Community News – Week of March 9, 2020

Week of March 9, 2020

The following announcements are as of March 6.

Events and Seminars

March 9: Student Seminar, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110
– Alexis Fenton, “Automating Electroactive Compound Identification using Voltammetry, Simulation, and Model Selection Criteria”
– Michael Stone, “Catalytic Upgrading of Lignin from Biomass”
– Celestine Hong, “Intravenous Hemostats for Inaccessible Sources of Bleeding”

March 9: Roads of Academia workshop with Prof. Matthew Shoulders, 5:00 p.m – 6:30 p.m. in 32-144. [Details]

March 13: MacVicar Day Symposium. 2:30 pm. in 6-290. [Details]

April 2-4: Supply Chain Hackathon. [Details]

May 1-3: Chemical Biophysics Symposium – University of Toronto. [Registration is now open!]

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

MGH – Harris Orthopaedics Lab: Full time and Intern Biomedical Engineering Positions. [Details]

June 1: Application due summer/fall STEM teaching opportunities at MIT. [Details]

NIH-funded post-baccalaureate training program – University of New Mexico. [Details]

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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

MIT seeks feedback about the experiences of undergraduate students from first-generation and/or low-income backgrounds. [Details]

March 19: The MIT (Mysterious) Book Exchange event – Recommend a book! [Details]

March 20: Application due for J-WAFS Grant for Water and Food Projects in India. [Details]

April 6: Application due for Benjamin Siegel Prize – open to all students. [Details]

April 6: Apply to Pitch at Ideation 2020, hosted by the MIT Biotech Group and Harvard Biotech Club. [Details]

April 17: Application due for J-WAFS Fellowships for Water Solutions. [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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