Community News – Week of May 15, 2023

Week of May 15, 2023

The following announcements are as of May 12.

Events and Seminars

May 15: Department Award Ceremony, 3:00 p.m., 66-110, (Dessert Reception to Follow in 66-201)

May 16: Journey to Islam: Sharing the beauty many have found in Islam. 6:00 p.m., 3-133.  [Details]

May 17: Finals Study Break – Barn Babies! Come to relax & pet some baby animals. 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., 66-201

May 17: GSC Acoustic BBQ, 5:00 p.m. at the Stata Ampitheater. [Sign up to perform]

May 17: Sandbox Social: Study Break for Sandbox Teams, 4:00 p.m. E38 (IHQ) 4th Floor.

May 18: Felice Frankel, “My 30 years at MIT – Capturing Research in Pictures”, virtual, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. [Register]

May 18-19: MIT/Harvard/Northeastern Ethics of Technology Conference. 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. [Details]

May 31 – June 2: MIT Commencement events and ChemE luncheon. [Details]

June 23: 21st Annual Koch Institute Symposium, “Cancer Vaccines”.  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., W16. [Details]

June 26: Bristol Myers Squibb Women in Chemical Engineering Event. [Register]

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

Thesis Defense

May 22: Kyle R. Lennon (Swan Lab), 10:00 a.m., 66-360 and zoom link will be provided
Mathematics, Methods, and Models for Data-driven Rheology

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

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

MIT Introduction to Technology, Engineering, & Science: Paid instructor and TA positions. [Details]

MIT Graduate Community Fellow: [See current positions and apply]

MIT Office of Sustainability (MITOS): open position for student sustainability researchers. [Details]

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See listing of upcoming career-related events, workshops, and company info sessions>>

Other Announcements

May 22: Application deadline extended for the ChemE Rising Stars Workshop for Women. [Details]

June 21-23: TEE Conference in MIT and Harvard University. [Registration is open]

MIT Energy and Climate Club (MITEC): Graduate students sign up to present your research. [Details]

Food@MIT Guide: How to access healthy and affordable food at MIT. [Details]

Student Support Services (S3): Help in an accessible & respectful environment. [virtual & walk-in locations]

MIT Martin Trust Center: Online tutoring is 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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