Post Baccalaureate Opportunities

Hot Metal Bridge Scholars Program

The Hot Metal Bridge Program at the School of Arts and Sciences is a new two-semester (fall and spring) post-baccalaureate fellowship program (including tuition and stipend) for up to nine fellows who will help meet our diversity goals. The point of the HMBP is to bridge the gap between an undergraduate degree and a graduate training program and to help individuals prepare themselves for a successful program of doctoral studies.

The Postbaccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA) Program

The Postbaccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA) is a biomedical research program that enables eligible recent college graduates planning to apply to graduate or professional school to spend one or two years working with investigators at the NIH.

The NIH Academy

The NIH Academy is a year-long biomedical research program (renewable for a second year) at the NIH for eligible recent college graduates who (1) are planning to apply to graduate or professional school and (2) wish to pursue an interest in domestic health disparities.

Getting into Psych Grad School:  A Panel for BIPOC Students

Getting into Psych Grad School:  A Panel for BIPOC Students

You can now watch a recording of this panel here.

For more information our panelists are pleased to answer your questions.  If you do so on Twitter, others may benefit from their responses!

Brianna Baker (@BriannaABaker) is in the Counseling Program at Columbia University.  

Dr. Jocelyn Carter (@DrJSmithCarter) is in Department of Psychology in the clinical area at DePaul University

Dr. Kevin Chapman (@drkchap) is at the Kentucky Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders

Dr. Shauna Cooper (@DrShaunaCooper) is in Department of Psychology in the developmental area at UNC Chapel Hill.

Dr. Celeste Malone (@cmonique1023) is in school psychology program in the Department of Education at Howard University.

Also, for more information on the resources discussed in the panel, please see the links below:

List of Diversity Recruitment Programs:  https://z.umn.edu/diversitypsygradweekends

University of Pittsburgh Hot Metal Bridge program:https://www.asgraduate.pitt.edu/hot-metal-bridge-post-bac-program