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The Multi Ethnic Graduate Alliance Recruiter (MEGAR) program is designed to support departmental efforts to recruit underrepresented students. This program will train current graduate students to aid academic departments in their diversity recruitment efforts. The MEGARs provide targeted services for campus visits by prospective students considering graduate stud y at Tufts University.  Compensation is available for those who participate in this outreach program.

MEGAR has two main goals:

  • To introduce prospective graduate students to the rich diversity that nourishes community at Tufts and the Medford/Somerville, Boston and Grafton campuses.
  • To enhance, diversify and foster community in the graduate experience at Tufts University.

Why become involved in MEGAR?

  • Meet prospective students and other Tufts graduate students, faculty and staff outside of your program who share a commitment to diversity.
  • Learn more about resources available both on and around Tufts’ campuses.
  • Become familiar with the various departments and graduate schools at Tufts while learning more about the process of higher education.
  • Develop professional skills, knowledge, and experience that will be useful in a future career.