Community News – Week of June 8, 2020

Week of June 8, 2020

The following announcements are as of June 5.

Congratulations to all our graduates and your families.
We are so proud of you!
[check out the ChemE graduation page]

COVID-19 MIT Campus Updates and Guidance Website

Virtual Events and Seminars

June 6 – 20: Imaging Science – panel discussion includes Felice Frankel. Opening Event for a two-week celebration of observing and documenting the world around us through photography. [Register]

June 6-Aug 14: Summer 2020 Virtual International Film Series. [Details]

June 8 -10: Technologies Driving Business, conference hosted by MIT Technology Review. [Details]

June 10: Lecture – Prof. Alex Pentland, “What will the new normal look like?” [Details]

June 18: Seminar: Prof. Chris Love, “Developing scalable and Accessible vaccines for COVID-19”. Save the date, zoom link will be emailed.

June 18: School of Engineering Infinite Mile Award ceremony.

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

Thesis Defense


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.
For questions about sizing, contact

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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