Community News – Week of May 18, 2020

Week of May 18, 2020

The following announcements are as of May 15.

COVID-19MIT Campus Updates and Guidance Website

Congratulations to Course X’s New PhDs!

William Ho (May 5), I-Yun Lisa Hsieh (May 8), Justin Paloni (May 11)

Virtual Events and Seminars

May 21: Young Alumni Fireside Chat with Daniel Franke. 5:00 p.m. [Register]

May 22: MLK Visiting Scholar Virtual Luncheon with Ben McDonald, PhD, “Responsive Membranes and Surfaces”, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. [Register]

May 29: MIT Commencement, 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

June 8 -10: Conference hosted by MIT Technology Review. [Details]

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

Thesis Defense

May 26: Kimberly Dinh (Román Group), 10:00 a.m. [Virtual Defense – link will be emailed]
Catalytic Conversion of Methane to Partially Oxidized Products over Copper-Exchanged Zeolites

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

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

May 17: All students, application due for McKinsey MIT Tech Impact Award! [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

May 31: Submission due for NOBCChE Conference abstract and student grant applications. [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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