From: Student Life
Date: December 13, 2023
Subject: MIT Sloan Student Life Newsletter December 13, 2023

December 13, 2023

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Community Events

SLO Focus Groups
The mission of the Student Life Office (SLO) states: “we are here to help students navigate their MIT Sloan experience and the many resources at their disposal while supporting a diverse and caring student culture.” We live out this mission by promoting our 3 C’s: Caring, Contribution, and Community. Please join us for a focus group to help us understand how MIT Sloan students from all programs experience these core principles. 

Club Leader Focus Group, Jan. 11th
MBA and LGO Focus Group, Jan. 15th
All Students Focus Group, Jan. 19th
MFin, MBAn, PhD Focus Group, Jan. 25th

Community Events

Mayor Siddiqui's Community Skate Day
Saturday, December 16th 

Skate at Canal District Kendall 
Join Cambridge Mayor Siddiqui for an afternoon of FREE ice skating rentals and hot chocolate while supplies last! Hosted in partnership with Skate @ Canal District and BioMed Realty.

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Sloan Healthcare Innovations Prize Competition 2024

Do you have a groundbreaking idea in healthcare or biotech? This is your opportunity to showcase your idea by entering the Sloan Healthcare Innovations Prize (SHIP) Competition and compete to win up to $30K! SHIP aims to support early-stage healthcare ventures by providing feedback and networking opportunities with experienced industry and investment professionals. Apply for SHIP by January 21, 2024.

MIT Sandbox applications for new teams open on January 5th– join an info session to learn more!

Did you know that MIT Sandbox provides funding and mentorship to help you explore your innovative idea as an entrepreneur? Join them for the information session where you will learn more about the program and how Sandbox provides up to $25K in seed funding, mentorship, and training to support your entrepreneurial journey!

  • Not a competition
  • Open to all MIT undergraduate and graduate students from all schools
  • Focused on student-driven entrepreneurship
  • Supports students at all stages of the start-up process - from idea to launch

Register for an info session:
December 15th info session, 1:30-2:30pm (in-person)
January 10th info session, 1-2pm (virtual)

Join the MIT Arts Scholars Program 

Who We Are:
Undergraduates and graduates from diverse fields of study belong to the Arts Scholars program, which fosters a vibrant and inclusive arts community at the Institute. Whether as active creators or enthusiastic appreciators, this group of students is known for their passion for the arts, and regularly engages in a broad spectrum of arts experiences with faculty and visiting artists. Arts Scholars activities take place both on and off campus, enrich members’ artistic pursuits, and contribute to the cultural fabric of MIT.

What Awaits You as an Arts Scholar:

  • Exclusive opportunities like dinners with artists, private guided tours, off-campus group activities, and behind-the-scenes experiences
  • Access to a community of art lovers across MIT
  • Free or deeply discounted tickets
  • An invitation to celebrate at the end-of-year Spring Arts Showcase

Learn More Here

European Career Fair March 2nd 

Sign up for the annual European Career Fair at MIT, the largest European career fair in North America! This event brings together a massive gathering of leading European companies and organizations eager to connect with you and to discover your potential. Whether you're a recent graduate seeking your first professional venture or a seasoned student looking to explore international career options, this fair is your gateway. Sign up here! Companies pre-select students for interviews as early as December 1. Don’t miss the opportunity to connect with them now!

Winter Closure and Important Contacts 

MIT and the Sloan Student Life Office will be closed from Monday, December 25th through Monday, January 1st.

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