Community News – Week of October 10, 2022

Week of October 10, 2022

The following announcements are as of October 7.

Events and Webinars

October 10: 2022 MIT Veterans Day Celebration. Free Event. [Register: pw: Veterans2022]

October 11: “Living, loving, and landscapes: How the science of evolution helps me navigate it all”,
– MLK Visiting Professor Brandon Ogbunu, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. [Details]

October 11: Writing/Designing Winning NSF Proposals Live Online Workshop. 10:30 a.m [Details]

October 12: MIT Webcast: “Why the 2022 Elections May Determine the Future of Democracy in the U.S” 7:00 p.m.

October 13: Koch Institute: SCIENCE with/in/sight: Cancer Research Futures, 5:30 p.m. Bldg 76. [Register]

October 13: MIT-Pillar AI Collective Open House. 5:00 – 6:30 p.m., Stata Center. [Register]

October 13: IMES/HST, Graduate Education in Medical Sciences Info Session, 5:15pm. [Register]

October 13: MIT Women’s League: WISDM Speaker: Erica Salazar, 12:00 p.m. E38-579. [Register]

October 14: South Asia & the Institute: Transformative Connections – opening event. [Register]

October 14 – 15: MIT ACCESS Program. [Details]

October 14 – 16: MIT Policy Hackathon 2022: A New (Re)generation. [Details]

October 17: ChemE Student Seminar, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110
– Hayley Ford, “Enhancing the Secretion of Recombinant Pharmaceutical Proteins from Picha pastoris through Directed Genomic Engineering of the Cell Wall”
– Matthew Webber, “Continuous hydrodeoxygenation of lignin to aviation range cyclic hydrocarbons”

October 19: Barn Babies for midterm Study Break. Stop by to relax & pet baby animals. 2:00 p.m.

October 21: ChemE Seminar Series, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110
“Bioengineering Beyond Cells to Enable a Fair and Sustainable 21st Bio-century”, Mike Jewett, Northwestern University

October 21: MIT D-Lab 20th Anniversary Events.  [Details]

October 21: MIT Energy and Climate Career Fair. [Details]

November 8: Election Day. Register to vote!! [MIT VOTE]

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

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

October 12: Application due for Graduate Student Career Exploration Grant. [Details]

October 19: Application due for funded PKG Fellowship for IAP 2023. [Details]

December 2: Application due for 2023-24 CISAC Fellowship program. [Details]

MIT Graduate Community Fellow: [See current positions and apply]

MIT Office of Engineering Outreach Programs: Apply for STEM teaching & mentoring opportunities. [Details]

MIT Office of Sustainability (MITOS): open position for student sustainability researchers – [Details]

UROP: Brain & Cognitive Sciences Dept., John Gabrieli/Pawan Sinha (PIs). [Details]

Search for more faculty positions around the world at

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

Other Announcements

October 28: Application due for grants in AI, machine learning, and data science. [Details]

November 10: Application due for the Chevron Prize. [Details]

International Students Office: Navigating MIT Series for International Students. [Workshops]

Support Hurricane Fiona’s disaster relief for Puerto Rico! You can use venmo.

MIT Library: Presents, MIT Reads “Together” by Vivek Murthy. [Details]

Ethics for Engineers: the course will be offered this fall.  [Website]

DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program: Apply for workshops. [Details]

5.81: Fifty Years of U.S. Energy Policy — Lessons Learned for the Future – Class begins 10/25. [Details]

Graduate Classes & Workshops on Technical Leadership for Fall 2022. [Details]

Project-based D-Lab Energy class: Applications of Energy in Global Development. [Details]

MIT Medical: Wellness support for students, in-person and virtual activities. [Details]

MIT English as a Second Language Program for Service Employees: Volunteers needed. [Details]

Food@MIT Guide: How to access healthy and affordable food at MIT. [Details]

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

Grad Students: Didja know about GradLink? [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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