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GEM GRAD Lab Hosted by
The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
Sponsored by the University of Michigan

2020 NSBE Annual Convention
Saturday, March 28, 2020
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

San Antonio, TX

Thanks to support from our National GEM GRAD Lab Sponsor

and NSBE GEM GRAD Lab Sponsor

Please join us for the GEM GRAD Lab at the 2020 Annual Convention of the National Society of Black Engineers on Saturday, March 28, 2020 from 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM at the [location TBD] IN San Antonio, TX.  Attendees are expected to arrive on time and stay for the full duration of the event (4 hours and 45 minutes). The 2020 NSBE GRAD Lab is sponsored by the Intel Corporation and the [insert sponsor]. 

YOU MUST REGISTER FOR THE NSBE CONVENTION TO ATTEND. Registering via this GEM site allows us to track how many students plan to attend the GRAD Lab, but it does not register you for the convention itself.  For more information on the NSBE Convention Graduate School Conference, please click here.

The 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.  The event agenda is provided below.

(Subject to change)
    Opening Welcome (GEM CEO and Sponsors)

    Brennon Marcano
    , Chief Executive Officer, The National GEM Consortium (5 Mins)
    Why Graduate School?
     GEM Program Consultant
    1:35 PM
    How to Apply to Graduate School
    2:45 PM
    How to Fund Graduate School

    3:50 PM
    Voices From the Field 


    4:50 PM
    Closing Remarks - Post Survey Completion

    5:00 PM
    Program Ends

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.


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