2022 Cohort

Over 40 undergraduate students participated in our 2022 event.

Graduate Panel

Graduate student panel talk about the life and expectations of a typical grad student.

Lunch Meet & Greet

Students met with University of Pennsylvania researchers during a networking lunch.

Research Presentations

Penn faculty discuss their research and answer questions.

Application Process

Faculty and administrators discuss the application process.

Diversity Equity Engagement at Penn in STEM, or DEEPenn STEM, is a graduate school preview aimed to increase the representation of students from underrepresented backgrounds pursuing post-baccalaureate graduate degrees in STEM programs.


Timeline & Agenda



About Us


Participants will:

Learn the “Penn roadmap to graduate school in STEM” 

(i.e. why get a PhD, how to choose a school and program, how to prepare a competitive application)

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DEEPennSTEM 2022 event, with college students talking to mentor

Learn about life as a graduate student at Penn by networking  with current students, post-doctoral scholars, staff, and distinguished faculty in STEM.

Get a look at the innovative and collaborative communities across research teams and STEM programs at Penn.

DEEPennSTEM event 10.8.22 image of people talking around a poster

Check out last year’s schedule

Sponsored by:

The LRSM / Penn MRSEC logoPerelman School of Medicine logoSEAS logoSAS Graduate Division logoPenn Office of the Provost logoCEMB logoCSSM logoVagelos Institute for Energy Science and Technology logoCenter for Soft & Living Matter logo