Professional development video portal (PRO-DEPOT)

PRO-DEPOT is a compilation of MIT event videos that are geared toward professional development. Find videos to help you choose your career path, or develop a variety of skills from negotiation to collaboration.

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Academic Career Series: Academia, Industry, or Both

Planning your career after graduation? Or did you just start grad school and are not sure what you want to do in the long...

Academic Career Series: Academia, Industry, or Both

Planning your career after graduation? Or did you just start grad school and are not sure what you want to do in the long...

Chuck Cummings LGO ’14: The LGO toolkit and family

Chuck Cummings, LGO ’14, looks back on the LGO experience as it built his toolkit for high-performing teams, while also giving him a family...

I think I just invented something… Now what? (Part 2)

This is Part 2 of 2 of “I think I just invented something… Now what?,” a special event that delves into the many details...

I think I just invented something… Now what? (Part 1)

This is Part 1 of 2 of “I think I just invented something… Now what?,” a special event that delves into the many details...

Faculty Forum Online: MIT in the Digital Learning Age

In the May 2014 Faculty Forum Online, Professor Sanjay Sarma, MIT’s Director of Digital Learning, discussed the impact of digital platforms, MIT’s vision for...

GWAMIT 2014 Spring Empowerment Conference: Closing Keynote

Playing the game or hacking the system: A talk and discussion on subverting systems of power Ruha Benjamin, Assistant Professor of Sociology and African...

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Your Career Path

Views: 71529 | Updated 3 years ago

March 9, 2011 – Cindy Gallop, 2003 Advertising Woman of the Year and founder and CEO of IfWeRanTheWorld, discusses personal empowerment through professional ventures. Cindy’s background is in brandbuilding, marketing, and advertising.

Your Career Path

Views: 71528 | Updated 3 years ago

March 9, 2011 – Cindy Gallop, 2003 Advertising Woman of the Year and founder and CEO of IfWeRanTheWorld, discusses personal empowerment through professional ventures. Cindy’s background is in brandbuilding, marketing, and advertising.

Your Career Path

Views: 71525 | Updated 3 years ago

March 9, 2011 – Cindy Gallop, 2003 Advertising Woman of the Year and founder and CEO of IfWeRanTheWorld, discusses personal empowerment through professional ventures. Cindy’s background is in brandbuilding, marketing, and advertising.

Your Career Path

Views: 67514 | Updated 3 years ago

March 9, 2011 – Cindy Gallop, 2003 Advertising Woman of the Year and founder and CEO of IfWeRanTheWorld, discusses personal empowerment through professional ventures. Cindy’s background is in brandbuilding, marketing, and advertising.

Your Career Path

Views: 67513 | Updated 3 years ago

March 9, 2011 – Cindy Gallop, 2003 Advertising Woman of the Year and founder and CEO of IfWeRanTheWorld, discusses personal empowerment through professional ventures. Cindy’s background is in brandbuilding, marketing, and advertising.

Your Career Path

Views: 52140 | Updated 3 years ago

June 9, 2011 – 10 Ways To Become An Excellent Researcher and Valuable Member of Your Lab is a lecture in which Dr. Renetta G. Tull Ph.D (Assist. Dean @ UMBC, Dir. PROMISE) takes from previous experience and voices ways to improve oneself sense of self in the...

Your Career Path

Views: 52139 | Updated 3 years ago

June 9, 2011 – 10 Ways To Become An Excellent Researcher and Valuable Member of Your Lab is a lecture in which Dr. Renetta G. Tull Ph.D (Assist. Dean @ UMBC, Dir. PROMISE) takes from previous experience and voices ways to improve oneself sense of self in the...

Your Career Path

Views: 52137 | Updated 3 years ago

June 9, 2011 – 10 Ways To Become An Excellent Researcher and Valuable Member of Your Lab is a lecture in which Dr. Renetta G. Tull Ph.D (Assist. Dean @ UMBC, Dir. PROMISE) takes from previous experience and voices ways to improve oneself sense of self in the...

Your Career Path

Views: 51581 | Updated 3 years ago

Dr. Sophie Vandebroek, CTO of Xerox and President of the Xerox Innovation Group, delivered the keynote address at the Leadership Conference on November 8, 2010, organized by Graduate Women at MIT (GW@MIT). Dr. Vandebroek is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers and a Fulbright...

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Views: 51580 | Updated 3 years ago

Dr. Sophie Vandebroek, CTO of Xerox and President of the Xerox Innovation Group, delivered the keynote address at the Leadership Conference on November 8, 2010, organized by Graduate Women at MIT (GW@MIT). Dr. Vandebroek is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers and a Fulbright...

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Your Career Path

Views: 341 | Updated 3 months ago

Planning your career after graduation? Or did you just start grad school and are not sure what you want to do in the long run? Are you choosing between industry and academia and deciding on which career path to follow? Hear how successful professionals have done it. Both...

Your Career Path

Views: 1072 | Updated 4 months ago

Planning your career after graduation? Or did you just start grad school and are not sure what you want to do in the long run? Are you choosing between industry and academia and deciding on which career path to follow? Hear how successful professionals have done it. Both...

Your Career Path

Views: 1073 | Updated 4 months ago

Planning your career after graduation? Or did you just start grad school and are not sure what you want to do in the long run? Are you choosing between industry and academia and deciding on which career path to follow? Hear how successful professionals have done it. Both...

Your Career Path

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Chuck Cummings, LGO ’14, looks back on the LGO experience as it built his toolkit for high-performing teams, while also giving him a family of 47 classmates and their significant others. Reflecting back on my time at LGO, I remember how important that first summer was. You come...

Your Career Path

Views: 2250 | Updated 6 months ago

This is Part 2 of 2 of “I think I just invented something… Now what?,” a special event that delves into the many details of inventions and the patenting process that surrounds them. How do I or MIT get my invention patented? Who decides, who pays? How can...

Your Career Path

Views: 565 | Updated 6 months ago

How do I know when my idea has turned into an “invention”? Who can I talk to about it, and when? Which inventions belong to me and which to MIT? Does it matter if I’m a student/postdoc/faculty? How do I or MIT get it patented? Who decides, who...

Your Career Path

Views: 2276 | Updated 6 months ago

This is Part 1 of 2 of “I think I just invented something… Now what?,” a special event that delves into the many details of inventions and the patenting process that surrounds them. How do I know when my idea has turned into an “invention”? Who can I...

Your Career Path

Views: 545 | Updated 6 months ago

How do I know when my idea has turned into an “invention”? Who can I talk to about it, and when? Which inventions belong to me and which to MIT? Does it matter if I’m a student/postdoc/faculty? How do I or MIT get it patented? Who decides, who...

Your Career Path

Views: 1877 | Updated 5 months ago

In the May 2014 Faculty Forum Online, Professor Sanjay Sarma, MIT’s Director of Digital Learning, discussed the impact of digital platforms, MIT’s vision for digital learning, shared his own insights, and took questions from the worldwide MIT community via interactive chat. Register now for this interactive webcast—MIT in...

Your Career Path

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Playing the game or hacking the system: A talk and discussion on subverting systems of power Ruha Benjamin, Assistant Professor of Sociology and African American Studies at Boston University and author of “People’s Science: Bodies and rights on the stem cell frontier,” explores how gaming and hacking can...

Your Career Path

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Playing the game or hacking the system: A talk and discussion on subverting systems of power Ruha Benjamin, Assistant Professor of Sociology and African American Studies at Boston University and author of “People’s Science: Bodies and rights on the stem cell frontier,” explores how gaming and hacking can...

Your Career Path

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Playing the game or hacking the system: A talk and discussion on subverting systems of power Ruha Benjamin, Assistant Professor of Sociology and African American Studies at Boston University and author of “People’s Science: Bodies and rights on the stem cell frontier,” explores how gaming and hacking can...

Your Career Path

Views: 1143 | Updated 6 months ago

Judy Shen-Filerman, CEO of Dreambridge Partners LLC, discusses the necessary skills to successfully transition from academia to a professional career. Judy blends examples from her executive coaching clients, existing research, and her experience as a Harvard Business School graduate. Part of the 2014 GWAMIT Spring Empowerment Conference. Organized...

Your Career Path

Views: 3729 | Updated 6 months ago

Judy Shen-Filerman, CEO of Dreambridge Partners LLC, discusses the necessary skills to successfully transition from academia to a professional career. Judy blends examples from her executive coaching clients, existing research, and her experience as a Harvard Business School graduate. Part of the 2014 GWAMIT Spring Empowerment Conference. Organized...

Your Career Path

Views: 3727 | Updated 6 months ago

Judy Shen-Filerman, CEO of Dreambridge Partners LLC, discusses the necessary skills to successfully transition from academia to a professional career. Judy blends examples from her executive coaching clients, existing research, and her experience as a Harvard Business School graduate. Part of the 2014 GWAMIT Spring Empowerment Conference. Organized...

Your Career Path

Views: 1152 | Updated 7 months ago

Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection Debora Spar spent most of her life avoiding feminism. Raised after the tumult of the 60’s, she presumed that the gender war was over; she swore to young women that yes, they could have it all. “We thought we...

Your Career Path

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Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection Debora Spar spent most of her life avoiding feminism. Raised after the tumult of the 60’s, she presumed that the gender war was over; she swore to young women that yes, they could have it all. “We thought we...

Your Career Path

Views: 3689 | Updated 7 months ago

Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection Debora Spar spent most of her life avoiding feminism. Raised after the tumult of the 60’s, she presumed that the gender war was over; she swore to young women that yes, they could have it all. “We thought we...

Your Career Path

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Heath Holtz (LGO ’05) had an all-American start to his working life as a U.S. Air Force officer, but since then, he’s leveraged the global exposure of his LGO experience into a truly international career that’s included stints in Japan and England. Holtz, who is now vice president...

Your Career Path

Views: 963 | Updated 8 months ago

Please join us at one of our two convenient locations for this exciting new series which will explore the challenges faced by founders and CEOs of well-known clean tech companies, who will describe the early years of their company. Aimed at entrepreneurs who want to hear “what it...

Your Career Path

Views: 9061 | Updated 8 months ago

Scientists have to keep doing science to be happy. This talk gives food for thought on how to stay happy in both the work and non-work spheres. Is it truly possible to bring all aspects of our lives under control? Balance is a myth – we are all...

Your Career Path

Views: 9063 | Updated 8 months ago

Scientists have to keep doing science to be happy. This talk gives food for thought on how to stay happy in both the work and non-work spheres. Is it truly possible to bring all aspects of our lives under control? Balance is a myth – we are all...

Your Career Path

Views: 3308 | Updated 10 months ago

January 22, 2014 Over one billion videos are watched online every day. In a month, over four billion hours of video are watched on YouTube alone. In this online video world, it’s important to know how to effectivly use this medium. Presenters: Lawrence Gallagher, director, MIT Video Productions/AMPS...

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Views: 1648 | Updated 10 months ago

What does strategy have to do with science? According to Dr. Isaiah Hankel, they have a great deal in common. Dr. Hankel has decoded the psychology behind career success and applied it to the science lab. In this talk, you’ll learn the three most important professional skills that...

Your Career Path

Views: 1650 | Updated 10 months ago

What does strategy have to do with science? According to Dr. Isaiah Hankel, they have a great deal in common. Dr. Hankel has decoded the psychology behind career success and applied it to the science lab. In this talk, you’ll learn the three most important professional skills that...

Your Career Path

Views: 1704 | Updated 11 months ago

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Stipend issues? Having trouble balancing research and coursework? Wondering what to expect from your advisor? These and other urgent issues affecting MIT graduate students are discussed in this video by a panel that includes MIT professors along with experienced graduate students and PhD candidates. Watch to learn useful...

Your Career Path

Views: 2498 | Updated 11 months ago

Numerous young PhDs enter academia every year. However, many face the problem of uncertainty over what to focus on beyond publications. What else is needed for success on the tenure track? These speakers are experienced researchers who have gone through the tenure process, and will tell you how...

Your Career Path

Views: 2497 | Updated 11 months ago

Numerous young PhDs enter academia every year. However, many face the problem of uncertainty over what to focus on beyond publications. What else is needed for success on the tenure track? These speakers are experienced researchers who have gone through the tenure process, and will tell you how...

Your Career Path

Views: 2497 | Updated 11 months ago

Join MIT PhD alums as they talk about their experience in the consulting industry and gain valuable insight about making the transition from a PhD to private industry. This illuminating panel features representatives from McKinsey, ClearView Healthcare, Oliver Wyman, and Clarion Healthcare. Organized by the Graduate Student Council....

Your Career Path

Views: 1686 | Updated 11 months ago

About the Presentation Startups have the potential to stimulate the economy and create employment opportunities, but their failure rate is high. How can we help them succeed? In this webinar, Fady Saad, SDM ’11,cofounder and CEO of ePowerhouse, will present a systems-based approach to cultivating the key activities...

Your Career Path

Views: 1813 | Updated 11 months ago

MIT Sloan Action Learning Lab students: Please watch this important video to learn about MIT and Sloan’s policy on nondisclosure agreements that Action Learning Lab students may be asked to sign by their host companies. Speakers: Ellen Baum, Sloan Contracts Administrator Brad Abruzzi, MIT Office of the General...

Your Career Path

Views: 1458 | Updated 1 year ago

Jeff Hoffman is a serial entrepreneur who was on the founding teams of Priceline.com and uBid.com. In forging his path as a highly successful innovator, Jeff Hoffman has frequently used radical, unconventional methods. On October 7th, Jeff will be at MIT to discuss methods used to gear up...

Your Career Path

Views: 968 | Updated 1 year ago

About the Presentation “Islands of profit” is a term for the 20 percent to 30 percent of a business that provides all reported profits, subsidizing the 30 percent to 40 percent of the business that actually loses money. If you can secure and grow these islands of profit,...

Your Career Path

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If you want help on where to shop, finding the best parks, museums, libraries, pediatricians, childcare options, and more, this dicussion will provide you with expert information on the best ways to navigate life as an MIT family.

Your Career Path

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Speaker: Brian Mullaney, WonderWork Recorded: April 12, 2013

Your Career Path

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The Process of Academic Publishing and Academic Portfolio Management addressed the “do’s and don’ts” of academic publishing, and provided suggestions on building a solid academic reputation. Key points covered included: the process from project to publication; publication ethics; technical writing and prepping for acceptance; increasing citations; the differences...

Your Career Path

Views: 6964 | Updated 1 year ago

The Process of Academic Publishing and Academic Portfolio Management addressed the “do’s and don’ts” of academic publishing, and provided suggestions on building a solid academic reputation. Key points covered included: the process from project to publication; publication ethics; technical writing and prepping for acceptance; increasing citations; the differences...

