MIT: Independent Activities Period: IAP

IAP 2016

Global Fellows Program Information Sessions

Enrollment: Unlimited: Advance sign-up required

Learn collaboration and communication skills for PhDs

Thursday January 7  5:00-5:30 - Location: 4-145

Friday January 8  1:00-1:30 - Location: 4-145

Pre-registration requested via CareerBridge.

Now in its sixth year, MIT and Imperial College London are jointly offering an intensive 4 ½ day Global Fellows Program for PhD students. 20 MIT PhD student participants will join 20 Imperial College PhD students for 4.5 days of presentations, interactive work, and hands-on activities. Participants work in small groups with either an MIT or Imperial facilitator. Faculty members present on the topic of developing and managing international collaborations as an integral part of a research career.

•         Approaches for successful working relationships and collaborations

•         Team and project development

•         Leadership

•         Presentation skills

•         Global intercultural skills and communication


Cost: Fellowship covers cost of travel, housing, program and most meals. (Most international students will need to complete a required visa application process. This cost is covered by the student and typically is around $150).

Application deadline: Monday, January 18 at 11:59 p.m. EST. Interviews will begin the week of January 25.

For more information: Please visit  and email questions to Jake Livengood or Marilyn Wilson at:


Sponsor(s): Global Education and Career Development
Contact: Nyasha Toyloy, E39-305, 617 715-5329, NYTOYLOY@MIT.EDU

Global Fellows Program Info Session

Jan/07 Thu 05:00PM-05:30PM 4-145

Global Fellows Program Info Session

Jan/08 Fri 01:00PM-01:30PM 4-145