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Administrators and students at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students

Representatives from SEAS and other Harvard Schools attend a number of conferences and recruitment events each year. Please review the below schedule and we hope to meet you at one of the events.

SEAS Recruitment Webinars and Networking

SEAS Office of DIB virtual events are designed to provide networking and professional development opportunities. Attendees will engage with faculty, graduate students, and researchers. Sessions will cover topics related to research projects, applying to graduate school, and thriving in graduate school. 

Who should register? Individuals interested in pursuing a graduate degree in STEM. These programs are designed for those that hold membership in one or more underrepresented and/or historically minoritized groups in STEM.

All virtual events will take place via Zoom.

Virtual Events

Date Title Register
October 5, 2021 @ 5:30 pm EST Applied Mathematics/Computer Science/Electrical Engineering Prospective PhD Student Networking Event Registration Closed
October 26, 2021 @ 4 pm EST How to Write a Statement of Purpose (Co-hosted with Princeton School of Engineering and Applied Sciences) Registration Closed
October 29, 2021 @ 10 AM EST Master's Program Student Panel Registration Closed
November 4, 2021 @ 5 pm EST Environmental Science & Engineering and Earth & Planetary Science Prospective PhD Student Networking Event Registration Closed
November 5, 2021 @ 2:45 pm EST Applied Physics, Bioengineering, Materials Science & Mechanical Engineering, Quantum Science and Engineering Prospective PhD Student Networking Event Registration Closed
November 9, 2021 @ 5 pm EST The Why and How of Applying to Graduate School Register Here

Conference and University Recruitment Events 

Dates Conference/Institution
September 14 - 18, 2021 Association for Computing Machinery Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing (Virtual)
September 22, 2021 C2QA Quantum Career Fair (Virtual)
September 23 - 25, 2021 American Indian Science and Engineering Society (In-person)
September 27 - Oct 1, 2021 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (Virtual)
October 15, 2021 American Indian Science and Engineering Society Virtual College & Career Fair
October 21 - 23, 2021 Society of Women Engineers (Virtual)
October 25 - 29, 2021 Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (Virtual)
November 10 - 14, 2021 Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (Virtual)
November 10 - 13, 2021 Annual Biomedical Research Conferences for Minority Students (Virtual)
TBA National Society of Black Engineers Annual Convention

Past Webinar Events

Applying to Graduate School: Is Graduate School Right for Me?


A panel discussion with SEAS faculty and current graduate students on what factors to consider when deciding on graduate school.

Panel Moderator: Dr. Vinothan N. Manoharan Wagner Family Professor of Chemical Engineering & Professor of Physics

Graduate Student Panel:

- Greg Cunningham, Applied Physics

- Elizabeth Gallardo, Materials Science & Mechanical Engineering

- Blakely O’Connor, Bioengineering

- Lily Xu, Computer Science