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Week of May 2, 2011  
Events and Seminars
Thesis Defense
Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities
Special Programs and Other Announcements
UROP Opportunities  
Student News Archive

The following announcements are as of April 29.

ChemE Undergrad Social Hour with Faculty

ChemE Undergrad Social Hour with Faculty
April 11, 2011
Great Food and Good Conversation!
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 Events and Seminars
  April 30: MIT ChemE Open House activities: Bring family & friends to Courtyard in East Campus. [Details]
  May 2: Student Seminars at 3:00 p.m. in 66-110
    - Asha Parekh, "Magnetic nanoparticles and their application in environmental remediation"
    - Justin Quon, "Crystallization of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients"
  May 2: IDEAS Competition and MIT Global Challenge Awards Celebration. [Details]
  May 6: Seminar Series: Michaels Lecture, 3:00 p.m. in 32-123, "Regenerative Engineering Paradigms for Musculoskeletal Tissues" Cato T. Laurencin, University of Connecticut
  May 9: ChemE Awards Ceremony, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110. Dessert Reception to follow in the Lewis Lounge.
  May 13: Writing Personal Statements workshop, registration required. [Details]
  June 6: Application deadline to participate in Dow Chemical 2011 BEST Symposium in September. [Details]

Thesis Defense
  May 2: Lam Raga A. Markely (Wang Group), "High-Throughput Quantification of Glycoprotein Sialylation", 11:00 a.m., 66-319.
  May 5: Hsien-Chung Tseng (Prather Group), "Production of Pentanol in Metabolically Engineered Escherichia coli" 3:00 p.m., 56-114.

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities
May 13: Nomination deadline for MIT-Xerox Fellows program. [Details]
May 15: Application deadline for International Summer University on Renewable Energies, Switzerland. [Details]
Novartis-MIT Center for Continuous Manufacturing - Job opportunities - Check out the career section of the website.
Soane Mining: Job opportunity for graduating seniors in Cambridge, MA. [Details]
MIT: ISN/ARMY Labs: Summer Intern Research Program for undergraduate students. [Details]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory seeking recent Ph.D. and Master's graduates for Research Associates Program. [Details]
NSF International Research Experience for undergraduates in Botswana, (5/15 - 6/26) [Apply now!]
Life-sciences companies in Massachusetts - summer internships for undergraduates.  [Details]
NSRDEC/WarSTAR/Materials and Defense Sciences Division - summer internships. [Details]
Middle Tennessee State University: $30,000 Dissertation Fellowship for Underrepresented Minorities. [Details]
More postings for full-time jobs, post-doctorial research, and other fellowship opportunities >>

Special Programs and Other Announcements
Interested in business applications of your engineering degree? Consider the 10-month Master of Arts in Management at Wake Forest University.  [Details]
MIT Professional Education: Short Programs offered this summer by ChemE Professors. [Details]
National Research Council of the National Academies Sponsored Research Awards. [Details]

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