Community News – Week of February 1, 2021

Week of February 1, 2021

The following announcements are as of January 29.

Events and Webinars

February 1-7: Building for Digital Health 2021 – virtual event. [Details]

February 3: Engineering Social Change, Racial Equity in the Workplace. 3-4:30 p.m. [Details]

February 4: ChemE Seminar Series, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., virtual event, link will be emailed.
– “Complex Fluids in Microchannel Flows: from Bleeding to Drug Delivery”, Qin Maggie Qi, Harvard University.

February 9: Fireside Chat w/Paul Francisco on Career Advice for BIPOC Professionals. [Register]

February 10: MIT – 47th Annual Martin Luther King (MLK) Celebration. [Details]

February 11: ChemE Seminar Series, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., virtual event, link will be emailed.
– “Probing the Molecular-Level Physics of Block Copolymer Electrolytes for Next-Generation Rechargeable Lithium Batteries”, Whitney S. Loo, Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Chicago.

February 18: MIT Better World (Health). [Register]

February 19-21: Hack for Inclusion. Signup to participate by January 24. [Details]

February 24–26: Int’l Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic & Social Sustainability, Amsterdam. [Details]

MIT Center for WorkLife and WellBeing: Registration for Winter Wellbeing Series is now open. [Details]

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

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Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

February 5: Application due for MIT Science Policy Bootcamp – 4-day course. [Details]

February 10: Application due for 2021 NIEHS Scholars Connect Program. [Details]

February 12: Application due for virtual 2021 Partnership Leadership Development Programs. [Details]

February 15: Application due for summer Repperger Research Intern Program. [Details]

Command Education Job Opportunity for Seniors. [Details]

MIT PKG Center: Paid undergrad internships in racial justice, health, tech+data, and more… [Details]

The MIT Career and Professional Development Office has a helpful COVID-19 FAQ section for those seeking jobs or internships. Explore their online resources.

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

Other Announcements

February 5: Application due for Abdul Latif Jameel World Education grant proposals. [Details]

February 7: Applications due for the MIT $100K ACCELERATE Showcase. [Details]

February 15: Survey due, MIT Graduate Research Advising Committee – also giving away prizes! [Details]

April 16: Nomination due for School of Engineering’s Infinite Mile and Ellen J. Mandigo Awards. [Details]

Special Subject: Computing Fabrics (3.S05/3.S73) Sp’21. Prof. Yoel Fink, Tue. 3PM-5PM, virtual.

Machine Learning for Molecular Engineering (DMSE/ChemE/BE/SCOC) – New Subject. [Details]

MIT Press Journal Rapid Reviews: COVID-19 (RR:C19) Volunteer Opportunities. [Details and Application]

MIT Engineering Leadership Program: check out course offerings for grad students. [Details]

1st Yr. Students: ChemE has a team of juniors & seniors with diverse interests to answer your questions! [Details]

MIT Spouses & Partners Connect: open to all significant others of MIT students, postdocs, and staff. [Events]

MIT Community Wellness Programs. [Details]

STEMxx Chats Community: For women in STEM. [Details]

MIT Martin Trust Center: Online tutoring open to all MIT students who want to make things. [Details]

MIT Alumni Advisors Hub: Students, signup to connect with MIT alumni for career conversations. [Details]

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