Community News – Week of October 2, 2023

Week of October 2, 2023

The following announcements are as of September 29.

Congratulations to Arjav Shah and Akorfa Dagadu for being selected as Legatum Fellows!

Events and Seminars

October 2: Student Seminar, 3:00 p.m., 66-110
Phillipe Jean-Baptiste, “Functional Hollow Fibers Made from Polymers of Intrinsic Microporosity (PIMs) for Membrane-Based Separations”

October 3: HBS Doctoral Programs: DocNet Recruiting Forum, 5:00 p.m. [Register]

October 4: Employee Resource Groups (ERG) Welcome Wagon Event, 12:00 p.m., in 10-105. [Register]

October 5: MIT Women’s League Anniversary & Open House, 12:00 p.m., 10-105. [Register]

October 5-6: The Rising Stars in Chemical Engineering, An Academic Career Workshop for Women. [Details]

October 4, 10: Grad Students & Postdocs: Energy Systems Team Practicum Info Session. [Register]

October 13: ChemE Seminar Series, 3:00 p.m., 66-110
Continuous Bioprocessing – New Challenges and Opportunities for Membrane Technology“, Andrew Zydney, Penn State

October 18: Centering the Margins: Fight for Reproductive Justice & Body Sovereignty, 5:30 p.m., 3-308. [Details]

October 20: MIT Energy & Climate Night. 6:00 p.m., MIT Museum [Details]

November 2: Intercepting Ovarian Cancer, 3:00 p.m., Koch Institute. [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

MIT Introduction to Technology, Engineering, & Science: Paid instructor and TA positions. [Details]

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

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

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

Other Announcements

October 6: Application due for Chancellor’s Community Innovation Fund. [Details]

October 6: Application due for AeroAstro’s Certificate in Aerospace Innovation. [Details]

October 18: Application due for funded PKG Fellowship for IAP 2024. [Details]

December 12: Proposals due for the MIT-IIT Kanpur Seed Funds. [Details]

MIT J-WAFS: Three Funding opportunities open to MIT community. [Details]

Daniel J. Riccio Graduate Engineering Leadership Program: Graduate Certificate Workshops. [Details]

MIT Energy Conference: Recruiting for 2024 Leadership Team. [Apply]

MIT Energy & Climate Club: Grad students, present your energy research at MITEC seminar. [Sign-up now]

ESOL Program for MIT Service Employees: On-campus 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]

MIT Alumni Advisors Hub: Students, signup to connect with MIT alumni for career conversations. [Details]

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