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Student News & Events

Week of October 5, 2009
Student Office
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 2.

Fall - Photo by Rosangela Dos Santos

Student Office
  2009 - 2010 Chemical Engineering Graduate Student Handbook.

Events and Seminars
    October 5: Student Seminars in 66-110: 3:00 p.m. Jonathan DeRocher, "Polyelectrolyte Multilayers in Confined Geometries"; 3:30 p.m. Amanda Engler, "New Functionalized Graft and Block Copolypeptides for Drug and Gene Delivery"
    October 5: P&G Career Information Session in Room (6-104) - Resume due 9/25 [Details]
    October 7: "How to Get into Grad School Workshop" with Profs. Chakraborty and Hatton. [Details]
    October 11: The MIT Habitat for Humanity club presents “The MIT Beaver Dash” [Details]
    October 19: Info session for Graduate Education in Medical Sciences (GEMS) Training Program. [Details]
    October 23-24: Path of Professorship - women grad students in science and engineering are invited. [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 5: Matthew Abel (Cooney Group), "Process Systems Engineering of Continuous Pharmaceutical Manufacturing" 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., 66-360.

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities
    October 7: Application deadline for Luce Foundation Fellowships. [Details]
    October 16: Gotham Consulting Partners Interviews. [Details]
    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]
    Public Service Center paid Fellowship and Internship opportunities for fall and IAP! [Details]
    RA positions in neuroengineering are available immediately. [Details]
    Institute for Genomic Biology, Fellows Program -- the Univ. of Illinois is accepting applications. [Details]
    Anheuser-Busch: Global Management Trainee Program. [Details]
    Genentech: Co-op Intern and Process R&D Rotational Programs. [Details]
    Merck: Open position for Process Scientist or Process Engineer. [Details]
    MIT - Graduate Community Fellows for the 2009-10 academic year. [Details]
    The National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship application is now open. [Details]
    NSF Graduate Research Fellowship: Application for 2009-2010 is now open. [Details]
    P&G: Job openings for chemist (B.S., M.S., Ph.D.) [Details]
    Research Associateship Program: Graduate, Postdoctoral and Senior Research Awards. [Details]
    Shell Global Solutions, employment opportunities for engineers and scientists. [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
    Biodiesel@MIT will be processing biodiesel and they want you to help! [Details]
    October 6: $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize - call for nominations [Details]
    October 12: Apply to join MIT Women's initiative! [Details]
October 15: Entry deadline for Science Writing Competition for Graduate Students. [Details]
    October 20: Application deadline to participate in the Four Weeks for America Challenge! [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]
    November 9: Application due for scholarship awards to attend a M.Sc. Degree in Renewable Energy Science in Iceland. [Details]
    January 29: Submission deadline for Disney Design Competition. [Details]

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