Community News – Week of May 25, 2020

Week of May 25, 2020

The following announcements are as of May 22.

COVID-19MIT Campus Updates and Guidance Website

Virtual Events and Seminars

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

June 5: Application due for Venture Exploration Program for MIT PhD students and postdocs interested in learning about the path from academia to venture creation. [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

Show your MIT pride in our community mosaic! Submit your photo! [Details]

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

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