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HeadsUp! Newsletter June 5, 2017 Edition

Announcements & Opportunities


MITEI Office of Education: Looking for Proposals for 2-3 Summer Energy UROPs: Applications Accepted on a Rolling Basis until June 15, 2017

The MITEI Office of Education seeks proposals for 2 - 3 summer Energy UROPs on projects related to oil and gas. The Energy UROP not only provides funding for research, but the chance to be part of a cohort of students in a wide variety of disciplines. Students also participate in a number of sponsored activities and present posters at MITEI's annual Research Symposium in December. Women and members of underrepresented groups strong encouraged to apply.

Applications accepted on a rolling basis until June 15, 2017

For more information, see http://energy.mit.edu/urop/#apply-now or contact Rachel Shulman, Academic Coordinator, rshulman@mit.edu, 617-324-7246


Oliver Wyman 2017 Summer Reception Series (These begin at the end of June)

Oliver Wyman is hosting a series of Summer Receptions across the US and Canada. With offices in 50+ cities across 26 countries, please see the attached flyer to see if we are coming to a city where you are interning or returning home during the summer. Please click here for additional information.

To RSVP: Please apply to attend one of our events by filling out the Oliver Wyman Reception Survey


The Boston Area Health Education Center (BAHEC) Teaching Position - July 10 - August 14 - Salary Included

The Boston Area Health Education Center (BAHEC), is looking for summer instructors to teach the following classes:

      * Pre-Cal

      * Biology

      * Chemistry

      * Geometry

      * Anatomy

Please text or email Anthony Crossman to get more info at: 617-306-4461 or acrosson@bphc.org


Conflict Management for Advanced Practice, Tier 3 - August 2017. Applications Close July 14 @ 12 midnight

Tier 3 is the entire 40-hour training, which includes Conflict Management for Self-Reflection and Conflict Management for Leadership, and adds an additional 10 hours of formal mediation instruction and practice. Participants will be coached throughout the Advanced Practice sessions by professional mediators and coaches.

There is no charge for students

To apply and/or learn more information regarding dates and times, please click here.

For the August 2017 session, applications are due by Friday, July 14 at midnight. All successful and waitlisted applicants will be notified by Tuesday, July 18.

If you have questions, please forward them to ConflictManagement@mit.edu.


Startup Opportunity

Do you want to play an outsized, yet pragmatic role in climate change and environmental technology? Want to help organize the constant change of technologies in the environment sector? A startup company is looking for machine learning experts to crease a Swiss Army knife that will help emerging market companies bridge the gap between conventional technology choices and clean ones. They have the business pieces in place and a clear vision, but need technical co-founder(s) to make this a reality. If you are curious, please contact Taiya at taiya.smith@garnetstrategies.com.


Emma Bowen Foundation - 2017 Summer Paid Internships for College Students of Color in Boston, MA

The Emma Bowen Foundation has a paid internship opening at a media partner company based in Boston, MA. Media partners include: HBO, NBC, FOX, CBS, Charter, Discovery and Bloomberg. The internship requirements are noted below:

* Computer Science or Electrical Engineering major

* 3.2 GPA (at least)

* College sophomore or junior

* Attend a 4-year college

Interested students should email their resume to: Sandra.Rice@nbcuni.com and apply directly on our website: www.emmabowenfoundation.org

Click here to read more about the Emma Bowen Foundation


Internship Opportunity at Intel

Intel is looking to hire 1 or 2 interns for the summer who have an interest in data science, market research, and corporate strategy (specifically upperclassmen or grad students who could become full-time employees.) Specifically upperclassmen or grad students who could become full-time employees.)

If you have taken any combination of or have experience with: Python, SQL, statistics, machine learning, probability, optimization methods, economics, please reach out and send your resume to Devin T. Cornish '14, devin.cornish@gmail.com.


Graduate & Undergraduate Support and Empowerment Group for Women of Color

Are you seeking a space to connect with other women of color and talk about the issues that affect you?

The Women of Color Support & Empowerment Group aims to provide a safe space to share your experience and engage in discussion around challenges, celebrations, and complexities of life. No prior experience with mental health is required.

Topics may include but are not limited to: daily life challenges, intersection of race and gender, stress management and mindfulness, depressed mood, body image, sexuality and gender identity, and healthy relationships.

This group will have two sections: one for graduate students and one for undergraduate students. Please email Dr. Sejal Patel (patel@med.mit.edu) to learn more about the group, set up a screening, and to join. This group does not yet have a day or time. The group will meet weekly for 1.5 hours based on members’ shared availability at Mental Health in building E23 on the third floor.


TGIF with Northrop Grumman: September 15

Come and network with representatives from Northrop Grumman at its TGIF! Learn inside information about coming internships and employment opportunities. Enjoy free food, raffle prizes and giveaways.

Date: Friday, September 15

Time: 4:00-6:00pm

Location: TBD


Employer Information Session with NASA JPL: September 19

Get to know NASA JPL at its Employer Info. Session. Enjoy free food and hear inside information about upcoming internships and employment opportunities..

Date: Tuesday, September 19

Time: 5:00-7:00pm

Location: TBD


OMESAC Student Group of the Semester Award - Deadline: Friday, September 22, 2017 at 11:59pm

The OMESAC Student Group of the Semester Award is now open.

In order to recognize the contributions of our OME Student Advisory Council (OMESAC) Organizations and expand the benefits of membership, the OME has developed an award specifically for OMESAC groups The OMESAC Student Group of the Semester Award.  This award would be given to one student organization each semester which includes recognition on website/newsletters, a perpetual plaque in the OME, and a significant monetary contribution to the student organization.

For more information about the award and the criteria for applying, please check out this link: OMESAC Student Group of the Semester Award.

The deadline to submit your application is: Friday, September 22, 2017 at 11:59pm


Social Hour with 3M: October 18

Come and network with representatives from 3M at its Social Hour! Learn inside information about upcoming internships and employment opportunities. Enjoy free food, raffle prizes and giveaways.

Date: Wednesday, October 18

Time: 12:00-2:00pm

Location: W20-491



Employer Information Session with Lockheed Martin: October 24

Come and network with representatives from Lockheed Martin at its Employer Information Session.  Learn inside information about upcoming internships and opportunities, enjoy good food, cool raffle prizes and giveaways.

Date: Tuesday, October 24

Time: 5:00-6:00pm

Location: TBD


Volunteer Opportunities for Upward Bound

Volunteer Tutors are needed at the MIT/Wellesley Upward Bound Program to provide academic assistance, in the areas of Math, English, Science, Social Science, and World Language, to low-income and first-generation high school students in our after school tutorial program. High school level tutoring experience is preferred. The program is seeking individuals who are able to commit at least one day per week, with a minimum commitment of 2 hours per day.

Tutors are needed on Mondays and Thursdays from 3:00 - 6:00pm and Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 3PM-7PM. All after school programming takes place at the Program's main office, which is located at 265 Massachusetts Avenue, Room N52-130, Cambridge, MA 02139. Participants must attend all sessions.

For consideration, please forward a letter of interest and a resume to: upwardbound@mit.edu. For more information, please contact Ms. Evette M. Layne, Director, at the above email address or call 617-253-5124. For more information on the program, please click here.