Graduate Admissions | College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences | The University of Vermont(title)

Our goal is to inspire you to be among the game-changers in this world, helping build the solutions that will lead to healthy, sustainable societies. Are you ready?

We Enrich What’s Uniquely You

As a graduate student, you bring a distinct perspective and set of knowledge to the College of Engineering and Mathematical Science. Our job as a research and world problem-solving institution is to expand the boundaries of your experience, providing a personalized education rooted in collaboration and cross-pollination with supporting disciplines both within and outside the college.

View this brief webinar about graduate programs in the University of Vermont's College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences.

Learn about our Graduate Program offerings

Apply to the Graduate Program

Physics Lab

Groundbreaking Research Opportunities

The drive to advance technology and solve world challenges calls for a strong research program fueled by the dedication of faculty and graduate students alike. There are tremendous opportunities to be part of important work and gain career-building experience.

Research Highlights In CEMS

Professional Development Opportunities

Professional Development Opportunities

CEMS hosts several professional development opportunities for graduate students each semester

College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences (CEMS) graduate students are ready for their careers after they complete their studies at UVM.  In collaboration with partners across campus such as the Graduate College, Career Services, and the Office of the Vice President of Research, CEMS sponsors relevant speakers, workshops, and services to nurture career readiness for students. Each year, we offer a rotating set of topics as well as seek new areas of interest.

Examples of recent offerings:
CEMS hosts several professional development opportunities for graduate students each semester

What’s it like to work in a National Lab (Sandia Labs)

Making Headlines — in the News and on Social Media —With Your Research (Basil Waugh)

Using Digital Networking in Job Search – Linked in and UVM Connect/STEM group (building presence, using research tool for jobs, and networking)

Professional Headshots (for digital media postings)

Cultural Competency workshop (guest speaker from U Wisconsin- Madison)

National Science Foundation Fellowship Preparation (OVPR) 4-week workshop: Week 1-NSF GRFP Overview; Week 2-How to write research plan and personal statement; Week 3-Faculty Panel; Week 4-Peer Editing

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Program Manager visit and Q&A with students (OVPR)

NASA Chief Technologist visit and Q&A with students focusing on What’s it like to work at NASA (Michael A. Johnson)

How to Succeed in Graduate School panel especially for new graduate students (with recent alumni)

Entrepreneurial/Business Start Up alumni and faculty panel - What to do when you have a GREAT idea with Mads Almassalkhi, Greg Hewitt, and Ryan McDevitt

STEM job fairs each semester

Research, Innovation, Sustainability, and Entrepreneurship (RISE) Summit

Topics for future programs

Communications: Presentation skills; Proposal writing; Interactions with Media; Cultural Competencies

Project management: Planning; Executing; Monitoring; Closing

Leadership: Management Styles; Ethics; Change Management; Understanding group and management dynamics