Is Graduate School in your future? Whether you are on the fence or have your mind made up about Grad School, getting a head start on the process gives you an edge over other students applying. Ohio State offers the best resource to give you that edge: the Graduate and Professional School Expo, held on October 6th, 2021 from 12:00 to 5:00 virtually through Handshake.
The Expo hosts Graduate Schools from across the country and allows you to explore your options, gather information, and make connections with admission officers. The Expo also gives you access to Grad School experts, who can provide invaluable tips and advice about the Graduate School admission process. Professional dress is not required.
Current students and alumni need to register and sign up for individual and group sessions on Handshake to participate in the event. Please make sure your Handshake profile is complete and up to date for the best experience when you sign up for sessions with schools.
Day-of-Event Support for the Grad Expo
Buckeye Careers will be available to answer any questions during the fair.
Handshake’s Virtual Career Fair Platform
You will connect with schools through Handshakes virtual career fair platform by:
- Conducting Brief 10 minute 1:1 meetings scheduled in advance or after a group session
- Attending 30 minute group information meetings
- Engaging in video, audio, and text based chat communication with schools
Handshake’s Guide to Attending a Virtual Career Fair
If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please contact Mollie Workman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 614-292-3570. Requests made two weeks before the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.
University of Notre Dame will host a virtual information session for their Entrepreneurship, Technology, & Innovation Master’s program (known as the ESTEEM Graduate Program) on Monday November 16th at 5:30 pm. The ESTEEM Graduate Program runs for 11 months and uniquely combines science with business. At this program, students will have the opportunity to learn how to start their own businesses, raise money for new businesses, how to launch products, and other relevant topics in entrepreneurship.
You may find the information for the Zoom event below:
Meeting ID: 929 4695 3010
For more information:
- check out this flyer
- check out their website
- contact Iseli Hernandez (email@example.com) or Kyle Williams (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign’s Department of Bioengineering is currently accepting applications for their bioengineering graduate programs for Fall 2021. These programs welcome students from all academic backgrounds with strong foundations in math and science. Applications are due by December 15, 2020. Apply here.
For more information:
The City University of New York is holding an information session about their Biochemistry PhD program. The university is currently recruiting interested students for the class of Fall 2021.
This event will give students the opportunity to:
- learn more about the City University of New York’s Biochemistry PhD program
- learn how to create a competitive application and personal statement
- ask questions to City University of New York faculty and students
- learn about research being conducted at the City University of New York
The information session will be held via Zoom on Friday, November 13 from 1:00pm-3:00pm EST. If you are interested, register here for the event by November 10th.
For more information:
- check out this flyer for the event
- check out this brochure for their Biochemistry PhD program
- find more about the Biochemistry PhD program on the website
RSVP for a Science & Environmental Studies Graduate School Virtual Fair on April 14, 2020. The event runs 11:00am to 3:00pm EST.
The University of Kentucky is accepting applications for it’s Master’s in Forensics Toxicology & Analytical Genetics. The program has two areas of concentration: forensic toxicology and analytical genetics. Through the common core curriculum, students in both concentrations will have foundational information and skill set in advanced forensic science, writing, communication, professionalism, ethics, legal perspectives, and workplace-specific laboratory skills. The curriculum contains two internships which provide students with hands-on experiences necessary to be competitive in the job market upon exiting the program.
Tuition for this program is assessed at a special rate for all students (in- and out-of-state), which represents significant savings for out-of-state students. Graduates will be competitive for workforce deployment in the areas of: private industry drug testing, private DNA analysis, forensic governmental divisions, or hospital clinical labs.
Applications submitted by April 1 will be given priority for admission. Applications submitted after April 1 will be considered for any remaining openings. Learn more and apply here.
Questions can be directed to the department at email@example.com or directly to Morgan Rothermel, firstname.lastname@example.org.
As the flagship university in the Commonwealth, the University of Kentucky provides the only Master’s of Forensic Toxicology and Analytical Genetics (or degree of comparable nature) in the state, and it is only the fifth such professional master’s degree in the field of forensics in the nation.
This two-year program has two areas of concentration: one concentration is focused on Forensic Toxicology/Chemistry and the second on Forensic/Analytical Genetics. Through the common core curriculum, students in both concentrations will have foundational information and skill set in advanced forensic science, writing, communication, professionalism, ethics, legal perspectives, and workplace-specific laboratory skills. Through a rigorous targeted finishing curriculum in either concentration, including internship experiences and cognate elective courses, the graduates will be competitive for workforce deployment in the areas of private industry drug testing, private DNA analysis, forensic governmental divisions, and hospital clinical labs.
This new degree is an advanced training curriculum that includes courses to prepare students for courtroom testimony and two internship experiences to prepare students for rapid workforce deployment upon graduation.
More information can be found on the flyer and the program’s website.
The department is still recruiting students for Fall 2019, so this may be of interest to recent graduates! Interested students can email Isabel Mellon or the department.