As an underrepresented engineering student, whether you are starting a Ph.D. or you are currently in your proposal or dissertation stage, the Dissertation Institute (DI) or the Rising Doctoral Institute (RDI) can help you to be more successful in your doctoral studies. 

The Rising Doctoral Institute and The Dissertation Institute

The Rising Doctoral Institute (RDI) is a 4-day workshop to prepare incoming doctoral students in their transition into their Ph.D. and increasing their chances of success in their first years in the doctorate.
The Dissertation Institute (DI) is a week-long workshop where engineering doctoral students will learn skills that help progress in their dissertation. 


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