Community News – Week of September 7, 2020

Week of September 7, 2020

The following announcements are as of September 4.


Congratulations to our newest PhD, Kevin Fox!


Events and Webinars

September 10: Info Session for MIT Splash: teach a virtual class on anything to high school students on the weekend of November 14–15! [RSVP]

September 11: ChemE Seminar Series, 3:00 p.m., virtual – link will be emailed.
Bioelectrocatalysis for Electrosynthesis“, Prof. Shelley D. Minteer, University of Utah

September 11: The LatinX Graduate Student Association (LGSA) Welcome Lunch – 12-1 pm. [Details]

September 14: National Funding Foundation, Professional Grant Proposal Writing Workshop. [Details]

September 18: ChemE Seminar Series, 3:00 p.m., virtual – link will be emailed.
Deep Learning in Protein Folding: Trajectory Reconstruction and Ultra-fast Simulators“, Prof. Andrew Ferguson, University of Chicago

September 23-29: MISTI Career Conversations in Energy Field – all students. [Apply by Sept. 7]

MIT Technology Review: EmTech Online Conference (October 19-22) [Register]

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


Thesis Defense

TBA

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


Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

October 2: MIT Splash application due to teach a virtual class on anything to high school students on the weekend of November 14–15! [Apply Now!]

November 2: Application due for DoD National Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship Program. [Details]

Akatech: Check out current career opportunities listed around the world. [Details]

The MIT Career and Professional Development Office has a helpful COVID-19 FAQ section for those seeking jobs or internships. Explore their online resources.

Search for more faculty positions around the world at PolytechnicPositions.com

For more listing of upcoming career-related events, workshops, and company info sessions, visit the Career Advice and Support page.


Other Announcements

September 30: Submission due for Video Competition – World Food Day, “MIT Research for a Food Secure Future.” [Details]

Innovation Teams Enterprise (iTeams): Register for Technical Innovation: Teams. 10.807/15.371 meets with (2s.979). [Details]

Become an iREFS to offer confidential, peer-to-peer conflict management coaching and support to graduate students at MIT! Email irefs-contact@mit.edu

Practice Presentations Online – Check out Toastmasters Clubs @ MIT. [Details]

First Year Students: ChemE has a team of juniors and seniors with diverse interests who want to answer your questions! Please reach out!

MIT Martin Trust Center: Online tutoring open to all MIT students who want to make things. [Details]

Asia-pacific Conference on Oil and Gas Webinar to be held on Sept. 28-29 [Registration is now open]

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


REFS (Resources for Easing Friction and Stress): Feeling stressed? We are here to help.
Email: refs-x@mit.edu | Website: web.mit.edu/refs-x/