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CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE IRT APPLICATION! Applications are due March 1, 2020!

Attending an information session is REQUIRED! The IRT will be hosting ON-CAMPUS info-sessions at the institutions listed below. Be sure to frequent this page for updated additions. Scroll to "Monday's with Monica" at the bottom of this page to learn more about our online webinars series.

To RSVP for an on-campus info-session, please click here.

  • Amherst College
  • Ashland University
  • Barnard College
  • Bowdoin College
  • Brooklyn College
  • Brown University
  • Bryn Mawr College
  • California State University, Fullerton
  • California State University, Los Angeles
  • California State University, San Bernardino
  • Carleton College
  • City College
  • Clark Atlanta University
  • Colgate University
  • Columbia University
  • Connecticut College
  • Dartmouth College
  • Earlham College
  • Emory University
  • Kent State University
  • Kenyon College
  • Hamilton College
  • Hampshire College
  • Haverford College
  • Hunter College
  • Morehouse College
  • Michigan State University
  • New York University
  • Oberlin University
  • Ohio State University
  • Otterbein University
  • Pomona College
  • Princeton University
  • Purdue University
  • Queens College
  • Rutgers University
  • Scripps College
  • Smith College
  • Spelman College
  • Stanford University
  • St. Mary's College of California
  • Swarthmore College
  • Temple University
  • University of Chicago
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of California, Davis
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of California, Santa Cruz
  • University of Maryland, College Park
  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • University of Massachusetts, Boston
  • University of Massachusetts, Lowell
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • University of New Hampshire
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Washington
  • Wayne State University

If you have any questions, please email Monica Reum, Recruitment and Admission Programs Specialist at


All applicants must:

  1. For undergraduates, have earned a grade point average of 3.0 or above (on a 4.0 scale); and for graduate students, have earned a grade point average of 3.5 or above (on a 4.0 scale).
  2. Demonstrate a commitment to eradicating racial disparities in education;
  3. Demonstrate a professional interest in teaching, counseling, or administration (K-12 or higher education)
  4. Submit a complete online application by March 1!

You are eligible to participate in the Summer Workshop Intern Program if you are:

  • A current undergraduate junior
  • A current undergraduate senior

Please note: If you are not accepted to the Summer Workshop, you will automatically be considered for the Associate’s program.

You are eligible to participate in the Associate Program if you are:

  • A current undergraduate junior or senior
  • A college graduate (recent or otherwise)
  • Currently or previously enrolled in a Master’s degree program
  • A working professional with an undergraduate degree

*Graduate degree holders and those who have completed their undergraduate degrees at the time of application are eligible for the Associate Program ONLY.

Application components:

  • Attend an information session on campus or online.
  • A completed online application which includes a series of short-answer questions about your professional history, research experience, theoretical framework, and goals for future graduate study
  • Three academic recommendations (two can be academic and one can be professional if you are applying for fields in Education such as Higher Education, School Counseling, etc.)
  • Resume/CV
  • Upload unofficial transcripts from ALL credit earned institutions including undergraduate and graduate institutions, community colleges, study abroad programs, and summer coursework.

For clarification on the application process, please review our FAQ Document.

Mondays with Monica: Webinar Series

Monica Reum, Recruitment and Admission Programs Specialist, will be hosting monthly webinars on the first Monday of each month at 3:30pm ET until March 2020. Prospective applicants are encouraged to attend and learn more about the IRT application process and ways to complete a successful application.

  • 9/9/19 - IRT Overview *this online recording meets the requirement of attending an information session
  • 10/7/19 - What is the IRT looking for?: An inside look at our admissions process
  • 11/4/19 - What should I be working on right now?
  • 12/2/19 - Recommendations
  • 1/6/20 - Essays
  • 2/3/20 - Interviews
  • 3/2/20 - What now? Next Steps...

Be sure to submit an inquiry using the link at the top of this page to receive updated information and links to access the webinars. Please email with any questions.