McNair Scholars Program

Calendar of McNair Events

FALL 2015

RECRUITMENT SESSION
Wednesday August 26th – 27th, 11am - 1pm
Location: Hughes Trigg Crossing
Recruitment of new scholar interest. Refreshments will be served.

FACULTY RECOGNITION LUNCHEON
Wednesday, September 2nd, 12pm - 2pm
Location: HT Promenades AB
RSVP required. Time for scholars to honor their mentors and present their summer research.

HEGI CAREER CENTER RESUMANIA
Thursday September 10th, 4pm - 6pm
Location: Hegi Career Center, Suite 200
Resume critiques by professionals representing industries such as finance, education, government, technology and marketing. Attire is Business Casual. RSVP to Orgs@SMU.

BIG IDEAS BOOTCAMP: STARTING YOUR OWN BUSINESS
Friday September 11th, 2:30pm - 5pm
Location: CUBE, Expressway Tower, Suite 600
Part 1, 2:30pm - 3:30pm. Part 2, 4pm - 5pm.

HEGI CAREER CENTER CAREER AND INTERNSHIP FAIR
Tuesday September 15th, 4pm - 7pm
Location: Hughes Trigg Ballroom
Over 90 employers representing various industries and job functions hiring for full-time and internship opportunities. Attire is Business Professional. RSVP to Orgs@SMU.

ENGAGED LEARNING SEMINAR SERIES: LEARNING BY DOING
Wednesday September 16th, 12pm 
Location: Clements G11

MCNAIR APPLICATION DEADLINE
Friday September 18th, Expressway Towers, Suite 304

BIG IDEAS BOOTCAMP: STARTING YOUR OWN BUSINESS
Friday September 18th, 2:30pm - 5pm 
Location: CUBE, Expressway Tower, Suite 600
Part 3, 2:30pm - 3:30pm. Part 4, 4pm - 5pm.

STEM SEMINAR
Tuesday, September 22nd, 1pm – 3pm
Location: HTSC Portico E
Explore how STEM majors differ from other majors, what additional obstacles students in STEm face, and how these issues are currently being addressed at a range of institutions. And prepare for advanced study and careers in STEM.

ENGAGED LEARNING SEMINAR SERIES: PLANNING YOUR PROJECT
Wednesday September 23rd, 12pm
Location: Clements G11

HEGI CAREER CENTER: SMU CONNECTION EXTERNSHIP PROGRAM
Monday September 28th – Friday October 16th
Location: Hegi Career Center
Applications Open: September 28, 2015. Applications Close: October 16, 2015. Externship: December 14, 2015 – January 14, 2016.

ENGAGED LEARNING SEMINAR SERIES: WRITING YOUR PROPOSAL
Wednesday September 30th, 12pm 
Location: Clements G11

ENGAGED LEARNING: CGI U INFORMATION SESSION
Thursday October 1st, 5pm 
Location: HT Forum


GRE MATH/VERBAL/ANALYTICAL REVIEW SESSION
Monday, October 5th, 4pm - 5pm
Location: Provided on RSVP receipt
Learn how to take the GRE verbal and analytical component of the exam. Kaplan instructor. Refreshments will be served. Invite only.

ENGAGED LEARNING SEMINAR SERIES: PLAYING IT SAFE
Wednesday October 7th, 12pm
Location: Clements G11

ENGAGED LEARNING WORKSHOP: PRESENTATION BASICS
Monday October 19th, 3pm
Location: Clements G11

ENGAGED LEARNING WORKSHOP: TALKING TECHNICAL
Tuesday October 20th, 3pm
Location: Clements G11

ENGAGED LEARNING SYMPOSIUM PRESENTERS: PRESENTATION PRACTICE
Wednesday October 21st, 4pm - 4:30pm
Location: Clements G11

ENGAGED LEARNING MCNAIR SYMPOSIUM
Friday October 30th, 9am - 2pm
Location: Hughes Trigg Forum Showcase of students working on McNair projects and other scholarly research. McNair time slot is 10am – 11am.