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LEADERS Fall Seminar Series

The Leadership, Excellence and Accomplishment thru Development of Engaged Research Scholars — LEADERS — seminar series is to help undergraduate students who are interested in research to both successfully apply for prestigious research experiences at other institutions and also to help them with advanced degree planning, including applications for programs and fellowships. This seminar series is for students within the Colleges of Science and CECAS and is organized by Jennie LaMonte, director of scholar development for the College of Science, and Molly Kennedy, associate professor of materials science and engineering. Speakers will join Clemson students either in person or through a virtual link. 

  • When: Selected Mondays, 5:30–6:30 p.m.
  • Where: Watt Innovation Center, room 106
  • Sponsors: College of Science; College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Science; Office of Veteran Engagement

Find out more: If you would like to receive future notifications for the 2019–2020 Science PREP, LEADERS or CECAS Advanced Degree Planning workshops, please add your contact information to this form.


Planning and Personal Statements for Advanced-Degree Admission and Funding

  • Jennie LaMonte, director of scholar development, College of Science
  • Sept. 2, 2019

Writing a Fellowship Proposal: How to Get Started (NSF GRF, NDSEG, DoE awards)

  • Hugo Sanabria, associate professor, department of physics
  • Sept. 23, 2019

How to Get Good Letters of Reference

  • Margaret Ptacek, professor, department of biological sciences
  • Sept. 30, 2019

Interviewing Tips to Learn About Programs and Getting a Good Placement in Graduate or Professional Programs

  • Harolynn Williams, director of Health Professions Advising
  • Oct. 7, 2019

What I Learned and Gained From Participating in Summer Research off the Clemson Campus

  • Panel; students who took part in summer research experiences during 2019.
  • Oct. 21, 2019

Planning and Applying for Undergraduate and First-Year-Graduate Student Summer Experiences

  • Jennie LaMonte, director of scholar development, College of Science
  • Nov. 4, 2019

Revising and Resubmitting a Peer Reviewed Publication: Tips for Undergraduates and Graduate Students

  • Carlos Garcia, associate professpr of chemistry
  • Nov. 18, 2019
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