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Heads Up! Week of February 11, 2013



MIT-NSBE Present MUSE Research Colloquium

Join The MIghTy MIT Chapter of theNational Society of Black Engineers for the Minority Undergraduates in Science & Engineering (MUSE) Research Colloquium,a showcase of student research here at MIT. Participants have the opportunity to win cash prizes by giving a well-organized power point presentation of one’s research to a panel of judges. Presentations should take around 15 minutes, with an additional 5 minutes for questions. This event is part of MIT's Black Week 2013 sponsored by the Council for the Advancement of Black Students (CABS). Make sure to check out all the exciting events we have planned throughout the week!

Date:  February 13th, 2013
Time:  6:00pm – 7:30pm
Where:  Room 3-133


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Internship / Graduate Job Opportunities at NASA Langley and NASA Goddard

The Applied Engineering & Technology Directorate at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, in Greenbelt, Maryland, and the Wallops Flight Facility, in Wallops Island, Virginia, is seeking qualified candidates in various disciplines of Engineering for Pathways Intern Employment opportunities (formerly known as the Cooperative Education Program).

For more information on the Wallops Flight Facility and Goddard, visit the following:


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The Isabelle de Courtivron Prize

The Isabelle de Courtivron Prize seeks student writing submissions on immigrant, diaspora, bicultural, bilingual, and/or mixed-race experiences. It is open to all MIT undergraduate students. Entries will be judged by a panel of faculty and professional writers. The winner will be announced on April 1, 2013.

  • The winner will receive a $400 award.
  • The winning submission will be featured on the Center for Bilingual/Bicultural Studies (CB/BS) website.

Deadline:  February 15, 2013

For more details on submission requirements.

E-mail if you have any questions.


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Cybersecurity Research Experience for Undergraduates in Science and Engineering

The Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland is seeking applications for Scholars to become integral members of team-based research projects in cybersecurity coordinated by faculty in the Maryland Cybersecurity Center (MC2). Students majoring in engineering, computer science, math, and physical science are strongly encouraged to apply.

Dates:  June 3 – August 28, 2013
Deadline:  February 15, 2013

For additional information, contact Cristin Caparotta at 301-405-6735 or by e-mail.


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Procter & Gamble Summer 2013 Manufacturing Internship

Eligibility:  Undergraduates (sophomores through master's students) 
                Engineers (mechanical, chemical, electrical, industrial)

Deadline:  February 27, 2013

Every day Procter and Gamble touches and improves the lives of 3 billion consumers around the world through our wide-range of consumer products. Be a part of developing new products for the leader in shave care. Gillette is a multi-billion dollar business for P&G.  A summer experience here exposes the intern to the enabling advanced assembly equipment and high-speed automated processes as well as technical management coaching and leadership training. 

  • For more details and how to apply click here.

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QEM/NSF Summer Science Internship Program

The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network is offering a 10-week science policy-focused internship in Washington, DC for students at an accredited college or university who are from groups underrepresented in STEM and are interested in science policy. To be eligible, applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students who are majoring in a STEM field. This internship opportunity is made possible through a grant to QEM from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Dates:  May 28 – August 2, 2013
Deadline:  March 1, 2013

For additional information, contact the QEM Network Internship Program Coordinator at 202-659-1818 or by e-mail.


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LA-SIGMA REU:  Interdisciplinary Research Experiences in Materials Science

This Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) project is a nine-week program where students work collaboratively on a wide variety of materials science projects.   Each student receives a stipend of $4,500, free housing in university dormitories, and up to $400 in travel expenses. Thirty students will be selected, five for each:  Louisiana State University, Louisiana Tech University, Southern University at Baton Rouge, Tulane University, University of New Orleans, and Xavier University of Louisiana. Students from all universitites are encouraged to apply.

Dates:  End of May – early August, 2013
Deadline:  March 1, 2013

For additional information and to apply click here


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Eloranta Fellowship (6K Grant)

What would you do with $6,000? Apply for an Eloranta Fellowship by April 1st  for a chance to receive 6k for research conducted during the summer of 2013!

Dates:  Summer 2013
Deadline:  April 1, 2013

For additional information, contact Shendi Xu (Staff Associate), Amgen Scholars U.S. Program Office at 617-253-2620 or by e-mail.


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