Community News – Week of September 20, 2021

Week of September 20, 2021

The following announcements are as of September 17.

Events and Webinars

September 20: Student Seminar, 3:00 p.m., in 66-110.
– Presenters: Kevin Spiekermann, Xiaojia (Cindy) Jin, Pradeep Natarajan

September 21: Starr Forum webinar, “Global Jihad: A Brief History”, 4:30 p.m. [Register]

September 23: Applying to Fellowships workshop. Virtual, 11:30 a.m. [Register]

October 1: Hottel Lecture: Innovation by Evolution: Bringing New Chemistry to Life, 3:00 p.m., 10-250
Frances Arnold, Pauling Professor of Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering and Biochemistry, Caltech.

October 4: MIT Reads event, “Sexual Citizens: Sex, Power, and Assault on Campus”, 7:30 p.m. [Details]

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

Thesis Defense


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

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

October 6: Grad students, application due for paid TA position IAP 2022. [Details]

October 20: Application due for a funded PKG Fellowship for IAP 2022. [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]

Sophomores & Juniors: Apply for the Gordon-MIT Engineering Leadership Program. [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

September 19: The De Florez Fund for Humor, discount tickets for students – Jacqueline Novak “Get on your knees”. [Details]

September 27: Application due for MIT’s Science Policy Initiative Executive Visit Days. [Details]

September 29: Application due for the de Florez Fund for Humor grant. [Details]

October 3-4: Purdue Engineering Virtual Graduate Showcase. Virtual event. [Register]

October 8: Poster submission/presenter application due for MIT Energy Night (10/29). [Details]

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

Seeking grad students for a survey: Explainable AI in Human-Robot Interaction (get $15 amazon gift card). [Details]

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

10.591 Case Studies in Bioengineering: Prof. Colton, (T 4-6, W 5-6 pm) [Details]

7.34x, Advanced Undergraduate Seminars (Six very current seminar biology courses) [Details]

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

Careers in Medicine SP.252: Class schedule and guest speakers for fall 2021.

SERC Scholars Program: Undergraduate research opportunity. [Details]

MIT Physical Education & Wellness: Course registration is now open. [Details]

Community Wellness 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 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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