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Navigating Northwestern: Virtual Graduate School Information Sessions

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Navigating Northwestern is a virtual graduate school information series for prospective students from underrepresented and minoritized populations (URM) and students from minority-serving institutions (MSI). Participants will be able to engage with Northwestern graduate students, postdoctoral trainees, and program administrators to learn more about the expectations, resources, and opportunities of the many aspects of graduate education.

Sessions will take place virtually throughout Winter 2021 Quarter from 4:00 - 5:00 PM CST. Learn more and register below.

Navigating Northwestern Schedule - Winter 2021 Quarter

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Wednesday, March 17 Take A Northwestern Direction Rashaad Barnett, program coordinator in The Graduate School's Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI), will give an overview of The Graduate School and resources for prospective graduate students. RSVP
Wednesday, March 31 TGS Resource Fair: Navigating Funding, Support, and Community Opportunities! A program with break out sessions to learn about various opportunities for funding, community engagement with student groups, and TGS resources RSVP

April 20 - April 22: Navigating from Minority Serving Institutions Week

Tuesday, April 20 Navigating from Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI) This graduate student panel of HSI alumni will share experiences and answer questions on how they Navigate Northwestern. RSVP
Wednesday, April 21 Navigating from Historical Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) This graduate student panel of HBCU alumni will share their experiences and answer questions on how they Navigate Northwestern. RSVP
Thursday, April 22 Resources for Native and Indigenous Graduate Students Participants will connect with campus partners and TGS students and learn the resources and opportunities available for Native/Indigenous students. RSVP
Wednesday, May 5 Navigating Postdoctoral Opportunities Participants will receive a presentation from the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs on resources and initiatives for Postdocs and an opportunity to learn more from a panel consisting of current URM postdocs. RSVP
Wednesday, May 19 TGS Graduate Program Fair Participants will be given an overview and opportunities to ask questions from participating representatives from The Graduate School (TGS) programs. RSVP