Weekly Update 8/11

I hope you guys enjoy the rest of the summer here’s some opportunities to look at:


  • We would like everybody to fill out this form to figure out the best day for the SHPEitos
  • Here is a link to the form
  • Thank you for filling out the form

BlackRock Founder Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 16th at 8am
  • It is an accelerated application process for rising juniors, through which you can obtain a summer internship at BlackRock, and also be considered for a $17,500 merit award
  • Eligible participants identify as Black, Hispanic, Native American, LGBTQ+ or disabled, and will graduate between December 2019 and July 2020
  • To apply visit the website to learn more about the Summer Analyst Program and submit an application for up to two business divisions
  • Make sure to check the box for the BlackRock Founders Scholarship
  • Complete the virtual cover letter
  • If you are selected to interview, you can also submit a short essay to be considered for the $17,500 scholarship award
  • For more information click here

Graduate School Preview Day

  • Friday, August 17th from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm in Stony Brook, NY
  • At GSPD, you’ll have a chance to hear from our diverse scholars, who will share their path to the PhD
  • We’ll also have Graduate Program Directors and Admissions Faculty discuss what makes an application stand out – and what steps you can take now to enhance your chances of getting in
  • All domestic attendees will receive a graduate application fee waiver ($100 value) for the Fall 2019 admissions cycle
  • You can view the full agenda and register for GSPD on the website
  • If you have any questions you can email, Rosalia Davi at CIE_GraduateSchool@stonybrook.edu or call 631-632-7041

National Conference Registration

  • Early Bird Registration Deadline: August 31st
  • Early bird registration costs $225
  • Regular Registration Deadline: September 30
  • The price increases to $275
  • From October 1st to onsite
  • Price increases again to $350
  • If you are interested in going we implore you to take advantage of the early bird registration
  • This is a great opportunity to network and meet professionals to secure internships/full-time
  • Some of the biggest companies from Google to Boeing will be there
  • If you are interested in going please fill out this form 
  • We have created a GroupMe if you or someone you know are interested in going let us know so they can be added

AfterCollege Scholarship

  • Deadline: September 30
  • AfterCollege Engineering and Technology Student Scholarship: 
  • $500 – Open to currently enrolled students pursuing a degree in a field of engineering, technology and/or mathematics. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Apply here.
  • AfterCollege STEM inclusion Scholarship:
  • $500 – Open to currently enrolled students working toward a degree in a field of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics from a group underrepresented in their field of study. Underrepresented groups may be defined by: gender, race, ethnic background, disability, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, nationality and other non-visible differences. Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Apply here
  • AfterCollege Succurro Scholarship
  • $500 – Open to currently enrolled students in an accredited program, working toward a degree (AA, AS, BA, BS, MA, MS, MFA, PhD, MD, JD, etc.) in any discipline. Minimum 2.5 GPA.
  • Apply here

Tapia Conference 

  • Open Now
  • Have a group of professionals from across industry look at your resume
  • Potential to have internships/full-time opportunities at places like Google
  • Submit your resumes here, and answer all the questions so those looking at the resumes have a complete idea who you are


  • This website is to match students with mentors remotely in specific fields
  • There are online seminars and many other resources at your disposal
  • If you’re interested this could be a valuable resource to have access to, and always great to have more resources readily available to you
  • Here’s a link to the website to learn more about it

Ladders for Leaders

  • Ladders for leaders is a nationally recognized program that offers high school and college students the opportunity to participate in paid summer internships within the NYC area
  • It gives students the unique opportunity to explore their interests and discover new ones
  • You will get Pre-employment training: resume help and cover letter writing and interviewing skills
  • Paid Summer Internships: need I say more
  • Opportunity to join Alumni Network: broad network of alumni, post internship opportunities and exclusive networking events
  • Interested here’s the FAQ
  • Here’s the link to sign up
All the best,
Antonio Gambra
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