Community News – May 29, 2017

Week of May 29, 2017

The following announcements are as of May 26.

Events and Seminars

May 31: Discussion Group for Graduate Students of Color. [Details]

June 1 – 2: 2040 Visions of Process Systems Engineering: A Symposium on the Occasion of George Stephanopoulos’s 70th Birthday and Retirement from MIT. [Details]

June 2: Graduate students: Cabot Student Materials Research Forum.  [Details]

June 8: MIT Doctoral Hooding Ceremony, 10:00 a.m., Johnson Athletics Center. [Details]

June 8: MIT Sea Grant Open House from 2:00-4:00. [Details]

June 9: MIT Commencement: Guest speaker: Tim Cook, Chief Executive Officer of Apple, 10:00 a.m., Killian Court [Details]

See ChemE calendar for more listing of events and seminars >>

Thesis Defense

June 7: Jiyoung Ahn (Strano Group), “Design and Synthesis of Polymers for Corona Phase Molecular Recognition (CoPhMoRe) of Carbohydrates” 10:00 a.m., 66-360

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

IvyEdge: Undergraduate Students: SAT prep and college application consultants needed. [Details]

MIT English as a Second Language Program: seeking volunteers to tutor night shift employees for 1 hr/wk. [Details]

MassCEC Internship Program – summer 2017 session open for enrollment. [Details]

MIT Office of Sustainability: Paid Sustainability Fellowships for summer 2017. [Details]

MIT Graduating PhD & Postdocs seeking academic positions: See SoE’s resources. [Details]

American Industrial Partners: Full-time positions for 2017 graduating students. [Details]

Boehringer Ingelheim: Summer internships in Material and Analytics Sciences Department. [Details]

Fresenius: Summer internship in Germany. [Details]

Insight Data Science and Engineering Fellowships for 2017. [Details]

Intern in Africa this Summer! [Details]

Johnson Matthey: Graduate leadership rotational programme for graduating seniors. [Details]

MIT Public Service Fellowship Opportunities. [Details]

National Research Council of the National Academies. [Fellowship Programs and Application deadlines]

Shell Technology Center Bangalore: Internship in India. [Details]

SynBio: Open positions for PhDs/Postdocs. [Website]

Vertex Pharmaceuticals: Apply for summer internship on Career website. [Details]

Zaiput Summer Internship Opportunity. [Details]

Other Announcements

August 1: Early Bird Registration for the BIG Pitch Collegiate Competition. [Details]

Insight Fellowships: Now accepting applications. [Details]

STAT Madness, a bracket-style contest to find the best innovation in science and medicine. [Details]

MIT Energy Club is accepting applications for next year’s leadership team. [Details]

3rd Global Grand Challenges Summit – July 18 to 20 in Washington DC. [Register]

UC Berkeley: Process design summer course. [Details]

The GREEN Program – 20 spots available for Hawaii Program (June 13-26). [Details]

MIT ODGE: Financial Literacy for Graduate Students. [Details]

MIT Veteran Students: check out campus resources for veterans. [Details]

MISTI: Take your MIT education abroad. [Details]

Peer2Peer student support service – Need someone to listen? Do you want to support your peers? [Details]

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