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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 14, 2020 @ 3 pm EDT Electrical Engineering Prospective PhD Student Networking Event Registration Closed
October 28, 2020 @ 5 pm EDT Environmental Science & Engineering and Earth & Planetary Science Prospective PhD Student Networking Event Registration Closed
October 30, 2020 @ 3 pm EDT Computer Science & Applied Math Prospective PhD Student Networking Event Registration Closed

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

Conference and University Recruitment Events 

Dates Conference/Institution
August 19 - 21, 2020 National Society of Black Engineers
September 14 - 17, 2020 Ivy Plus Puerto Rico Virtual Event
September 16 - 18, 2020 Association for Computing Machinery Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing
September 25, 2020 Howard University
September 29 - Oct 2, 2020 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing
October 15 - 17, 2020 American Indian Science and Engineering Society
October 19 - 24, 2020 Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science
October 26 - 31, 2020 Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
November 2 - 13, 2020 Society of Women Engineers
November 9 - 13, 2020 Annual Biomedical Research Conferences for Minority Students
March 10 - 14, 2021 National Society of Black Engineers Annual Convention