Learn about the Vanderbilt’s graduate certificate program in Multimessenger Astronomy at the EMIT open house Sept. 29

Vanderbilt University’s Establishing Multimessenger astronomy Inclusive Training (EMIT) graduate certificate program will host an open house Sept. 29 at 10 a.m., to allow those interested in the program to learn about and mingle with EMIT faculty, postdoctoral scholars, current students and staff.

For those unable to attend in person, you may join virtually here.

The goal of EMIT is to produce scholars with the skills needed to drive research and expand the STEM workforce. Providing two years of funding, the program will engage you in research, coursework and outreach with extensive professional and career development.

About EMIT

EMIT is a fully funded program, including a stipend and tuition. Students that complete the full program, including research, 18 hours of coursework and participation in outreach activities will receive an MMA training certificate. You will be part of an interdisciplinary, collaborative research team and take part in short courses and a week -long summer school to keep you up to date on developments in the field. We have a Pay-It-Forward program that allows you to expand your network and develop scientific communication skills along with an EMIT YouTube Channel so you can share your science. Through a year-long professional development course you will learn more about STEM and academic culture, presentation and writing skills as well as connect with your fellow students. Our program is individualized, focusing on providing opportunities that align with your goals, with extensive support along the way.