Community News – Weeks of December 21 – 28, 2020

Weeks of December 21 and 28, 2020

The following announcements are as of December 18.

Events and Webinars

MIT Center for WorkLife and WellBeing: Registration for Winter Wellbeing Series is now open. [Details]

January 4-22: MIT IAP Series: MATLAB Webinars, presented via Webex. [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

January 15: Application due for Stanford University/CISAC 2021-22 International Security Fellowships. [Details]

January 28: Application due for the National Library of Medicine Associate Fellowship Program. [Details]

February 10: Application due for 2021 NIEHS Scholars Connect Program. [Details]

MIT PKG Center: Paid undergrad internships in racial justice, health, tech+data, and more… [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.

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

Other Announcements

December 31: Application due for Seniors interested in renewable energy storage- Oregon State Univ. [Details]

January 1: Application due, “Introduction to Making” (15.351/2.351) course for all students. [Details]

January 8: Application due for the 2021 Arctic Innovator Program for graduate students and post-docs. [Details]

January 8: Application due for Venture Exploration Program with your students & postdocs. [Details]

MIT.nano: Registration for 2021 IAP courses is now open. [Details]

MIT Engineering Leadership Program: check out course offerings for grad students. [Details]

Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab at MIT: Call for grant proposals. [Details]

Jeopardy: Now casting for an all-new National College Championship competition. [Take a test!]

Volunteer Opportunity: MIT English as a Second Language Program for Service Employees. [Details]

Pursuing a Ph.D. in computational chemical engineering? University of Illinois, is accepting applications. [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 Spouses & Partners Connect: open to all significant others of MIT students, postdocs, and staff. [Calendar of Events]

MIT Community Wellness Programs. [Details]

February 24–26: Int’l Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic & Social Sustainability – Amsterdam – Registration and presentation proposal is open.

STEMxx Chats Community: For women in STEM. [Details]

Become an iREFS to offer confidential, peer-to-peer conflict management coaching and support to graduate students at MIT! Email

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]

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