Programs & Services

Heads Up! Week of October 22, 2012




$1,250.00 Cash Scholarship

Apply online and read and follow instructions to be considered.  You may download the "scholarship application" there as well.  The first 15 applicants of each deadline month (see below) will receive one free product of their choice from the DegreedUP store shipped via regular mail.


2012:  August 27 -- September 27 -- October 27 -- November 27 -- December 27

2013:  January 27 -- February 27 -- March 27 -- April 27 -- May 27 -- June 27 -- July 27



NSA Women in Intelligence:  Making a Difference

Tuesday, November 13th, 4pm-8pm
NSA Headquarters in Ft. Meade, MD

The National Security Agency (NSA) is hostng its 3rd Annual NSA Women in Intelligence:  Making a Difference event and would like to extend an invitation to MIT students. This event will showcase NSA’s diversity of careers and leadership for students who are interested in working in the Intelligence Community, specifically NSA. Attendees will also participate in roundtable discussions as well as network with current employees.

NOTE:  Students who would like to participate must provide their own transportation to NSA.

Contact Chris Jones if you have any questions.


MIT Undergraduate Practice Opportunities Program

MIT Undergraduate Practice Opportunities Program (UPOP) is looking to hire a part-time web software developer for the UPOP website. The job will be a great opportunity to learn new skills, work with UPOP staff and, of course, consume free snacks and candy! It's also a unique chance to receive mentoring from an MIT alum with her own consulting company. The flexible schedule will accommodate your core coursework responsibilities and is located conveniently on campus (including remote hours). Please see below for more details and application instructions.

If interested, please e-mail your resume and a *brief* statement of interest (can be included in text of your e-mail) to: 
Amy Bass and Marissa Martinez.

Please apply by: October 26

Web Software Developer
Required Qualifications 

  •  SQL
  •  PHP (will consider other similar such as ruby or python)
  • Javascript/JQuery
  • Ability to be successful in an entrepreneurial work environment (ie 'nimble')
  • Agile knowledge
  • Interest and passion for software/web solutions more important than major
  • MIT student, any major

Preferred Skills

  • Drupal knowledge or experience (7 is optimal) (will consider other CMS work)
  • CSS
  • HTML

Time requirement: 
     5-10 hours per week (or negotiable)
     Some remote work
     Short, weekly meetings with staff and/or website consultant.

     $12-15/hour, depending on level of experience.

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