Programs & Services

Heads Up! Newsletter September 28th, 2015 Edition


Announcements & Opportunities

Getting from Here to There – Faculty Talk Series:

Want to know how your professors made their academic and career choices? Attend the Office of the Chancellor’s Faculty Talk Series “Getting from Here to There”. See the list of Faculty Members and dates below:


Emery Brown - September 30th, 2015 at 5:15PM in 6-120

Shigeru Miyagawa - October 6th, 2015 at 5:15PM in 3-133

Maria Zuber - October 14th, 2015 at 5:15PM in 6-120

Paula Hammond - October 28th, 2015 at 5:15PM in 6-120

Will Broadhead - November 10th, 2015 5:15PM in 3-133

Robert Langer - November 30th, 2015 4:15PM in 6-120



Undergraduate Practice Opportunities Program (UPOP) is having Fall Info Sessions! Join UPOP Staff for information and pizza on September 28th at 5:30PM in 1-190. Applications are due on September 29th, 2015 at midnight. For more information and application, visit:


Ohio State Graduate Engineering Research Colloquium: & Open House:

Prospective graduate students are invited to attend the Graduate Engineering Research Colloquium and Open House on Friday October 2nd, 2015 at Ohio State University. Applications available here: If you have questions about the event or other programs, please email:


Morgan Stanley RBF Scholars:

Morgan Stanley Campus Recruiting would like to invite undergraduate Sophomores and Juniors to apply to our Richard B. Fisher Scholarship Program for Black, Hispanic, Native American and LGBT students. If selected as a RBF Scholar, they will receive a $15,000 scholarship for exceptional academic achievement and a summer internship with Morgan Stanley. Please note that early applications are due on October 11th, 2015 and the final deadline is December 6th, 2015. Class of 2017 applicants, please apply here: Class of 2018 applicants, pleas apply here:


JP Morgan Corporate & Investment Bank Pre-Internship Events for Sophomores and Juniors: 

What’s it like working at one of the world’s leading financial services firms? Apply to attend a J.P. Morgan pre-internship event. You’ll have the opportunity to shadow our employees, attend skill-building sessions and network with inspiring people. And you’ll see what it’s like to work in our Corporate & Investment Bank. For more information visit:


Apply by: Monday, October 12, 2015
Event date: Friday, November 13, 2015
Open to: LGBT students in their junior year from any major
Apply at:


Diversity Leadership Retreat:

Are you an executive board member of a student club or org? Interested in learning how to be a more effective and reflective leader? Join us for a weekend of bonding and community building with your peers from Friday to Sunday, October 16th, 2015 (Depart 5:00PM) October 18th, 2015 (Return 1:00PM) at Camp Burgess in Sandwich, MA. SPACE is limited, but the retreat is FREE and open to ALL MIT student leaders. Go to to register by October 14th, 2015. Contact 617-253-6189 for more information. This retreat is sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Programs and the Office of Leadership Programs, the MIT Student Activities Office - Division of Student Life.


Spring 2016 Congressional Internship Program:

CHCI’s award-winning program offers an unparalleled experience with paid internships in Washington DC in the office of a Member of Congress. All Majors welcome for Spring 2016 internships. Applications are due by November 6th, 2015. For more information, please visit


AAUW Internship:

The American Association of University Women’s (AAUW) STEM Education Program seeks a part-time intern to effectively implement and promote AAUW science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs. Central to this responsibility is the creation of content for social media outlets and research of AAUW branch programming. Responsibilities will not exceed 20 hours per week. Please email cover letter and resume with “STEM Programs Intern” in the subject line to For more information about AAUW, please visit our website at


Veteran Student Club Information:

Veteran Students did you know that there are two MIT veteran student clubs, a committee dedicated to veterans outreach comprised of faculty, staff and students, and that room 50-010 is a space exclusively for veteran students? Check them out today! For more information, contact Mary Kathryn at extension 4-7824 or


Technology in Africa - STS.089:

Check out these amazing courses focused on Africa, including Prof Clapperton Mavhunga’s STS.089, Technology and Innovation in Africa course. Visit for more information!


2015 Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance:

The 9th annual application cycle of the Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance is now open! Harambeans are young African entrepreneurial leaders who are spearheading social and business ventures across Africa, including Spark Schools in South Africa, Andela in Nigeria and Rides for Lives in Uganda. For more information, please visit: