Recruiting Calendar

Students at Vanderbilt NNE and SACNA in DC 2016

The Graduate School Recruitment Schedule (Fall 2018-Spring 2019) 

Representative(s) of Graduate Admissions and the Graduate School Diversity Office (GSDO) will be attending the following graduate/professional school recruiting events. We invite you to stop by our site for information and materials about our graduate programs. We welcome the opportunity to answer your questions and acquaint you with graduate study at Minnesota. If you have questions about the events, please contact Derek Maness (

Undergraduate summer research opportunities: The University of Minnesota also offers research opportunities to undergraduate students in various disciplines. In summer 2018, more than 200 undergraduate students are participating in summer research programs across the campus. See Undergraduate Summer Research Opportunities for more information.

Recruitment Toolkit for faculty and staff 
School of Public Health Recruitment Schedule

Carlson School of Management - MBA Schedule:

Full Time MBA 
Part Time MBA
Online MBA
Executive MBA 

EducationUSA LL.M. South America TourSao Paulo, Brazil; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Santiago, Chile; Lima, Peru; Bogota, Colombia (October 18 - 29, 2018)
EducationUSA LL.M. Europe TourParis, France; Luxembourg City, Luxembourg; Brussels, Belgium; Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Munich, Germany (November 3 - 11, 2018)

McNair Initiatives    


U of Minnesota McNair Scholar Visitation Program (June 19, July 17 & Aug. 7, 2018)

SEOPP McNair/SSS Scholars Research Conference, Atlanta, GA (June 28-July 1, 2018)   

California National McNair Conference, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA (July 27-July 30, 2018) CANCELED

Missouri, Kansas & Nebraska McNair Heartland Research Conference, Kansas City, MO (Sept. 20-21, 2018)

New Mexico National McNair Conference, Albuquerque, NM (October 4-5, 2018)

National McNair Virtual Fair (Nov, TBA)

McNair Promising Practices Meeting w/Graduate Fair, Orlando, FL (Jan 23-25, 2019)

Texas McNair National Conference, UT-Denton, Denton, TX (Feb. 2019) 


Conferences and Graduate Fairs


LSSURP Graduate Fair, Mississippi Room, Coffman Union 7 – 8:30pm (June 27, 2018)

Biomedical Science Graduate Programs Virtual Fair (Sept. 13 & Oct. 17) - see Jon Gottesman, Biomedical Sciences

National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemist and Chemical Engineers, Orlando, FL (Sept. 17-20, 2018) - see Chemistry Program

Luther College Graduate and Professional Fair, Decorah, IA (Sept. 20, 2018) - see Chee Kue, Graduate School & HRIR

National Name Exchange (NNE) Graduate Fair at Vanderbilt (Belmont U, Fisk U, & TN State U) (Sept. 24-26, 2018) - see Derek & Jon

University of Minnesota Morris Graduate and Professional Fair, Morris, MN (Sept. 25, 2018, 10-3pm) - see Chee Kue, Graduate School & HRIR

University of Wisconsin - River Falls Graduate and Professional Fair, River Falls, WI (Sept. 25, 2018) - see Teddy

Northstar STEM Alliance Kick-Off, McNamara Alumni Center, UMTC, MN (Sept. 26, 2018)

The Big Ten+ Graduate School Exposition, Purdue, West Lafayette, IN (Sept. 30 – Oct.1, 2018) - see Chee Kue & Teddy

Idealist Fair, 5pm-8pm, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, Minneapolis, MN (Oct. 3, 2018)

Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS), San Antonio, TX (Oct. 11-13, 2018) 

Howard University on-site visit (Oct. 18) and UMBC Meyerhoff Program on-site visit (Oct. 19, 2018) - see Jon Gottesman, Biomedical Sciences

Florida State University, Graduate & Professional School Fair, Tallahassee, FL (Oct 23, 2018) - see HRIR

University of Florida, Graduate & Professional School Fair, Gainesville, FL (Oct 24, 2018) - see HRIR

Southern California Diversity Forum, UC of San Diego, CA (Oct. 27,2018) – Derek, Graduate School with Lindsey, Child Psychology

Puerto Rico Outreach Trip: UPR Ponce (Oct.31) ,UPR Cayey (Nov. 1) and UPR Rio Piedras (Nov. 2) - see Jon Gottesman, Biomedical Sciences and Yoji Shimizu, MD/PhD Program

Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Indianapolis, IN (Nov. 14-18, 2018) – see Jon Gottesman, Biomedical Sciences

Annual Conference of The National Association of African Americans Honors Programs (NAAAHP), Concord, NC  (Nov 14, 17, 2018)

Power in Diversity Conference at St. Cloud State University (Jan 2019, TBA) - GSDO with CFANS and CEHD

National Conference for Undergraduate Research (NCUR), Kennesaw State University, GA (April 11-13, 2019) - see Derek

Northern California Diversity Forum, UC Davis, CA (April 13, 2019)

NAGAP – The Association for Graduate Enrollment Management National Conference, Toronto, Canada (April 10-13, 2019)