Community News – Week of November 15, 2021

Week of November 15, 2021

The following announcements are as of November 12.

Events and Webinars

November 15: ChemE Student Seminar: 3:00 p.m., in 66-110
Presenting Students: Alexander Quinn, Akiva Gordon

November 16: GSC Taste of Pumpkin, 5:30 p.m. in Walker Memorial 50-140. [RSVP]

November 16: MIT AIChE Virtual Faculty Candidate Meet & Greet, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. [Details]

November 16: MISTI – study abroad info session, 5 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. in 5-217 [Register]

November 16: MIT Washington DC Summer Internship Program virtual info session. 7:30 p.m. [Zoom]

November 18: MIT 100k Pitch 2021, Wong Auditorium, 7:00 p.m. [Register]

November 18: The Startup Journey with MathWorks MATLAB & Simulink. virtual, 12:00 p.m. [Register]

November 18: MLK Prof. Robert Gilliard: Diversity in the Physical Sciences, 12:00 p.m in 10-105 & via zoom [Register]

November 19: Koch Institute: 2021 Lippard Lecture with Dr. Diego Castrillon, 12:00 p.m. [Details]

November 20: MSK: Caring for Self & Each Other: Elevating Mental Health & Well-being for Young Women of Color. 1:00 p.m. [Register]

November 22: ChemE Student Seminar: 3:00 p.m., in 66-110
Presenting Students: Oscar Wu, Andrew Pickering, Emily Krucker-Velasquez

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

Thesis Defense

November 19: Akash Bajaj (Kulik Group), 2:00 p.m. in 3-333.
Improving First Principles-based Methods for Correlated Materials Modeling

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

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

December 1: Application due for the DOE Graduate Research Fellowship. [Apply]

December 10: Application due for undergrad research experience with US Homeland Security. [Details]

Internship Opportunities at Apple: two positions for graduate students. [Details]

MIT Graduate Student Council (GSC): New positions for graduate students. [Details]

Seeking an RA (100% funding) for Sustainable Energy project. [Details]

Sage Analysis Group: Career Opportunities in Management Consulting & Analytic. [Details]

MIT Full STEAM Ahead: A paid mentoring opportunity for MIT students to mentor K-12 students! [Details]

PureTech Health: Open position, Senior Manager – External Innovation. [Details]

MIT Office of Sustainability (MITOS) is hiring student fellows! [Details]

MIT Office of Engineering Outreach Programs: Now hiring part-time instructors & mentors. [Details]

Search for more faculty positions around the world at

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

Other Announcements

December 6: Application due for two MIT/CRE Young Researcher Seed Grants. [Details]

MIT Deep Healthcare Innovation & Venture Exploration Program (DHIVE): 3-wk IAP program. [Apply]

UC Berkeley: Product Development Program (9-month master’s program) info session webinars. [Details]

PennState University: Seeking engineering graduate student participants for NSF CAREER study. [Details]

UMASS Boston: The I CAN PERSIST (ICP) STEM Initiative calling women of color in Stem to mentor. [Details]

MIT Emergency Medical Services certification class over IAP. [Apply now!]

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

Flipping Failure initiative: check out stories of academic challenge and resilience [Details]

Writing and Communication Center: Free professional advice is offered for students & postdocs. [Details]

SERC Scholars Program: Undergraduate research opportunity. [Details]

Community Wellness Support for Students at MIT Medical: Fall classes and more. [Details]

Grad Students: Didja know about GradLink? [Details]

MIT English as a Second Language (ESL) Program: Volunteer tutors needed. [Details]

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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