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Heads Up! Newsletter January 20th, 2015 Edition


Announcements & Opportunities

TSR IAP Notice: The Lounge is open and available to students during IAP! Please be sure to sign-in and sign-out for each visit and to choose “Lounge” or “Study on my own”. We will re-open in the spring for p-set nights, one-on-one tutoring sessions and exam reviews.

BP Diversity Award: BP has won the Oil Council's Commitment to Diversity Award, just weeks after being presented with another diversity prize. The Oil Council award is intended to recognize the oil company that best demonstrates a long-term commitment to equality and to providing an inclusive work environment for its staff. The accolade comes just weeks after BP Singapore was honoured for its commitment to diversity, by the British Chamber of Commerce in Singapore. The Oil Council is a global networking organisation for the oil industry, providing opportunities for senior industry executives to meet each other and senior figures in the finance and investment worlds. BP's award was presented at a dinner attended by more than 1,000 executives from across the oil and gas industry to mark the climax of the Oil Council's annual world assembly event, held in London over three days. View the article here: http://global.bpweb.bp.com/news/internal/2014/Q4-2014/nws-141512-oil-cou...

IAP Course: Nuts & Bolts of New Ventures: The Nuts and Bolts of New Ventures is a crash course in entrepreneurship that is highly recommended for anyone interested in or involved in a new business or venture. In its 26th year, the course will cover Business Plans, Marketing & Sales, Business Models, Presenting Ideas, Financing, Projections, Legal Issues, Negotiation Skills, Organizational Issues, Pitfalls and Plan Execution. The course is open to all members of the MIT community and to others interested in entrepreneurship. You may take the course for credit if all sessions are attended and a written requirement is completed. Alternatively, if you are not able to attend all sessions and/or simply desire to absorb the invaluable material, you may still take the course as a listener (not for credit). The course is led by Joe Hadzima, an entrepreneur and venture capitalist who has been involved with over 120 new ventures in the last 30 years, and Joost Bonsen, a venture catalyst who specializes in innovation and social entrepreneurship. The class will also feature HubSpot CEO Brian Halligan, high-tech serial entrepreneur Yonald Cherry, financial executive Charlie Tillett, venture capitalists Peter Parker and Julianne Zimmerman, and serial healthcare industry entrepreneurs Rich Kivel and Bob Jones, among others. The course is taught over 6 3-hour sessions at the end of January (6PM to 9PM on January 20th through the 22nd, and January 27th through the 29th, 2015). Click here to register for the course email list. Please reach out to nutsandbolts-ta@mit.edu if you have any questions.

RiSE at Rutgers: RiSE (Research in Science and Engineering), sponsored by Rutgers University, chooses 50 outstanding undergraduates from across the U.S. and its territories each year to participate in 10 weeks of cutting-edge research in the biological, physical, and social sciences, math, engineering, and exciting interdisciplinary areas under the guidance of a carefully matched faculty mentors. If you are a high-achieving student, passionate about research, and considering graduate school, then RiSE may be for you. By applying to RiSE, you will automatically be considered for our sister National Science Foundation REU (Research Experience for Undergraduate) and other partners at Rutgers. Learn more about the RiSE Advantage and how to apply. Applications open November 1st, 2014 and rolling admissions begin mid-January 2015. Admission is very competitive, so apply early!

Inside UCSF: Inside UCSF, taking place on April 24th and 25th, 2015, is a preview of the University of California San Francisco’s Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy, the Graduate Division and Physical Therapy for prospective students. Enjoy student panels, interactive workshops, classroom experiences, and interactions with UCSF leadership, faculty and students. Tour the campus and the brand-new state-of-the-art facilities and see inside UCSF for yourself. This exciting and informative program is designed to introduce students to a specific health-science career path, provide opportunities to meet faculty and students, and offer a chance to become inspired about future career possibilities. This program – including meals and travel – is offered at no cost to selected applicants. Applications open in mid-January and close in March. For more information, please visit: http://diversity.ucsf.edu/.

