Graduate School Fair
Prospective students, advisers and neuroscience graduate program representatives have the opportunity to connect, learn, and engage.
About the Graduate Fair
From Nov. 5-7, 2020, SfN will host the Virtual Graduate School and Career Fair. As a part of this event, the Virtual Graduate School Fair will provide prospective students with a unique opportunity to connect with graduate programs from around the world one-on-one through live text and video chat from the comfort and safety of their own homes.
The Virtual Graduate School Fair will have core hours of 12 - 3 p.m. EST. These core hours are when SfN staff and technical assistance are guaranteed to be available, and when exhibitors are recommended to be at their booths. The Fair website will be accessible at all hours from November 5-7; however, SfN cannot guarantee staff or technical assistance outside of the core hours.
Prospective Students at the Virtual Graduate School Fair
Attendees are invited to SfN’s first-ever Virtual Graduate School Fair from Nov. 5-7, 2020. The Virtual Graduate School Fair will provide prospective students with the opportunity to browse through multiple neuroscience departments and programs job listings, learn more about graduate school programs, and connect with people representing departments and programs of interest.
There is no fee associated with attending the Virtual Graduate School Fair as a prospective student. Those interested in receiving updates about the fair can sign up here. Consider attending the Virtual Graduate School Fair on a single day or on all three.
SfN has several Neuronline resources available to help prospective students with their graduate school search. Consider exploring resources such as: Questions to Answer Before You Choose a Grad Program, How to Choose a Grad School (and Decide When to Start), and How to Make Yourself a Competitive Grad School Candidate.
2020 Graduate School Fair
Virtual Graduate School Fair
SfN will be holding two Virtual Graduate School Fairs: one on November 5 -7, 2020 and one in January 2021 as a part of the SfN Virtual Experience. These events will give students the opportunity to explore a wide range of neuroscience programs, while exhibiting institutions have the opportunity recruit students from around the globe.
Exhibitor registration is NOW OPEN for the Virtual Graduate School Fair and will close on Friday, October 23.
To register for the Graduate School Fair, your program will need either an SfN Department Account or an IP Membership.EXHIBITORS REGISTER NOW
Exhibitor registration prices are $350 for Institutional Program (IP) members and $500 for non-members. This includes an exhibitor space at both the November and January Fairs. An exhibitor space at the Virtual Graduate School Fair will include:
- The ability to upload your logo, up to three content links and PDFs, and an intro video
- Badges for up to four staff members and inclusion of staff photos, titles, and contact information within your booth
- Giveaway buttons
- Video and text chat
- Lead retrievals
Attendee registration for the November Virtual Fair will be free, regardless of SfN membership status and will be available later in the fall.
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