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Week of December 20, 2010
Student Office
Events and Seminars
Thesis Defense
Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities
Special Programs and Other Announcements
UROP Announcements
Student News Archive
Happy Holidays!

  The following announcements are as of December 17.
Holiday events - December 10, 2010
Baking contest photos | Skits and dinner photos
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Note: This is the last ChemE Student News for the fall semester. We will resume posting news for the spring semester beginning February 2011. Please remember to check the Career section of the site for job postings.
Happy Holidays!

 Student Office
  Photos of baking contest | List of participants and winners (pdf)
  Photos of skits and dinner party

 Events and Seminars
  January 13:  “Fuel Your Mind" - A Primer on Transportation Fuels, Current and Future". James Simnick and George Huff (BP) and Prof. William Green of Chemical Engineering.  9 a.m. – 4 p.m. in 56-114.

Thesis Defense
December 22: Nathan Aumock (Hatton/Smith Groups), "A Process for Separation by Semi-Continuous Counter-Current Crystallization", 3:00 p.m., in 56-114.

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities                                            
December 31: Application deadline, Washington Internships for Students of Engineering (WISE). [Details]
  January 9: Applications deadline for McKinsey & Company’s Internship opportunities & Insight programs. [Details]
  January 11: Application deadline for DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship. [Details]
  January 12: Application deadline for a the Krell institute's prestigious graduate fellowship. [Details]
  January 12: Application deadline for MURF Undergraduate Research Fellowships at Caltech. [Details]
  January 14: Application deadline for G.A. Harris Instrumentation Fellowship Grant. [Details]
  January 15: Applications deadline for Switzer Environmental Fellowship Program. [Details]
  January 15: Application deadline for Post-Bachelor Fellowship Opportunity at IHME. [Details]
  January 31: Application deadline - Department of Energy (DOE) Scholars Program. [Details]
  February 1: Application deadline for NRC Research Associateship Programs. [Details]
  February 15: Application deadline for Summer Undergraduate Research Program, University of Wisconsin. [Details]
  February 15: Application deadline for ICE REU Program: Exploring Engineered Cells at UMass Amherst. [Details]
  February 15: Application deadline for Amgen Scholars Program at Caltech. [Details]
  February 15: Application deadline, Summer Research for Undergraduates at Northwestern Univ. [Details]
Volunteer needed! App for cognitively-impaired adults with diabetes:  volunteer needed to convert an 8-page reference guide used to help disabled diabetes patients care for themselves into an app for iPhone, so the diabetes patient can conveniently carry the information with them everywhere they go. Interested? Contact Prof. Bill Green
  Department of Homeland Security Education Programs. [Details]
  National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) - Postdoc Opportunities. [Details]
  MIT-France Program: Paid Internship in Biofuels in France with Total starting January. Contact Erin Baumgartner.
  Fully funded internships in Israel available. [Details]
  Oak Ridge National Laboratory: Science Education Programs - Internship Opportunities. [Details]
  ExxonMobil Summer Internship. [Details]
MIT Public Service Center: Chemical Engineering service opportunity using Legos. [Details]
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program - application now open. [Details]
More postings for full-time jobs, post-doctorial research, and other fellowship opportunities >>

Special Programs and Other Announcements
  January 6: Application deadline for Sanofi-aventis Biomedical Innovation Award (SABIP) Program. [Details]
  January 10: Application deadline for the Carroll L. Wilson Award for MIT Grad Students. [Details]
  January 17: Application deadline for $400,000 Student Competition - CIMIT Prize for Primary Care. [Details]
  February 1: Application deadline for the Ralph W. Shrader Diversity Scholarship. [Details]
  February 15: Application deadline for ASNT Robert B. Oliver Scholarship Award 2011. [Details]
  University of Michigan ChemE graduate school information. [Details]
  MIT Pokerbots Competition - A new 6-unit IAP course featuring premier finance and tech sponsors and over $20,000 in prizes. [Details]
  SMART Scholarship: Application is now open. [Details]
  The $1-million Wendy Schmidt Oil Cleanup X CHALLENGE:  Registration is open. [Details]

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