GSC Highlights



Graduates Today...Innovators Tomorrow - Your "Blueprint" to Success

GSC Kickoff Event

Co-sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University, this event is the opening event and sets the tone for the entire Graduate Student Conference. It is an opportunity to meet and network with other students from across the globe, faculty members, alumni members, NSBE officers, session speakers and NSBE GSC planners. Topics of discussion relate to the importance of graduate school and will highlight convention sessions/workshops to help you develop your own personal "blueprint".

Welcome Address - Dr. Mark Redfern, Associate Dean for Research, University of Pittsburgh; Dr. Ronald L. Larsen, Dean and Professor, University of Pittsburgh; and Dr. Pradeep K. Khosla, Dean and Dowed Professor, Carnegie Mellon University
Keynote speaker – Michele Lezama, Executive Director of The National GEM Consortium

Eaton Power Experience Center Tour

Seeing is believing! Spend the day with Eaton Power Corporation and experience first-hand their approaches to power quality, energy management and safety through their demonstration and test-facility.

University of Pittsburgh Technical Tour

An exclusive opportunity for you to connect with the deans, faculty and students from the newly renovated, Swanson School of Engineering and begin planning for your graduate or post graduate career.

Mock-Faculty Interviews

Do you think you have what it takes to master your interview/academic presentation and land a university job?? Learn the Do’s and Don’ts of faculty interviewing as well as things to think about and consider during the interviewing process through this interactive, scenario based presentation.

Session Presenter – Dr. Bevlee Watford, Associate Dean Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Engineering at Virginia Tech

Student-Faculty Networking Reception

Meet and network with students, faculty members, and deans from across the country deans to gain insight on succeeding in graduate school and charting your career in STEM.

Event Moderator – Dr. Gary May, Dean of College of Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

TPC Executive Mentoring and Special Interest Groups

Meet and interact with our Alumni members through sessions like these to obtain knowledge, advice, and have discussions about career development, goal setting and more.

** Please note advance registration may be required. Visit the convention webpage for more information and check IMPAK for a complete list of child events.

Graduate School Conference Resource Kit

Are you a graduate student looking to participant in the Annual Convention but you need some help finding the finances to get there or time off? This GSC Toolkit gives some good tips on how to pay for convention and the support from your school for missing a couple of days from class and research.

Download the GSC Toolkit

Workshop Abstracts

Have you reviewed the convention agenda and like the sound of some of the workshops but not quite sure what a specific one is about? Review the workshop abstracts and make an educated decision on which workshops are the best for you.

Check out all the GSC Workshop Abstracts at once

Kaplan Test Prep Practice SAT Exam & Strategy Session

For all interested NSBE Jr. members, Kaplan Test Prep will be providing a Practice SAT Exam session and a SAT Strategy Session workshop at the 2012 PCI Conference. Registration for both events will be done via the link provided here. Do not miss out on this opportunity to acquire some skills that will be very beneficial to your overall performance on the SAT.

Practice GRE Exam

Sign up TODAY to take a FREE full practice GRE Exam at NSBE’s 38th Annual Convention. Click here to register for a seat. If you don’t already have a Kaplan account follow the steps to “create an account”. Sign up takes than 1 minute to complete. Space is limited so be sure to reserve your seat now!

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