United States Environmental Protection Agency Environmental Engineer/Physical Scientist Job Opportunity:  The United States Environmental Protection Agency has a vacancy in Region 1, Boston, MA which is open to recent graduates in the Boston commuting area. Please read the Required Documents section under How to Apply in the vacancy announcement and submit the required documentation in order to be considered for this vacancy. The position is within the OEP, Municipal Assistance Unit, Boston, MA open to individuals who have received a degree or certificate within the preceeding two years. The positions is full-time and permanent and can be applied for until Friday, January 23rd, 2015. To read the job announcement on USAJOBS, please visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/391729700. For more information on this positions, please contact Cheryl Ashley, PHR of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency at 919.541.0347.

MIT Diversity Summit: On two upcoming days -- January 29th and February 12th, 2015 -- MIT will hold its annual Institute Diversity Summit. One highlight will be opening remarks by MIT's Institute Community and Equity Officer, Ed Bertschinger, who will discuss what he learned through an MIT listening tour and share his thoughts about building our strength in community, diversity, empowerment and respect. Day 1 on Thursday, January 29th, 2015 will with registration from 12PM to 1PM and the scheduled program from 1PM to 5PM. Day 2 on Thursday, February 12th, 2015 will begin with registration from 12PM to 1PM and the scheduled program from 1PM to 5PM. The events will take place in both the Kresge Auditorium and the Student Center. For registration, please visit: http://diversity.mit.edu/diversity-summit-2015/. This event is co-sponsored by the Institute Community and Equity Office and Human Resources. Join the conversation with the twitter hashtag: #MITdiversity

NSBP Conference 2015: Attention students in physics-related areas of study and research! You are invited to attend the National Society of Black Physicists conference, from February 25th to the 28th, 2015 at the Baltimore Hilton. The conference puts on a full scientific program with sessions on materials science, astronomy, cosmology, atomic and molecular physics etc. In addition, recruiters from graduate programs and organizations looking to hire will be there. Many of the speakers and attendees will be Black physicists and physical scientists. There is also a poster contest for undergraduates and graduate students. The conference will cover your travel and accommodations and provides lunch and dinner most days. To register please e-mail Ms. Sheryl Brannon at sbrannon@spi-meetings.com and copy Chanda Prescod-Weinstein at chanda@mit.edu. The deadline for registration is January 30th, 2015, but space is limited! Register early to secure your spot! For more information please visit: http://www.cvent.com/events/2015-conference-of-the-national-society-of-b...

Let’s Get Ready: Let's Get Ready provides low-income and first-generation students with free SAT preparation, admissions counseling, and other support services needed to gain admission to and graduate from college. Services are provided by volunteer college students and recent college graduates who also serve as role models and mentors. The Transition Coaching program is a near-peer coaching program which connects high school seniors to current college students and recent college graduates who will use their college admissions experience to support the high school senior’s successful transition to college. College students and recent graduates chosen for this program will coach high school seniors through college admissions, financial aid, and scholarship application processes through phone, e-mail, text, and in-person support as well as advertise scholarship and workshop opportunities to high school seniors. The Let’s Get Ready office will provide training, materials, and continuous support throughout the semester. Current college students and recent graduates with demonstrated passion in education are encouraged to apply. From late-January to early-May 2015, Transition Coaches report to the Let’s Get Ready office at 89 South Street, Suite 401, Boston, MA 02111 for at least one 3-hour volunteer shift each week. Apply today at: http://bit.ly/LGRTransition2015. Questions? Please email: Debbie.Nguyen@LetsGetReady.org.

