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Information Session About Getting a PhD in Computer Science, Hosted by UC San Diego

Have you thought about getting a Ph.D. in Computer Science?  You should!

Come to an online information session about getting a Ph.D. in computer science!

Hear from current Ph.D. students and faculty at a leading Ph.D. program.  Get real, honest answers to questions like:

  • What is grad school like for Ph.D. students?
  • How can I use a Ph.D. to make the world better?
  • Am I qualified to get a Ph.D.?  Would I do well?
  • How would a Ph.D. affect my future job and earnings?
  • Do I need a Ph.D. to get the job I want?
  • What is a Ph.D. program like?  Stressful?  Fun? Fulfilling?
  • How is getting a Ph.D. different than undergrad? 
  • What is research?  What is doing research like?
  • ... or any other question you have!

The sessions will be held on Zoom.  They are scheduled for:

  • 10am Pacific on November 18th.
  • 12pm Pacific on December 3rd.
  • If those don't work, fill out this form.

For more information or to register (it's free), go to: https://swanson.ucsd.edu/phd-info-session/


While the sessions are organized by the Computer Science Department at UC San Diego, the information is about getting a Ph.D. in computer science generally.  The information is applicable to most (or all) Ph.D. programs in the United States.

Last Updated: Nov 11, 2020 9:29 AM

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