Your Career Path

Views: 2956 | Updated 1 year ago

2013 Legatum Conference Legatum Fellows working in textile manufacture & merchandising will demonstrate the potential for innovation Moderator: Yomi Abiola, Founder, Stand Up for Fashion

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2013 Legatum Conference Entrepreneurs leading successful and innovative enterprise in low-income countries, discuss the dynamic changes occurring in emerging economies. Moderator: Nadia Shalaby, Founder & CEO, Arctic Sand Technologies Speakers: Varun Aggarwal, Co-founder, Aspiring Minds Zafar Khan, CEO, Sofizar Jacob Korenblum, CEO & Co-founder, Souktel Asif Zahir, Director,...

Your Career Path

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2013 Legatum Conference Entrepreneurs leading successful and innovative enterprise in low-income countries, discuss the dynamic changes occurring in emerging economies. Moderator: Tavneet Suri, Development Economist, MIT Sloan Speakers: Madison Ayer, Chairman & Director, Honey Care Africa Dr. Ashifi Gogo, Founder & CEO, Sproxil Audu Maikori, Founder & CEO,...

Your Career Path

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2013 Legatum Conference Entrepreneurs leading successful and innovative enterprise in low-income countries, discuss the dynamic changes occurring in emerging economies. Moderator: Antonio Osio, Financial Services, Mexico Speakers: Jacqueline Holmes, Lead Investor & President, Kopali Organics Javier Lozano, Founder, Clinicas del Azucar Maria Pacheco, General Manager & Co-owner, Kiej...

Your Career Path

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On the basis of more than a decade of research and practical experience in emerging markets, Tarun Khanna will discuss obstacles facing start-ups in emerging markets and whether incubators can impact the success of a new venture. Issues covered during the lecture will include: business models, partnerships, entry...

Your Career Path

Views: 1575 | Updated 1 year ago

Shahnaz Husain’s revolutionary business model and marketing approach is well-known throughout Asia. During her lecture at MIT, Ms. Husain shared her experiences and views as a female entrepreneur who has seen the growth of entrepreneurship in India, the increased role of female entrepreneurs, and the changing opportunities for...

Your Career Path

Views: 1641 | Updated 1 year ago

Robert Guest, The Economist’s Business Editor describes how mass migration is changing the way we live, learn and do business. A century ago, migrants often crossed an ocean and never saw their homelands again. Today, they call—or Skype—home the moment their flight has landed, and that’s just the...

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During the past 20 years, Austin Okere grew Computer Warehouse Group (CWG) from a company which he founded with a seed capital of $35,000 into a $130 million revenue company, with 650 staff spread across Nigeria, Ghana, Uganda and Cameroon. Mr. Okere’s presentation at MIT focused on the...

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William Janeway visited MIT to discuss key points in his new book, Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy: Markets, Speculation and the State. The Innovation Economy begins with discovery and culminates in speculation. Over some 250 years, economic growth has been driven by successive processes of trial and...

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Part of the GSC Academic Career Series, “Finding a Good Postdoc” presented a panel discussion on how to find a good position and how to use it to advance an academic career. Panelists: Athma Pai, Biology Postdoc in the Burge Lab at MIT Vibha Puree, Chemical Engineering Postdoc...

Your Career Path

Views: 6010 | Updated 1 year ago

Part of the GSC Academic Career Series, “Finding a Good Postdoc” presented a panel discussion on how to find a good position and how to use it to advance an academic career. Panelists: Athma Pai, Biology Postdoc in the Burge Lab at MIT Vibha Puree, Chemical Engineering Postdoc...

Your Career Path

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Presenter: Shawna Slack, CEO of Genesis Advisers Recorded on June 7, 2013

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Networking has gotten a really bad name these days. I take your card, you take my card and then we don’t call each other. This workshop was designed to reintroduce how strong professional relationships can be necessary for most people to succeed in their careers. Dr. Joanne Kamens...

Your Career Path

Views: 7424 | Updated 1 year ago

Networking has gotten a really bad name these days. I take your card, you take my card and then we don’t call each other. This workshop was designed to reintroduce how strong professional relationships can be necessary for most people to succeed in their careers. Dr. Joanne Kamens...

Your Career Path

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An American Jobs and Growth Agenda to Revitalize Our Economy Tom Donohue, President and CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce MIT CTL Global Leadership Lecture Series, April 11, 2013

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Julia and Christina Tartaglia of the Scientista Foundation discuss why you should be in a network of women in science and hte value of community for female scientists. They also reveal how they came to found their organization, The Scientista Foundation. Organized by GWAMIT; filmed by the Office...

Your Career Path

Views: 7100 | Updated 1 year ago

Julia and Christina Tartaglia of the Scientista Foundation discuss why you should be in a network of women in science and hte value of community for female scientists. They also reveal how they came to found their organization, The Scientista Foundation. Organized by GWAMIT; filmed by the Office...

Your Career Path

Views: 6747 | Updated 1 year ago

Learn about what reviewers look for when publishing your work, and get tips for how to navigate the review process successfully. Those featured in the video include publishers, editors, and professors from fields including biology, EECS, chemical engineering, and neuroscience. Sponsored by GSC Academics, Research, and Careers; filmed...

Your Career Path

Views: 6748 | Updated 1 year ago

Learn about what reviewers look for when publishing your work, and get tips for how to navigate the review process successfully. Those featured in the video include publishers, editors, and professors from fields including biology, EECS, chemical engineering, and neuroscience. Sponsored by GSC Academics, Research, and Careers; filmed...

Your Career Path

Views: 1682 | Updated 1 year ago

Speakers: Jane Lim (Moderator), Amon Anderson, Valerie D’Costa, Will Guyster, Mandla Sibanda

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Creating an online profile and building an online network, especially on LinkedIn, is an arduous but necessary task. Fine-tuning your profile, maximizing your network, and connecting with contacts can be even more perplexing. A workshop presented by the Alumni Association and MIT Sloan’s Office of External Relations, “LinkedIn:...

Your Career Path

Views: 3326 | Updated 1 year ago

For the best and brightest women scientists — that’s you. How you must communicate to establish credibility and authority — whether on the podium, in a meeting, or in everyday exchanges with your colleagues.

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Views: 5134 | Updated 1 year ago

For the best and brightest women scientists — that’s you. How you must communicate to establish credibility and authority — whether on the podium, in a meeting, or in everyday exchanges with your colleagues. Organized by the Graduate Student Council Graduate Women at MIT; filmed by the Office...

Your Career Path

Views: 6667 | Updated 1 year ago

For the best and brightest women scientists — that’s you. How you must communicate to establish credibility and authority — whether on the podium, in a meeting, or in everyday exchanges with your colleagues. Organized by the Graduate Student Council Graduate Women at MIT; filmed by the Office...

Your Career Path

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Part of the 2013 GWAMIT Spring Empowerment Conference. Panelists include Professor Muriel Medard (MIT), Dean Christine Ortiz (MIT), Professor Evimaria Terzi (BU), and Professor Katrin Wehrheim (MIT). These four accomplished professors at different stages of their careers and personal lives discuss the challenges that women in academia may...

Your Career Path

Views: 4191 | Updated 1 year ago

Part of the 2013 GWAMIT Spring Empowerment Conference. Panelists include Professor Muriel Medard (MIT), Dean Christine Ortiz (MIT), Professor Evimaria Terzi (BU), and Professor Katrin Wehrheim (MIT). These four accomplished professors at different stages of their careers and personal lives discuss the challenges that women in academia may...

Your Career Path

Views: 4004 | Updated 1 year ago

On April 5, Gordon-MIT Engineering Leadership Program Benefactor Bernard M. Gordon (MIT ’48, M.S. ’49) shared with an overflow crowd lessons he’s learned in his life as an engineering leader. In his remarks, Mr. Gordon spoke passionately, persuasively, and personally about his unique career path and professional accomplishments. He...

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Learn about the places you can go by relating both engineering and physical sciences to life. Organized by the MIT Graduate Student Council; filmed by the Office of the Dean for Graduate Education.

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The use of system dynamics to model entrepreneurship and start-up engineering Fady Saad is an MIT SDM Fellow.

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The use of system dynamics to model entrepreneurship and start-up engineering Fady Saad is an MIT SDM Fellow.

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This workshop covers how to make personal and professional connections and the significance of networking.  Participantsl discuss the “art of small talk” and are shown strategies of networking with professionals to promote oneself and one’s student organization.  Focusing on providing students with ooportunities that allow them to develop...

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Views: 7832 | Updated 1 year ago

This workshop covers how to make personal and professional connections and the significance of networking.  Participantsl discuss the “art of small talk” and are shown strategies of networking with professionals to promote oneself and one’s student organization.  Focusing on providing students with ooportunities that allow them to develop...

Your Career Path

Views: 3343 | Updated 1 year ago

Embracing diversity is an important quality as a leader.  Leaders gain understanding, perspective, and generate opportunities for themselves and others.  This workshop discusses and demonstrates the benefits of diversity and its importance within a student organization.  The focus is on providing students with opportunities that allow them to...

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Views: 4827 | Updated 1 year ago

A Panel of recent MIT alumni across academia, industry, consulting, and entrepreneurial careers speak about how they planned and accomplished graduation (convincing advisor, committee); how their career paths post-graduation have changed since MIT (work style, pace, perks, drawbacks); and what they know now that they wish they had...

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About the Presentation The world is rife with process improvement methods designed to deal with systemic issues facing manufacturing and services firms. Although proven tools, such as Six Sigma, Re-engineering, and Lean, exist to build learning organizations with enhanced efficiency and deliver higher quality products to customers, most...

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Recorded 2-12-13 Nondisclosure Agreements (NDAs): Ellen Baum, MIT Sloan Contracts Administrator, and Brad Abruzzi, MIT Office of General Counsel

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Moderator: David Verrill, SM ’88, Executive Director, The MIT Center for Digital Business David Verrill is the executive director of The MIT Center for Digital Business at MIT Sloan School of Management. Verrill’s professional career began as a research scientist at the Center for Blood Research in Boston...

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Dr. Erika Ebbel Angle (CEO of Science from Scientists and Counterpoint Health Systems and former “Miss Massachusetts 2004″) provides tips on how to present oneself when networking with other professionals at meetings, interviews, and conferences. Topics covered range from “what to wear” to “how to give a short...

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Views: 8127 | Updated 1 year ago

Dr. Erika Ebbel Angle (CEO of Science from Scientists and Counterpoint Health Systems and former “Miss Massachusetts 2004″) provides tips on how to present oneself when networking with other professionals at meetings, interviews, and conferences. Topics covered range from “what to wear” to “how to give a short...

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Views: 7516 | Updated 1 year ago

Panelists discuss their ascension into leadership positions in academia, industry, or both in some cases. They discuss both the skills necessary for their leadership roles as well as provide insight into how they decided which career path to take after obtaining graduate degrees in STEM fields. Panelists: Nancy Levy...

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Views: 6117 | Updated 1 year ago

Panelists discuss their ascension into leadership positions in academia, industry, or both in some cases. They discuss both the skills necessary for their leadership roles as well as provide insight into how they decided which career path to take after obtaining graduate degrees in STEM fields. Panelists: Nancy Levy...

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An opening keynote, Carley Roney, Founder and Editor in Chief of TheKnot/XO Group, kicks off the week-long GWAMIT Fall Leadership Conference. In the address, Carley discusses how everyone has a vision for their career and their future and offers her persepctive on how to assume leadership and “Take...

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Many career avenues are open to young scientists and engineers in the current work environment. MIT students and postdocs are intrigued to consider their expanding opportuities, but may not know what these options are or how to pursue them. How do you transition from grad school or post...

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Find out what people in the energy field are doing and how to connect your research to real world issues. A panel of speakers share their career path stories and discuss various career options for entry in an energy related field. The speakers span science and engineering disciplines,...

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Are you looking for a research advisor? This panel discussion will help you make an educated decision about one of the most important choices in grad school. Get an overview of what considerations should go into choosing a lab and the pros and cons at different advising styles....

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Views: 7275 | Updated 2 years ago

Are you considering a career in academia? Are you seeking to diversify your research skills before launching into an industry career? Perhaps you are already a postdoc, and wish to maximize your experience or make a change. This panel presentation will discuss various aspects of finding, selecting, and...

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Views: 8540 | Updated 2 years ago

Thinking of applying for a graduate fellowship to get funds for your research and enhance your CV?  Learn about how to find out what fellowships are available and how to put together a successful application.  Speakers include professors, postdocs, and students who have won fellowships, from disciplines including...

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Views: 23361 | Updated 2 years ago

Steven Pinker – “The Sense of Style: Scientific Communication for the 21st Century”Harvard College Professor, and Johnstone Family Professor, Department of Psychology, Harvard University Abstract: Let’s face it: most scientists are terrible communicators. Why do the world’s most cerebral people find it so hard to convey their ideas? And how...

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Are you trying to decide between academia and industry? David Weitz, Professor of Physics and Applied Physics at Harvard; Lita Nelsen, Director of the MIT Technology Licensing Office; and Annalisa Weigel, Assistant Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics at MIT, will be sharing their experience and insight on making...

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Discussion with panelists: Caroline Jones, Felice Frankel, Christopher Turner Recorded on 5/22/12

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Invited presentation on the modern era of Open Education, moving from a focus on content to a focus on practice, courses and certification. Slides are available at http://www.slideshare.net/bmuramatsu/oex Presented by Brandon Muramatsu at Tacoma Community College, April 27, 2012.

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Held May 4, 2012 at MIT. Mainstream and avant-garde poets and fiction writers have been exploring the literary potential of the computer for decades, creating work that goes far beyond today’s e-books. The creators of electronic literature have developed new interface methods, new techniques for collaboration, and new...

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Ernest J. Moniz is the Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Physics and Engineering Systems, Director of the Energy Initiative, and the Director of the Laboratory for Energy and the Environment. Professor Moniz served as U.S. Under Secretary of Energy from 1997 to 2001 and as Associate Director...

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A panel discussion with speakers from fields where women are typically under-represented, including Aditi Garg (Tesla Motors), Pamela Benkert (Philips Healthcare), Hilda Tang (Oliver Wyman), and Leah Buechley (MIT). The speakers share their career paths and experiences in the workplace, as well as discuss the evolving influence of...

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March 14, 5:30-7 PM, Room 9-354 | Speaker: Stephen Hammer Challenges of Urban Energy Planning in China | Discussant: Karen R Polenske Dr. Stephen Hammer is a Lecturer in Energy Planning at MIT DUSP. Dr. Hammer also serves as co-Director of the Urban Climate Change Research Network, an...

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Caroline Woolard speaks about her work with SolidarityNYC, OurGoods and Trade School, two barter economies for cultural production. OurGoods.org connects artists, designers, and craftspeople to trade skills, spaces, and objects to get independent projects done. Trade School, a program of OurGoods.org, is model for barter-based education that has...

