Community News – Week of February 25, 2019

Week of February 25, 2019

The following announcements are as of February 22.

Events and Seminars

February 25: “Equality and Equity: What’s the Difference and Why it Matters”, brought to you by the Graduate Women in ChemE and the ICEO. [Details]

February 25: Postdoc, PhD student, Research scientist? Panel Discussion, “Crossing Boundaries: Life of a multidisciplinary academic” 4:15 p.m., 46-3310. [Details]

February 26: ChemE Seminar Series: 4:15 p.m., 66-110
Electrochemistry for Sensors and Energy“, Ariel Furst, University of California, Berkeley

February 26: Webinar: The Open Source Business Model for University Software Startups. [Details]

March 8: ChemE Seminar Series: 3:00 p.m., 66-110
“Towards Platinum-Free Fuel Cells for Affordable Zero-Emission Cars”, Yushan Yan, Univ. of Delaware

March 13-15: Apollo 50+50, MIT celebration of the 1969 moon landing. [Tickets are still available for MIT community]

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

Thesis Defense


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

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

Undergraduate Students

March 11: Application due for NSF REU Program for Summer 2019 – “Polymer Innovation for a Sustainable Future” University of Southern Mississippi, [Details]

Graduate Students

Dow Chemical: Two summer internship opportunities in r&d group. [Details]

Graduate Students and Postdocs

Looking for Academic/Research position? Check out recently posted Academic/Research Jobs.

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All Students

MISTI-Africa: Interested in using your Life Sciences skills to promote innovation in agriculture in Africa? [Details]

MIT D-Lab: nine full-semester classes will be offered this spring. [Details]

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

Other Announcements

All Students

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

MIT Sloan: Managing Minds: The Limits and Possibilities of Science – Lessons from Israeli Science 15.S16 [Details]

Undergraduate Students

10.000 Engineering Molecular Marvels: new exploratory 1st yr course looking for interested contributors/volunteers! [Details]

Graduate Students and Postdocs

DOE Scholars Program – Accepting Applications. [Details]

3rd Zurich Education & Career Exhibition (March12-13, 2019): Call for Exhibitors [Details]

ChemE All

Join the new Course 10 LinkedIn group!

February 25: Proposals due for Future City Innovation Connector 2019. [Details]

March 18: Proposal due for $30,000 J-WAFS Grants for Water and Food Projects in India. [Details]

March 12-13, 2019. Call for Exhibitors, Switzerland, 3rd Zurich Education & Career Exhibition. [Details]

April 8: Entry submission due for The Louis Kampf Writing Prize in Women and Gender Studies. [Details]

ChemE Public Service and Outreach Initiative: volunteer opportunities to Boston and Cambridge communities. Contact Supratim Das

Join the MIT Military/Veteran Email List. [Sign-up]

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