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Student News & Events

Week of October 19, 2009
Events and Seminars
Thesis Defense
Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities
Company Recruiting Schedule at MIT
UROP Opportunities
Special Programs and Other Announcements
Student News Archive

  The following announcements are as of October 16.

Fall - Photo by Rosangela Dos Santos

Events and Seminars
    October 19: Student Seminars in 66-110 - 3:00 p.m. Lam Markely, "High-Throughput Quantification of Glycoprotein Sialylation"; 3:30 p.m. Mitchell Tai, " Metabolic Engineering of Oleaginous Yeast for the Production of Biofuels"
    October 19: Info session for Graduate Education in Medical Sciences (GEMS) Training Program. [Details]
    October 23-24: Path of Professorship for women grad students in science and engineering. [Details]
    October 23-24: NOBCChE - an undergraduate workshop and career fair at MIT. [Details]
    October 24: Graduate Preview Event at UMass Amherst. Registration required. [Details]
    November 8-11: Career Development Opportunities for prospective faculty at the AIChE Annual Meeting.
    MIT Center for Work, Family & Personal Life: Fall 2009 Seminars

Thesis Defense
October 19: Hong Jin (Strano Group) "Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes as Near Infrared Fluorescent Sensors: Characterization, Biological and Analytical Applications", 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., in 66-360.
    October 23: Abhinav Akhoury (Hatton Group) "Redox-Responsive Polymers for the Separation of Butanol from Water" 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., in 66-110.

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities
    October 21: Applications due for Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars in Health Policy Research Program. [Details]
    November 1: Application deadline for The Soros Fellowship. [Details]
    November 2: Application deadline for 2010 Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowship. [Details]
    November 20: Application deadline for Merck E&T Fellowship. [Details]
    November 30: Application deadline for Dept. of Energy Graduate Fellowships. [Details]
    February 24: Application deadline for Morris K. Udall Foundation Fellowship Awards. [Details]
    See updated Company Recruiting Schedule at MIT.
Please check more announcements for full-time, post-doctorial research and other fellowship opportunities.

Special Programs and Other Announcements
    October 20: Application deadline to participate in the Four Weeks for America Challenge! [Details]
    October 20: Registration deadline for MIT $100K Elevator Pitch Contest. [Details]
    November 9: Application due for scholarship awards to attend a M.Sc. Degree in Renewable Energy Science in Iceland. [Details]
    December 15: Application deadline for the Google Lime Scholarship for Students with Disabilities. [Details]
    December 15: Application deadline for SMART Scholarship Opportunity - 2009-2010. [Details]
    December 15: Abstract submission due, 2010 NOBCChE National Conference - 3/29 - 4/2, 2010. [Details]
    January 29: Submission deadline for Disney Design Competition. [Details]
    February 1: Application deadline for Pediatric Oncology Education (POE) Program - A unique pre-doctoral cancer research experience. [Details]
    SF/Air Products Excellence in Engineering Scholarship Program. [Details]  
    Women PhD students are invited to participate in NSF study. [Details]

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