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Caroline Woolard speaks about her work with SolidarityNYC, OurGoods and Trade School, two barter economies for cultural production. OurGoods.org connects artists, designers, and craftspeople to trade skills, spaces, and objects to get independent projects done. Trade School, a program of OurGoods.org, is model for barter-based education that has...

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Did you know that 80% of individuals find jobs through their connections? Do you have a difficult time figuring out what to say at social events, career fairs or company functions? Does the very idea of networking frighten you? Learn how to connect effectively with others while making...

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Are you in the process of searching for academic positions? Are you wondering how the hiring process works for a faculty position? Do you want to know if you are able to negotiate academic job offers, and if so, how? Hear from newly appointed faculty members at MIT...

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Are you in the process of searching for academic positions? Are you wondering how the hiring process works for a faculty position? Do you want to know if you are able to negotiate academic job offers, and if so, how? Hear from newly appointed faculty members at MIT...

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Abigail Francis, Director of LBGT Services at MIT, and La-Tarri Canty, Director of Multicultural Programs, show you how to make everyone in your group feel a sense of belonging. Part of the Spring 2012 MIT L.E.A.D. sessions, a workshop series that focuses on developing personal leadership skills and...

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Alana Hamlett, Assistant Director in the Student Activities Office, and Katie Maloney, from the MIT Alumni Association discuss how to find your way in a student organization as well as the role of alumni in student organizations. Part of the Spring 2012 MIT L.E.A.D. sessions, a workshop series...

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Stephanie Kloos, from the MIT Z Center, introduces methods to better manage intergroup conflict. Part of the Spring 2012 MIT L.E.A.D. sessions, a workshop series that focuses on developing personal leadership skills and knowledge.

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With summer internships and full-time jobs around the corner, will you be able to successfully negotiate your salary? How do you pitch an idea for a start-up, pitch a company, or pitch yourself during an interview? Whether you’re selling yourself in an interview or selling a new idea,...

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With summer internships and full-time jobs around the corner, will you be able to successfully negotiate your salary? How do you pitch an idea for a start-up, pitch a company, or pitch yourself during an interview? Whether you’re selling yourself in an interview or selling a new idea,...

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With summer internships and full-time jobs around the corner, will you be able to successfully negotiate your salary? How do you pitch an idea for a start-up, pitch a company, or pitch yourself during an interview? Whether you’re selling yourself in an interview or selling a new idea,...

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David Nguyen discusses the aspect of reflection in career development, and how it can help you answer one of the most important interview questions: “Tell me about yourself.”

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David Nguyen discusses the aspect of reflection in career development, and how it can help you answer one of the most important interview questions: “Tell me about yourself.”

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Dr. Lori Breslow, Director of the Teaching and Learning Laboratory, moderates a discussion with some of MIT’s award-winning teachers, including Professor Dave Darmofal (Aero/Astro), Professor Nergis Mavalvala (Physics), and Professor Anne McCants (History). 

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Led by Professor Martin Schimdt, MIT Associate Provost, and Univeristy Technical Lead on the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership, a public/private partnership between industry, universities, and federal agencies; Professor Suzanne Berger, CoChair, MIT Production in the the Innovation Economy (PIE) study; Professor Oli DeWeck, Executive Director of the PIE study,...

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Some MIT departments are fully engaged in social media while others may feel they are lagging behind. Join us to learn how social media can benefit your department and how to effectively use your current resources. Stephanie Hatch, MIT’s new social media and email marketing specialist, will cover the...

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You know the “Keys to Leadership”, so now what? Lila Ibrahim, partner at VC firm KPCB and former Intel executive, shows you how to put these together in your life, as you make your path to leadership. During her keynote, Lila focuses on the transition points of our...

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04/29/2011 8:30 AM Diana Rhoten, Cofounder and Managing Director of Startl Description: Although she is committed to boosting interactive digital technology for learning, Diana Rhoten’s talk is framed by movies. Waiting for Superman is the starting point: a good demonstration of how schools are failing our children, but...

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04/28/2011 9:30 AM Amy Bruckman, SM ’91, PhD, ’97, Associate Professor at the College of Computing, Georgia Tech Description: Amy Bruckman finds the accomplishments of such online collaborations as Wikipedia, Apache and Firefox “nothing less than astounding,” and is both eagerly seeking and hoping to foster the next...

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02/09/2011 7:30 AM Walker Morss HallKhalea Robinson, ’11; Pierre Fuller, ‘G Description: In their brief remarks honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., two students strike the theme of collaboration. They touch on the importance of humility and listening to one’s inner voice while pursuing a...

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02/09/2011 7:30 AM Walker Morss HallKhalea Robinson, ’11; Pierre Fuller, ‘G Description: In their brief remarks honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., two students strike the theme of collaboration. They touch on the importance of humility and listening to one’s inner voice while pursuing a...

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03/03/2011 12:00 PM Wong AuditoriumUrsula M. Burns, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Xerox Corporation Description: Her “journey to the top” is one that “could only happen in the United States of America,” says Ursula Burns, describing her rise from New York City projects to the apex of corporate...

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12/01/2010 4:45 PM 10″250Kent Kresa, ’59, ’61 MS, ’66 EAA, Chairman Emeritus, Northrop Grumman Corporation Description: Returning to his freshman physics classroom after half a century, Kent Kresa still feels passionate about MIT: “It’s a place I love; I feel good when I come back, and it’s been...

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10/14/2010 5:30 PM 46Alan Alda, Actor and Writer Description: You wouldn’t know that Alan Alda felt nervous in advance of addressing this audience of neuroscientists. In his trademark style, Alda chats up the crowd like an old friend, sharing anecdotes involving one of his great pursuits: “I love...

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04/23/2010 11:45 AM e14″633James Paradis, Robert M. Metcalfe Professor of Writing, Program Head, Writing and Humanistic Studies; Beth Coleman; Philip Tan; Ivan Askwith; Clara Fernandez”Vara; Brett Camper Description: In a panel moderated by James Paradis, five former Comparative Media Studies (CMS) students discuss their personal experiences within the...

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04/30/2009 2:00 PM KresgeHis Holiness The Dalai Lama Description: His Holiness the Dalai Lama spoke at an inaugural event for a new institute in his name, the Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values. He tempered his provocative ideas about promoting ethics in a secular society with...

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10/20/2009 4:00 PM e51″335David Fialkow, Managing Director, General Catalyst Partners; Ben Fischman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Retail Convergence, Inc.; Alex Laats, 89, President, BBN Technologies’ Delta Division Description: While their ventures couldn’t be more dissimilar — engineering high tech defense gear for soldiers, and running an exclusive...

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10/20/2009 4:00 PM e51″335David Fialkow, Managing Director, General Catalyst Partners; Ben Fischman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Retail Convergence, Inc.; Alex Laats, 89, President, BBN Technologies’ Delta Division Description: While their ventures couldn’t be more dissimilar — engineering high tech defense gear for soldiers, and running an exclusive...

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10/27/2009 12:00 PM Wong AuditoriumS. D. Shibulal, Co”founder and Chief Operating Officer, Infosys Technologies, Ltd. Description: In thirty years, S. D. Shibulal has seen his share of economic crises, three to be exact. But in thinking hard about the role of crises in the future for today’s students,...

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05/07/2009 12:00 PM Wong AuditoriumLinda A. Mason, Chairman & Founder, Bright Horizons Family Solutions Description: Linda Mason was originally going to make a case study of Bright Horizons, her $1.3 billion, early childhood care business, but reconsidered in light of the current economic crisis — to the benefit...

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11/14/2008 12:00 PM NE25Craig Newmark, Founder, Craigslist Description: In his unassuming way, Craig Newmark believes his eponymous website might just help nudge people toward greater civic engagement. While Craigslist.org “is a simple platform where people help each other out,” focusing on everyday needs like getting a job or...

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11/14/2008 12:00 PM NE25Craig Newmark, Founder, Craigslist Description: In his unassuming way, Craig Newmark believes his eponymous website might just help nudge people toward greater civic engagement. While Craigslist.org “is a simple platform where people help each other out,” focusing on everyday needs like getting a job or...

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10/15/2008 5:00 PM Kirsch 32″123John Chambers, Chairman and CEO, Cisco Description: While the ongoing world economic crisis has left many business leaders sweating (or worse), John Chambers is rolling up his sleeves in anticipation of an eventual recovery. After every economic challenge, he says, Cisco has come out...

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04/27/2007 5:45 PM Bartos theaterThomas Malone, Patrick J. McGovern Professor of Management, MIT Center for Collective Intelligence, MIT Sloan; Mimi Ito, Research Scientist, Annenberg Center for Communication; Cory Ondrejka, Chief Technology Officer, Linden Lab; Trebor Scholz, professor and researcher in the Department of Media Study SUNY Buffalo Description:...

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11/04/2002 8:30 AM BartosAnn J. Wolpert, Director, MIT Libraries; ; Hal Abelson, PhD ’73, Class of 1922 Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, MIT School of Engineering Description: MIT Libraries Director Ann Wolpert defines Dspace and explains that “solving the digital problem” is central to the mission of...

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About the Presentation Soon after a business plan is hatched and long before manufacturing ramps up, start-ups begin to apply systems design principles to create their breakthrough products. It turns out that systems engineering, an art developed and perfected in large organizations, applies just as well to small...

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Watch as popular comic “Piled Higher and Deeper” creator Jorge Cham introduces the new PhD movie and answers questions along with MIT alums. The Q&A includes Jorge, Evans Boney (cast member and MIT alum), and Meg Rosenburg (producer and MIT alum).

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Christine Furstoss, Technical Director at General Electric, talks about her experiences at the company, how she built up her contact network, and how you can realize your leadership potential and learn how to grow your sphere of influence.

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Discover how to start your own business or lab. Bettina Hein of Pixability, Daphne Zohar of Pure Tech Ventures, and Dr. Rosalind Picard of Affectiva Inc. each share their unique perspectives on the benefits, hardships, and lives of the entrepreneur, as well as the experiences they underwent and...

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Discover how to start your own business or lab. Bettina Hein of Pixability, Daphne Zohar of Pure Tech Ventures, and Dr. Rosalind Picard of Affectiva Inc. each share their unique perspectives on the benefits, hardships, and lives of the entrepreneur, as well as the experiences they underwent and...

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Your network is one of the most important resources you’ll utilize during your entire professional career. Learn how to hone your networking skills, how to give that ever-important elevator pitch, and even those first few words of that first uneasy conversation that could lead to a lifetime partnership....

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Your network is one of the most important resources you’ll utilize during your entire professional career. Learn how to hone your networking skills, how to give that ever-important elevator pitch, and even those first few words of that first uneasy conversation that could lead to a lifetime partnership....

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Explore stress and time management techniques with Zan Barry and Lauren Mayhew from MIT Medical. Looking for more resources on time management? Check out the video Take Charge of Your Time, or try this exercise to match your energy level to the tasks you need to accomplish.

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02/19/2002, Kresge Dr. David Baltimore In this lecture, Dr. Baltimore discuses the central importance of trust, in science, education, commerce and personal life. According to Dr. Baltimore, “trust is a moral stance without which a community cannot exist because, as the Enron debacle shows, no network of safeguards...

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On Tuesday Oct 18th, come hear about one of the newest and most innovative programs at MIT and see how it can apply to you! Launched through a $20 million gift (with a matching requirement) by the Gordon Foundation — the largest gift made to MIT’s School of...

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Learn about the importance of science and engineering students at MIT engaging in large societal challenges. SPI’s goal is to inspire incoming graduate students to get involved in policy issues during their time at MIT. Featuring: –Claud Canizares, Vice President for Research and Associate Provost –Ian Waitz, Dean...

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Learn about the importance of science and engineering students at MIT engaging in large societal challenges. SPI’s goal is to inspire incoming graduate students to get involved in policy issues during their time at MIT. Featuring: –Claud Canizares, Vice President for Research and Associate Provost –Ian Waitz, Dean...

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Student to Student advice on ways to successfully manage your time at MIT.

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Need a break from all that studying? Check out the extracurricular activities and associations available to you at the Institute and the surrounding areas. Ellan Spero starts off with a brief on leadership and innovation opportunities. Lorenna Buck talks about the COOP. Katie Maloney introduces you to the...

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At MIT, you have a wide variety of resources available. Jennifer Gallapher discusses MIT Recreational Sports. David Diamond shares details about MIT Medical. Xiaolu Hsi talks about MIT Mental Health Jennifer Tassi elaborates on spouses and partners. Robert Randolph gives information on the MIT Chapel and religious life....

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“You are sitting with people who are going to become your network for life.” These are the words of Marilyn Wilson, MIT Careers Office, as she welcomes you to the institute and discusses the competitive and rewarding careers in academia as well as the numerous professional opportunities available...

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How to Fund Your Graduate Education Dr. Francis Carter and Dr. Patricia Ordonez Rozo guide MSRP participants in creating a successful fellowship applications by tackling tough questions, fears, and common misperceptions. Presenters: Dr. Francis Carter PhD Dr. Patricia Ordonez

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Considering an academic career? Wondering how to mount a successful job search in a highly competitive academic job market? This panel shares how some others have done it. “Nuts and Bolts of an Academic Job Search” features faculty panelists who successfully landed a position. The speakers outline an...

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Presented by Dr. Sonal Jhaveri Dr. Sonal Jhaveri of the Brain and Cognitive Sciences Department at MIT talks about Manuscript Writing for scientists: the do’s and do not’s of how to write a scientific paper or grant proposal. Dr. Jhaveri makes the distinction between popular science writing (for...

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Linda Elkins, professor in Earth Science, opens her talk with a quote saying, ” Work when you can and do your absolute best.” Elkins also reveals that she did not get to where she was today via the “traditional path”. In her academic year as a sophomore, she...

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June 23, 2011 During the Global Fellows Summer Program run jointly between MIT and Imperial College London, Ricardo Martinez Botas Ph.D, a businessman with relations to fifteen companies, takes elements from his academic and occupational opportunities and experiences in mechanical engineering and speaks about the impact that it...

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June 23, 2011 During the Global Fellows Summer Program run jointly between MIT and Imperial College London, Ricardo Martinez Botas Ph.D, a businessman with relations to fifteen companies, takes elements from his academic and occupational opportunities and experiences in mechanical engineering and speaks about the impact that it...

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June 22, 2011 During the Global Fellows Summer Program run jointly between MIT and Imperial College London, MIT Professor Sanjay Sarma discusses the benefits of international collaboration, which allows for more generation and mutation of ideas and perspectives. Corporate companies sometimes fail at this when Universities succeed because...

