Recruiting Calendar

Students at Vanderbilt NNE and SACNA in DC 2016

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

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 2017, 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
Law School Recruitment Schedule

McNair Initiatives    


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 Conference, Albuquerque, NM (October 4-5, 2018)

National McNair Virtual Fair (Nov, TBA)

McNair Promising Practices Meeting, Orlando, FL (Jan 23-25, 2019)

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


Conferences and Graduate Fairs


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

Puerto Rico Outreach Trip: UPR Cayey, UPR Rio Piedras, UPR Mayaguez, & UPR Ponce (TBA-Fall 2018) - see Jon Gottesman, Biomedical Sciences and Yoji Shimizu, MD/PhD Program

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

Luther College, Decorah, IA (Sept. 20, 2018)

The Big Ten+ Graduate School Exposition, Purdue, West Lafayette, IN (Sept. 20 – Oct.1, 2018)

NNE Graduate Fair at Vanderbilt (Belmont U, Fisk U, & TN State U) (Date TBA)

University of Minnesota Morris Graduate and Professional Fair, Morris, MN (TBA)

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

Chicago Area Graduate Fair, UIC, Chicago, IL (Oct. 5, 2018)

Northstar STEM Alliance Kick-Off, McNamara Alumni Center, UMTC, MN (DATE TBA)

Hampton University Trip - freshmen biology students & MARC Program, Hampton, VA; University of Maryland, Baltimore County Meyerhoff Program, MA; and Hampton University, VA (TBA) - see Jon Gottesman, Biomedical Sciences

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

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

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

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

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

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

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