SUMR @ Penn: The University of Pennsylvania’s Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics (LDI) offers paid summer internships for underrepresented minority undergraduates, or any other undergrads interested in exploring the field of health services research. LDI is one of the country’s largest health services research centers coordinating the work of more than 200 senior fellows investigating the medical, economic, and social issues that influence how health care is organized, financed, managed, and delivered across the U.S. The LDI Summer Undergraduate Minority Research (SUMR) program pairs students with senior fellows to work on real research projects throughout the three-month duration of the course. Designed to provide an immersive reality experience with the disciplines and culture of the academic health services research community, the program particularly encourages candidates from minority groups that are underrepresented in this field (African-American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, Pacific Islander) to apply. Program participants should have an interest in health care and strong quantitative skills.  To apply, visit the SUMR website at http://ldi.upenn.edu/sumr/application by February 1st, 2015. For more information, contact the Program Director, Joanne Levy, MBA, at levyj@wharton.upenn.edu.

SUIP in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania: The application for the University of Pennsylvania, Summer Undergraduate Internship Program (SUIP) in the biomedical sciences is now open. The Summer Undergraduate Internship Program (SUIP) is designed to provide an intense research experience to students interested in graduate study in the biomedical sciences. Interns complete ten weeks of full-time laboratory research, attend state-of-the-art research seminars, and deliver scientific presentations to their peers and mentors. In addition, interns receive training in responsible conduct of research, laboratory safety, and presentation skills. Interns are also invited to career counseling sessions in which faculty and administrators discuss graduate school and career opportunities for biomedical scientists. The program is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents ONLY. Applicants must be enrolled in a four-year college for the fall semester after the program ends. We encourage applications from students of all backgrounds, particularly those from underrepresented minority groups or disadvantaged backgrounds; with disabilities; or who attend small colleges. Each intern receives a competitive stipend, on-campus housing, and transportation costs for one round trip to Penn. The program runs for ten weeks. The SUIP application is available online and must be submitted by February 1st, 2015. The application requires one statement detailing both your career goals and your area of research interest, two letters of recommendation from academic faculty or advisors, and an uploaded copy of your undergraduate transcript with the official copy sent by mail. To apply or for more information, please visit us at www.med.upenn.edu/suip/.

MIT Amgen Scholars Program, Summer 2015: The Amgen-UROP Scholars Program invites undergraduates to participate in faculty-mentored summer research at MIT in the science and biotechnology areas. Students admitted to this program (known as "Amgen Scholars") will have opportunities to conduct research, present research results, network with other undergraduates with similar research interests, and develop working relationships with MIT faculty mentors and other research staff. The Program also offers a competitive compensation package. Amgen Scholars working 40 hours per week for the nine week period will earn $4,320, based on an hourly wage of $12.00. Housing in a designated MIT residence hall and a $800 food allowance will also be provided. Students must be current sophomores through non-graduating seniors; attending a four-year university in the US; and U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents with a minimum GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale to be eligible for the program. To learn more about the program and how to apply, please visit: http://mit.edu/urop/amgenscholars/index.html. Application deadline is February 2nd, 2015. Feel free to contact MIT Amgen-UROP Scholars Staff at (617) 253-7306, or mit-amgenscholars@mit.edu if you have any questions.

Broad Institute’s Diversity Initiative: Greetings from the Broad Institute! The Broad's Diversity Initiative is now accepting applications for our highly innovative summer research opportunity, the 2015 Summer Research Program in Genomics (SRPG). The Broad is a leading biomedical research institute dedicated to transforming human health through genomic science. SRPG is designed for undergraduates with a commitment to biomedical research. The program is specifically designed to support students from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups in the biomedical sciences. Students must be rising seniors or below in Fall 2015 to be eligible. Applications are due Monday, February 2nd, 2015. The program features a paid nine-week research experience, paid housing and travel expenses, travel sponsorship to participate in a national scientific conference, original research project guided by hands-on mentors, an intensive course in scientific communication, a rich curriculum of academic and career development, and team-building events and leadership development. You can find the link to the application instructions here. If you have any questions about the program, the application process or eligibility, please contact Francie Latour via email at latour@broadinstitute.org.

