this week (March 5-9) and help finish the last of our dozen blankets to be sent to the children’s organization: Project Linus. No sewing experience or other skills necessary.

Study Skills Workshop
Mon, Mar 5, 7-8:00pm
The Learning Strategies Center (LSC) invites you to stop by and chat with our undergraduate Study Skills experts!  Learn tips and techniques on how to ace your prelims directly from students with experience at Cornell!

Tat Talk with  Prof.  Julie Carmalt, Associate Director of the Sloan Program in Health Administration and Lecturer in the Policy, Analysis and Management major within Human Ecology
Tuesday, March 6, 5pm

Prof. Carmalt will talk about careers in healthcare management, the Sloan MHA Program here at Cornell, and her non-traditional career path and how she came to teach at Cornell University!  Refreshments.
Sponsored by Class of ’63.

Ace Your Prelims!
Wed, March 7, 4:30-5:30pm
Study smarter, not harder! Want to prepare better for prelims? Find the best way to study for certain kinds of tests? Balance multiple prelims? Manage your time and stop procrastinating? Mike Chen from the Learning Strategies Center offers strategies and techniques to ace your prelims!

Women’s Resource Center Satellite Drop-in Time
Thurs, Mar 8, 15, and 22, 4:15-5:15pm
Learn about self-care with respect to aspects of your identity! Stop by and talk to members of the Women’s Resource Center Board about their specific methods of self-care! All gender identities are welcome and all conversations confidential.

Free screening of Atonement
Mon, March 12, 7-10pm
From the award-winning director of Pride and Prejudice comes a stunning, critically acclaimed epic story of love. When a young girl catches her sister in a passionate embrace with a childhood friend, her jealousy drives her to tell a lie that will irrevocably change the course of all their lives forever. Academy Award nominee Keira Knightley and James McAvoy lead an all-star cast in the film critics hailed in 2007 as "the year's best picture.”
Presented for First Year Writing Seminar Engl 1134.106 but open to everyone.

Questions about Switching Colleges within Cornell?
Internal Transfer Drop-in Hours, room 3338
Tues, March 13, 3-5pm

Research 101
Wed, March 14, 5pm
Interested in applying for research at Cornell? Come learn the secrets of finding positions and what to expect as an undergraduate researcher! Learn about opportunities, finding advisors, and starting projects. This will be followed by a student panel discussing the ins and outs of getting involved in research now! PIZZA SERVED.

Study Abroad Panel
Mon, March 19, 5pm
Interested in studying abroad, but don't know where to start? Hear from upperclassmen Tat staff about the many different study abroad opportunities and their personal experiences and hindsight.

1:1 Advice on Undergraduate Research Opportunities
Mon, March 19, 4:30-6pm
Meet 1:1 with Dr. Laurel Southard, Director of Undergraduate Research, and get all your questions answered about how you get started.

Meet an organic chemistry faculty member at a casual talk outside the classroom
Mon, March 19, 5pm
Get out of Baker 200 and meet Dr. Tom Ruttledge, who teaches organic chemistry for a casual talk about his life outside of academia, including his global travel and personal and professional trajectory.
Interact with a faculty member outside of his classroom (typically 700 to 800 students). Chat and have pizza with your fellow classmates outside the chem hall.
TAT CHATS are a Tatkon tradition connecting students with faculty outside the classroom and are sponsored by the Class of ’63.

Networking and Exploring Career Resources
Wed, Mar 21, 4:45pm
It's networking made easy. Learn about Cornell's networking platforms: The Alumni Connections Program(ACP) and introducing the new CUeLINKS! These programs will help you get connected with alumni to explore your career interests through job shadowing and informational interviews. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about these networking platforms to start exploring your career options.

Cookies and Conversations with MBA Insiders
Tues, March 27, 7:15-8:30pm
Thinking about a business career? Learn about MBA programs: what you can do during your undergraduate education to prepare, how to decide whether/when/where to do the MBA, what to expect from the program, and how to develop your networking skills. Meet Assistant Director of Admissions at the SC Johnson Cornell School of Business (Kim Szpiro), Director of Student Services (Ingrid Jensen, a Cornell MBA grad) and two second year MBAs. Brief presentations followed by Q+A.

