Resources for Undergraduate Students

Sadie Alexander Association

The Sadie Alexander Association is a student run organization dedicated to making the Economics Department at Dartmouth College a more welcoming place to minority, FGLI, and other underrepresented students.

MIT Application Assistance and Mentoring program

The Application Assistance and Mentoring Program (AAMP) aims to support students from underrepresented groups through the graduate school application process by helping them to connect with a graduate student mentor in MIT or Harvard's PhD economics programs.

Expanding Diversity in Economics

Expanding Diversity in Economics (EDE) is a new University of Chicago Summer Institute designed to identify and support talented undergraduate students from a broad range of backgrounds interested in the study of economics. Our goal is to diversify the pool of students majoring in economics, who may go on to a graduate program of study, or a career drawing on this important skill set.

Pathways to Research and Doctoral Careers (PREDOC)

Pathways to Research and Doctoral Careers (PREDOC)

is a consortium of universities and research institutions that aims to foster a talented, diverse, and inclusive population in the quantitative social sciences. Visit their website for more information.

The Sadie Collective

By empowering and equipping Black women in quantitative sciences, The Sadie Collective addresses the pipeline and pathway problem in economics, finance, data science, and public policy through curated content creation, programming, and mentorship.

AEA Summer Program

The American Economics Association Summer Program (AEASP) is a prestigious program that enables students to develop and solidify technical skills in preparation for the rigors of graduate studies. As many as 20% of PhDs awarded to minorities in economics over the past 20 years are graduates of the program. Find out more here on the AEA website.

Columbia University Bridge to Ph.D. Program in STEM

The Bridge to the Ph.D. Program in STEM is designed to increase the participation of students from underrepresented groups in Ph.D. programs in STEM disciplines. The Bridge Program is an intensive research, academic, and mentoring experience for post-baccalaureates seeking to strengthen their graduate school applications and to prepare for the transition into Ph.D. programs.