Community News – October 9, 2017

Week of October 9, 2017

The following announcements are as of October 6.

Events and Seminars

October 10-12 & 17-19: Gradcommx Live: Professional communication skills for grad students. [Register]

October 10: Boston Scientific, internship info session. [Details]

October 11: Applications to go live for MIT $100K PITCH. [Details]

October 11: Materials Day 2017. [Details] (poster registration due October 6)

October 11: Innovation Fund by MindHandHeart – information session. [Details]

October 12: MIT @ IBM information session. [Details]

October 13: ChemE Seminar Series: “Single crystals and bespoke textures in self-assembled nanostructured soft materials” Prof. Chinedum Osuji, Yale University, 3:00 p.m., 66-110

October 13: Comedian Hari Kondabolu coming to campus. Reserve your free ticket. [Details]

October 16: Student Seminars, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110
– Rahul Misra, “Insights on the Role of Many-Body Polarization Effects in the Wetting of Graphitic Surfaces by Water”
– Stephanie Doong, “A layered dynamic regulation strategy for improving metabolic pathway productivity in Escherichia coli”

October 16, 23: Designing Your Life Workshops, Pre-Registration required. [Details]

October 16: Applying to Grad School in life sciences? Info session, 5:30pm, 68-181. [Details]

October 18: Technology Policy Program (TPP) fall informational open house, 3:30 p.m. in E17- 399. [RSVP]

October 19: IMES Distinguished Speaker, Dr. Michael Longaker of Stanford Medicine. [Details]

October 23: Student Seminars, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110
– Michael Lee, “Steroid Hormone Sensing Using Corona Phase Molecular Recognition”
– Justin Swaney, “Vascularization of Organoid Models Using Two-Photon Stereolithography”

October 23: MIT Water Innovation Prize Kick-Off Dinner. [RSVP for tickets now!]

October 30: MIT ChemE Reception, 2017 Annual AIChE Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota. [Details]

November 6: Graduate Education in Medical Sciences info session, 10:00 am, in E25-401 . [Details]

November 21: Info session, LeaderShape MIT. [Details]

GECD: Prehealth Advising – Fall Events Schedule.

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

Thesis Defense


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Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

October 13: Application due for Genentech Scholarship for 3rd year undergraduates. [Details]

October 20: Application due for PKG funded fellowships for IAP ’18 projects. [Details]

October 20: Application due for Luce Scholars Fellowship Program. [Details]

October 23: Application due for the Insight Data Fellows Program. [Details]

Millennium Space Systems: Externship application is now open. [Details]

Estee Lauder: Full-time and internship positions. Contact Eric Xu.

Doyle Group: UROP opportunity for fall/IAP term. [Details]

Sikes Lab:  Three UROP opportunities [Details]

Course 1: Two UROP opportunities. [Details]

For more listing of upcoming career-related events, workshops, and company info sessions visit the Career Advice and Support page.

Other Announcements

October 10: Ashdown Officer applications due for spring 2018. [Details]

October 13: Application due for Microsystems Technology Laboratories (MTL) annual conference. [Details]

October 13: Application due for OGE Graduate Student Life Grant. [Details]

Fuels Institute: 2018 University Case Competition application is open. [Details]

Dr. Jeff Siirola’s on-line course on “Industrial Chemical Technology” is now available.

New Interdisciplinary Program for Undergrads.  [Minor in Polymers and Soft Matter]

REFS (Resources for Easing Friction and Stress): Feeling stressed? We are here to help.
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