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New Doctoral Student Welcome

Tuesday, Apr 30, 2024  •  
Content Description

The New Doctoral Student Welcome event is a gathering crafted to introduce incoming doctoral candidates to the Penn Engineering academic community. Hosted by seasoned faculty and staff, this event serves as a gateway to your doctoral journey, providing a comprehensive overview of your program and its offerings.

During the event, new students are welcomed into the fold through introductions to key faculty members, advisors, and support staff. It’s an opportunity to foster connections among peers and faculty members, encouraging networking and camaraderie within your doctoral cohort.

The agenda includes informative sessions on the program structure, research opportunities, and academic resources available to our doctoral candidates. Additionally, seasoned doctoral students may share their experiences and insights, offering invaluable advice on navigating the challenges and maximizing the benefits of doctoral studies.

Interactive activities and breakout sessions are incorporated to facilitate discussions, allowing new students to voice their expectations, concerns, and goals. This event serves as an inspiring launchpad for doctoral scholars, setting the tone for a rewarding and intellectually stimulating academic journey ahead.