Community News – Weeks of June 14 & 21, 2021

Weeks of June 14 & June 21, 2021

The following announcements are as of June 11.

Events and Webinars

June 14: Symposium on Advancing Chemical & Materials Science through Machine Learning. Prof. Connor Coley will be one of the speakers. [Register]

June 14: Pitch Event with MIT Solve. [Details]

June 16: MIT: Juneteenth CommUNITY Celebration. 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. [Register]

June 17: MIT School of Engineering Infinite Mile & Mandigo Awards. 1:00 p.m. [Webcast link]

June 18: Juneteenth (6/19) will be observed as an Institute Holiday.

June 24: (LGBTQ+ ERG) Unintended Oppression: When Allyship Goes Wrong, with Ernest Owens. [Register]

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

Thesis Defense

June 16: Zhe Yuan (Blankschtein Group), 1:00 p.m., virtual event. Link will be emailed
Gas Separation Using Nanoporous Single-Layer Graphene Membranes

June 17: Michael Stone (Román Group), 2:00 p.m., virtual event. Link will be emailed
Catalytic Upgrading of Lignin from Biomass

June 21: Stephanie Kong (Hammond Group), 1:00 p.m., virtual event. Link will be emailed
Layer-by-Layer Nanoparticles for Targeted Delivery and Treatment of Ovarian Cancer

June 22: Seung Kyun Ha (Tisdale Group), 9:00 a.m., virtual event. Link will be emailed
Engineering the Synthesis and Properties of Two-Dimensional Colloidal Perovskite Nanoplatelets

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

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

AKATECH: Current job openings across the globe. [Details]

Malta Inc.: Modeling and Simulation Internship. [Details]

MIT Office of Sustainability (MITOS) is hiring student fellows! [Details]

Sophomores & Juniors: Apply for the Gordon-MIT Engineering Leadership Program. [Details]

Command Education Job Opportunity for Seniors. [Details]

MIT Office of Engineering Outreach Programs: Now hiring part-time instructors & mentors. [Details]

MIT PKG Center: Social impact internships: paid undergrad internships.[Details]

The MIT Career and Professional Development Office has a helpful COVID-19 FAQs. 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

June 16: Solution proposals due for 2021 MIT Solve Global Challenges. [Details]

MIT HR/Center for WorkLife and WellBeing: Register for new summer workshops. [Details]

MIT Toastmasters Clubs: Grad students, practice your presentations & improve your communication skills. [Details]

Too hot? Too cold? Just right? We want to know! [Survey of Thermal Comfort on the MIT Campus]

MIT GradRat Ring: Sign up for a 1 on 1 ring consultation with Balfour staff. [Details]

MIT SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics): Call for student seminar abstract. [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]

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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