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June 22, 2011 During the Global Fellows Summer Program run jointly between MIT and Imperial College London, MIT Professor Sanjay Sarma discusses the benefits of international collaboration, which allows for more generation and mutation of ideas and perspectives. Corporate companies sometimes fail at this when Universities succeed because...

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In this session, four professors from various departments and answer questions in regards to the graduate admissions process. All application processes are similar, however key differences are highlighted below. For the Electrical Engineering Department & Computer Science, applications are submitted online and read by 78 – 120 professors,...

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March 9, 2011 – Cindy Gallop, 2003 Advertising Woman of the Year and founder and CEO of IfWeRanTheWorld, discusses personal empowerment through professional ventures. Cindy’s background is in brandbuilding, marketing, and advertising.

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March 9, 2011 – Cindy Gallop, 2003 Advertising Woman of the Year and founder and CEO of IfWeRanTheWorld, discusses personal empowerment through professional ventures. Cindy’s background is in brandbuilding, marketing, and advertising.

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March 9, 2011 – Cindy Gallop, 2003 Advertising Woman of the Year and founder and CEO of IfWeRanTheWorld, discusses personal empowerment through professional ventures. Cindy’s background is in brandbuilding, marketing, and advertising.

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March 9, 2011 – Cindy Gallop, 2003 Advertising Woman of the Year and founder and CEO of IfWeRanTheWorld, discusses personal empowerment through professional ventures. Cindy’s background is in brandbuilding, marketing, and advertising.

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March 9, 2011 – Cindy Gallop, 2003 Advertising Woman of the Year and founder and CEO of IfWeRanTheWorld, discusses personal empowerment through professional ventures. Cindy’s background is in brandbuilding, marketing, and advertising.

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May 13, 2011 – For more than 35 years, the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships have provided scientists and engineers with a unique opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills to national and international issues in the federal policy realm, while learning first-hand about establishing and implementing...

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March 10, 2011 – This workshop is led by Nicholas Lamphere, a professional social media consultant and instructor, and Tilke Judd, an EECA graduate student. Lamphere and Judd show how to promote yourself and your work online through social media and the creation of a website. Part 1:...

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March 10, 2011 – This workshop is led by Nicholas Lamphere, a professional social media consultant and instructor, and Tilke Judd, an EECA graduate student. Lamphere and Judd show how to promote yourself and your work online through social media and the creation of a website. Part 1:...

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April 1, 2011 – The MIT Global Education & Career Development and the MIT Public Service Center invite you to hear from two panelists who have turned their passion for education into plans for consulting and public policy careers. Find out how these students followed their commitment to...

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April 1, 2011 – The MIT Global Education & Career Development and the MIT Public Service Center invite you to hear from two panelists who have turned their passion for education into plans for consulting and public policy careers. Find out how these students followed their commitment to...

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June 9, 2011 – 10 Ways To Become An Excellent Researcher and Valuable Member of Your Lab is a lecture in which Dr. Renetta G. Tull Ph.D (Assist. Dean @ UMBC, Dir. PROMISE) takes from previous experience and voices ways to improve oneself sense of self in the...

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June 9, 2011 – 10 Ways To Become An Excellent Researcher and Valuable Member of Your Lab is a lecture in which Dr. Renetta G. Tull Ph.D (Assist. Dean @ UMBC, Dir. PROMISE) takes from previous experience and voices ways to improve oneself sense of self in the...

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June 9, 2011 – 10 Ways To Become An Excellent Researcher and Valuable Member of Your Lab is a lecture in which Dr. Renetta G. Tull Ph.D (Assist. Dean @ UMBC, Dir. PROMISE) takes from previous experience and voices ways to improve oneself sense of self in the...

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March 9, 2011 – Communications Savvy: from MIT to Everyday Excellence. Dina Napoli Good arms members at this workshop with the tools they need to be clear, concise and compelling communicators through their words, body language, and tone of voice. The workshop’s objective is to improve how people...

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March 9, 2011 – Communications Savvy: from MIT to Everyday Excellence. Dina Napoli Good arms members at this workshop with the tools they need to be clear, concise and compelling communicators through their words, body language, and tone of voice. The workshop’s objective is to improve how people...

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March 30, 2011 – The Consulting Club at MIT (CCM) is proud to present its annual Make the Leap event. Make the Leap brings together a panel of ex-graduate students who have embarked on careers at top consulting firms, as well as prospective graduates who will be joining...

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March 30, 2011 – The Consulting Club at MIT (CCM) is proud to present its annual Make the Leap event. Make the Leap brings together a panel of ex-graduate students who have embarked on careers at top consulting firms, as well as prospective graduates who will be joining...

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March 13, 2011 – Data can sometimes be misused and when misused causes harm. Barboza’s goal is to change the philiosophical ways that we think and view. She strives for people to look outside the traditional boundaries that society has set for us. In her talk, she discusses...

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June 6, 2011 – In this 2011 MSRP orientation session, six current graduate students give advice and answer questions regarding MIT and graduate community, as well as academia in general and occupational work. Panelists: Zinzile Brooks, Obioma Ohia, Daniel Soltero, Maria Telleria, David Hill.

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How do the innovative technologies developed at MIT change the world? How are new drugs brought to market, new energy solutions deployed, and new information technology products distributed? The answer is innovation-based entrepreneurship. From its founding, MIT has been an engine of both local and global economic growth,...

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Designers often want to help people that they perceive as being in need — whether those affected by natural or human-caused disasters, the economically or physically disadvantaged, or those who are on the losing end of a cultural power dynamic. However, naive attempts to “help” through simplistic techno-centric...

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Designers often want to help people that they perceive as being in need — whether those affected by natural or human-caused disasters, the economically or physically disadvantaged, or those who are on the losing end of a cultural power dynamic. However, naive attempts to “help” through simplistic techno-centric...

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This February 17, 2011 session was part of a series organized by the Graduate Student Council committee on Academic Research and Careers. Part 1: John LaMattina, former head of Pfizer’s Global Research and Development, talks about the pharmaceutical industry, Pfizer, and his career development. Part 2: John LaMattina...

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Guest Speakers Santiago Lyon & Hany Farid discuss common issues surrounding modern photojournalism. Sponsored by Knight Science Journalism at MIT. Full Presentation Here: http://techtv.mit.edu/videos/12482-ethics-forensics-in-the-age-of-photoshop-photojournalism

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This February 17, 2011 session was part of a series organized by the Graduate Student Council committee on Academic Research and Careers. Part 1: John LaMattina, former head of Pfizer’s Global Research and Development, talks about the pharmaceutical industry, Pfizer, and his career development. Part 2: John LaMattina...

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LGO Web Seminar Series Jim Miller, LGO ’93, Vice President of Worldwide Operations, Google Lessons on Leadership and Life Post-LGO Presentation Date: April 8, 2011 Slides from this presentation (Extended version – an abridged slide set was used during the presentation) Abstract: Since graduating from LFM/LGO in ’93,...

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LGO Web Seminar Series Jim Miller, LGO ’93, Vice President of Worldwide Operations, Google Lessons on Leadership and Life Post-LGO Presentation Date: April 8, 2011 Slides from this presentation (Extended version – an abridged slide set was used during the presentation) Abstract: Since graduating from LFM/LGO in ’93,...

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LGO Web Seminar Series Bill Anderson, LGO ’95, Senior Vice President, BioOncology Business Unit, Genentech — View Bill’s Alumni Profile on the LGO website Leadership Lessons From an Uncommon Company: Genentech Presentation date: Friday, March 25, 2011 Abstract: In March 2009 Genentech entered a new phase in its...

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It’s not a pants suit world anymore, ladies, and Sheri Falk—designer, female entrepreneur, and owner of the Basiques store on Newbury Street in Boston—shows the GW@MIT women how to look and feel their best with a simple, elegant wardrobe during the Leadership Conference on November 9, 2010. Separates...

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Outside the Box: Crossing Disciplines at MIT profiles three prominent interdisciplinary researchers at MIT. Profiles include Maria Zuber, a geophysicist renowned for her research on planetary surfaces; Vladimir Bulović, an electrical engineer developing lightweight solar cells; and Paula Hammond, a materials scientist creating new nanomaterials for cancer treatment....

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Professor Susan Lindquist remembers unexpected moments that changed her life’s direction and helped her create a career in the sciences. Lindquist, a member of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research and an MIT biology professor, received the National Medal of Science in 2010. This interview is part of...

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Professor Susan Lindquist remembers unexpected moments that changed her life’s direction and helped her create a career in the sciences. Lindquist, a member of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research and an MIT biology professor, received the National Medal of Science in 2010. This interview is part of...

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Professor Susan Lindquist remembers unexpected moments that changed her life’s direction and helped her create a career in the sciences. Lindquist, a member of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research and an MIT biology professor, received the National Medal of Science in 2010. This interview is part of...

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Dr. Sophie Vandebroek, CTO of Xerox and President of the Xerox Innovation Group, delivered the keynote address at the Leadership Conference on November 8, 2010, organized by Graduate Women at MIT (GW@MIT). Dr. Vandebroek is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers and a Fulbright...

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Dr. Sophie Vandebroek, CTO of Xerox and President of the Xerox Innovation Group, delivered the keynote address at the Leadership Conference on November 8, 2010, organized by Graduate Women at MIT (GW@MIT). Dr. Vandebroek is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers and a Fulbright...

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Dr. Sophie Vandebroek, CTO of Xerox and President of the Xerox Innovation Group, delivered the keynote address at the Leadership Conference on November 8, 2010, organized by Graduate Women at MIT (GW@MIT). Dr. Vandebroek is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers and a Fulbright...

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Panel discussion at the Ethics in Engineering and Science Forum discussing issues of whistle-blowing and ethics with Sylvia Robins, Doug Ross and Ralph Nader (Caroline Whitbeck, moderator); held on April 14, 1988. [T13469, T13470, T13471]

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Don Davis, the former CEO of Stanley Works, was for 21 years a lecturer on leadership to students in the Leaders for Manufacturing/Leaders for Global Operations program, a dual-degree MBA and SM in Engineering program at MIT. Don Davis’ “leadership mantras,” together with his many personal examples of...

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Here are presented highlights from the Spring 1988 “Symposium on Management in the Year 2000″ featuring the new dean of the MIT Sloan School of Management Lester C. Thurow and Cornell professor Carl Sagan. Moderated by Steven Starr. The symposium for the MIT Program for Senior Executives was...

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A CMS-sponsored talk on civic media issues. Trained as an anthropologist, Gabriella (Biella) Coleman examines the ethics of online collaboration/institutions as well as the role of the law and digital media in sustaining various forms of political activism. Between 2001-2003 she conducted ethnographic research on computer hackers primarily...

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Susan Hockfield, President of MIT since 2004, gave the welcome address at the inaugural GW@MIT Leadership Conference on November 8, 2010. She praises the efforts of the women who organized this conference for their hard work putting the event together, saying, “This is what I view as the...

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Susan Hockfield, President of MIT since 2004, gave the welcome address at the inaugural GW@MIT Leadership Conference on November 8, 2010. She praises the efforts of the women who organized this conference for their hard work putting the event together, saying, “This is what I view as the...

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Views: 47794 | Updated 3 years ago

Susan Hockfield, President of MIT since 2004, gave the welcome address at the inaugural GW@MIT Leadership Conference on November 8, 2010. She praises the efforts of the women who organized this conference for their hard work putting the event together, saying, “This is what I view as the...

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(Full event video available at http://techtv.mit.edu/collections/c4fcm:1502/videos/9524-communications-forum-public-communications-in-slow-moving-crises- ) Governments, corporations, and communities plan for sudden crises: the White House drafts strong responsive rhetoric for the next terrorist attack; Toyota runs reassuring national TV spots within hours of a product recall; and 32 Massachusetts towns successfully publicize water distribution sites...

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(Full event video available here: http://techtv.mit.edu/collections/c4fcm:1502/videos/9524-communications-forum-public-communications-in-slow-moving-crises- ) Governments, corporations, and communities plan for sudden crises: the White House drafts strong responsive rhetoric for the next terrorist attack; Toyota runs reassuring national TV spots within hours of a product recall; and 32 Massachusetts towns successfully publicize water distribution sites...

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(Full event video available at http://techtv.mit.edu/collections/c4fcm:1502/videos/9524-communications-forum-public-communications-in-slow-moving-crises- ) Governments, corporations, and communities plan for sudden crises: the White House drafts strong responsive rhetoric for the next terrorist attack; Toyota runs reassuring national TV spots within hours of a product recall; and 32 Massachusetts towns successfully publicize water distribution sites...

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(Full talk, featuring Roz Williams, Abrahm Lustgarten, and Andrea Pitzer: http://techtv.mit.edu/collections/c4fcm:1502/videos/9524-communications-forum-public-communications-in-slow-moving-crises-) Governments, corporations, and communities plan for sudden crises: the White House drafts strong responsive rhetoric for the next terrorist attack; Toyota runs reassuring national TV spots within hours of a product recall; and 32 Massachusetts towns successfully...

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Governments, corporations, and communities plan for sudden crises: the White House drafts strong responsive rhetoric for the next terrorist attack; Toyota runs reassuring national TV spots within hours of a product recall; and 32 Massachusetts towns successfully publicize water distribution sites following a water main rupture. However, like...

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The web has grown in the past 15 years from simple text-based websites to complex interactive conversations. YouTube, blogs, wikis, RSS, Comments, Twitter, Facebook, Mobile Web, and countless other media compete for users’ attention. What are all these channels? Are you using them effectively and efficiently? How do...

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The web has grown in the past 15 years from simple text-based websites to complex interactive conversations. YouTube, blogs, wikis, RSS, Comments, Twitter, Facebook, Mobile Web, and countless other media compete for users’ attention. What are all these channels? Are you using them effectively and efficiently? How do...

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Prof. Zeynep Ton, Harvard Business School

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(39:56) Robert Desimone introduces keynote speaker Alan Alda at the 10th anniversary celebration of the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT. As the former host of the long-running PBS series, “Scientific American Frontiers,” Alda shares some advice on how scientists can communicate more effectively with the general...

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Speaker: Jeanne Marie Kusina, Bowling Green State University. Moderator: Madeleine Clare Elish, MIT. Abstract: This presentation discusses the role of digital media in the field of environmental ethics. There is a long, rich tradition of wildlife and natural history filmmaking devoted to documenting fact while dramatizing the content...

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The second panel from the Comparative Media Studies 10th anniversary symposium. Beth Coleman is Assistant Professor of Writing and New Media in the Program in Writing and Humanistic Studies and Comparative Media Studies. Her fields of research interest include new media, contemporary aesthetics, electronic music, critical theory and...

