Thank you for your interest, but the application period is currently closed.


Please use this page to start your application for the POISE training program. This is a chance for a unique professional development opportunity for those that desire to teach after graduation (e.g. Professor/lecturer, K12 teacher, or corporate trainer). So long as you meet the Eligibility requirements, you may be selected to be part of the pilot cohort of POISE for this academic year.


Applications Open: October 9th, 2020

Applications Closed: Midnight October 23rd, 2020

Selection & Offers: Early November

Admission: November 11th, 2020


This application period is for the pilot cohort of POISE. For the purposes of program development, the following requirements are necessary to be eligible for POISE:

  1. Current Masters/Graduate student within one of the 13 programs/departments that fall under PIBS

    • You do not have to be a PIBS student

  2. Have been a Graduate Student Instructor (GSI) at least 1 term

  3. Desire to fill an instructor-like role following graduation

Supporting Documents

  1. CV, resume, or biosketch

  2. Letter of Support from your research advisor

    • This training program requires 2 hours (minimum) per month for meetings and workshops