Community News – Week of November 8, 2021

Week of November 8, 2021

The following announcements are as of November 5.

Events and Webinars

November 8: ChemE Student Seminar: 3:00 p.m., in 66-110
Presenting Students: Katherine Steinberg, Grant Knappe, Amanda Farnsworth

November 8: MIT UROP: Facilitating Effective Research (FER) Workshop – virtual, 3:00 p.m. [Details]

November 8: GSC ARC networking event, 7:00 p.m. in W20-407. [RSVP]

November 8: MIT ChemE Reception at the AIChE Annual Meeting, 7:15 p.m., Hynes Convention Center. [Details]

November 9: MIT Technology & Policy Program Q&A Session, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., E18-304. [RSVP]

November 9: MISTI MIT-Israel and MIT-MEET Info Sessions. [Register]

November 9: Starr Forum webinar: The Future of US-Russian Relations…, 11:30 a.m. [Details]

November 12: FAIL! Inspiring Resilience @ MIT, 6:00 p.m – 8:00 p.m., room 10-250. [Register]

November 13: GSC Franklin Park Zoo tour, 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. [Details]

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

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

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

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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]

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: 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]

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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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