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Princeton University GEM GRAD Lab

Date
October 9, 2021
Time
9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location
VIRTUAL

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Princeton University GEM GRAD Lab

About The Event

Get your STEM Graduate Degree TUITION FREE!

Welcome to Princeton University! Princeton University is proud to host the GEM GRAD Lab! The vent is sponsored by Columbia University, New York University, and Rutgers University

Join the premiere organization supporting qualified students from underrepresented communities pursuing graduate degrees in applied science and engineering funded by leading corporations, government laboratories, top universities, and top research institutions. Getting Ready for Advanced Degrees (GRAD) Lab offers underrepresented students exposure to the benefits of research and technology careers in a highly interactive one-day event.

Event Schedule

Saturday, October 9, 2021

Registered Login/Pre-Surveys 9:15AM – 9:30AM EST

Students will utilize this time-frame to fill out survey response sheet that was shared prior to the start of the event.

Princeton University Welcome 9:30AM – 9:35AM EST

Dr. Andrea Goldsmith

Dean of Engineering and Applied Science and the Arthur LeGrand Doty Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Princeton University

Why Graduate School? 9:35AM – 10:35AM EST

If you thought PhDs were simply for those wanting to become professors or that you couldn’t afford graduate school, think again.  This session is designed to break some of the common myths about pursuing an advanced degree and set you on course to achieving your fullest potential.

Dr. Howard G. Adams

Keynote Speaker on the Importance of continuing Graduate Education

How to Competitively Apply to Graduate School 10:35AM – 11:35AM EST

Learn the tips and tricks associated with preparing for a graduate degree from the experts.  Learn how to make your application stand out above others as well as how to position yourself to be seriously considered by many of the prestigious academic institutions in the country.

Dr. Julie Yun

Associate Dean, Diversity and Inclusion at Princeton University

Dr. David Ramirez

Visiting Professor of Computer Science of Reed College at Princeton University

Dr. Evelyn Erenrich

Associate Dean for Recruitment and Retention at Rutgers University

Graduate Resource Fair 11:35AM – 12:35PM EST

GRADUATE RESOURCE FAIR– PLEASE USE THIS LINK TO LOGON TO THE GATHERLY PLATFORM 

How to Fund Graduate School 12:35PM – 1:35PM EST

Hear about all the different fellowship programs, including GEM that you can apply for and ensure that you can pursue your graduate degree for FREE!

Dr. Marcus Huggans

Executive Director, Client Relations, The National GEM Consortium (GEM Alum)

Voices from the Field Graduate Student Panel 1:35PM – 2:35PM PST

As the saying goes, “you can’t be what you can’t see.”  Hear stories from GEM alums who have successfully attained advanced degrees and gone on to very successful careers.

Dr. Kimberly Cook-Chennault

Associate Professor Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at Rutgers University (GEM Alum)

Noemie Denis

PhD Student Materials Science and Engineering at Rutgers University

Kelia Human

Ph.D Student in Biomedical Engineering at Columbia University

Claudia Roberts

Doctoral Candidate Computer Science at Princeton University

Closing/Raffles 2:35PM – 2:50PM PST

Only students who stay throughout the completion of the GRAD Lab will be entered into the raffle. We invite you to fully participate in the event so you can be entered into raffle.

Zoom Information

Speakers

Dr. Andrea Goldsmith

Dean of Engineering and Applied Science and the Arthur LeGrand Doty Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Princeton University

Dr. Howard G. Adams

Keynote Speaker on the Importance of continuing Graduate Education

Dr. Julie Yun

Associate Dean, Diversity and Inclusion at Princeton University

Dr. David Ramirez

Visiting Professor of Computer Science of Reed College at Princeton University

Dr. Evelyn Erenrich

Associate Dean for Recruitment and Retention at Rutgers University

Dr. Marcus Huggans

Executive Director, Client Relations, The National GEM Consortium (GEM Alum)

Dr. Kimberly Cook-Chennault

Associate Professor
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at Rutgers University (GEM Alum)

Noemie Denis

PhD Student Materials Science and Engineering at Rutgers University

Kelia Human

Ph.D Student in Biomedical Engineering at Columbia University

Claudia Roberts

Doctoral Candidate Computer Science at Princeton University

GRAD Lab Sponsors

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