Admissions Events and Office Hours
Each fall, Pardee RAND schedules in-person and virtual admissions events so prospective students can learn more about the experience of studying and working at RAND. We also hold Admissions Office Hours throughout the spring, summer, and fall.
We are pleased to share recordings of several of our past webinars. We will also update this page with future events as they are scheduled. We encourage you to complete a pre-application to join our mailing list and receive feedback on your candidacy.
Links to the following Zoom webinar recordings are available upon request.
Professor Cynthia Gonzalez and two Ph.D. students in Community-Partnered Policy and Action talked about the program curriculum, the challenges of actually implementing policy, students' experiences working in communities, and much more. This interactive webinar was recorded and is available to watch online.Request Link
Malcolm Williams, professor and director of DEI at Pardee RAND, hosted a panel discussion featuring four RAND researchers.
This interactive webinar was recorded and is available to watch online.
- Domenique Lumpkin is an associate engineer
- Lilian Perez is an associate policy researcher
- Eunice Wong is a senior behavioral scientist
- Jonathan Wong (cohort '12) is an alum, a Pardee RAND professor, a policy researcher at RAND, and associate director of the Arroyo Center Strategy, Doctrine, and Resources Program.
On-the-Job Training is a unique component of the Pardee RAND education, allowing our students to develop expertise and a résumé conducting research, exploring technology, and working with communities—all while completing their degrees. This webinar—featuring OJT Director Kerry Reynolds and students Mo Ahmadi, Samer Atshan, Melissa Diliberti, Priya Gandhi, and Jim Mignano—is now available to watch online.Request Link
Pardee RAND had a table and Student Admissions Ambassadors at the DC Select Grad Fair on Wednesday, October 11, at The Washington Center (TWC), 1005 3rd St NE, Washington, DC 20002.
Prospective students were invited to visit our Santa Monica campus on Tuesday, October 17, and meet with Associate Dean Stefanie Howard, as well as current students, for an overview of Pardee RAND Graduate School's Master of Philosophy in Policy Analysis and Ph.D. of Philosophy in Policy Analysis, the admissions process, and more.
Student Admissions Ambassadors staffed a Pardee RAND table during the APPAM Career and PhD Program Fair in Atlanta on November 10.