Success Academy Teaching Fellows Program: Success Academy is currently looking for STEM Teaching Fellows and Winter Fellows! Success Academy Charter Schools are dedicated to academic excellence, character development, and extracurricular achievement with college graduation as an end goal with 32 schools throughout New York City providing an exploration-driven curriculum for grades K-12. The Winter Fellows Program begins on February 9th, 2015. Fellows serve as Associate Teachers in designated Success Academy classrooms where they build their skills under the guidance of experienced teachers and school leaders. Outside of the classroom, they receive extensive training on our curriculum, classroom management, the education reform movement, our school design model, and our organizational values. These are full-time, salaried positions, with benefits. No previous teaching experience is required. Fellows who are not certified to teach will enroll in an 18-month Master’s and certification program through Touro College. This degree program is fully funded by Success Academy. For more information on the Winter Fellows Program visit: http://jobs.successacademies.org/jobs/descriptions/winter-2015-teaching-fellows-program-new-york-new-york-job-4871083.

AMGEN Scholars Program: Caltech's Amgen Scholars Program is geared towards students in biology, chemistry, and biotechnology fields. Some of these fields include biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, chemical and biomolecular engineering, and chemistry. Students must be current sophomores through non-graduating seniors, must be attending a four-year university in the US, and must be U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents with a minimum GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale to be eligible. Amgen Scholars will receive a $6000 award, round-trip air transportation, campus housing, and a food allowance. Online applications are due February 15th, 2015. For more information please visit: www.sfp.caltech.edu/programs/amgen_scholars. Please contact Carol Casey at casey@caltech.edu or (626) 395-2887 with questions or concerns.

Cornell University LSAMP REU: Cornell University is seeking the intellectually rebellious for the LSAMP-REU program this summer! CU LSAMP-REU is a paid summer research opportunity for undergraduate students interested in gaining a deeper understanding in an engineering-related field. Participants will conduct and present research over a ten-week duration under the auspices of a Cornell Engineering faculty research mentor. The program will take place from June 7th, 2015 through August 7th, 2015. Participants will receive a research stipend of $4,000, a round-trip travel stipend of $300 for students outside of Ithaca, NY, access to state-of-the-art laboratories, libraries, computer lounges, and more! In order to apply, students must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident and African American, Hispanic, American Indian/Alaska Native, or Native Pacific Islander in good academic standing with a GPA of 3.0 or higher who has completed at least two semesters of college and has at least two (2) semesters remaining of undergraduate education at the start of the summer program. Note: Participants may not take courses during CU LSAMP REU. Apply by February 15th, 2015 at http://culsampreu.weebly.com/. For more information visit www.engineering.cornell.edu/diversity/summer/lsamp or contact Jami P. Joyner at dpeng@cornell.edu.

Isabelle de Courtivron Prize: The Isabelle de Courtivron Prize was established by MIT’s Center for Bilingual / Bicultural Studies to reward high-quality undergraduate writing (creative or expository) and to honor distinguished Professor Emerita Isabelle de Courtivron. De Courtivron, a professor in MIT Foreign Languages and Literatures, was one of the founders of the CB/BS. The Prize was established on the occasion of her retirement in 2010 and is awarded on an annual basis. The Isabelle Courtivron Prize is seeking student writing submissions on immigrant, diaspora, bicultural, bilingual, and/or mixed-race experiences. This prize is open to all MIT undergraduate students. Entries will be judged by a panel of faculty and professional writers. The winner, to be announced this April 1st, 2015, will receive a $400 reward and have their submission featured on the CB/BS website: cbbs.mit.edu. Please review the submission requirements prior to submitting your work. Submissions are due by February 17th, 2015. Please view the submission requirements at: http://cbbs.mit.edu/sites/default/files/documents/deCourtivronRules.pdf. For more information email cbbsprize@mit.edu.