Engineering Advising Walk-In
Wed, Mar 28 plus Apr 11, 18, and 25, 4-6pm
Get your questions answered before pre-registration.

April/May 2018

1:1 Advice on Undergraduate Research Opportunities
Mon, April 9, 4:30-6pm
Meet 1:1 with Dr. Laurel Southard, Director of Undergraduate Research, and get all your questions answered about how you get started.

Questions about Switching Colleges within Cornell?
Internal Transfer Drop-in Hours, room 3338
Tues, April 10, 3-5pm

Engineering Advising Walk-In
Wed, Apr 11, 18, and 25, 4-6pm
Get your questions answered before pre-registration.

LinkedIn 101 Workshop
Thurs, April 12, 5:00pm
Learn from other students and staff about the basics of LinkedIN, including how to develop your profile and tips. Light dinner will be provided. RSVP: http://bit.ly/2DaBnZd
Open to all students; sponsored by the First-In-Class program and Community Development and Social Justice Programming.

Post-Prelim Study Break
Thurs, April 12, 9-10:30pm
Unwind decorating cupcakes and other fun post-prelim activities.

Tour of Asia
Sun, April 15, 4-6pm
Experience a new culture through your taste buds! Explore fabulous cuisine from many different Asian countries! Sponsored by Alpha Kappa Delta Phi International Sorority, Inc.

Materials Science Expo
Mon, Apr 16, 4:45-6:30pm
Liquid nitrogen ice cream, superconducting levitating magnets, the coolest electric and elastic diversions in engineering! Plus students and faculty to give you info on the Dept of Materials Science & Engineering. In the courtyard weather permitting and inside Tatkon.

TAT CHAT
An informal conversation with Mary Jo Dudley, Director of the Cornell Farmworker Program (CFP) and faculty member in the Department of Developmental Sociology
Tuesday, April 17, 4:30pm
Learn about the Cornell Farmworker Program (CFP) and research and internship opportunities focused on improving the living and working conditions of farmworkers and their families. This will be an informal discussion on labor activism and immigration.

Certificate in Engaged Leadership Orientation (Entry to all Stages)
Tuesday, April 17, 5-6pm
Participate in building healthy communities while sharpening your professional skills and preparing for a lifetime of service! Dinner provided. Register to ensure a seat
Already involved? Or looking to turn your interest into involvement? Attend this hour-long orientation. When you leave, you will be pursuing the certificate!

Ace Your Finals!
Wed, Apr 18, 4:30-5:30pm
Finish the semester strong! Want to find better ways of studying and getting things done? Prepare smarter for finals? Manage big projects and papers? Fight procrastination and burnout? Mike Chen from the Learning Strategies Center offers strategies and techniques to end the semester right!

Internal Transfer Application Workshop
Thurs, April 19, 4:30pm
1:1 help with your required resume & personal statement

Post-Prelim Study Break
Thurs, April 19, 9-10:30pm
Congrats, you finished your prelim! Enjoy post-exam snacks and hot chocolate as you unwind with the help of the board games you loved growing up or even some new ones you’d like to try. Meet fellow prelim-takers of various majors and celebrate your efforts together. Feel free to talk to the staff about the semester with your friends and as always, ask us anything!

Networking and Exploring Career Resources
Mon, Apr 23, 4:45pm
It's networking made easy. Learn about Cornell's networking platforms: The Alumni Connections Program(ACP) and introducing the new CUeLINKS! These programs will help you get connected with alumni to explore your career interests through job shadowing and informational interviews. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about these networking platforms to start exploring your career options.

Interested in feminist activism on campus?
Mon, April 23, 7-8:00pm
Find out how you can get involved by meeting with feminist organizations on campus. Presented by the Women's Resource Center.
Featuring Consent Ed, Planned Parenthood Generation Action, Women of Color Coalition, The F-Word, and more!  Snacks will be provided!

Get info on undergraduate research opportunities
Mon, Apr 30, 4:30-6pm
Meet 1:1 with Dr. Laurel Southard, Director of Undergraduate Research, and get all your questions answered about how you get started.

What about study abroad?
Tuesday, April 24, 4:30 PM
Cornell Abroad Ambassadors will be at Tatkon to answer your questions about what you get out of it, how to set it up, and what to expect.