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Heads Up! Week of March 25, 2013


MAES Science Extravaganza Volunteers

Science Extravaganza is an all day, hands-on experience that gives middle and high school students the opportunity to participate in a diverse set of workshops and lab experiments. Through their participation in the Science Extravaganza, students will be introduced to the many science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields available. They will interact with MIT students and have the opportunity to tour MIT's world renowned research facilities. We would like as many volunteers as possible for set-up, activities, clean-up, etc.

Date:  April 6, 2013
Time:  10am – 3pm
Where:  DuPont Gym

For additional information, contact Lilian L. Guevera by e-mail.


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Eloranta Fellowship (6K Grant)

What would you do with $6,000? Apply for an Eloranta Fellowship by April 1st  for a chance to receive 6k for research conducted during the summer of 2013!

Dates:  Summer 2013

Deadline:  April 1, 2013

For additional information, contact Shendi Xu (Staff Associate), Amgen Scholars U.S. Program Office at 617-253-2620 or by e-mail.


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Introducing BP’s Discovery Days

Introducing BP’s Discovery Days, a diversity leadership program specifically designed to develop the abilities you’ll need to be a success in your career – and prepare you to become a strong leader on campus and in your professional future. You’ll learn about the energy industry, build professional skills and earn a $1000 scholarship along the way.

We’re hosting two Discovery Days programs in the summer of 2013, and each one has a specific focus and will include a variety of interactive workshops and sessions. Space is limited, so apply early.

Make an investment in your career. Discover BP and discover your future.

Diversity Leadership Days Women in Energy Days
    Date:  July 18 – 20, 2013     Date:  July 25 – 27, 2013
    Where:  Houston, Texas
    Where:  Chicago, Illinois

Deadline:  April 25, 2013

For further information, please contact Martin Crichlow@bp.com at 281-366-6779 or by e-mail


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Boston Consulting Group (BCG) Announces Diversity Programs for Class of 2014 and 2015

The BCG Bridge to Consulting program consists of an intensive two-day workshop that is open to students who will be graduating as part of the Class of 2014 and 2015. Funding for Hotel, travel, transportation and meal cost for program is provided by BCG.

First round interviews for the Externship (students from the class of 2015 are eligible) will take place during the workshop as part of the Bridge to Consulting event. The BCG Externship program consists of a week non-paid in-office experience where students will work with and will be a member of a BCG case team. At the end of the week externship, students will have a final-round interview for a summer internship position in a participating BCG US office. The Externship will take place in August 2013; exact dates will vary by office.

Begins:  May 30, 2013 – Noon
Ends:  May 31, 2013 – 4pm
Where:  BCG Office in Chicago, IL

Deadline:  April 26, 2013

For further information, please contact Emily Shields at 617-947-7381 or by e-mail


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Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU): Motivated and talented students are invited to apply for paid summer research internships to gain hands-on research experience in stimulating the spread of malware on smartphones, implementing cryptographic algorithms and authentication schemes for smartphones, studying topology control of wireless networks, geolocating smartphones, detecting physical attack on a network of smartphones, and developing privacy-protected medical sensing methods using smartphones.

This opportunities is open to only 10 students and since the selection process is very competitive, students are advised to obtain letters of recommendation from their professors.

Requirements:  Students must be at the Junior level or above and US Citizen or Permanent Residents.

Qualifications:  GPA of 3.2 or above; Knowledge in C++, Java, or Matlab.

Date:  June 2 – August 9, 2013
Where:  NSF REU Site at NYIT Manhattan Campus-Project 
Project Lead:  Dr. Ziqian (Cecilia) Dong

Application Deadline:  March 31, 2013

For additional information, click here.


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