Calendar


Apr
28
Fri
Board Games Night
Apr 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Weekly board games night in collaboration with the MIT Strategic Games Society (MIT-SGS). It is now free for Postdocs to join the weekly board games nights hosted by the MIT-SGS. Moreover, you can bring your non-MIT friends for a small fee of $5 per year. SGS meets every Friday at 7PM in MIT Building 50-316 (Walker Memorial Hall, Floor 3, Room 16) for board games and card games,. Gaming sessions typically go until around 12-2 AM.

May
4
Thu
Careers Across MIT
May 4 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

May 4, 2017 from 12 to 2 pm in Walker Memorial Hall, Building 50

May
5
Fri
Board Games Night
May 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Weekly board games night in collaboration with the MIT Strategic Games Society (MIT-SGS). It is now free for Postdocs to join the weekly board games nights hosted by the MIT-SGS. Moreover, you can bring your non-MIT friends for a small fee of $5 per year. SGS meets every Friday at 7PM in MIT Building 50-316 (Walker Memorial Hall, Floor 3, Room 16) for board games and card games,. Gaming sessions typically go until around 12-2 AM.

May
8
Mon
MIT PDA Mentoring Program Application Deadline
May 8 all-day

2017 MIT Postdoctoral Association Mentoring Program

Hosted by MIT-PDA Professional Development Committee

Join us for our exciting 2017 MIT PDA Mentoring Program and learn from experienced professionals how to achieve career success after completion of your academic traineeship. The program will run from May to November 2017 and will consist of monthly informal sessions with outstanding mentors who are excited to help the MIT postdoctoral community. They will share their valuable professional insights and experiences, thus providing important information and guidance for your career development. Mentors include Michael Birnbaum (MIT Faculty), Dane Walther (Akamai), Bob Porras (Dell EMC), Francesca Lazzeri (Microsoft), Francis Wolenski (Takeda Oncology), Michele L. Ostraat (Aramco), Ishan Capila (Momenta Pharma), Anne Bothmer (Editas), Darby Schmidt (Quartet Medicine), Tilman Kispersky (McKinsey), Vyas Ramanan (Third Rock Venture) and many more. To participate in our Mentoring Program, please complete the online application form (here) until May 8th 2017. Successful applicants will be custom matched to mentors based on areas of interest and career goals and invited to a first kickoff meeting on May 24th 2017. If you require any further information, feel free to contact at mitpdamentoring@gmail.com.

May
12
Fri
Board Games Night
May 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Weekly board games night in collaboration with the MIT Strategic Games Society (MIT-SGS). It is now free for Postdocs to join the weekly board games nights hosted by the MIT-SGS. Moreover, you can bring your non-MIT friends for a small fee of $5 per year. SGS meets every Friday at 7PM in MIT Building 50-316 (Walker Memorial Hall, Floor 3, Room 16) for board games and card games,. Gaming sessions typically go until around 12-2 AM.

May
15
Mon
PDA Monthly Meeting @ E25-101
May 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

PDA welcomes every MIT postdoc to join our monthly meeting. During the meeting, recent and ongoing tasks will be discussed. We work towards making MIT a postdoc-friendly environment, and we hope that you could help us achieving the goal!

We invite all postdocs interested in our activities to participate in our regular PDA meetings. Below is a list of upcoming meetings.

May
19
Fri
Board Games Night
May 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Weekly board games night in collaboration with the MIT Strategic Games Society (MIT-SGS). It is now free for Postdocs to join the weekly board games nights hosted by the MIT-SGS. Moreover, you can bring your non-MIT friends for a small fee of $5 per year. SGS meets every Friday at 7PM in MIT Building 50-316 (Walker Memorial Hall, Floor 3, Room 16) for board games and card games,. Gaming sessions typically go until around 12-2 AM.

May
22
Mon
PDA Postdoc Orientation @ NE49-5145A
May 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
May
24
Wed
MIT PDA Mentoring Program Application Deadline
May 24 all-day

2017 MIT Postdoctoral Association Mentoring Program

Hosted by MIT-PDA Professional Development Committee

Join us for our exciting 2017 MIT PDA Mentoring Program and learn from experienced professionals how to achieve career success after completion of your academic traineeship. The program will run from May to November 2017 and will consist of monthly informal sessions with outstanding mentors who are excited to help the MIT postdoctoral community. They will share their valuable professional insights and experiences, thus providing important information and guidance for your career development. Mentors include Michael Birnbaum (MIT Faculty), Dane Walther (Akamai), Bob Porras (Dell EMC), Francesca Lazzeri (Microsoft), Francis Wolenski (Takeda Oncology), Michele L. Ostraat (Aramco), Ishan Capila (Momenta Pharma), Anne Bothmer (Editas), Darby Schmidt (Quartet Medicine), Tilman Kispersky (McKinsey), Vyas Ramanan (Third Rock Venture) and many more. To participate in our Mentoring Program, please complete the online application form (here) until May 8th 2017. Successful applicants will be custom matched to mentors based on areas of interest and career goals and invited to a first kickoff meeting on May 24th 2017. If you require any further information, feel free to contact at mitpdamentoring@gmail.com.

May
25
Thu
MIT Postdoc Coffee Hour @ One Community Room (8-219)
May 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Do you have questions about life as a PD at MIT? Would you like to meet other PDs over a cup of coffee? Would you like to learn more about what the PDA can do for you? If so, please join us for the monthly postdoc coffee hour!

We will have fresh coffee, fruit, and snacks for you to enjoy!