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The second panel from the Comparative Media Studies 10th anniversary symposium. Beth Coleman is Assistant Professor of Writing and New Media in the Program in Writing and Humanistic Studies and Comparative Media Studies. Her fields of research interest include new media, contemporary aesthetics, electronic music, critical theory and...

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Technology & Culture Forum – Privacy Reconsidered in the Age of Facebook

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Recorded by Cambridge Community Television… NeighborMedia Presents: From the Net to Your Neighborhood Panel Discussion Whether you want to raise awareness about an important local issue or gather people for a community event, you can make use of web tools that are inexpensive and often easy to use,...

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Recorded by Cambridge Community Television… NeighborMedia Presents: From the Net to Your Neighborhood Panel Discussion Whether you want to raise awareness about an important local issue or gather people for a community event, you can make use of web tools that are inexpensive and often easy to use,...

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Professor Steve Eppinger explains the key concepts addressed in Managing Complex Product Development Projects, a program he teaches at MIT Sloan Executive Education. Learn more about the Managing Complex Product Development Projects program.

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Profit pressures have caused many companies to relocate large parts of their operations to different parts of the globe. Growth pressures have pushed them to pursue market entry strategies in new countries. The challenges and opportunities of globalization have resulted in longer and more complex supply chains. As...

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For 45 years The Technology and Culture Forum (TAC) has been an on-going, Institute-wide arena for the discussion of ethical issues related to science, technology and innovation.

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Inventor, LIFESAVER bottle Managing Director, Hydronic Solutions Ltd. Michael W. Pritchard M.W.M.Soc is a British inventor, entrepreneur and public speaker. Michael was born in Epsom, Surrey in 1967. He was educated at Gordonstoun School in Scotland and went to the University of Redlands in California USA. At the...

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Inventor, LIFESAVER bottle Managing Director, Hydronic Solutions Ltd. Michael W. Pritchard M.W.M.Soc is a British inventor, entrepreneur and public speaker. Michael was born in Epsom, Surrey in 1967. He was educated at Gordonstoun School in Scotland and went to the University of Redlands in California USA. At the...

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Inventor, LIFESAVER bottle Managing Director, Hydronic Solutions Ltd. Michael W. Pritchard M.W.M.Soc is a British inventor, entrepreneur and public speaker. Michael was born in Epsom, Surrey in 1967. He was educated at Gordonstoun School in Scotland and went to the University of Redlands in California USA. At the...

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Judy Layzer, MIT

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James Fleming, Colby College

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David Keith, University of Calgary

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David Battisti, University of Washington

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Catherine Redgwell, University College London

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In a lively discussion with Simon Johnson, Lawrence Fish deconstructs the near collapse of the banking system and points out the multiple factors that have contributed to the financial crisis. Fish delves deeply how greed factors into the equation, and perhaps may now be known for his statement...

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On November 18, a exclusive group of students in the Bernard M. Gordon-MIT Engineering Leadership Program enjoyed a presentation from Ray Stata regarding his “systems approach to engineering leadership.” This is a uncut video (1:33) of his remarks. Ray Stata co-founded Analog Devices, Inc. (NYSE: ADI) in 1965...

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How are supply chain professionals involved in start-up firms? What sorts of companies employ them? What kinds of decisions do they make? In this webinar, you will hear from a panel of MIT MLOG and ZLOG alumni who are working in start-up firms. They will discuss how they...

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How are supply chain professionals involved in start-up firms? What sorts of companies employ them? What kinds of decisions do they make? In this webinar, you will hear from a panel of MIT MLOG and ZLOG alumni who are working in start-up firms. They will discuss how they...

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The Open Park project looks to define an ‘ideal’ or at least improved model and practice for online collaborative news-reporting and -writing. As newsrooms across the country and beyond are grappling with the new economic realities of reduced budgets and news media professionals are busy drafting and testing...

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Chris Csikszentmihalyi presents the Extract program and its Landman Report Card tool. A landman is an agent that represents oil & gas companies in negotiations with landowners: their job is to get the best terms for the company. This interaction is perhaps one of the most important elements...

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Supply chain management offers a world of opportunities for those with degree specialization, because it is the backbone of so many different kinds of companies. Almost every business out there – manufacturing, retail, service, and public sector – must have reliable supply management professionals to ensure the most...

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MLOG/ZLOG Webinar, February 27, 2009 – Many organizations, from the Red Cross to pharmaceutical firms, depend on efficient supply chains to deliver goods, services, and people to parts of the world where they are desperately needed. Learn about how you could have a career in the growing field...

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In this session: Obstacles, Gender styles This program looks at the significance of leadership and concepts of leadership through an interactive curriculum. We hope to instill in our students the four cornerstones of our program: charisma, knowledge, teamwork, and self-reflection.

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In this session: Leadership skills, Interviewing handout, Sample resume, Resume tips This program looks at the significance of leadership and concepts of leadership through an interactive curriculum. We hope to instill in our students the four cornerstones of our program: charisma, knowledge, teamwork, and self-reflection.

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In this session: Teamwork and communication This program looks at the significance of leadership and concepts of leadership through an interactive curriculum. We hope to instill in our students the four cornerstones of our program: charisma, knowledge, teamwork, and self-reflection.

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In this session: Diversity in leadership II This program looks at the significance of leadership and concepts of leadership through an interactive curriculum. We hope to instill in our students the four cornerstones of our program: charisma, knowledge, teamwork, and self-reflection.

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In this session: Diversity in leadership I, Leadership quotes, Styles of leadership This program looks at the significance of leadership and concepts of leadership through an interactive curriculum. We hope to instill in our students the four cornerstones of our program: charisma, knowledge, teamwork, and self-reflection.

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Professer Joanne Stubbe talks about her life in science and biology. Part of the “Conversations with…” series sponsored by the MIT Department of Biology and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

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Game designer Jane McGonigal talks about the “skills for the future” participants can develop while playing big games. Gaming expert Philip Tan of the GAMBIT Singapore-MIT Game Lab stresses the value of being able to judge information.

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More than 3,000 alumni advisors are part of the Institute Career Assistance Network (ICAN) and will help you explore career options and connections. Try it: http://alum.mit.edu/ Note: This video does not have sound.

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More than 3,000 alumni advisors are part of the Institute Career Assistance Network (ICAN) and will help you explore career options and connections. Try it: http://alum.mit.edu/ Note: This video does not have sound.

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Talk by Karen Weintraub, deputy editor of health and science at the Boston Globe. Part 3 of 5 of the IAP Science Journalism Panel organized by the MIT careers office.

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Talk by Karen Weintraub, deputy editor of health and science at the Boston Globe. Part 3 of 5 of the IAP Science Journalism Panel organized by the MIT careers office.

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School of Engineering Dean Subra Suresh speaks at the MIT Alumni Leadership Conference on September 20, 2008.

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Drawing on the leadership framework from the MIT Leadership Center, this workshop focuses on developing and applying four key leadership capabilities: sense making, relating, visioning, and inventing. Presented by Mary Schaefer SM ’90, director of the MIT Leadership Center.

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Drawing on the leadership framework from the MIT Leadership Center, this workshop focuses on developing and applying four key leadership capabilities: sense making, relating, visioning, and inventing. Presented by Mary Schaefer SM ’90, director of the MIT Leadership Center.

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MLOG/ZLOG Webinar – 12/10/08 After gaining experience in other fields, many professionals over the age of 30 successfully shift their career focus to supply chain management. On December 10, 2008, we explored how this is done with a panel of distinguished alumni from the MIT’s Masters Program in...

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DJs define “sampling”, and then share their thoughts about the effects of copyright law in the world of electronic music. Featuring DJ C, DJ Flack, DJ M. Singe, and DJ Spooky.

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Alana D. Tyler – Raytheon Dr. Karmella A. Haynes – Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology at Davidson College & Howard Hughes Medical Institute Reseach/Teaching Fellow

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Professional Standards and Ethical Values in Science and Research

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Mark Buckley, Staples, Inc. – Vice President, Environmental Affairs Achieving the Energy-Efficient Supply Chain, Conference by MIT-CTL and CSCMP The development of energy-efficient distribution centers is just one of the supply chain-related environmental programs underway at Staples. Mark Buckley explains how he collaborates with the supply chain to...

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Ms Laschever’s presentation was an opportunity to learn from her research findings with Dr. Linda Babcock, and for attendees to ask “how to” questions about their own professional advancement and development opportunities. More details on the research and the authors’ backgrounds can be found at: http://www.womendontask.com This event...

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Don’t Be an American IdiotHow does the U.S. use human rights in its foreign policy? Does the occupant of the White House matter when it comes to U.S. human interests abroad? What is the role of civil society in making human rights matter?Julie Mertus co-director of Ethics, Peace...

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Insight from a 2007 Alumni Leadership Conference workshop presented by Stever Robbins ’86 that shows how to influence decisions, sway opinion, and get what you want.

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Insight from a 2007 Alumni Leadership Conference workshop presented by Stever Robbins ’86 that shows how to influence decisions, sway opinion, and get what you want.

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Insight from a 2007 Alumni Leadership Conference workshop presented by Stever Robbins ’86 that shows how to influence decisions, sway opinion, and get what you want.

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Dr. Stephanie J. Bird leads an open discussion concerning ethics in the research community. The discussion centers around a scenario that involves John and Bill, two old friends returning home for Christmas. Their conversation about experiences in their respective research groups is cut short when Bill begins to...

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Academic Career Series: Academia, Industry, or Both

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Planning your career after graduation? Or did you just start grad school and are not sure what you want to do in the long run? Are you choosing between industry and academia and deciding on which career path to follow? Hear how successful professionals have done it. Both...

Academic Career Series: Academia, Industry, or Both

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Planning your career after graduation? Or did you just start grad school and are not sure what you want to do in the long run? Are you choosing between industry and academia and deciding on which career path to follow? Hear how successful professionals have done it. Both...

From PhD to Business: A Panel on the Consulting Industry

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Join MIT PhD alums as they talk about their experience in the consulting industry and gain valuable insight about making the transition from a PhD to private industry. This illuminating panel features representatives from McKinsey, ClearView Healthcare, Oliver Wyman, and Clarion Healthcare. Organized by the Graduate Student Council....

The Process of Academic Publishing and Academic Portfolio Management

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The Process of Academic Publishing and Academic Portfolio Management addressed the “do’s and don’ts” of academic publishing, and provided suggestions on building a solid academic reputation. Key points covered included: the process from project to publication; publication ethics; technical writing and prepping for acceptance; increasing citations; the differences...

Finding a Good Postdoc

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Part of the GSC Academic Career Series, “Finding a Good Postdoc” presented a panel discussion on how to find a good position and how to use it to advance an academic career. Panelists: Athma Pai, Biology Postdoc in the Burge Lab at MIT Vibha Puree, Chemical Engineering Postdoc...

Publishing Your Work: Navigating the Review Process

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Learn about what reviewers look for when publishing your work, and get tips for how to navigate the review process successfully. Those featured in the video include publishers, editors, and professors from fields including biology, EECS, chemical engineering, and neuroscience. Sponsored by GSC Academics, Research, and Careers; filmed...

Career Paths, Life Paths

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Part of the 2013 GWAMIT Spring Empowerment Conference. Panelists include Professor Muriel Medard (MIT), Dean Christine Ortiz (MIT), Professor Evimaria Terzi (BU), and Professor Katrin Wehrheim (MIT). These four accomplished professors at different stages of their careers and personal lives discuss the challenges that women in academia may...

Career Paths Relating Engineering and Physical Sciences to Life

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Learn about the places you can go by relating both engineering and physical sciences to life. Organized by the MIT Graduate Student Council; filmed by the Office of the Dean for Graduate Education.

There’s Light at the End of the Tunnel

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A Panel of recent MIT alumni across academia, industry, consulting, and entrepreneurial careers speak about how they planned and accomplished graduation (convincing advisor, committee); how their career paths post-graduation have changed since MIT (work style, pace, perks, drawbacks); and what they know now that they wish they had...

GWAMIT Fall Leadership Conference 2012 – Leadership in Academia and Industry

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Panelists discuss their ascension into leadership positions in academia, industry, or both in some cases. They discuss both the skills necessary for their leadership roles as well as provide insight into how they decided which career path to take after obtaining graduate degrees in STEM fields. Panelists: Nancy Levy...

Career Paths for PhDs in Energy Industry

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Find out what people in the energy field are doing and how to connect your research to real world issues. A panel of speakers share their career path stories and discuss various career options for entry in an energy related field. The speakers span science and engineering disciplines,...

Finding a Good Postdoc

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Are you considering a career in academia? Are you seeking to diversify your research skills before launching into an industry career? Perhaps you are already a postdoc, and wish to maximize your experience or make a change. This panel presentation will discuss various aspects of finding, selecting, and...

Finding a Good Postdoc

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Are you considering a career in academia? Are you seeking to diversify your research skills before launching into an industry career? Perhaps you are already a postdoc, and wish to maximize your experience or make a change. This panel presentation will discuss various aspects of finding, selecting, and...

Academia, Industry or Both?

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Are you trying to decide between academia and industry? David Weitz, Professor of Physics and Applied Physics at Harvard; Lita Nelsen, Director of the MIT Technology Licensing Office; and Annalisa Weigel, Assistant Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics at MIT, will be sharing their experience and insight on making...

Academia, Industry or Both?

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Are you trying to decide between academia and industry? David Weitz, Professor of Physics and Applied Physics at Harvard; Lita Nelsen, Director of the MIT Technology Licensing Office; and Annalisa Weigel, Assistant Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics at MIT, will be sharing their experience and insight on making...

Getting and Negotiating Academic Job Offers

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Are you in the process of searching for academic positions? Are you wondering how the hiring process works for a faculty position? Do you want to know if you are able to negotiate academic job offers, and if so, how? Hear from newly appointed faculty members at MIT...

The “R” In Resume Stands for Reflection

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David Nguyen discusses the aspect of reflection in career development, and how it can help you answer one of the most important interview questions: “Tell me about yourself.”

An Engineering Career – 50 Years Out

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12/01/2010 4:45 PM 10″250Kent Kresa, ’59, ’61 MS, ’66 EAA, Chairman Emeritus, Northrop Grumman Corporation Description: Returning to his freshman physics classroom after half a century, Kent Kresa still feels passionate about MIT: “It’s a place I love; I feel good when I come back, and it’s been...

GWAMIT Leadership Conference – Entrepreneurship Panel

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Discover how to start your own business or lab. Bettina Hein of Pixability, Daphne Zohar of Pure Tech Ventures, and Dr. Rosalind Picard of Affectiva Inc. each share their unique perspectives on the benefits, hardships, and lives of the entrepreneur, as well as the experiences they underwent and...

