June 2020 Diversity Programs
Out For Undergrad (O4U), a nonprofit that helps high-achieving LGBTQ+ undergrads reach their full potential by connecting them with top employers, will host a virtual marketing conference October 1-4. Participating students will learn to bring their authentic selves to the workplace, network with prestigious employers, meet LGBTQ+ leaders in their industries, and form lifelong mentorships and friendships. Deadline: June 14. Apply.
The McKinsey Freshman Diversity Leadership Academy (FDLA) aims to support talented Black, African American, Hispanic, Latinx and/or Native American college freshmen in their professional growth. Participants will build leadership, team problem-solving and case preparation skills while learning about the management consulting industry and careers at McKinsey. Deadline: June 30. Apply.
The Competitive Advantage Consortium Undergraduate Program aims to improve outcomes for underrepresented minority undergraduates, increase readiness for employment or graduate school and address need across all academic disciplines. Event: September 11-13, location TBD. Deadline: July 15. Apply.
The Bank of America Spring Diversity & Inclusion Forums provide diverse freshmen and sophomores with the opportunity to learn about financial services through a variety of programs. Application deadlines and locations vary by program. Details.
Despite the current uncertainties, the Fulbright U.S. Student Program is proceeding in 2020-2021. This program allows graduating seniors, master’s students, doctoral candidates and recent graduates to self-design a research/study project or serve as an English TA in one of more than 160 countries. Deadline: September 28. Apply.
The TEAM ADVANCE program, offered by the Center for Faculty Excellence, fosters accessible, equitable and effective mentoring to faculty around campus, emphasizing support for women of color and white women in STEM fields. Apply.
The Department of Psychiatry’s Promise Study invites assistant professors engaged in biomedical research who identify as Black/African American, Hispanic/Latinx, American Indian/Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian/other Pacific Islander or multiracial to participate in a research study comparing peer mentoring approaches for their positive impact on personal gains and longer-term career outcomes. Participants receive up to $500. Apply.