Community News – Week of October 29, 2018

Week of October 29, 2018

The following announcements are as of October 26.

Events and Seminars

ChemE All:

October 29: MIT ChemE reception at the 2018 Annual AIChE meeting, Pittsburgh, PA. [Details]

October 30: MIT Biotech Group: Founder’s Night Series: Healthcare Entrepreneurship Mixer. [Details]

November 2: Celebration of 50th Anniversary of the Black Student’s Union (BSU) event. [Details]

November 5: Student Seminar, 3:00 p.m., 66-110
– Theresa Cloutier, “Preferential interactions of NaCl and carbohydrates with monoclonal antibodies and their effects on aggregation and viscosity”
– McLain Leonard, “Engineering Porous Electrodes for CO₂ Upgrading”

November 9: ChemE Seminar Series, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110
Extracting Energy from Water: Electricity Generation from Wastewaters, Using Microbial Fuel Cells, and from Natural or Engineered Salinity Gradients
Bruce E. Logan, Pennsylvania State University

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

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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]

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

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

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

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]

All Students

November 1: Application due for 2019 NESACS–GDCh Student Exchange Program to Bremen, Germany. [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]

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