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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
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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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