Participant Registration FAQ

What is the Virtual Graduate School Showcase (VGSS)?

The Georgia Tech VGSS is hosted by Georgia Tech Pre-Graduate & Pre-Professional Advising and the Office of Graduate Education. The event focuses on traditional academic graduate programs (master’s and doctorate). Professional schools such as law, medical, etc. are not included. Graduate programs based in professional schools are welcome.

 

What is the purpose of the Showcase?

  • Provide recruiters a chance to recruit Georgia Tech students
  • Provide Georgia Tech students the chance to learn more about Georgia Tech and non-Georgia Tech graduate programs
  • Provide non-Georgia Tech students the chance to learn more about Georgia Tech and non-Georgia Tech graduate programs

What types of programs can participate?

Traditional master’s and doctoral programs from anywhere in the world can participate. The Showcase is not for professional programs such as medicine, law, etc. Graduate programs based in professional schools are welcome.

What are the event details/Showcase schedule?

9:00am – 12:00pm ET: Meet Georgia Tech will include a variety of opportunities for participants to learn about specific graduate programs at Georgia Tech ONLY. Participation is voluntary, and not all Georgia Tech programs will be present. Check the Meet Georgia Tech section of the website for more details. https://gradshowcase.oue.gatech.edu/meetgt  

12:00pm – 1:00pm ET: Georgia Tech Grad Student Q&A will be a chance for attendees to talk to current Georgia Tech grad students.

1:00pm – 3:00pm ET: Chat with Recruiters gives all attendees time to talk to all participating non-Georgia Tech recruiters as well as any Georgia Tech programs that chose to participate. Check the Chat with Recruiters section of the website for more details. https://gradshowcase.oue.gatech.edu/recruiters 

All day: Ask an Advisor & Help Desk gives recruiters and attendees access to help with the event as well as advisors who can offer information about financial aid, graduate school in general, etc. Check the Ask an Advisor & Help Desk section of the website for more details. https://gradshowcase.oue.gatech.edu/askadvisor 

Who can participate?

Anyone, anywhere in the world.

What does the event cost?

It’s free!

Will I will be in a virtual conference space?

No. Each program will set up their own links and session structure. Links are posted on the event website in the appropriate section(s) of the event (Meet Georgia Tech and/or Chat with Recruiters). Multiple recruitment sessions will happen at the same time, and attendees will use the individual program links to access their programs of interest.

Is the event in real time/synchronous?

Yes

How late can I register?

You can register as late as October 21, 2022 (event day!)

How do I register?

https://gradapp.gatech.edu/register/gradshowcase2022 

 Remember, it’s free. Tell your friends too.

Do I Have to be there all day?

No! You can come and go as you need and want.

Which recruiters will be there?

Click here for a printable list of recruiters that are attending. (To be posted by September 30!)

You can also check each section of the website that lists recruiters.

9:00am – 12:00pm ET: Meet Georgia Tech will include a variety of opportunities for participants to learn about specific graduate programs at Georgia Tech ONLY. Participation is voluntary, and not all Georgia Tech programs will be present. Check the Meet Georgia Tech section of the website for more details. https://gradshowcase.oue.gatech.edu/meetgt  

1:00pm – 3:00pm ET: Chat with Recruiters gives all attendees time to talk to all participating non-Georgia Tech recruiters as well as any Georgia Tech programs that chose to participate. Check the Chat with Recruiters section of the website for more details. https://gradshowcase.oue.gatech.edu/recruiters