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Shaping the Workforce: NSF Graduate Student Support, Text Slide 9 of 13

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Slide Title: Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeships (IGERT)

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IGERT supports the development of novel, interdisciplinary graduate education programs, which nurture Ph.D. students.
Since 1998, more than 10,000 graduate students have received IGERT support.
IGERT projects include recruitment and retention strategies; career development opportunities such as industry internships; and dissemination plans for successful graduate education activities.

Slide Image: photo of an IGERT Fellow in his lab; he worked on carbon nanotubes for electronic devices

Credit: The Nano/Bio Interface Center, University of Pennsylvania

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