GEM GRAD Lab Hosted by the University at Albany, SUNY

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GEM GRAD Lab hosted by 
University at Albany, SUNY
Albany, New York

Saturday, May 4, 2019

Please join us for the GEM GRAD Lab hosted by the University at Albany, SUNY Saturday, May 4, 2019 on the University at Albany, SUNY campus. On Saturday, May 4, the GEM GRAD Lab will be held in Lecture Center Concourse North from 9:00 AM - 4:30PM.  Attendees are expected to arrive on time and stay for the entire program.

The GEM GRAD Lab is a fun and engaging symposium where participants, science and engineering undergraduates, will receive full information on the importance of graduate school and what is needed to successfully gain admittance with financial support.  Speakers range from current graduate students to University faculty and senior industry executives.

GRAD Lab encourages young people to consider graduate engineering or science education, and to apply for the GEM fellowship.  Focusing on the global importance of research and innovation, life-long career benefits, and real world role models, the symposium will help each student envision his or her future as a technology leader, successfully apply for a GEM fellowship, and gain entry to a graduate STEM program.


Campus Map:
  • Saturday, GRAD Lab will be held in the Lecture Center Concourse North on the campus map.
  • Parking is available in the [location TBD].


Saturday, May 4, 2019    


All activities will take place in the Lecture Center Concourse North, University of Albany, SUNY Campus

9:00 AM                  Registration, Pre-surveys and Continental Breakfast

10:00 AM                Welcome and Introductions 


10:15 AM                Session 1:  Why Graduate School
                                Dr. Marquita Qualls, GEM Program Consultant, GEM Alum (Tentative)

11:15 AM                Break

11:30 AM                Session 2: How to Apply to Graduate School
                                GEM Program Consultant Moderator: 

12:30PM                 Lunch with Faculty: "Dos and Don'ts of Applying to Graduate School from the Faculty Perspective"

2:00 PM                  Session 3: How to Fund Graduate School
                                Dr. Michael D. Smith, Deputy Executive Director, National GEM Consortium

3:00PM                   Break

3:15PM                  Session 4:  Voices from the Field
                               Moderator: TBA
                               Panelists: TBA                              

4:15 PM                  Closing Remarks/Post Surveys (Raffle – Prize Give Away)

4:30 PM                  Program Ends


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