Community News – Week of December 10, 2018

Week of December 10, 2018

The following announcements are as of December 7.

Events and Seminars

ChemE All

December 10: ChemE Student Seminar, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110.
– Alex Abramson, “An insulin pill that delivers: Micro-injectors in the stomach”
– Samuel Winslow, “Complete Structural Characterization of Colloidal Nanocrystals”
– Ryan Gillis, “Carbon Neutral Hydrogen Generation from Water and Hydrogen Sulfide”

December 11: Seminar, “Engineering a Family of Disordered Fiber Networks via Unified Theory Approach“, Prof. Amit Rawal, IIT, Delhi

December 11: Native New England Wildlife Presentation (by Drumlin Farm, Mass Audubon), 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. in 66-110. [Details]

December 12: Amgen Artificial Intelligence Conference. [Details]

December 14: Save-the-Date for ChemE holiday events!

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Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

Undergraduate Students

UROP: Sikes Lab: Project: Engineering Design Approach to Quantitative Redox Biology for the Study of Cancer. [Details]

Accenture: Security Analyst and Technology Analyst 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]

Sandia National Laboratories:  Postdoc position in Synthetic Biology  [Contact Anne Ruffing]

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All Students

December 14: Application due for Global Leader Experience (GLE) for university students studying in Boston. [Details]

December 15: Women Students: application due for The Born Seekers Fellowship. [Details]

December 17: Application due for DOE Scholars Program. [Details]

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

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

10.000 Engineering Molecular Marvels: new exploratory 1st yr course looking for interested contributors/volunteers! [Details]

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]

3rd Zurich Education & Career Exhibition (March12-13, 2019): Call for Exhibitors [Details]

ChemE All

January 11: Abstract Submission due, 2019 Science without Borders (3/29-31). [Details]

March 12-13, 2019. Call for Exhibitors, Switzerland, 3rd Zurich Education & Career Exhibition. [Details]

ChemE Public Service and Outreach Initiative: volunteer opportunities to Boston and Cambridge communities. Contact Supratim Das

Join the MIT Military/Veteran Email List. [Sign-up]

REFS (Resources for Easing Friction and Stress): Feeling stressed? We are here to help.
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