From: Student Life
Date: May 17, 2023
Subject: MIT Sloan Student Life Newsletter May 17, 2023

May 17, 2023

Know Your Resource: MIT Alumni Advisors Hub 

The MIT Alumni Advisors Hub connects you with a community of alumni who are eager to share advice and resources:

  • Find help transitioning into careers in industry or academia 
  • Make connections with alumni while you're still a graduate student 
  • Get advice on your job search 
  • Receive input on navigating your PhD and dissertation 
  • Maximize your professional opportunities 
  • Access 200+ webinars on a variety of career and industry topics 

Sign up to get or give advice here 

Community Events

MIT Press Bookstore Book Sale
Thursday, May 18th 

Kendall/MIT Open Space
A book sale in MIT Open Space, held in conjunction with the Endicott House Plant Sale. Get 50% off select titles from MIT Press and many other publishers, one day only!  Rain date Tuesday, May 30.

Learn More

HarpoonFest: MIT Graduate Student Council Outing
Saturday, May 20th

It's spring in Boston, which means it's outdoor Festival Season! Join the Graduate Student Council on an outing to Harpoon Brewery in Seaport for their annual HarpoonFest.

Get Tickets

OneMIT Commencement Ceremony
Thursday, June 1st 

Killian Court 
All members of the Class of 2023 are invited to the OneMIT Commencement Ceremony. This event—comprising speeches, turning of the Brass Rat, and singing of the School Song—is for graduates of all degree programs in all Schools and the College.

Full Commencement Schedule

Community Events

Free Ferry Day 
Saturday, May 20th

Long Wharf 
Explore historic Fort Warren on Georges Island or walk Spectacle Island’s beaches and winding trails. Catch the ferry to either island right from downtown Boston’s Long Wharf North… for free! Enjoy arts, music, and kids’ activities all morning near the Ferry Center at Long Wharf North.

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Free Thursday's at the ICA
Admission is FREE for all every Thursday from 5 to 9 PM during ICA Free Thursday Nights. Timed tickets are required for free days and nights. Timed tickets for Free Thursday Nights become available at 10 AM the morning of.

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Food Truck Wednesdays 

Kendall/MIT Open Space
Stop by the Kendall/MIT Open Space for delicious lunches from Zaaki Mediterranean and Tenoch Mexican. Vegetarian and vegan options available at both trucks.

Learn More


Send us Your Gala Pictures!!

Did you attend Spring Gala 2023? Please send us your photos! We'd love to see pictures and videos of Sloanies having fun in Newport! Email or DM us on Instagram @sloanstudentlife to share. 

Yoga with the MIT Outing Club

Mondays 6-7:30PM
In Person (E51-085) & Online
This weekly informal yoga class is for active people who want to stretch/strengthen muscles worked from biking/boating/climbing/hiking/skiing or hunching over a laptop wishing you were out doing those other things. Class is pretty interactive, beginning with some time to meet the other MITOC yogis and make requests of their excellent yoga guru, Sandy, who tailors each class to the needs of the participants. Beginners welcome!

Sign up on the MITOC trips page:
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Upcoming external fellowship and scholarship opportunities from Grad Fellowship

The title of each fellowship within these documents is a hyperlink to the fellowship page, which includes additional information about the fellowship and the application process. Fellowships/scholarships are organized by deadline.

While there are less opportunities posted with the end of the approaching end of the academic year, keep checking their monthly newsletter for any new opportunities opening later this spring/summer! Sign up here
This is the time to review the opportunities listed on the Fellowships website and to prepare for applications next year.

Key Campus Support Resources

If you need to talk or connect, please know you can reach out to the Student Life Office or your program office as well as the resources listed below. 

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