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.
Watch our information session recording.
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)
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.
“ The most inspiring and emotional moment of my experience was being told that I was wanted at UPenn. I had begun doubting my ability to succeed but talking to graduate students and professors about their research and engaging in stimulating discussions about it convinced me that I was prepared and ready to take on this new challenge. ”
– Kary Cabrera, 2022 DEEPenn STEM Participant
“ I learned so much about the graduate school process, and I’m excited to utilize those skills once I begin applying. ”
– Deborah Coffy, 2022 DEEPenn STEM Participant
– Trinity Obiorah, 2022 DEEPenn STEM Participant
“ The DEEPenn STEM program inspired me to make the decision to pursue a Ph.D. in the biomedical sciences, and I am so excited to continue working towards that goal! ”
– Aliyah Webster, 2022 DEEPenn STEM Participant