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The Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion supports the efforts of academic departments to recruit at national conferences that are geared towards diversity and supporting underrepresented minorities.


Northeastern typically participates in the following Higher Education Diversity and STEM Conferences:


American Indian Science and Engineering Society, Denver, CO


Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students, Phoenix, AZ


Black Doctoral Network Conference Atlanta, GA

GEM GradLab

Massachusetts STEM Consortium (GEM GradLab event) Boston, MA

Grace Hopper Conference

Celebration of Women in Computing, Orlando, FL


Institute on Teaching and Mentoring (Southern Regional Education Board [SREB] Atlanta, GA


Math Alliance Field of Dreams Conference, St. Louis, MO


National Society of Black Engineers, Kansas City, MO


National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education, Fort Worth, TX


New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium, Boston, MA


McKnight Fellows, Tampa, FL


Society for Advancement of Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in Science, Salt Lake City, UT


Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, Kansas City, MO

Tapia Conference

ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing, Atlanta, GA

The Higher Education Research Consortium (HERC):

HERC is a non-profit consortium of over 700 colleges, universities, hospitals, research labs, government agencies, and related non- and for-profit organizations. Consortium members share a commitment to hiring the most diverse and talented faculty, staff, and executives. We are also pleased to share that Northeastern University is a proud sponsor of New England HERC’s Annual Diversity Conference. Please contact New England HERC Director, Ruth Molina,  via rmolina@fas.harvard.edu should you wish to learn more about HERC. You can also go directly to the organization’s website by clicking here.