The Value of Summer/Winter Internships

Whether your eventual career plans see you going on an academic route, an industry route, or somewhat altogether different, one of the most powerful tools we have to explore what we’re most suitable to is summer internships. While many of us do research in labs or volunteer in areas of niche interest during the academicContinue reading “The Value of Summer/Winter Internships”

Self Care

During this time of the year, it seems like everybody is more stressed out and irritable as we enter the never-ending prelims-semifinals-finals season. Even though spending every waking minute on studying, jobs, etc., might seem appealing for the academic and financial benefits, it can actually hurt your health in the long run. As college students, we sometimes don’tContinue reading “Self Care”

Getting to Know Grad Students

Today I’d like to share some ideas that may seem less immediate than the mechanics of course enrollment and schedule planning, but have been a crucial part of my experience as a chemistry student at Cornell. I believe that one of the most informative resources in navigating the chemistry major does not come in theContinue reading “Getting to Know Grad Students”

Navigating the Chemistry Major as a First-Year

If you are new to Cornell, welcome! This semester is sure to be different from any other. Starting your Cornell journey and exploring chemistry classes while managing pandemic-related stresses and challenges is no doubt daunting. Please know that CPA, your professors, your peers, and others around campus are here to support you in any wayContinue reading “Navigating the Chemistry Major as a First-Year”