Stanford grad-school workshop for under-represented groups

Stanford GSB launches 2-day program targeted at undergrads interested in doctoral programs in business/soc sci fields, to promote diversity and broaden access to info/career guidance. Diversity broadly defined, incl gender, application info here:

https://www.gsb.stanford.edu/programs/phd/admission/events/introduction-diversity-doctoral-education-scholarship-iddeas

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2018 PhD Excellence Initiative

THE PH.D. EXCELLENCE INITIATIVE, supported through a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, identifies high-achieving college graduates of color (or graduating seniors) who have a passion for economics and prepares them for the rigors of top-tier Ph.D. programs within the discipline. The Initiative positions these high achievers for further success in academia through its focus on research excellence, writing for publication, and peer networking and support. A high degree of one-on-one mentoring (working closely with Peter Blair Henry) is also a hallmark of the Initiative.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING TO THIS PROGRAM, PLEASE CONTACT OUR VICE CHAIR, MELISSA FAMULARI (mfamulari@ucsd.edu)

THE NEXT DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION TO THE INITIATIVE IS: FEBRUARY 16, 2018
Description and Instructions for Application (PDF)

 

Data West Conference, Open Day, Wednesday Dec 13 at SDSC – Student Data Science Opportunities

An Afternoon Focused Exclusively on DATA The SDSC Industry and Technology Expo is a new, data technology event in San Diego, the first day of the annual SDSC Data West Senior Executive Forum. Come and meet leading data technology companies, data scientists and corporate data officers for an afternoon of presentations, workshops and demos of new technologies and services in data analytics, AI and deep learning, data analytics and new technologies such as blockchain, data twinning and social robotics. Along with tours of SDSC’s 19,000 sf of data center. Free to all registered participants. Don’t Miss It!DATA

Undergraduate Business Network @ UCSD

The Undergraduate Business Network is proud to present Internships 101 on Thursday, 11/30 at Rady! Internships 101 is a free, public event where we inspire and motivate students to land their dream internships, with helpful tips and tricks along the way. A diverse set of companies will be represented, including: PwC, Microsoft, Net Impact, Genentech, First American, Workday, Juniper Networks and more.

 

Check out our event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1670974879642808/

and make sure to RSVP for your seat: https://goo.gl/forms/Wdu5oJLcv9BejSx33

Thank you so much, and we’ll see you there!

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