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HeadsUp Newsletter 09.26.2016 Edition!

Announcements & Opportunities

MindHandHealth Initiative:

MindHandHealth invites to a sculpture unveiling of "Helping You, Helping Others". By participating in this, students can visualize help-seeking behavior at MIT, and inspire those who are struggling to seek help. Georgetown Cupcakes and coffee will be served!

TODAY @ 5PM-6PM

Location: W20-Lobby (Student Center)

Employer Information Session with NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (Mark Your Calendars):

Get to know NASA JPL at its Employer Info. Session! Free food and inside information on internships and employment.

Date: September 27th, 2016

Time: 6PM-8PM

Location: 32-123

RSVP here

Employer Information Session with NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (Mark Your Calendars)):

Get to know NASA JPL at its Employer Info. Session! Free food, raffles, and inside information on internships and employment!

Date: Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

Time: 6PM-8PM

Location: 32-123

RSVP here

Bring Your Friends and Family to the OME (BFF) (Mark Your Calendars)):

Come out and meet the OME staff and students, learn about OME programs, and enjoy delicious refreshments. Win great door prizes as well. Please join us and bring a friend or family member!

Date: Friday, October 28th, 2016

Time: 2PM-4PM

Locations: 10-105 and 4-107

RSVP here

Mental Health Matters Support Group Meetings (Fall Semester) (Mark Your Calendars)):

During the Fall Semester, there will be a series of support group meetings to discuss all types of matters and challenges that students face in higher education.

Undergraduate sessions will be held on Tuesdays in Bldg 4-253: 5:30PM - 6:30PM, Dates: Sept. 27; Oct. 18, 25; Nov. 1

Graduate sessions will be held on Wednesdays in Bldg 50-105 (the BSU Room): 12PM - 1PM, Dates: Oct. 5, 19; Nov. 2, 16; Dec. 2.

TGIF with Procter & Gamble (Mark Your Calendars):

Get to know Procter & Gamble at its TGIF! Free food, raffle prizes, and inside information on internships and employment!

Date: Friday, September 30th, 2016

Time: 4PM-6PM

Location: W20-407

RSVP here

Distinguished Peers

We are currently accepting Distinguished Peers nominations for the 2016-2017 academic year. Have you or a classmate done something that deserves recognition? Please submit a nomination. All submissions are valid through the academic year.

Winners are chosen on a monthly basis and will receive a $100 Amazon gift card, be profiled on the OME website and bulletin board, and receive a name plate on the Distinguished Peers Perpetual Plaque located in the OME. Current MIT undergraduate students can be nominated or self-nominated in the following categories:

i. Entrepreneurship

ii. Public Service

iii. MIT Spirit

iv. Performing Arts/Athletic Achievements

v. Global Initiatives and Experience

vi. Prestigious Fellows

Nominations due Friday, October 21st, 12:00PM. Apply online here

If you have any questions, please contact: monroed@mit.edu

The Reality, Virtually Hackathon:

Website and application information: http://realityvirtuallyhack.com/#intro

Cost: Free!!

Location: MIT Media Lab (75 Amherst Street, Cambridge, MA)

When: Columbus Day Weekend - Friday, October 7 - Monday, October 10, 2016

Prizes: Over $15,000 in cash and product prizes

Articles about the event: *Upload VR: http://uploadvr.com/mit-media-lab-hackathon/ *Network World: http://www.networkworld.com/article/3109125/events/mit-media-lab-sponsor...

Sponsors: MIT Media Lab, Samsung, AT&T Microsoft, Autodesk, Unity, ARM and more.

Mock Interview Workshop and Mixer:

Interested in practicing your tech interview skills? Join us fora mock interview workshop and mixer! Reception and Q&A. Food will be served at the Q&A panel.

Date: Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

Time: 2pm-5PM

Location: Microsoft, 255 Main Street, 4th Flr, Cambridge

RSVP: https://aka.ms/2016mockinterview

Hosted by Blacks and Africans at Microsoft, Women@NERD, GLBTQ Employees at Microsoft, and Hispanics Organization of Leaders in Action

Employer Information Session with NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (Mark Your Calendars)):

Get to know NASA JPL at its Employer Info. Session! Free food, raffles, and inside information on internships and employment!

