MIT representatives plan to attend the following national conferences. Please join us at one of our events and learn about available graduate and summer research opportunities at MIT. We look forward to meeting you!

SACNAS: Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science

October 13-15, 2016
Long Beach, CA

SACNAS is a society of scientists dedicated to fostering the success of Hispanic/Chicano and Native American scientists – from college students to professionals – to attain advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership. Join over 3,500 attendees for four days of scientific research presentations, professional development, networking, exhibits, culture, and community. One of the largest annual gatherings of minority scientists in the country, the interdisciplinary, inclusive, and interactive SACNAS National Conference motivates and inspires.


SHPE: Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

November 2-6, 2016
Seattle, WA

SHPE is the leading social-technical organization whose primary function is to enhance and achieve the potential of Hispanics in engineering, math, and science. The SHPE Conference is the largest Hispanic technical conference in the nation. The conference provides educational enrichment and academic outreach to students of all ages, extended training and networking for professionals and corporate representatives, and forums for companies to market their products, services, and new technologies.


NOBCChE: National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers 

November 8-11, 2016
Raleigh, NC

The mission of the NOBCChE is to build an eminent cadre of successful diverse global leaders in STEM and advance their professional endeavors by adding value to their academic, development, leadership, and philanthropic endeavors throughout the life-cycle of their careers. Each year, the Annual Meeting provides an opportunity for STEM students and professionals to learn about next generation technologies while developing personal and professional connections.


AISES: American Indian Science and Engineering Society

November 10-12, 2016
Minneapolis, MN

The AISES mission is to increase substantially the representation of American Indian and Alaskan Natives in engineering, science, and other related technology disciplines. The AISES National Conference attracts the nation’s brightest American Indian students, as well as professionals in the fields of science, engineering, and technology. The three-day event includes a career fair, dynamic nationally recognized speakers, panel discussions, and workshops for students, teachers and professionals.


ABRCMS: Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students

November 9-12, 2016
Tampa, FL

ABRCMS is the largest, professional conference for biomedical students pursuing advanced training in the biomedical sciences. The conference is designed to encourage underrepresented minority students to pursue advanced training in the biomedical and behavioral sciences and provide faculty mentors and advisors with resources for facilitating students’ success.


NSBE: National Society of Black Engineers

March 29 – April 2, 2016
Kansas City, MO

The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), with more than 31,000 members, is one of the largest student-governed organizations in the country. NSBE’s mission is “to increase the number of culturally responsible black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community.”