Community News – Week of November 12, 2018

Week of November 12, 2018

The following announcements are as of November 9.

Events and Seminars

ChemE All

November 15: WomenHack – Boston. For free ticket use promo code “EMPOWER”. [Details]

November 16: ChemE Seminar Series, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110.
Opening the Door to Energy-Efficient Chemical Separations with a Carbon Key” William J. Koros, Georgia Institute of Technology.

November 19: ChemE Student Seminar, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110.
– Yanpu He, “Layer- by-Layer Coated Microneedles for Transdermal Cancer Vaccine Delivery”
– Seung Kyun Ha, “Towards Stable Deep-Blue Luminescent Colloidal Lead Halide Perovskite Nanoplatelets: Systematic Photostability Investigation”

November 20: Quest Symposium on Robust, Interpretable Deep Learning Systems. Poster submission due (11/11)  [Details]

December 12: Amgen Artificial Intelligence Conference. [Details]

December 14: Save-the-Date for ChemE holiday events!

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Thesis Defense


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Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

Undergraduate Students

Accenture: Security Analyst and Technology Analyst positions [Details]

UROPs: Mineral Recovery from Waste Flows and other positions. [Details]

Graduate Students and Postdocs

December 15: Application due for the Eckert Postdoctoral Fellowships in ChBE at Georgia Tech. [Details]

The Data Incubator:  Intensive 8 week fellowship. [Details]

Sandia National Laboratories:  Postdoc position in Synthetic Biology  [Contact Anne Ruffing]

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All Students

December 1: Application due for Department of Defense (DoD) SMART Scholarship Program. [Details]

December 17: Application due for DOE Scholars Program. [Details]

December 21: Application due for Summer Research Team Program for Minority Serving Institutions. [Details]

Nano-Cybernetic Biotrek (NCB) Research Lab at MIT: Research openings for undergrad & grad students. [Details]

For more listing of upcoming career-related events, workshops, and company info sessions, visit the Career Advice and Support page.

Other Announcements

Undergraduate Students

November 15: MIT Sloan – Application due for the MBA Deferred Admission Offering for MIT students. [Details]

10.000 Engineering Molecular Marvels: new exploratory 1st yr course looking for interested contributors/volunteers! [Details]

Showcase your project: MIT xFair 2019, annual tech-focused Expo and Career Fair! [Details]

Graduate Students and Postdocs

New Graduate Course! 15.S51 -“Your Career and the Law: Key Junctures, Opportunities and Risks.”  [Details]

ChemE Public Service and Outreach Initiative: volunteer opportunities to Boston and Cambridge communities. Contact Supratim Das

3rd Zurich Education & Career Exhibition (March12-13, 2019): Call for Exhibitors [Details]

ChemE All

MIT Friday Math Team: Volunteers needed to help 5th graders in Cambridge Public School. [Details]

March 12-13, 2019. Call for Exhibitors, Switzerland, 3rd Zurich Education & Career Exhibition. [Details]

Join the MIT Military/Veteran Email List. [Sign-up]

REFS (Resources for Easing Friction and Stress): Feeling stressed? We are here to help.
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