Community News – Week of June 15, 2020

Week of June 15  2020

The following announcements are as of June 12.

Virtual Events and Seminars

June 16: Lecture – Prof. Alex Pentland, “Science to Help Build a Better World” 7:00 p.m. [Details]

June 17: Alumni Fireside Chat with Sanith Wijesinghe, ’03 Aero/Astro. 5:30 p.m. [Details]

June 17: Sleep Better: A live, virtual workshop for MIT grad students, 8:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. [Details]

June 18: School of Engineering Infinite Mile Awards ceremony, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. [Zoom]

June 18: Seminar: Prof. Chris Love, “Developing scalable & accessible vaccines for COVID-19”. 12:00 p.m. [Register]

June 20: Imaging Science – Closing Webinar for a two-week celebration of observing and documenting the world around us through photography. [Details]

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

Thesis Defense

June 15: Yamini Krishnan (Hammond & Grodzinsky Group), “Intra/Extracellular Multi-Drug Delivery for Osteoarthritis“, 2:00 p.m., virtual defense – link will be emailed.

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

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

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

June 15: MIT Nano, nomination due for the 2020 Mildred S. Dresselhaus Lecturer. [Details]

June 15: Application due for grad students – MIT Energy Hack 2020 Directors position. [Details]

GradRat: Balfour is currently offering 25% off plus a free gift for any orders placed in June. (Rings would be directly shipped to you once completed.) The free gift is a Kendra Scott necklace.
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Asia-pacific Conference on Oil and Gas Webinar to be held on Sept. 28-29, 2020. [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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