Science Policy Initiative: Reaching Beyond the Ivory Tower

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Learn about the importance of science and engineering students at MIT engaging in large societal challenges. SPI’s goal is to inspire incoming graduate students to get involved in policy issues during their time at MIT. Featuring: –Claud Canizares, Vice President for Research and Associate Provost –Ian Waitz, Dean...

Grad School 101: Careers and Professional Development

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“You are sitting with people who are going to become your network for life.” These are the words of Marilyn Wilson, MIT Careers Office, as she welcomes you to the institute and discusses the competitive and rewarding careers in academia as well as the numerous professional opportunities available...

Imperial Global Fellows: Developing International and Industrial Collaborations: Ricardo Martinez Botas

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June 23, 2011 During the Global Fellows Summer Program run jointly between MIT and Imperial College London, Ricardo Martinez Botas Ph.D, a businessman with relations to fifteen companies, takes elements from his academic and occupational opportunities and experiences in mechanical engineering and speaks about the impact that it...

Imperial Global Fellows: International Collaborations: Sanjay Sarma

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June 22, 2011 During the Global Fellows Summer Program run jointly between MIT and Imperial College London, MIT Professor Sanjay Sarma discusses the benefits of international collaboration, which allows for more generation and mutation of ideas and perspectives. Corporate companies sometimes fail at this when Universities succeed because...

Graduate Admissions Panel

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In this session, four professors from various departments and answer questions in regards to the graduate admissions process. All application processes are similar, however key differences are highlighted below. For the Electrical Engineering Department & Computer Science, applications are submitted online and read by 78 – 120 professors,...

AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellowships and Career Options

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May 13, 2011 – For more than 35 years, the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships have provided scientists and engineers with a unique opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills to national and international issues in the federal policy realm, while learning first-hand about establishing and implementing...

Consulting and Public Policy Panel

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April 1, 2011 – The MIT Global Education & Career Development and the MIT Public Service Center invite you to hear from two panelists who have turned their passion for education into plans for consulting and public policy careers. Find out how these students followed their commitment to...

Make the Leap

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March 30, 2011 – The Consulting Club at MIT (CCM) is proud to present its annual Make the Leap event. Make the Leap brings together a panel of ex-graduate students who have embarked on careers at top consulting firms, as well as prospective graduates who will be joining...

Graduate Student Panel

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June 6, 2011 – In this 2011 MSRP orientation session, six current graduate students give advice and answer questions regarding MIT and graduate community, as well as academia in general and occupational work. Panelists: Zinzile Brooks, Obioma Ohia, Daniel Soltero, Maria Telleria, David Hill.

Civic Media Session: “Design for Vulnerable Populations”

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Designers often want to help people that they perceive as being in need — whether those affected by natural or human-caused disasters, the economically or physically disadvantaged, or those who are on the losing end of a cultural power dynamic. However, naive attempts to “help” through simplistic techno-centric...

Interested in the Pharmaceutical Industry? Part 2

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This February 17, 2011 session was part of a series organized by the Graduate Student Council committee on Academic Research and Careers. Part 1: John LaMattina, former head of Pfizer’s Global Research and Development, talks about the pharmaceutical industry, Pfizer, and his career development. Part 2: John LaMattina...

Interested in the Pharmaceutical Industry? Part 1

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This February 17, 2011 session was part of a series organized by the Graduate Student Council committee on Academic Research and Careers. Part 1: John LaMattina, former head of Pfizer’s Global Research and Development, talks about the pharmaceutical industry, Pfizer, and his career development. Part 2: John LaMattina...

MIT Professor Susan Lindquist

Views: 47475 | Updated 3 years ago

Professor Susan Lindquist remembers unexpected moments that changed her life’s direction and helped her create a career in the sciences. Lindquist, a member of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research and an MIT biology professor, received the National Medal of Science in 2010. This interview is part of...

GW@MIT Leadership Conference: Keynote Address by Sophie Vandebroek

Views: 51580 | Updated 3 years ago

Dr. Sophie Vandebroek, CTO of Xerox and President of the Xerox Innovation Group, delivered the keynote address at the Leadership Conference on November 8, 2010, organized by Graduate Women at MIT (GW@MIT). Dr. Vandebroek is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers and a Fulbright...

GW@MIT Leadership Conference: Introductory Remarks by President Susan Hockfield

Views: 47793 | Updated 3 years ago

Susan Hockfield, President of MIT since 2004, gave the welcome address at the inaugural GW@MIT Leadership Conference on November 8, 2010. She praises the efforts of the women who organized this conference for their hard work putting the event together, saying, “This is what I view as the...

WebPub Presents: Make IT Work! Using Web Engagement Management to Maximize Your Message

Views: 40430 | Updated 3 years ago

The web has grown in the past 15 years from simple text-based websites to complex interactive conversations. YouTube, blogs, wikis, RSS, Comments, Twitter, Facebook, Mobile Web, and countless other media compete for users’ attention. What are all these channels? Are you using them effectively and efficiently? How do...

Creativity and Collaboration in the Digital Age, moderated by Jim Paradis

Views: 35324 | Updated 4 years ago

The second panel from the Comparative Media Studies 10th anniversary symposium. Beth Coleman is Assistant Professor of Writing and New Media in the Program in Writing and Humanistic Studies and Comparative Media Studies. Her fields of research interest include new media, contemporary aesthetics, electronic music, critical theory and...

Webinar: Global Careers in Supply Chain

Views: 17866 | Updated 4 years ago

Profit pressures have caused many companies to relocate large parts of their operations to different parts of the globe. Growth pressures have pushed them to pursue market entry strategies in new countries. The challenges and opportunities of globalization have resulted in longer and more complex supply chains. As...

Michael Pritchard, entrepreneur and inventor of the world’s first ultra-filtration bottle

Views: 48123 | Updated 4 years ago

Inventor, LIFESAVER bottle Managing Director, Hydronic Solutions Ltd. Michael W. Pritchard M.W.M.Soc is a British inventor, entrepreneur and public speaker. Michael was born in Epsom, Surrey in 1967. He was educated at Gordonstoun School in Scotland and went to the University of Redlands in California USA. At the...

Webinar: Supply Chain for Entrepreneurs

Views: 40877 | Updated 4 years ago

How are supply chain professionals involved in start-up firms? What sorts of companies employ them? What kinds of decisions do they make? In this webinar, you will hear from a panel of MIT MLOG and ZLOG alumni who are working in start-up firms. They will discuss how they...

Webinar: Opportunities for Supply Chain Masters

Views: 32893 | Updated 5 years ago

Supply chain management offers a world of opportunities for those with degree specialization, because it is the backbone of so many different kinds of companies. Almost every business out there – manufacturing, retail, service, and public sector – must have reliable supply management professionals to ensure the most...

Saving the World with a Career in Supply Chain

Views: 43423 | Updated 5 years ago

MLOG/ZLOG Webinar, February 27, 2009 – Many organizations, from the Red Cross to pharmaceutical firms, depend on efficient supply chains to deliver goods, services, and people to parts of the world where they are desperately needed. Learn about how you could have a career in the growing field...

A Conversation with Joanne Stubbe

Views: 31568 | Updated 5 years ago

Professer Joanne Stubbe talks about her life in science and biology. Part of the “Conversations with…” series sponsored by the MIT Department of Biology and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

Institute Career Assistance Network (ICAN) tutorial

Views: 32721 | Updated 5 years ago

More than 3,000 alumni advisors are part of the Institute Career Assistance Network (ICAN) and will help you explore career options and connections. Try it: http://alum.mit.edu/ Note: This video does not have sound.

MIT IAP Science Journalism Panel 3 of 5: Karen Weintraub

Views: 47619 | Updated 5 years ago

Talk by Karen Weintraub, deputy editor of health and science at the Boston Globe. Part 3 of 5 of the IAP Science Journalism Panel organized by the MIT careers office.

Supply Chain Careers for Professionals Over 30

Views: 17496 | Updated 5 years ago

MLOG/ZLOG Webinar – 12/10/08 After gaining experience in other fields, many professionals over the age of 30 successfully shift their career focus to supply chain management. On December 10, 2008, we explored how this is done with a panel of distinguished alumni from the MIT’s Masters Program in...

Post Graduate School Careers

Views: 31184 | Updated 6 years ago

Alana D. Tyler – Raytheon Dr. Karmella A. Haynes – Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology at Davidson College & Howard Hughes Medical Institute Reseach/Teaching Fellow

Teaching, coaching & mentoring

Personal development

Academic Career Series: Academia, Industry, or Both

Views: 1073 | Updated 4 months ago

Planning your career after graduation? Or did you just start grad school and are not sure what you want to do in the long run? Are you choosing between industry and academia and deciding on which career path to follow? Hear how successful professionals have done it. Both...

GWAMIT Spring Empowerment Conference: Opening Keynote

Views: 3692 | Updated 7 months ago

Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection Debora Spar spent most of her life avoiding feminism. Raised after the tumult of the 60’s, she presumed that the gender war was over; she swore to young women that yes, they could have it all. “We thought we...

I’m Surviving (Happily) My Career in Science – You Can Too! The Kamens Ten Commandments of Work/Life Balance

Views: 9063 | Updated 8 months ago

Scientists have to keep doing science to be happy. This talk gives food for thought on how to stay happy in both the work and non-work spheres. Is it truly possible to bring all aspects of our lives under control? Balance is a myth – we are all...

Of Science and Strategy: Setting Goals for Research and for Life

Views: 1650 | Updated 10 months ago

What does strategy have to do with science? According to Dr. Isaiah Hankel, they have a great deal in common. Dr. Hankel has decoded the psychology behind career success and applied it to the science lab. In this talk, you’ll learn the three most important professional skills that...

Navigating Grad School

Views: 2671 | Updated 11 months ago

Stipend issues? Having trouble balancing research and coursework? Wondering what to expect from your advisor? These and other urgent issues affecting MIT graduate students are discussed in this video by a panel that includes MIT professors along with experienced graduate students and PhD candidates. Watch to learn useful...

Graduate Familes 101

Views: 3673 | Updated 1 year ago

If you want help on where to shop, finding the best parks, museums, libraries, pediatricians, childcare options, and more, this dicussion will provide you with expert information on the best ways to navigate life as an MIT family.

Career Paths, Life Paths

Views: 4193 | Updated 1 year ago

Part of the 2013 GWAMIT Spring Empowerment Conference. Panelists include Professor Muriel Medard (MIT), Dean Christine Ortiz (MIT), Professor Evimaria Terzi (BU), and Professor Katrin Wehrheim (MIT). These four accomplished professors at different stages of their careers and personal lives discuss the challenges that women in academia may...

Composing a Career and Life

Views: 13748 | Updated 2 years ago

05/07/2009 12:00 PM Wong AuditoriumLinda A. Mason, Chairman & Founder, Bright Horizons Family Solutions Description: Linda Mason was originally going to make a case study of Bright Horizons, her $1.3 billion, early childhood care business, but reconsidered in light of the current economic crisis — to the benefit...

GWAMIT Leadership Conference – Time and Stress Management Workshop

Views: 14354 | Updated 2 years ago

Explore stress and time management techniques with Zan Barry and Lauren Mayhew from MIT Medical. Looking for more resources on time management? Check out the video Take Charge of Your Time, or try this exercise to match your energy level to the tasks you need to accomplish.

UAAP Time Management Video

Views: 12513 | Updated 3 years ago

Student to Student advice on ways to successfully manage your time at MIT.

Grad School 101: Resources to make your life easier

Views: 15156 | Updated 3 years ago

At MIT, you have a wide variety of resources available. Jennifer Gallapher discusses MIT Recreational Sports. David Diamond shares details about MIT Medical. Xiaolu Hsi talks about MIT Mental Health Jennifer Tassi elaborates on spouses and partners. Robert Randolph gives information on the MIT Chapel and religious life....

Linda Elkins-Tanton

Views: 15332 | Updated 3 years ago

Linda Elkins, professor in Earth Science, opens her talk with a quote saying, ” Work when you can and do your absolute best.” Elkins also reveals that she did not get to where she was today via the “traditional path”. In her academic year as a sophomore, she...

GW@MIT Empowerment Conference Keynote Address

Views: 71529 | Updated 3 years ago

March 9, 2011 – Cindy Gallop, 2003 Advertising Woman of the Year and founder and CEO of IfWeRanTheWorld, discusses personal empowerment through professional ventures. Cindy’s background is in brandbuilding, marketing, and advertising.

Renetta Tull

Views: 52140 | Updated 3 years ago

June 9, 2011 – 10 Ways To Become An Excellent Researcher and Valuable Member of Your Lab is a lecture in which Dr. Renetta G. Tull Ph.D (Assist. Dean @ UMBC, Dir. PROMISE) takes from previous experience and voices ways to improve oneself sense of self in the...

GW@MIT Empowerment Conference Communications Workshop

Views: 36777 | Updated 3 years ago

March 9, 2011 – Communications Savvy: from MIT to Everyday Excellence. Dina Napoli Good arms members at this workshop with the tools they need to be clear, concise and compelling communicators through their words, body language, and tone of voice. The workshop’s objective is to improve how people...

MIT Professor Susan Lindquist

Views: 47478 | Updated 3 years ago

Professor Susan Lindquist remembers unexpected moments that changed her life’s direction and helped her create a career in the sciences. Lindquist, a member of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research and an MIT biology professor, received the National Medal of Science in 2010. This interview is part of...

Leading & working with others

Inspiration

GWAMIT 2014 Spring Empowerment Conference: Closing Keynote

Views: 3206 | Updated 6 months ago

Playing the game or hacking the system: A talk and discussion on subverting systems of power Ruha Benjamin, Assistant Professor of Sociology and African American Studies at Boston University and author of “People’s Science: Bodies and rights on the stem cell frontier,” explores how gaming and hacking can...

GWAMIT 2014 Spring Empowerment Conference: Becoming a Storyteller of Your Best Self

Views: 3727 | Updated 6 months ago

Judy Shen-Filerman, CEO of Dreambridge Partners LLC, discusses the necessary skills to successfully transition from academia to a professional career. Judy blends examples from her executive coaching clients, existing research, and her experience as a Harvard Business School graduate. Part of the 2014 GWAMIT Spring Empowerment Conference. Organized...

GWAMIT Spring Empowerment Conference: Opening Keynote

Views: 3689 | Updated 7 months ago

Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection Debora Spar spent most of her life avoiding feminism. Raised after the tumult of the 60’s, she presumed that the gender war was over; she swore to young women that yes, they could have it all. “We thought we...

I’m Surviving (Happily) My Career in Science – You Can Too! The Kamens Ten Commandments of Work/Life Balance

Views: 9061 | Updated 8 months ago

Scientists have to keep doing science to be happy. This talk gives food for thought on how to stay happy in both the work and non-work spheres. Is it truly possible to bring all aspects of our lives under control? Balance is a myth – we are all...

