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Graduate Student Mixer with Laureates & Leaders Students
Wendesday, February 7, 2018
Twenty Chimneys (W20-306)

Come mix and mingle with Laureates & Leaders students - underrepresented minority MIT undergrads interested in pursuing a PhD or MD/PhD in STEM

All courses welcome!

Let's kick off the semester with our first General Body Meeting!

Wednesday, February 7

Join us for some fun (and good food!) at the Student Mixer to meet some graduate students in MIT!


*Attendance is mandatory for all*

Please complete the short survey below. This will help us improve programming for upcoming semesters!

Deadline: Friday, December 22 @ 11:59pm

Please email laureatesleaders@mit.edu with any questions!

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Graduate School Admissions Panel, 9/13/17 *
Writing Workshop with Communication Lab, 9/20/17 *
Faculty Mixer, 10/11/17 *
Faculty Research Talk: Kristala Prather, 10/18/17 *
Public Speaking with Tyrene Jones, 11/7/17 *
Community Building Day with DAPER, 11/18/17 *
Study Break Trivia, 12/13/17 *
MCAT Prep Classes, 10/22/17-12/3/17 *

The Standard: Peer Mentor Application

Application open December 11, 2017 - February 12, 2018

Thank you for your interest in serving as a mentor to a member of The Standard cohort! Please complete the application below in its entirety.
Please note: your information will not be shared and will only be accessed by The Standard's staff.


EMAP Spring Study Break

Join us for a study break!
We'll play some games and enjoy delicious comfort food!

Thursday, February 15

RSVP by Tuesday, February 13 @ 5pm!

Seminar XL Facilitators and TSR^2 Teaching Assistants

Return Form - Fall 2018

*Please note that this in only a form of intent. Completion of this form does not automatically guarantee an FA/TA position for next semester.

Please write subjects in order of teaching preference.
Please write subjects in order of facilitating preference.
Please specify why you're not interested in returning.
Optional Recommendation
Please recommend a fellow student for Seminar XL. If the recommended student is hired for a Seminar XL FA position, you will receive a $50 TechCash or Amazon gift card.


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Dear Applicant,

Thank you for your interest in The Standard!

Application deadline: Thursday, September 13, 2018 @ 11:59pm

Please direct questions to thestandard@mit.edu.


Application Steps:

1. Prepare your uploadable documents:

  • biographic video (Please upload to Dropbox and submit share link via the application webform)
  • current headshot (GIF, JPG, or PNG formats only - upload on the application webform)

Biographic video guidelines:

  • Create video that is roughly 3 minutes in length (please do not exceed 3.5 minutes)
  • Prompts required to answer:
    • Your name
    • Your intended major
    • Your hometown
    • Your hobbies
    • Why do you want to join The Standard? What are you looking to gain?
  • Optional prompts:
    • What does "community" mean to you? What kind of community are you looking for at MIT?
    • Describe your perception of MIT's culture
  • If you have any difficulties producing the biographic video, please email thestandard@mit.edu and we can assist you.

2. Complete the applicant form and upload the required documents. Completing the form will take about 15-20 minutes. Please note that you cannot save your work and finish at a later time.


Your application is considered complete when all components (uploadable documents and applicant form) have been submitted.

Application deadline (all parts submitted) is Thursday, September 13, 2018 @ 11:59pm.


You Are Not a Checkbox: The True Importance of Diversity in Tech

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Stop by the Office of Minority Education's informal open house for some delicious food. Meet the OME staff  and bring a family member or a friend who has never participated in the OME programs or stop by our office and you will both be entered in a raffle for TechCash!!


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