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HeadsUp! November 4, 2016 Edition

Announcements & Opportunities

Capital One Presents: People + Money: Rethinking How People Relate to Money

Come and join Capital One as we host our first Boston People+Money Event! We're in Cambridge this year with exciting speakers who will talk about people's relationships with their money and how money impacts people's lives.

Open to all Boston-area college students. Come on time to enter the raffle for prizes (Amazon Echo, Apple watch, Beats by Dre, Fitbit Flex 2 and more). Free food will be served. Capital One associates and recruiters will also be available for networking immediately following the event.

Date: Monday, November 7th, 2016

Time: 6:00PM-8:00PM

Location: George Washington Ballroom, Sheraton Commander Hotel (16 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA)

Master Your Future: Networking 101

Come and learn the essentials of networking in an interactive workshop from industry professionals at Capital One! This workshop is tailored for freshmen and sophomores, but all students are welcome. A warm dinner from Boston Market will be served. Questions? Contact Devan Monore (monroe@mit.edu).

Date: Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Time: 5:00PM-6:30PM

Location: 3-442

Please RSVP here by November 4th, 2016

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

December priority deadline: Monday, November 14th, 2016 12:00PM. Apply online here.

If you have any questions, please contact: monroed@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: http://www.youtube.comwatch?tv=Wnj_3TS6hWs

TGIF with Intel (Mark Your Calendars)

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

Date: Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Time: 4PM-6PM

Location: Bldg W20-491

To RSVP: Click here

Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) Career Prep Program (Opportunity for Sophomores)

Management Leadership for Tomorrow's (MLT) Career Prep Program can help you conquer the job search process, maximize your college and internship experience and accelerate your post-undergraduate career. MLT provides you with eighteen months of one-on-one coaching, in-person workshops, a personalized playbook to maximize your career success and an extensive network of over 5,000 MLT Rising Leaders. Are you a high-achieving Black, Hispanic, or Native-American college student graduating in Fall 2018, Spring 2019 or Summer 2019? Join the number one career development program for college students of color. Sign up to learn more.

Deadlines for submission: December 30th, 2016, January 30th, 2017 and March 1st, 2017. Click here to apply.

If you are interested, please contact Pedro Polanco (ppolanco@mit.edu)

Future Global Leaders Fellowship

Our Fellowship provides admitted Fellows with an exceptional worldwide network of influential connections. This is a support network that Fellows engage in and benefit from throughout their lifetime. Apply for our 3-year Fellowship and join the Fortis Society! Read more about this opportunity here. For more information, contact Michele@future-global-leaders.org

Applications are due January 31st, 2017

Summer Undergraduate Minority Research Program at the University of Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania’s Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics (LDI) offers paid internships for underrepresented minority undergraduates, or any other undergrads interested in exploring the field of health services research.

Designed to provide an immersive 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.

For more information, please contact: Joanne Levy, MBA, Program Director, levyj@wharton.upon.edu.

To apply, please visit SUMR website at http://ldi.upenn.edu/sumr/application.

The deadline to apply is February 1st, 2017.

TIGF with Raytheon (Mark Your Calendars)

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

Date: Friday, February 10th, 2017

Time: 4PM-6PM

Location: Bldg W20-491

To RSVP: Click 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

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)

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 3:00 - 7:00pm. 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