Of Science and Strategy: Setting Goals for Research and for Life

Views: 1648 | Updated 10 months ago

What does strategy have to do with science? According to Dr. Isaiah Hankel, they have a great deal in common. Dr. Hankel has decoded the psychology behind career success and applied it to the science lab. In this talk, you’ll learn the three most important professional skills that...

Changing the world. One surgery at a time.

Views: 2893 | Updated 1 year ago

Speaker: Brian Mullaney, WonderWork Recorded: April 12, 2013

Fashion on the Frontier: Yomi Abiola

Views: 2956 | Updated 1 year ago

2013 Legatum Conference Legatum Fellows working in textile manufacture & merchandising will demonstrate the potential for innovation Moderator: Yomi Abiola, Founder, Stand Up for Fashion

Visualizing Science: Through The Lens

Views: 5373 | Updated 2 years ago

Discussion with panelists: Caroline Jones, Felice Frankel, Christopher Turner Recorded on 5/22/12

Distinguished Lecture: Professor Moniz, Director, MIT Energy Initiative

Views: 12497 | Updated 2 years ago

Ernest J. Moniz is the Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Physics and Engineering Systems, Director of the Energy Initiative, and the Director of the Laboratory for Energy and the Environment. Professor Moniz served as U.S. Under Secretary of Energy from 1997 to 2001 and as Associate Director...

Climbing the Career Ladder: Gender and the Workplace

Views: 11657 | Updated 2 years ago

A panel discussion with speakers from fields where women are typically under-represented, including Aditi Garg (Tesla Motors), Pamela Benkert (Philips Healthcare), Hilda Tang (Oliver Wyman), and Leah Buechley (MIT). The speakers share their career paths and experiences in the workplace, as well as discuss the evolving influence of...

Tech’s Top Teachers Talk Turkey

Views: 14630 | Updated 2 years ago

Dr. Lori Breslow, Director of the Teaching and Learning Laboratory, moderates a discussion with some of MIT’s award-winning teachers, including Professor Dave Darmofal (Aero/Astro), Professor Nergis Mavalvala (Physics), and Professor Anne McCants (History). 

Excellence is a Shared Path: Working Together for Justice and the Quality of Life

Views: 23845 | Updated 2 years ago

02/09/2011 7:30 AM Walker Morss HallKhalea Robinson, ’11; Pierre Fuller, ‘G Description: In their brief remarks honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., two students strike the theme of collaboration. They touch on the importance of humility and listening to one’s inner voice while pursuing a...

Leadership Amidst Crisis

Views: 7358 | Updated 2 years ago

10/27/2009 12:00 PM Wong AuditoriumS. D. Shibulal, Co”founder and Chief Operating Officer, Infosys Technologies, Ltd. Description: In thirty years, S. D. Shibulal has seen his share of economic crises, three to be exact. But in thinking hard about the role of crises in the future for today’s students,...

Piled Higher and Deeper with Jorge Cham

Views: 15650 | Updated 2 years ago

Watch as popular comic “Piled Higher and Deeper” creator Jorge Cham introduces the new PhD movie and answers questions along with MIT alums. The Q&A includes Jorge, Evans Boney (cast member and MIT alum), and Meg Rosenburg (producer and MIT alum).

GW@MIT Empowerment Conference Keynote Address

Views: 71525 | Updated 3 years ago

March 9, 2011 – Cindy Gallop, 2003 Advertising Woman of the Year and founder and CEO of IfWeRanTheWorld, discusses personal empowerment through professional ventures. Cindy’s background is in brandbuilding, marketing, and advertising.

Renetta Tull

Views: 52137 | Updated 3 years ago

June 9, 2011 – 10 Ways To Become An Excellent Researcher and Valuable Member of Your Lab is a lecture in which Dr. Renetta G. Tull Ph.D (Assist. Dean @ UMBC, Dir. PROMISE) takes from previous experience and voices ways to improve oneself sense of self in the...

Lessons on Leadership and Life Post-LGO — Jim Miller

Views: 35145 | Updated 3 years ago

LGO Web Seminar Series Jim Miller, LGO ’93, Vice President of Worldwide Operations, Google Lessons on Leadership and Life Post-LGO Presentation Date: April 8, 2011 Slides from this presentation (Extended version – an abridged slide set was used during the presentation) Abstract: Since graduating from LFM/LGO in ’93,...

MIT Professor Susan Lindquist

Views: 47476 | Updated 3 years ago

Professor Susan Lindquist remembers unexpected moments that changed her life’s direction and helped her create a career in the sciences. Lindquist, a member of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research and an MIT biology professor, received the National Medal of Science in 2010. This interview is part of...

GW@MIT Leadership Conference: Keynote Address by Sophie Vandebroek

Views: 51581 | Updated 3 years ago

Dr. Sophie Vandebroek, CTO of Xerox and President of the Xerox Innovation Group, delivered the keynote address at the Leadership Conference on November 8, 2010, organized by Graduate Women at MIT (GW@MIT). Dr. Vandebroek is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers and a Fulbright...

GW@MIT Leadership Conference: Introductory Remarks by President Susan Hockfield

Views: 47794 | Updated 3 years ago

Susan Hockfield, President of MIT since 2004, gave the welcome address at the inaugural GW@MIT Leadership Conference on November 8, 2010. She praises the efforts of the women who organized this conference for their hard work putting the event together, saying, “This is what I view as the...

Ethics

MIT Sloan Action Learning Labs: Non Disclosure Agreements and Confidentiality

Views: 1813 | Updated 11 months ago

MIT Sloan Action Learning Lab students: Please watch this important video to learn about MIT and Sloan’s policy on nondisclosure agreements that Action Learning Lab students may be asked to sign by their host companies. Speakers: Ellen Baum, Sloan Contracts Administrator Brad Abruzzi, MIT Office of the General...

2013 Arthur Miller Lecture on Science and Ethics: Martha Farah

Views: 2511 | Updated 1 year ago

Recorded 4-2-13

NDAs and Intellectual Property

Views: 1501 | Updated 1 year ago

Recorded 2-12-13 Nondisclosure Agreements (NDAs): Ellen Baum, MIT Sloan Contracts Administrator, and Brad Abruzzi, MIT Office of General Counsel

The Emerging Leader: Maintaining Your Culture and Values within Your Student Groups

Views: 4623 | Updated 2 years ago

Alana Hamlett, Assistant Director in the Student Activities Office, and Katie Maloney, from the MIT Alumni Association discuss how to find your way in a student organization as well as the role of alumni in student organizations. Part of the Spring 2012 MIT L.E.A.D. sessions, a workshop series...

Ethics and Enlightened Leadership

Views: 13805 | Updated 2 years ago

04/30/2009 2:00 PM KresgeHis Holiness The Dalai Lama Description: His Holiness the Dalai Lama spoke at an inaugural event for a new institute in his name, the Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values. He tempered his provocative ideas about promoting ethics in a secular society with...

Scholarly Communication in a Digital World: A Thought Provoking Symposium To Celebrate the World-Wide Launch of DSpace

Views: 11363 | Updated 2 years ago

11/04/2002 8:30 AM BartosAnn J. Wolpert, Director, MIT Libraries; ; Hal Abelson, PhD ’73, Class of 1922 Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, MIT School of Engineering Description: MIT Libraries Director Ann Wolpert defines Dspace and explains that “solving the digital problem” is central to the mission of...

Teaser: Ethics & Forensics in the Age of Photoshop Photojournalism

Views: 21396 | Updated 3 years ago

Guest Speakers Santiago Lyon & Hany Farid discuss common issues surrounding modern photojournalism. Sponsored by Knight Science Journalism at MIT. Full Presentation Here: http://techtv.mit.edu/videos/12482-ethics-forensics-in-the-age-of-photoshop-photojournalism

Ethics in Engineering and Science Forum (1988) – Sylvia Robins, Doug Ross and Ralph Nader

Views: 15761 | Updated 3 years ago

Panel discussion at the Ethics in Engineering and Science Forum discussing issues of whistle-blowing and ethics with Sylvia Robins, Doug Ross and Ralph Nader (Caroline Whitbeck, moderator); held on April 14, 1988. [T13469, T13470, T13471]

Gabriella Coleman: “‘I did it for the Lulz! but I stayed for the outrage:’ Anonymous, the Politics of Spectacle, and Geek Protests against the Church of Scientology.”

Views: 27868 | Updated 3 years ago

A CMS-sponsored talk on civic media issues. Trained as an anthropologist, Gabriella (Biella) Coleman examines the ethics of online collaboration/institutions as well as the role of the law and digital media in sustaining various forms of political activism. Between 2001-2003 she conducted ethnographic research on computer hackers primarily...

Splendor, Destruction, and the Shift from Awe to Action in Environmental Documentary

Views: 21902 | Updated 4 years ago

Speaker: Jeanne Marie Kusina, Bowling Green State University. Moderator: Madeleine Clare Elish, MIT. Abstract: This presentation discusses the role of digital media in the field of environmental ethics. There is a long, rich tradition of wildlife and natural history filmmaking devoted to documenting fact while dramatizing the content...

Technology & Culture Forum – Privacy Reconsidered in the Age of Facebook

Views: 18299 | Updated 4 years ago

Technology & Culture Forum – Privacy Reconsidered in the Age of Facebook

To Conjure with the Fullness of Truth: The Technology Culture Forum

Views: 46363 | Updated 4 years ago

For 45 years The Technology and Culture Forum (TAC) has been an on-going, Institute-wide arena for the discussion of ethical issues related to science, technology and innovation.

Historical Perspectives on “Fixing the Sky”

Views: 16639 | Updated 4 years ago

James Fleming, Colby College

The Case for Geoengineering Research

Views: 17266 | Updated 4 years ago

David Keith, University of Calgary

Climate Engineering with Aerosols—Predictable Consequences?

Views: 16848 | Updated 4 years ago

David Battisti, University of Washington

Geoengineering Governance: Rendering the Possible Impossible?

Views: 16167 | Updated 4 years ago

Catherine Redgwell, University College London

Spotlight Preview – MIT World’s Financial Services: Prospects for Your Future

Views: 20012 | Updated 4 years ago

In a lively discussion with Simon Johnson, Lawrence Fish deconstructs the near collapse of the banking system and points out the multiple factors that have contributed to the financial crisis. Fish delves deeply how greed factors into the equation, and perhaps may now be known for his statement...

Extract – Landman Report Card

Views: 29514 | Updated 4 years ago

Chris Csikszentmihalyi presents the Extract program and its Landman Report Card tool. A landman is an agent that represents oil & gas companies in negotiations with landowners: their job is to get the best terms for the company. This interaction is perhaps one of the most important elements...

DJ Culture: Sampling and Ethics

Views: 27899 | Updated 6 years ago

DJs define “sampling”, and then share their thoughts about the effects of copyright law in the world of electronic music. Featuring DJ C, DJ Flack, DJ M. Singe, and DJ Spooky.

Dr. Stephanie Bird

Views: 26651 | Updated 6 years ago

Professional Standards and Ethical Values in Science and Research

CIS Starr Forum: Don’t Be an American Idiot

Views: 36111 | Updated 6 years ago

Don’t Be an American IdiotHow does the U.S. use human rights in its foreign policy? Does the occupant of the White House matter when it comes to U.S. human interests abroad? What is the role of civil society in making human rights matter?Julie Mertus co-director of Ethics, Peace...

Dr. Stephanie J. Bird

Views: 24542 | Updated 7 years ago

Dr. Stephanie J. Bird leads an open discussion concerning ethics in the research community. The discussion centers around a scenario that involves John and Bill, two old friends returning home for Christmas. Their conversation about experiences in their respective research groups is cut short when Bill begins to...

Critical thinking

Communication

I think I just invented something… Now what? (Part 2)

Views: 2250 | Updated 6 months ago

This is Part 2 of 2 of “I think I just invented something… Now what?,” a special event that delves into the many details of inventions and the patenting process that surrounds them. How do I or MIT get my invention patented? Who decides, who pays? How can...

I think I just invented something… Now what? (Part 1)

Views: 2276 | Updated 6 months ago

This is Part 1 of 2 of “I think I just invented something… Now what?,” a special event that delves into the many details of inventions and the patenting process that surrounds them. How do I know when my idea has turned into an “invention”? Who can I...

Faculty Forum Online: MIT in the Digital Learning Age

Views: 1877 | Updated 5 months ago

In the May 2014 Faculty Forum Online, Professor Sanjay Sarma, MIT’s Director of Digital Learning, discussed the impact of digital platforms, MIT’s vision for digital learning, shared his own insights, and took questions from the worldwide MIT community via interactive chat. Register now for this interactive webcast—MIT in...

GWAMIT 2014 Spring Empowerment Conference: Becoming a Storyteller of Your Best Self

Views: 3729 | Updated 6 months ago

Judy Shen-Filerman, CEO of Dreambridge Partners LLC, discusses the necessary skills to successfully transition from academia to a professional career. Judy blends examples from her executive coaching clients, existing research, and her experience as a Harvard Business School graduate. Part of the 2014 GWAMIT Spring Empowerment Conference. Organized...

Video on the Web: Plan It, Make It, Share It

Views: 3308 | Updated 10 months ago

January 22, 2014 Over one billion videos are watched online every day. In a month, over four billion hours of video are watched on YouTube alone. In this online video world, it’s important to know how to effectivly use this medium. Presenters: Lawrence Gallagher, director, MIT Video Productions/AMPS...

ALC: Anish Punjabi

Views: 1704 | Updated 11 months ago

9/27/2013

The Process of Academic Publishing and Academic Portfolio Management

Views: 6964 | Updated 1 year ago

The Process of Academic Publishing and Academic Portfolio Management addressed the “do’s and don’ts” of academic publishing, and provided suggestions on building a solid academic reputation. Key points covered included: the process from project to publication; publication ethics; technical writing and prepping for acceptance; increasing citations; the differences...

Not Networking 101—Building Relationships for Success

Views: 7424 | Updated 1 year ago

Networking has gotten a really bad name these days. I take your card, you take my card and then we don’t call each other. This workshop was designed to reintroduce how strong professional relationships can be necessary for most people to succeed in their careers. Dr. Joanne Kamens...

Why is a Network for Women Scientists Valuable to You?

Views: 7100 | Updated 1 year ago

Julia and Christina Tartaglia of the Scientista Foundation discuss why you should be in a network of women in science and hte value of community for female scientists. They also reveal how they came to found their organization, The Scientista Foundation. Organized by GWAMIT; filmed by the Office...

Publishing Your Work: Navigating the Review Process

Views: 6748 | Updated 1 year ago

Learn about what reviewers look for when publishing your work, and get tips for how to navigate the review process successfully. Those featured in the video include publishers, editors, and professors from fields including biology, EECS, chemical engineering, and neuroscience. Sponsored by GSC Academics, Research, and Careers; filmed...