European Career Fair: The 19th European Career Fair will take place on Saturday, February 21st, 2015  from 9AM to 4PM on the campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the Johnson Athletic Center, W-49. This event is open to all MIT students, MIT PostDocs, MIT alumni and other college and university students and young professionals interested in working in Europe. Candidates attending the fair will have the opportunity to submit their resumes online prior to the Fair for employers to review, network with over 100 European employers at the fair, attend company information sessions and events held February 21st through the 23rd, 2015, and interview with European employers (if selected) on February 22nd or 23rd, 2015. Students and young professionals are strongly encouraged to register for the European Career Fair in advance at http://ecf.fairsey.com. Once registered, candidates will have access to more event details through the fair site and on-going email updates. The 2015 Fair Organizers include MIT GECD Career Services, the MIT European Club, and the MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives (MISTI). For more information or if you have questions please contact: eurocareerfair@mit.edu.

HACU National Internship Program: Attention sophomores, juniors, and seniors! If you’re seeking an internship with the federal government or in the corporate sector, the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities can provide you the opportunity to graduate with career experience. The HACU National Internship Program (HNIP) can help you can gain this experience while living in the nation’s capital or other exciting major cities nationwide. These 10 to 15 week paid internships are open to undergraduate students in year two or higher or a graduate students with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Summer 2015 Internship applications are due by February 27th, 2015. Fall 2015 Internships may be applied for until the June 15th, 2015 deadline. To see a full list of HNIP’s Federal, Corporate, and Non-Profit Partners and for more information, please visit: www.hacu.net/hnip

GHMHI Mental Health Disparities Talk with Pamela Collins: The Global Health and Medical Humanities Initiative (GHMHI), under the leadership of Professor Erica Caple James, has invited Pamela Collins, Associate Director for Special Populations at the National Institute of Mental Health, to give a talk on campus during the spring 2015 semester on mental health disparities. The Office for Special Populations coordinates research and policy work on the mental health needs of women and minorities and under Dr. Collins' leadership, these topics are being explored both within the United States and beyond. Dr. Collins will speak at MIT on February 27th, 2015 from 10AM to 11:50AM as part of the ongoing Friday Morning Seminar series; the exact location of the talk is yet to be determined. Further information will be disseminated as it becomes available.

Stanford GSB Research Fellows Program: The Research Fellows Program at the Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) offers a unique post-baccalaureate, two-year fellowship for high-potential individuals to do research in business related fields, such as Economics, Finance, and Political Economy. Because of its strong belief in the value of diversity (broadly defined) in the pursuit of its educational mission, Stanford GSB strongly encourages applications from women and under-represented minorities, as well as from others whose backgrounds and experience would bring additional dimensions to the educational experience. The fellowship offers tuition, health insurance, and a living stipend. The application for the July 2015 start date is now available and will be accepted during two admissions rounds. Spring application deadline: March 3rd, 2015. Questions about the Research Fellows program can be directed to gsb_fellows@stanford.edu.

2015 NASA MUREP Scholarship & NASA Scholars: NASA's Office of Education is accepting applications for Minority University Research and Education Program Scholars and NASA Scholars. The MUREP Scholarship focuses on underserved and underrepresented students in STEM. NASA Scholars is open to all students in STEM. Both are competitive opportunities that focus on students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, disciplines, to address the critical shortage of qualified STEM professionals that the nation is facing. Eligible students include rising freshman (high school graduating seniors or GED recipients not yet enrolled in college), sophomores and juniors, at the undergraduate level, who will complete their undergraduate degree in spring 2016 or later and Minority Serving Institution community college students with at least two years remaining at the community college. The goal is to address the agency's mission-specific workforce needs and target areas of national need in minority STEM representation. The scholarship includes up to a $9,000 academic scholarship, not to exceed 75 percent of verified tuition, and a $6,000 stipend for a required 10-week internship at a NASA center during Summer 2015. The internship provides scholars with a unique NASA research experience and preparation for global competitiveness. Applications are due March 1st, 2015. Applications should be submitted through the NASA One Stop Shopping Initiative at https://intern.nasa.gov/. Applicants should be sure to select “scholarships” for the type of application. MUREP scholarships and other NASA Office of Education scholarships cannot be concurrently accepted or combined with another U.S. government scholarship or funding, irrespective of the scholar's status.

