For the 18th consecutive year in a row, there will be a Big Ten school grad fair Tuesday, the 29th from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon in Grambling State University’s Black & Gold room. The fair is prearranged by The Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) Recruitment Caravan is a consortium of the Big Ten member universities plus the University of Chicago.
Dr. Willis a sociology professor at GSU, and graduate from The Ohio State University graduate program has hosted the grad fairs at the university in hopes of exposing them to opportunities post GSU. The event will be an informative session about the participating universities grad programs and/or paid summer research opportunities.
For interested sophomores and junior some of the universities will have an onsite interview for their upcoming paid summer research internships.
Each participating Big Ten school will have a representative give a presentation detailing information about the school has to offer. There will also be discussions on what to look for when searching for graduate schools, how to find funds for graduate school, how to apply to graduate school and more.
Students will be afforded the chance to ask questions about financial aid, assistantships, fellowships, etc. The event is open to any student, faculty and/or staff interesting. Refreshments will be served.
For additional information about the event contact Dr. J. Willis at (318) 274- 2331