University of Southern California


Recruitment of Top Quality Doctoral Students: The Backbone of Thriving STEM Research Programs

Who Should Attend

Chairs of PhD programs and admissions committees, and STEM faculty

Course Description

Best practices for increasing the pool of PhD applicants and optimizing conversion rates with the goals of supporting active research programs in STEM fields and increasing research volume.

Contributors from WiSE

Leana Golubchik, Judith Hirsch, Jill McNitt-Gray, Hanna Reisler, Malancha Gupta, Mallory Redel,


One 2 hour session. Offered once per semester.

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