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Heads Up! Newsletter August 31st, 2015 Edition


Announcements & Opportunities


GECD Drop-in Resume Critiques

GECD will be offering drop-in resume critiques to help students prepare for the Fall Career Fair on September 25th, 2015. These quick 15-20 minute meetings with a GECD staff member will take place in the TSR^2 space (16-159) every weekday from September 8th to September 24th, 2015. This service is available to all MIT students and recent alumni of the Institute. No appointment is necessary, but there may be a wait. For hours, please check http://gecd.mit.edu/.


Penn State STEM Open House

The Pennsylvania State University would like to invite a diverse group of junior and senior college students who are seeking to enter graduate school to visit the Penn State University Park campus. The Penn State STEM Open House will take place from October 15th, 2015 through October 18th, 2015. Application Deadline is September 11th, 2015. For application and more information visit: http://www.gradschool.psu.edu/diversity/openhouse/.


PEGS 2015

The Princeton Engineering Graduate Symposium (PEGS), taking place from October 22nd to October 24th, 2015, is designed to encourage underrepresented minority students who are eligible for graduate study to apply to Princeton. The three-day visitation program offers undergraduates the opportunity to explore engineering fields at Princeton. The visit includes interacting with faculty and seminars about graduate study. There is a short application due by September 11th, 2015. For more information, please visit: http://engstaff.princeton.edu/graduate./


BAMIT Annual Meeting

BAMIT welcomes students to the BAMIT Annual Meeting on Saturday, September 26th, 2015 from 12PM to 2:30PM in the Bush Room, 10-105. Register by September 18th at: http://bit.ly/1fj6x47


JP Morgan Corporate & Investment Bank Pre-Internship Events for Sophomores and Juniors

What’s it like working at one of the world’s leading financial services firms? Apply to attend a J.P. Morgan pre-internship event. You’ll have the opportunity to shadow our employees, attend skill-building sessions and network with inspiring people. And you’ll see what it’s like to work in our Corporate & Investment Bank. For more information visit: jpmorgan.com/careers



Apply by: Sunday, September 20, 2015
Event date: Thursday, October 29, 2015 & Friday, October 30, 2015
Open to: Black, Hispanic and Native American students in their sophomore or junior year from any major
Apply at: jpmorgan.com/launchingleaders



Apply by: Sunday, September 20, 2015
Event date: Thursday, November 5, 2015 & Friday, November 6, 2015
                    Thursday, November 19, 2015 & Friday, November 20, 2015

Open to: Women in their junior year from any major
Apply at: jpmorgan.com/winningwomen



Apply by: Monday, October 12, 2015
Event date: Friday, November 13, 2015
Open to: LGBT students in their junior year from any major
Apply at: jpmorgan.com/proudtobe



Undergraduate Practice Opportunities Program (UPOP) is having Fall Info Sessions! Join UPOP Staff for information and pizza on September 23rd at 5:30PM and again at 7:30PM in 1-190 and on September 28th at 5:30PM in 1-190. Applications are due on September 29th, 2015 at midnight. For more information and application, visit: http://upop.mit.edu/.


Berkeley Edge Conference 2015

The 2015 Berkeley Edge Conference is a great opportunity for underrepresented students to receive the University of California, Berkeley experience and learn what opportunities are available at a top ranked research institution. The Berkeley Edge Program is geared towards students studying specifically within mathematics, computer science and the physical sciences. The Conference will take place from November 5th through November 7th, 2015, applications due by September 25th, 2015. To apply, please visit: http://bsn.berkeley.edu/bec2013 Questions? Please email us at iyoung@berkeley.edu.


Chevron Summer Internship 2016:

Chevron is looking for MIT Students for an Information Technology Summer Internship! Apply now at CareerBridge: https://www.myinterfase.com/mit/Account/LogOn?ReturnUrl=%2fmit%2fstudent. Search for Job ID: 30519. Resume submissions must be posted in MIT CareerBridge by 12AM (EST) on September 26th, 2015.  We will be at MIT Career Day on September 25th, 2015 and we will interview candidates on September 28th, 2015. For any questions please contact Chap Wong (chapwong@chevron.com). 


Ohio State Graduate Engineering Research Colloquium & Open House

Prospective graduate students are invited to attend the Graduate Engineering Research Colloquium and Open House on Friday October 2nd, 2015 at Ohio State University.Applications available here: https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_bsBirpUcPswpfzD. If you have questions about the event or other programs, please email: eng-gradpro@osu.edu.


AAUW Internship:

The American Association of University Women’s (AAUW) STEM Education Program seeks a part-time intern to effectively implement and promote AAUW science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs. Central to this responsibility is the creation of content for social media outlets and research of AAUW branch programming. Responsibilities will not exceed 20 hours per week. Please email cover letter and resume with “STEM Programs Intern” in the subject line to aauwinternships@aauw.org. For more information about AAUW, please visit our website at www.aauw.org.