Industrial & Operations Engineering

2018 IOE Graduate School Workshop

Learn about graduate school in Industrial & Operations Engineering!

October 20, 2018

IOE Building – 1205 Beal Avenue – Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Join us for a one-day workshop to learn about how you can launch your career and change the world with a graduate degree in Industrial and Operations Engineering (IOE)! Open to undergraduate students in their Sophomore and Junior year, and others within 1–2 years of applying to graduate programs. You do not have to be majoring in engineering to apply; students with Computer Science, Math, Physics, Statistics, and other backgrounds are welcome.

Our faculty, staff, and students will provide information about studies and careers in the field of Industrial and Operations Engineering, graduate school applications and admissions, research, life on campus, funding, and more. We will have presentations, panel discussions, and mixers for all participants.

What to expect

  • Discover Industrial and Operations Engineering: educational, research, and career opportunities
  • Meet fellow prospective IOE students as well as IOE faculty, staff, and graduate students in panels, sessions, and informal mixers
  • Learn about research areas of our faculty and current students
  • Explore professional opportunities for IOE Ph.D. graduates
  • Tour the department and campus
  • Meet with the IOE faculty and student leaders working on diversity, equity, and inclusion in graduate education
  • Learn about the application and admission process
  • Get advice on Ph.D. applications: What do faculty look for in an application? What can you do to strengthen your application? What should you think about when deciding where to apply and which offer to accept?
  • Hear about work and life in graduate school from current students
  • Time for Saturday events expected to run from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM – Evening social event afterwards

If you are selected to participate in the workshop, we will cover your travel costs, including travel to and from Ann Arbor, MI, lodging, and food.

Apply here by September 28, 2018

Questions? Email

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