The 2021-22 interview season has yielded six new partnerships and a total of 16 internship locations for all 25 students in the bioinformatics program.
Since the program's Inclusion & Diversity Initiative launched in 2017, enrollment of women and underrepresented minorities with backgrounds in physics, chemistry or engineering has increased by 250%. Learn how the program's relational approach to diversity, equity and inclusion is improving representation and the climate of science.
Thermo Fisher Scientific has committed $20,000 per year for the next 5 years to support Inclusion & Diversity scholarships for master's students in the Knight Campus Graduate Internship Program.
More than 200 participants connected virtually for the 2022 Genomics in Action (GIA) conference. The event featured the work of 16 guest speakers, an alumni panel, and virtual research poster sessions with current program students.
MKS Instruments has committed $50,000 over the next 5 years to support Inclusion & Diversity Scholarships for Knight Campus Graduate Internship Program master's students.
Master’s students in the materials science tracks interviewed for 9-month paid internships, a cornerstone of the program. Within 2 weeks of interviews, 98% of participating students received competitive employment offers, with an average annual compensation of $66,200.