Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) celebrates the exciting research conducted by Ph.D. students. Developed by The University of Queensland in 2008 and now held in universities around the globe, the exercise cultivates students' academic, presentation, and research communication skills. The competition supports their capacity to effectively explain research in three minutes, in a language appropriate to a non-specialist audience.
Rensselaer students traverse pathways to professional success by connecting their talents, skills, interests, knowledge and expertise in a chosen academic field to career goals and postgraduate opportunities.
Below is a list of services, opportunities, events and interactions which are poised to help you define your vocation and align it with your skills, proclivities and passions to embark on a fulfilling career.
Emerging Leaders is a series of meetings designed to facilitate leadership development in students. This program is facilitated by the Student Experience office and the Archer Center for Student Leadership Development to provide students with an opportunity to develop a foundation of leadership skills and knowledge.
In the first year students are invited to apply for Emerging Leaders I (EL I), offered annually during the spring semester. This foundational program allows participants to explore their personal leadership styles in preparation for future leadership.
Many online resources are available for you to research fellowship and scholarship opportunities.