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Finding jobs in 2021: CAPD’s guide to the current state of recruiting

After the last eighteen months, it comes as no surprise that the recruiting landscape has seen a major shift to virtual recruiting  and an emphasis on improving company culture and inclusivity. However, there’s plenty about fall 2021’s recruiting cycle …

By Lydia Huth
Lydia Huth Communications Specialist
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CAPD is hiring a Program Assistant

Looking for leadership experience? Interested in tech, logistics, marketing, graphic design, management, or other essential event-planning skills? Love helping your peers and gaining knowledge to support your own career preparation?

The CAPD Program Assistant manages and supports career programs during …

By Tianna Ransom
Tianna Ransom Assistant Director, Career Exploration
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How to Hold a Better Class Discussion

By  Jay Howard

Learn how to structure your course and particular class sessions in ways that will get students actively participating — and will enhance their learning:

Why Discussion Matters
7 Strategies to Change the Norms of Class Discussions
How to Keep …

By Simona Rosu
Simona Rosu Senior Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Career and Professional Development
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2022 Women in STEM Virtual Career Fair

On August 24th, Firsthand will be hosting its second annual Women in STEM Virtual Career Fair. Women who are studying science, technology, engineering, or math or who are already in STEM roles are encouraged to attend. The fair will allow …

By Simona Rosu
Simona Rosu Senior Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Career and Professional Development
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GSC Conference Grants

GSC Conference Grants – Applications for Fall Cycle Due August 15

Funds conferences October – December
Up to $1000 grant for conference registration, travel, and accomodations
All graduate students eligible to apply
More information: https://gsc.mit.edu/funding/conference-grant/
Apply here: https://mitgscapp.knack.com/funding#applications/conference-grant/

Please contact

By Amanda Cornwall
Amanda Cornwall Associate Director, Graduate Student Professional Development
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Upcoming BCG Events with MIT – Aug. & Sept.

Interested in a career in consulting and looking for opportunities to connect with BCG? We are thrilled to share our upcoming event with you! We encourage you to register for and attend the event below that you find the most …

By Francis Borrego
Francis Borrego Senior Assistant Director, Employer Relations 
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5 Illegal Interview Questions and How to Dodge Them

by Angela Smith, MBA

You’re sitting in the interview for your dream job, and it’s going great. You’ve knocked the hard questions out of the park, and you and the interviewer are really hitting it off. Then, out of the blue, she …

By Simona Rosu
Simona Rosu Senior Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Career and Professional Development
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