2014-15 Virginia Space Grant Consortium STEM Bridge Scholarship: The Virginia Space Grant Consortium, or VSGC, is offering renewable scholarships to sophomore undergraduate students studying science, technology, engineering or mathematics, or STEM. The STEM Bridge Scholarships are $1,000 and are available to students who are U.S. citizens from any federally recognized minority group enrolled fulltime at one of the five VSGC member universities: The College of William and Mary, Hampton University, Old Dominion University, University of Virginia and Virginia Tech. The STEM Bridge Program bridges students to future opportunities by mentoring and guiding them to future VSGC scholarships and NASA-related paid internships. The program encourages students to explore how their majors can apply to NASA’s Mission. This is a competitive program, and awards are based on student academic merit, quality of interest essay as well as letters of recommendation from current college faculty who can attest to students' interest in STEM areas. The deadline for submitting applications has been extended to May 16th, 2015. For more information, visit http://vsgc.odu.edu/sf/Bridge/. Please email any questions about this opportunity to rkashiri@odu.edu.

NASA Pathways Recent Graduate Program: Attention Graduating Seniors! NASA is currently seeking participants for the Pathways Recent Graduate Program, which is open to recent Grads for up to two years after they graduate. The Pathways Recent Graduate Program is one of the government’s pipelines for entry level positions, in addition to the Pathways Internship Program. NASA Goddard does not utilize the Recent Graduate Program extensively but many other NASA Centers do. For more information on the Pathways Recent Graduate Program visit: http://nasajobs.nasa.gov/studentopps/employment/rgp.htm Please Note: There is no single or rolling deadline for applications to this program. Deadlines are associated with individual opportunities which may be viewed on the associate website in a job-search fashion.

3M Full-time Openings & Internships: Attention students! 3M currently has 100 openings for their Optimized Operations ( O2 ) program. December 2014 and May 2015 graduates are being hired for full time positions in O2 right now! Students can apply through our website by clicking on the "apply now" button which is on our homepage:  www.3M.com/careers-O2. O2’s first summer internship program for third-year students will also begin Summer 2015 with 30 openings. Interested students must have at least one prior internship or work related experience and a minimum of 3.0GPA on a 4.0 scale. 5.0 scaled GPA’s will be adjusted accordingly.

Summer 2015 Opportunities in South Africa: MIT students looking to intern in South Africa this summer please visit and apply to MIT-South Africa: https://misti.mit.edu/student-programs/location/south-africa. Deadlines are rolling as of November 18th, 2014.

Atlantis Project 2015 Hospital Internships for Pre-health Students: Hospital internships run by AP provide students experiences within government-run hospitals in Europe. These experiences are essential for fostering a deeper understanding of universal healthcare systems and the field of medicine and healthcare overall. The AP is excited to announce it has opened rolling applications for all 2015 programs, including winter break, spring break, and summer sessions in Spain and Portugal. Programs are open to undergraduate students 18 and older and recent grads interested in the health professions. AP Programs provide hospital placements, clinical exposure, community impact, and language experience during these transformative experiences in unique locations. Contact us for more information. Learn more at Atlantis-Project.org, and check out videos featuring alumni perspectives.

MWPC Internship Program: The Massachusetts Women’s Political Caucus (MWPC) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization founded in 1971 with the purpose of maximizing the participation of women of all ages in the political process, and increasing the number of women elected and appointed to public office and public policy positions in Massachusetts government. The goal of the Massachusetts Women's Political Caucus Internship Program is to provide the interns with a positive learning experience within the modern women's political movement. Interns work on the ongoing programs and administration of the MWPC under supervision of the Associate Director throughout each semester and the summer months. To apply please visit http://www.mwpc.org/get/internships.php to fill out an application. Please follow up with an email including a resume and cover letter, regarding why you are interested in interning with the MWPC and what you hope to learn and achieve in your time with us to: chelsea@mwpc.org.

