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Postdoc Coffee Hour – Theme: International Scholars at MIT

This month we are doing something a little different. We will be hosting two advisors from the International Scholars Office for an open and informal discussion on issues facing international Postdocs and helpful resources available at MIT. All Postdocs are invited – please join us! Come meet other Postdocs, and bring your questions and comments for our discussion. We will have fresh coffee, fruit, and snacks for you to enjoy.

Date and Time Thursday, February 23, 4:00-4:45 PM (discussion with ISchO) 4:45-5:30 PM (socializing)

Location 56-614


Swing Dance Night

MIT Postdoctoral Association, in collaboration with MIT Lindy Hop Society, are happy to present an evening of Swing Dancing with a live jazz band from Berklee – Gabriel’s Angels. Got Two Left Feet? NO PROBLEM! Have No Partners? NO PROBLEM!! Never Danced Before? NO PROBLEM!!! We have you covered. There will be a free St. Louis Shag lesson from 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM. The band starts playing after the lesson. Best Part? IT’S FREE!! (Tips welcome for the band).

Date and Time Wednesday, February 22, 7:30-11:00 PM

Location Morss Hall, Walker Memorial (Building 50)


[RSVP] Postdoc Valentine Social – Thurs 2/16 @5:30

Postdoc Valentine Social

Hosted by the MIT-PDA in collaboration with Harvard Medical Postdoc Association, and Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard

MIT-PDA, in collaboration with Harvard Medical Postdoc Association, and Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard, is happy to announce a Valentine Social on  February 16th. It’s a great opportunity for all of you to meet fellow postdocs from HMS, FAS and MIT, enjoy beverages and chocolates, make new friends and collaborations, and win prizes!

Date and Time Thursday, February 16, 5:30-8:30pm

Location Room 1031 (10th floor), New Research Building (NRB), 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA 02115 (Harvard/Hospital/MIT ID required for building entry)

Registration Please register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/joint-harvard-hms-fas-mit-post-doc-social-tickets-30907764957

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Calling Congress Phone Bank Event!

Date and Time Monday, February 6, 12-4pm

Location 26-314

 

Join the MIT Posdoctoral Association, Graduate Student Council, and Undergraduate Association in making calls to Congress to oppose the Executive Order restricting the entry of students and scholars to the United States.

This is a non-partisan phonebanking event to get members of the MIT community to communicate with their representative specifically on the immigration ban Executive Order and its impact on MIT, the broader academic community, and American innovation.

Please bring your laptop and phone. Call scripts, pizza, and snacks will be provided.

 

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Data science, Informatics and Computer Science Career Panel at MIT (Feb 15)

Feb. 15, 2017, 5-7 PM

Join us for the panel discussion on career in data science, informatics and computer science. Panelist includes Regina Barseli  (MIT), Aman Bhandari (Merck), Amir Handzel (AstraZeneca), Francesca Lazzeri (Microsoft) and Burt LaFountain (BCG).

This panel will be organized by MIT PDA in collaboration with Boston PDA, on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 from 5.00 PM to 7.00 PM at MIT campus, Room 6-120, Cambridge, MA. Come, ask questions during the one-hour panel and stay for fun reception and speed networking event with industry professionals.

Please visit us MIT PDA website for more detail and book your ticket on https://bpdadatacs.eventbrite.com

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