G.R.E.A.T Workshop

(Grad-school Readiness Experience and After Training)


University of Michigan  –  Ann Arbor, MI  – April 17, 2020

Students from all institutions are invited to apply to attend this one-day workshop. Participants will learn about the graduate school application process, the grad school experience, and how to translate that experience into opportunities.

Apply to Attend:

In order to apply you’ll need to know your current GPA, and have an unofficial transcript ready to upload.
*Information about how to apply for the Spring, 2020 workshop coming soon.

*Deadline to apply: Date coming soon*

Workshop Highlights

  • How to pick the right graduate school and program  for you. (Faculty  led  panel)
  • Putting together your application package. (Small group meetings with faculty)
  • Lunch with current graduate students
  • What do you actually do in graduate school?(both student and faculty perspectives)
  • What research opportunities are there here at Climate & Space?
  • Career panel about opportunities in academia, government and industry after grad school.

Agenda:

  • 9:00-9:30 AM: Welcome! Introduction to the Department and Workshop goals
::Theme 1: I knew I was forgetting something! What to do before you get to grad school
  • 9:30-10:00 AM: How to pick the right graduate school and program  for you (Faculty  led  panel).
  • 10:00-11:00 AM: Applying to graduate school (Panel led by Admissions Chairs).
  • 11:00-12:00 PM: Putting together your application package (Small group meetings with faculty.
  • 12:00-1:00 PM: Lunch with current graduate students
::Theme 2: Now what? What happens once you are in grad school
  • 1:00-2:00 PM: What do you actually do in graduate school (student perspective)?
  • 2:00-2:30 PM: What do you actually do in graduate school (faculty perspective)?
  • 2:30:3:00 PM: What research opportunities are there here?
  • 3:00-3:30 PM: Coffee and individual meetings.
  • 3:30-4:00 PM: Laboratory tour of facilities at Climate and Space research Building
::Theme 3: Well, that was fun. What do you now that you’ve finished grad school?
  • 4:00-5:00 PM: We will conclude the day with a panel about career opportunities in academia, government and industry after grad school.

Workshop Faculty Contact​: Jeremy Bassis, Associate Professor: jbassis@umich.edu