MIT WATER COMMUNITY

 

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OPPORTUNITIES


INITIATIVES & EVENTS


The Horizons Fellowship 

The Horizons Fellowship supports 200 outstanding university students on a fully-funded experience in San Francisco, in their pursuit to become leaders in technology. Our programs provide immersive software engineering and web/mobile development courses geared towards high-achieving college students. Students need not have a computer science background! 

Horizons students have gone on to receive offers from firms such as Google, Slack, Yelp, Amazon, BCG, Visa, J.P. Morgan, and more!

Past Horizonites have come from a variety of schools and backgrounds. Applicants have hailed from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard, Princeton, Yale, UPenn/Wharton, Columbia, Northwestern, Brown, Michigan and more. 

Interested students can start an application here! 


Ceres Job Opportunity:

Are you ready to change investor and company practices on climate change and other sustainability challenges?

-Senior Manager, Investor Engagement
-Assistant, Water Program

Ceres is a sustainability nonprofit organization working with the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy. Through powerful networks and advocacy, Ceres tackles the world’s biggest sustainability challenges, including climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and human rights abuses. Apply for open positions and internships in Boston!


Watts Water Technologies: Leadership Rotational Program

Through this 24 month rotational development program, participants will gain a better understanding of the Watts business model and determine where their passions and interests lie as they start their career. Participants will experience a wide range of assignments as they establish broad experiences via three 8-month interdepartmental rotations designed to develop critical leadership and functional skills.

Sponsoring Departments include:

  • Engineering
  • Sourcing
  • Operations
  • Sales

GET YOUR FEET WET WITH WATTS!

For additional information on roles and responsibilities, qualifications, and expectations, please see the posting here.


Cambrian Innovation:  Process Engineer III Job Opportunity

Cambrian Innovation is looking for a Process Engineer III for our Watertown, MA office.  Please view more details here.


Water Management for Future Climate Scenarios

Water quality and water supply reliability are challenged by climate change in ways that affect livelihoods and ecosystems alike. Given the short- and long-term uncertainty and the regional-differences in ways climate affects water systems, what is to be done? Join MIT's Abdul Latif Jameel World Water and Food Security Lab (J-WAFS) for a panel that features MIT research from the School of Architecture and Planning, School of Engineering, and Sloan School of Management that addresses this challenging water management issue.

The event will be held on January 31, 2018, from 3:30pm - 5pm in MIT Room E51 - 095.  Please click here for more details!


MIT IDEAS Global Challenge:  Second Entry Deadline

Working on a social innovation project? Apply to the IDEAS Global Challenge to compete for up to $15,000 to move from idea to impact. Teams working in a range of sectors (including water & sanitation) can enter their projects to receive feedback and support.  

The deadline to apply is on January 18, 2018 at 6pm!  Click here for further details.


MIT IDEAS Global Challenge: Spring Generator Dinner

Working on an innovative project for social good? Join us for dinner. Pitch an idea. Find a team.

The IDEAS Generator Dinner is one of the best venues to find a team to join, pitch your idea to woo and recruit teammates, or pitch your skills to get hired onto a team. With the last chance to submit a Scope Statement just a few weeks away (March 1, 2018), get started at this event!  

February 8, 2018, 7pm.  Click here for more details.


Research


 "Digital Technology – the Next Generation of Water Mixing"  -   Watts Water Technologies 2017   (Paper)