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  • To create a supportive collegiate environment for postdocs across SIPS sections
  • To facilitate engagement among postdocs, students, staff and faculty.
  • To advocate for career development opportunities
  • To improve connectedness among the research network of SIPS, including Geneva, Ithaca and Cornell Extension campuses, and the wider Cornell community.


  • The association encourages participants from diverse backgrounds to participate in decision-making and in the development of the organization
  • SIPS-PA is organized and represented by a steering committee. Please contact the Chair or Vice-chair of the Steering Committee if you would like to join.
  • Join our listserv by e-mailing this addresswith the subject 'join.' The list-serv provides you with information about events, job posting and also a platform to reach the postdoc community with information you would like to share.


  • Monthly seminar
  • Opportunities to present research for feedback from peers
  • Social events
  • Faculty mentoring