Workshops

Upcoming workshop

Applying to Graduate Fellowships
May 16, 11:30 to 12:30 in 68-181
Scott Tirrell, Associate Director of Graduate Fellowships, OGE
For those that missed the first presentation. This workshop will focus more on preparing application material over the summer to apply in the fall.
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Spring 2019 Workshops

Applying to Graduate Fellowships
February 28th, 11:30 to 12:30 in 68-180
Scott Tirrell, Associate Director of Graduate Fellowships, OGE
Why are fellowships great? What is the application process? What are the types of resources available? Tips on personal statements and research proposals. Just a great place to ask questions!

Introduction to Investing
March 21st, 11:30 to 12:30 in 68-181
Adam Grenier CFP, Fidelity Investments
Topics covered: Taking on debt vs. savings, basics of asset classes (i.e., stocks, bonds, real estate, cash, digital assets, etc.), financial independence, different types of accounts to use for different goals

Investing Part II
April 3rd, 11:30 to 12:30 in 68-181
Ryan Shorey CFP, Fidelity Investments
Topics covered: Asset allocation, asset location, understanding market and economic business cycles. 

Applying to Graduate Fellowships
May 16, 11:30 to 12:30 in 68-181
Scott Tirrell, Associate Director of Graduate Fellowships, OGE
For those that missed the first presentation. This workshop will focus more on preparing application material over the summer to apply in the fall.

Budgeting Strategies
End of May, date/location TBA
Jennifer Hu, OGE Graduate Community Fellow and Scott Tirrell, Associate Director of Graduate Fellowships, OGE
This will be an interactive group-based discussion on budgeting using some of the tools offered by our financial literacy platform, iGrad.

Tax information workshops

(for International and US Students)
Presented by MIT Int’l Students Office & MIT VPF

Date Time Location Who Tax Status
Wednesday March 6, 2019 5:00-6:30pm 10-250 International students
( < 5 years in the US)
Non-Resident Aliens for tax purposes
7:00-8:30pm 10-250 US & international students
( > 5 years in the US)
Resident tax filers
Monday April 1st, 2019 5:00-6:30pm 10-250 International students
( < 5 years in the US)
Non-Resident Aliens for tax purposes
7:00-8:30pm 10-250  US & international students
( > 5 years in the US)
 Resident tax filers

See also

The MIT Federal Credit Union hosts lunch and evening seminars on a variety of financial literacy topics. More info can be found here.

Did you know?

The MIT Federal Credit Union hosts a seminar series on financial literacy topics.