Date: Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

Time: 6PM-8PM

Location: 32-123

RSVP here

TGIF with Capital One (Mark Your Calendars):

Get to know Capital One at its TGIF! Free food, raffle prizes and inside information on internships and employment!

Date: Friday, October 14th, 2016

Time: 4PM-6PM

Location: W20-491

RSVP here

Social Hour with Draper (Mark Your Calendars):

Get to know Draper at its Social Hour! Free food, raffle prizes and inside information on internships and employment!

Date: Friday, October 21st, 2016

Time: 12PM-2PM

Location: W20-201

RSVP here

TGIF with Microsoft (Mark Your Calendars):

Get to know Microsoft at its TGIF! Free food, raffle prizes and inside information on internships and employment!

Date: Friday, October 27th, 2016

Time: 4PM-6PM

Location: Lobby 13

RSVP here

TGIF with Intel (Mark Your Calendars):

Get to know Intel at its TGIF! Free food, raffle prizes and inside information on internships and employment!

Date: Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Time: 4PM-6PM

Location: W20-491

RSVP here

TGIF with Raytheon (Mark Your Calendars):

Get to know Raytheon at its TGIF! Free food, raffle prizes and inside information on internships and employment!

Date: Friday, February 10th, 2017

Time: 4PM-6PM

Location: W20-491

RSVP here

Social Hour with Akamai (Mark Your Calendars):

Get to know Akamai at its Social Hour! Free food, raffle prizes and inside information on internships and employment!

Date: Friday, March 10th, 2017

Time: 12PM-2PM

Location: W20-491

RSVP here

Undergraduate Practice Opportunities Program (UPOP) - For Sophomores - Fall Applications for the Class of 2019 Now Open::

The UPOP application process is now open. Please check out the application here: http://upop.mit.edu/applystudents. The deadline is Thursday, September 29th, 2016 @ 12midnight. Fro more information about UPOP's open house and information sessions, etc., please click here.

Ford Motor Company will be Hosting a Special Presentation:

Ford Motor Company will be hosting a special presentation on "Autonomous Vehicles and Diversity at Ford".  The guest speaker will be Ken Washington, Ford Motor Company VP of Research and Advanced Engineering.

Date: Thursday, October 6th, 2016

Time: 12PM-1PM

Location: 3-370

Job Opportunities with Chevron:

Please click here to read more about Chevron's recruiting events on campus. You can also click on this link to read about upcoming job postings/announcements with Chevron.

Need Extra Cash? Interested in Paid Teaching Opportunities?

The OME's Seminar XL and TSR^2 programs are looking for TAs and Facilitators to teach GIR courses. Currently we are recruiting for FAs in 3.091, 7.016, 8.0X, and 18.0X. For more information or application form, please click here.

If you are interested in and/or have questions, please contact Lilen Uchima, Assistant Dean (lilen@mit.edu)

Need Extra Cash? Interested in Paid Teaching Opportunities?

The OME's Seminar XL and TSR^2 programs are looking for TAs and Facilitators to teach GIR courses. Currently we are recruiting for FAs in 3.091, 7.016, 8.0X, and 18.0X. For more information or application form, please click here.

If you are interested in and/or have questions, please contact Lilen Uchima, Assistant Dean (lilen@mit.edu)

Explore Brain-Computer Interfaces:

Momentum is an IAP Design Course for Freshmen and Sophomores. Prototype and present solutions to real-world problems. IAP 2017: Learn more about Sensorimotor Neural Engineering. Applications include mentally controlled mechanical prosthetics.

No prior experience necessary. All majors welcome.

Online application opens Monday, September 26th, 2016. Click here to apply.

Check out Momentum 2016 video: https://www.youtube.comwatch?tv=Wnj_3TS6hWs

CODE2040 Info Session at MIT

CODE2040's flagship program places top performing Black and Latino/a college level computer science students from around the country in an intensive summer career accelerator in the San Francisco Bay area. Dinner will be served (Pad Thai and Pizza).

Date: Thursday, September, 29th, 2016

Time: 7:30PM-8PM (Info Session)

Location: 2-105

Click here to RSVP