Week of July 27, 2020
Virtual Events and Webinars
July 28 – Sept. 3: MIT Stand-Up Comedy Class with Last Comic Standing’s Dan Crohn (free for students) [Details]
July 29: “Computation-Mediated Protein Engineering of Robust Genome Editing and Anti-Viral Tools Against SARS-CoV-2”. 12:00 p.m. [Register]
July 29: “Exploring textured carbonaceous microparticles as electrocatalysts for vanadium redox flow batteries” Amira Alazmi, Ph.D., Dean of Scientific Research, University of Hafr Al Batin, Saudi Arabia, 2:00 p.m.
July 30: “The Carbin App: Assessing Road Quality Using Crowdsourced Smartphone Measurements” 11:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. [Details]
August 4: Solving from Anywhere “Corporate Innovation to Solve World Challenges” 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. [Register]
August 6: LSE Virtual Conference on Oncology & Immuno-Oncology. [Details]
August 12: “Applying Ginkgo’s Platform to the COVID-19 Response” 12:00 p.m. [Register]
August 14: Graduate students & postdocs: “Navigating the Academic Job Market during the COVID-19 Pandemic” panel discussion. 12:00 p.m – 1:30 p.m. [Register]
MATLAB & Simulink: Free Summer Webinar Series. [Details]
MIT Technology Review: EmTech Online Conference (October 19-22) [Register]
July 27: Albert Tianxiang Liu (Strano Group), 1:00 p.m. (Virtual – link will be emailed)
July 30: Ryan Gillis (Green Group), 9:00 a.m. (Virtual – link will be emailed)
“Theory and Applications for Sulfur Chemistry; Hydrogen from Hydrogen Sulfide”
August 3: Daniela Espinosa-Hoyos (Van Vliet & Anderson Group), 3:00 p.m. (Virtual – link will be emailed)
“Engineering Myelination In Vitro”
August 4: Jonathan Chou (Hammond Group), 3:00 p.m. (Virtual – link will be emailed)
“Engineering Nanolayers for Localized Delivery of siRNA”
August 3: Info session: Office of Engineering Outreach Programs has a paid temporary STEM opportunity and is currently seeking remote instructors, teaching assistants, and facilitators for the online SEED Program. [Details]
Akatech: Check out current career opportunities listed around the world. [Details]
Students and postdocs: Check out the newly developed MIT Summer Opportunities & Resources page.
The MIT Career and Professional Development Office has a helpful COVID-19 FAQ section for those seeking jobs or internships. Explore their online resources.
Search for more faculty positions around the world at PolytechnicPositions.com
For more listing of upcoming career-related events, workshops, and company info sessions, visit the Career Advice and Support page.
July 31: Registration due for 2.351J /15.351J – Introduction to making, highly immersive, hands-on introductory course for undergraduate & graduate students. [Details]
Practice Presentations Online – Check out Toastmasters Clubs @ MIT. [Details]
First Year Students: ChemE has a team of juniors and seniors with diverse interests who want to answer your questions! Please reach out!
September 14: National Funding Foundation, Professional Grant Proposal Writing Workshop. [Details]
MIT Martin Trust Center: Online tutoring open to all MIT students who want to make things. [Details]
Asia-pacific Conference on Oil and Gas Webinar to be held on Sept. 28-29 [Registration is now open]
Show your MIT pride in our community mosaic! Submit your photo! [Details]
MIT Alumni Advisors Hub: Students, signup to connect with MIT alumni for career conversations. [Details]