AWIS: Attention Students: You have a free membership with AWIS! MIT is an institutional partner of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS). AWIS is the largest multi-disciplinary organization for women in STEM dedicated to achieving equality and full participation of women in all disciplines and across all employment sectors. AWIS reached more than 15,000 professionals in STEM around the country. All interested students enrolled in a STEM program are eligible for a one-year FREE membership in AWIS. All you need to do is sign up using your MIT email! Join the AWIS community here: http://www.awis.org/mit.

Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine FlexMed Program: Attention interested Sophomores: The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai’s has an exciting new FlexMed Program! The FlexMed Program is the first in the country to offer early acceptance to medical school for college sophomores from any major; with no MCAT requirement. Some highlights of the FlexMed Program include early revised pre-med requirements, flexibility which encourages students to “Flex” their intellectual, creative, humanistic, and scientific muscles, and academic freedom which allows students to pursue the area of study of their choice, unencumbered by the traditional pre-med science requirements. If you would like additional information or would like to discuss this program, please contact George Schreiner at george.schreiner@mssm.edu.

AudioCommon - MIT Music Tech Startup: Now hiring for IAP and beyond, the MIT Music Tech Startup, AudioCommon, is looking for backend developers to work throughout IAP. There is potential for follow-on opportunities post-IAP as well. AudioCommon is a fast-moving, MIT music tech startup that is redefining the way music is created and shared in today's interconnected world.  AudioCommon is looking for motivated people to take on real responsibility and play important roles in the company as we design and develop the next iteration of our cloud-based platform.  To apply, send an e-mail to jobs@audiocommon.com with the words "MIT APPLICATION" as the subject. Please include the following information in the body of the e-mail: name and contact info (phone number, etc.), a brief description of your interest in this opportunity, a brief description of your background, and your availability (e.g., When can you get started? How many hours can you work each week?, etc.). Please attach a copy of your resume to this e-mail as well.

UBS Financial Services Internship Opportunity: Attention interested students! UBS Financial Services is looking for Interns in the Wealth Management division dealing primarily with private clients in New York, NY for college credit. Duties include assisting an investment team with research, marketing and client data management. There is ample interaction with clients, prospects and some clerical work.  Students will learn workings of the Wealth Management business. UBS is looking for a well-spoken individual with good people skills, who is interested in learning about the Wealth Management business. Students who are dedicated and motivated to learn all the aspects of the brokerage business, as well as finding an intern who values teamwork are encourage to apply. Full or part time internships are available for the spring/fall/summer semesters. There are multiple positions available and the hours/days are flexible. Interested students should email their resumes to Sarah Kiggundu at Sarah.Kiggundu@wellsfargo.com for forwarding to UBS Financial Services.

Research and Development Opportunities with IBM: IBM is currently looking for underrepresented in Computer Science, Math, Statistics, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Material Science and Chemistry for Summer and full-time opportunities in 2015.  Undergraduates, Ph.D students, and Masters students completing their education by Spring 2015 and looking for full time Research or Development opportunities as well as continuing students in the Fall of 2015 and looking for summer 2015 IBM Research or Development opportunities are encouraged to apply. Send your resume/cv to: davistb@us.ibm.com.  Please note in this email if you are completing your education by Spring 2015, and looking for full time opportunities or if you are a continuing student in the Fall of 2015 looking for a summer internship opportunities in the upcoming Summer. Specify the Research or Development area of your education that is a match for you and please post your resume/cv to the IBM Applicant portal: http://www-03.ibm.com/employment/. All students are considered for IBM opportunities, this is an outreach for an under represented group in the Science and Engineering field. IBM Research and Development groups sponsors Foreign Nationals. For more information, please visit: http://www.research.ibm.com/.