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Minority Physicist Related Webinars

Acing the Physics GRE: Tips and Strategies
August 18, 2015 - GRE prep course leader Jeremy Dodd describes the content and format of the Physics GRE Subject Test, and offers test-taking strategies.
Physics Careers: To the Bachelors Degree and Beyond
June 2, 2015 - Crystal Bailey, Education and Careers Program Manager at the American Physical Society, presents information on career options for physics bachelors, masters, and Ph.D.s.
Graduate Student Webinar: A Minority Perspective
December 5, 2012 - Graduate students, Ximena Fernández at Columbia University, and Collin Joseph at UCLA will present their unique perspectives on some of their experiences in graduate school and tips on succeeding while there. Learn what really goes on in physics graduate programs and pick up ideas on how to get the most out of your experience.
Applying to Graduate Programs in the United States: Strategies for Success
October 8, 2012 - Amber Amari, Director of Graduate and Scheduling Services at Georgia State University, and Unil Perera, Graduate Director for the GSU Physics program provide basic information on the grad school application process for non-US citizens, as well as detailed advice on how to improve your chances for success with departmental admissions committees.
Launching Your Postdoc Position
October 2, 2012 - In many areas of physics, a postdoc is the natural first position following the PhD. Join Edmund Bertschinger from MIT and Steve Rolston from the Joint Quantum Institute (JQI) for advice and strategies of landing a great postdoc position.
Everything You Wanted to Know About Physics Graduate School
June 12, 2012 - Join us for an open, candid discussion with a panel of graduate students about their experiences in grad school. Topics will include the selection and application process, financial support through teaching and research grants, coursework and qualifying exams, and research and thesis writing.
Graduate School in Physics - A Minority Perspective
November 17, 2011 - Senior physics graduate student, Dwayne Joseph at Florida A&M University, presents a unique perspective on his experiences as a minority in graduate school and tips on succeeding while there.
Choosing a Graduate School in Physics and Related Disciplines
July 26, 2011 - Peter Collings, professor of physics at Swarthmore College, will provide both general information and specific suggestions on the various ways to help students decide which graduate schools to apply to, and, after acceptance, which graduate school to attend.
Maintaining a Work/Life Balance
February 22, 2011 - Dr. Bonnie Fleming, associate professor of physics at Yale University, will present a webinar on how to maintain a work/life balance in the current culture of physics departments.
Finding Research Opportunities for Undergraduates
January 18, 2011 - Dr. Cathy Mader, Hope College discusses benefits of undergraduate research and strategies for acquiring an URE (Undergraduate Research Experience).