Community News – Week of July 6, 2020

Week of July 6, 2020

The following announcements are as of July 3.

Congratulations to Course X’s Newest PhDs!

Tedrick Thomas Salim Lew (6/30) and Beatrice Soh (7/1)

Virtual Events and Seminars

July 7: Webinar: Scaling up low-carbon energy: economic, geopolitical, & environmental impacts. [Details]

July 7: Solving from Anywhere Webinar on Moral Leadership to Solve World Challenges. 12:00 p.m. [Details]

July 7: GSC ARC Advising Subcommittee Kickoff Event. [Details]

July 10: Ken Burns’s Film, “The Central Park Five” – Virtual Int’l Film Series & Discussion. [Details]

August 6: Global Research Conference on Oncology & Immuno-Oncology. [Details]

MIT Technology Review: EmTech Online Conference (October 19-22) Registration is now open. [Details]

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

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

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

Undergrads: Seeking supplemental summer opportunities? Explore Summer Startup Matching and Inclusive Innovation Grant Programs

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

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

Other Announcements

First Year Students: ChemE has a team of juniors and seniors with diverse interests who want to answer your questions! Please reach out!

July 15: Abstract due for Nanotech France 2020. [Details]

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]

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