How to Communicate to Establish Credibility and Authority Part 2

Views: 3326 | Updated 1 year ago

For the best and brightest women scientists — that’s you. How you must communicate to establish credibility and authority — whether on the podium, in a meeting, or in everyday exchanges with your colleagues.

How to Communicate to Establish Credibility and Authority Part 1

Views: 6667 | Updated 1 year ago

For the best and brightest women scientists — that’s you. How you must communicate to establish credibility and authority — whether on the podium, in a meeting, or in everyday exchanges with your colleagues. Organized by the Graduate Student Council Graduate Women at MIT; filmed by the Office...

MIT L.E.A.D. – How to Make Connections: Networking

Views: 7832 | Updated 1 year ago

This workshop covers how to make personal and professional connections and the significance of networking.  Participantsl discuss the “art of small talk” and are shown strategies of networking with professionals to promote oneself and one’s student organization.  Focusing on providing students with ooportunities that allow them to develop...

GWAMIT Fall Leadership Conference – Look Like A Leader

Views: 8127 | Updated 1 year ago

Dr. Erika Ebbel Angle (CEO of Science from Scientists and Counterpoint Health Systems and former “Miss Massachusetts 2004″) provides tips on how to present oneself when networking with other professionals at meetings, interviews, and conferences. Topics covered range from “what to wear” to “how to give a short...

Putting Your Degree To Work! Career Strategies with Peter Fiske

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Many career avenues are open to young scientists and engineers in the current work environment. MIT students and postdocs are intrigued to consider their expanding opportuities, but may not know what these options are or how to pursue them. How do you transition from grad school or post...

Putting Your Degree To Work! Career Strategies with Peter Fiske

Views: 7870 | Updated 1 year ago

Many career avenues are open to young scientists and engineers in the current work environment. MIT students and postdocs are intrigued to consider their expanding opportuities, but may not know what these options are or how to pursue them. How do you transition from grad school or post...

GSC Panel: Finding a Good Research Advisor

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Are you looking for a research advisor? This panel discussion will help you make an educated decision about one of the most important choices in grad school. Get an overview of what considerations should go into choosing a lab and the pros and cons at different advising styles....

GSC Panel: Finding a Good Research Advisor

Views: 6637 | Updated 1 year ago

Are you looking for a research advisor? This panel discussion will help you make an educated decision about one of the most important choices in grad school. Get an overview of what considerations should go into choosing a lab and the pros and cons at different advising styles....

GSC Professional Skills Seminar: Writing a Successful Graduate Fellowship Proposal

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Thinking of applying for a graduate fellowship to get funds for your research and enhance your CV?  Learn about how to find out what fellowships are available and how to put together a successful application.  Speakers include professors, postdocs, and students who have won fellowships, from disciplines including...

GSC Professional Skills Seminar: Writing a Successful Graduate Fellowship Proposal

Views: 8540 | Updated 2 years ago

Thinking of applying for a graduate fellowship to get funds for your research and enhance your CV?  Learn about how to find out what fellowships are available and how to put together a successful application.  Speakers include professors, postdocs, and students who have won fellowships, from disciplines including...

Communicating Science and Technology in the 21st Century

Views: 23361 | Updated 2 years ago

Steven Pinker – “The Sense of Style: Scientific Communication for the 21st Century”Harvard College Professor, and Johnstone Family Professor, Department of Psychology, Harvard University Abstract: Let’s face it: most scientists are terrible communicators. Why do the world’s most cerebral people find it so hard to convey their ideas? And how...

OEx: OpenEducation-x

Views: 11857 | Updated 2 years ago

Invited presentation on the modern era of Open Education, moving from a focus on content to a focus on practice, courses and certification. Slides are available at http://www.slideshare.net/bmuramatsu/oex Presented by Brandon Muramatsu at Tacoma Community College, April 27, 2012.

Electronic Literature and Future Books (MIT Communications Forum)

Views: 6899 | Updated 2 years ago

Held May 4, 2012 at MIT. Mainstream and avant-garde poets and fiction writers have been exploring the literary potential of the computer for decades, creating work that goes far beyond today’s e-books. The creators of electronic literature have developed new interface methods, new techniques for collaboration, and new...

Communications Forum: Adapting Journalism to the Web

Views: 15917 | Updated 2 years ago

Recorded on 4/5/12

Networking – Making Connections for Career Success

Views: 12652 | Updated 2 years ago

Did you know that 80% of individuals find jobs through their connections? Do you have a difficult time figuring out what to say at social events, career fairs or company functions? Does the very idea of networking frighten you? Learn how to connect effectively with others while making...

Getting and Negotiating Academic Job Offers

Views: 23202 | Updated 2 years ago

Are you in the process of searching for academic positions? Are you wondering how the hiring process works for a faculty position? Do you want to know if you are able to negotiate academic job offers, and if so, how? Hear from newly appointed faculty members at MIT...

GSC ARC Negotiations Workshop

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With summer internships and full-time jobs around the corner, will you be able to successfully negotiate your salary? How do you pitch an idea for a start-up, pitch a company, or pitch yourself during an interview? Whether you’re selling yourself in an interview or selling a new idea,...

GSC ARC Negotiations Workshop

Views: 20320 | Updated 2 years ago

With summer internships and full-time jobs around the corner, will you be able to successfully negotiate your salary? How do you pitch an idea for a start-up, pitch a company, or pitch yourself during an interview? Whether you’re selling yourself in an interview or selling a new idea,...

The “R” In Resume Stands for Reflection

Views: 21213 | Updated 2 years ago

David Nguyen discusses the aspect of reflection in career development, and how it can help you answer one of the most important interview questions: “Tell me about yourself.”

Social Media on a Shoestring

Views: 13303 | Updated 2 years ago

Some MIT departments are fully engaged in social media while others may feel they are lagging behind. Join us to learn how social media can benefit your department and how to effectively use your current resources. Stephanie Hatch, MIT’s new social media and email marketing specialist, will cover the...

The Art of Science Communication

Views: 15885 | Updated 2 years ago

10/14/2010 5:30 PM 46Alan Alda, Actor and Writer Description: You wouldn’t know that Alan Alda felt nervous in advance of addressing this audience of neuroscientists. In his trademark style, Alda chats up the crowd like an old friend, sharing anecdotes involving one of his great pursuits: “I love...

GWAMIT Leadership Conference – Networking Workshop

Views: 25767 | Updated 2 years ago

Your network is one of the most important resources you’ll utilize during your entire professional career. Learn how to hone your networking skills, how to give that ever-important elevator pitch, and even those first few words of that first uneasy conversation that could lead to a lifetime partnership....

Building a Community on Trust David Baltimore

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02/19/2002, Kresge Dr. David Baltimore In this lecture, Dr. Baltimore discuses the central importance of trust, in science, education, commerce and personal life. According to Dr. Baltimore, “trust is a moral stance without which a community cannot exist because, as the Enron debacle shows, no network of safeguards...

Dr. Francis Carter & Dr Patricia Ordoñez Rozo: Fellowship Preparation

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How to Fund Your Graduate Education Dr. Francis Carter and Dr. Patricia Ordonez Rozo guide MSRP participants in creating a successful fellowship applications by tackling tough questions, fears, and common misperceptions. Presenters: Dr. Francis Carter PhD Dr. Patricia Ordonez

Academic Career Series II: Nuts and Bolts of an Academic Job Search

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Considering an academic career? Wondering how to mount a successful job search in a highly competitive academic job market? This panel shares how some others have done it. “Nuts and Bolts of an Academic Job Search” features faculty panelists who successfully landed a position. The speakers outline an...

Basics of Manuscript Writing

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Presented by Dr. Sonal Jhaveri Dr. Sonal Jhaveri of the Brain and Cognitive Sciences Department at MIT talks about Manuscript Writing for scientists: the do’s and do not’s of how to write a scientific paper or grant proposal. Dr. Jhaveri makes the distinction between popular science writing (for...

GW@MIT Empowerment Conference Keynote Address

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March 9, 2011 – Cindy Gallop, 2003 Advertising Woman of the Year and founder and CEO of IfWeRanTheWorld, discusses personal empowerment through professional ventures. Cindy’s background is in brandbuilding, marketing, and advertising.

GW@MIT Empowerment Conference Online Personal Branding

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March 10, 2011 – This workshop is led by Nicholas Lamphere, a professional social media consultant and instructor, and Tilke Judd, an EECA graduate student. Lamphere and Judd show how to promote yourself and your work online through social media and the creation of a website. Part 1:...

Renetta Tull

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June 9, 2011 – 10 Ways To Become An Excellent Researcher and Valuable Member of Your Lab is a lecture in which Dr. Renetta G. Tull Ph.D (Assist. Dean @ UMBC, Dir. PROMISE) takes from previous experience and voices ways to improve oneself sense of self in the...

GW@MIT Empowerment Conference Communications Workshop

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March 9, 2011 – Communications Savvy: from MIT to Everyday Excellence. Dina Napoli Good arms members at this workshop with the tools they need to be clear, concise and compelling communicators through their words, body language, and tone of voice. The workshop’s objective is to improve how people...

GCWS- Keynote Panel

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March 13, 2011 – Data can sometimes be misused and when misused causes harm. Barboza’s goal is to change the philiosophical ways that we think and view. She strives for people to look outside the traditional boundaries that society has set for us. In her talk, she discusses...

Civic Media Session: Design for Vulnerable Populations

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Designers often want to help people that they perceive as being in need — whether those affected by natural or human-caused disasters, the economically or physically disadvantaged, or those who are on the losing end of a cultural power dynamic. However, naive attempts to “help” through simplistic techno-centric...

GW@MIT Leadership Conference: Dress for Success

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It’s not a pants suit world anymore, ladies, and Sheri Falk—designer, female entrepreneur, and owner of the Basiques store on Newbury Street in Boston—shows the GW@MIT women how to look and feel their best with a simple, elegant wardrobe during the Leadership Conference on November 9, 2010. Separates...

Q&A: “Communications Forum: Public Communications in Slow-Moving Crises”

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(Full event video available at http://techtv.mit.edu/collections/c4fcm:1502/videos/9524-communications-forum-public-communications-in-slow-moving-crises- ) Governments, corporations, and communities plan for sudden crises: the White House drafts strong responsive rhetoric for the next terrorist attack; Toyota runs reassuring national TV spots within hours of a product recall; and 32 Massachusetts towns successfully publicize water distribution sites...

Andrea Pitzer: “Communications Forum: Public Communications in Slow-Moving Crises”

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(Full event video available here: http://techtv.mit.edu/collections/c4fcm:1502/videos/9524-communications-forum-public-communications-in-slow-moving-crises- ) Governments, corporations, and communities plan for sudden crises: the White House drafts strong responsive rhetoric for the next terrorist attack; Toyota runs reassuring national TV spots within hours of a product recall; and 32 Massachusetts towns successfully publicize water distribution sites...

Abrahm Lustgarten: Communications Forum: Public Communications in Slow-Moving Crises

Views: 27893 | Updated 3 years ago

(Full event video available at http://techtv.mit.edu/collections/c4fcm:1502/videos/9524-communications-forum-public-communications-in-slow-moving-crises- ) Governments, corporations, and communities plan for sudden crises: the White House drafts strong responsive rhetoric for the next terrorist attack; Toyota runs reassuring national TV spots within hours of a product recall; and 32 Massachusetts towns successfully publicize water distribution sites...

Roz Williams: Communications Forum: Public Communications in Slow-Moving Crises

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(Full talk, featuring Roz Williams, Abrahm Lustgarten, and Andrea Pitzer: http://techtv.mit.edu/collections/c4fcm:1502/videos/9524-communications-forum-public-communications-in-slow-moving-crises-) Governments, corporations, and communities plan for sudden crises: the White House drafts strong responsive rhetoric for the next terrorist attack; Toyota runs reassuring national TV spots within hours of a product recall; and 32 Massachusetts towns successfully...

Communications Forum: Public Communications in Slow-Moving Crises

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Governments, corporations, and communities plan for sudden crises: the White House drafts strong responsive rhetoric for the next terrorist attack; Toyota runs reassuring national TV spots within hours of a product recall; and 32 Massachusetts towns successfully publicize water distribution sites following a water main rupture. However, like...

WebPub Presents: Make IT Work! Using Web Engagement Management to Maximize Your Message

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The web has grown in the past 15 years from simple text-based websites to complex interactive conversations. YouTube, blogs, wikis, RSS, Comments, Twitter, Facebook, Mobile Web, and countless other media compete for users’ attention. What are all these channels? Are you using them effectively and efficiently? How do...

Alan Alda: The Art of Science Communication

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(39:56) Robert Desimone introduces keynote speaker Alan Alda at the 10th anniversary celebration of the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT. As the former host of the long-running PBS series, “Scientific American Frontiers,” Alda shares some advice on how scientists can communicate more effectively with the general...

From the Net to Your Neighborhood: Using the Web to Connect Your Community and Encourage Civic Engagement

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Recorded by Cambridge Community Television… NeighborMedia Presents: From the Net to Your Neighborhood Panel Discussion Whether you want to raise awareness about an important local issue or gather people for a community event, you can make use of web tools that are inexpensive and often easy to use,...

Institute Career Assistance Network (ICAN) tutorial

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More than 3,000 alumni advisors are part of the Institute Career Assistance Network (ICAN) and will help you explore career options and connections. Try it: http://alum.mit.edu/ Note: This video does not have sound.

MIT IAP Science Journalism Panel 3 of 5: Karen Weintraub

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Talk by Karen Weintraub, deputy editor of health and science at the Boston Globe. Part 3 of 5 of the IAP Science Journalism Panel organized by the MIT careers office.

Women Don’t Ask

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Ms Laschever’s presentation was an opportunity to learn from her research findings with Dr. Linda Babcock, and for attendees to ask “how to” questions about their own professional advancement and development opportunities. More details on the research and the authors’ backgrounds can be found at: http://www.womendontask.com This event...

Persuasive Communication Workshop: How People Make Decisions

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Insight from a 2007 Alumni Leadership Conference workshop presented by Stever Robbins ’86 that shows how to influence decisions, sway opinion, and get what you want.

Persuasive Communication Workshop: The Two Sides of Persuasion

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Insight from a 2007 Alumni Leadership Conference workshop presented by Stever Robbins ’86 that shows how to influence decisions, sway opinion, and get what you want.

Persuasive Communication Workshop: Conveying Content with Voice Tone and Body Language

Views: 32378 | Updated 6 years ago

Insight from a 2007 Alumni Leadership Conference workshop presented by Stever Robbins ’86 that shows how to influence decisions, sway opinion, and get what you want.