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CAPD is now hiring for student Career Fair Directors and a Communications Intern

Looking for leadership experience? Interested in tech, logistics, marketing, graphic design, management, or other essential event-planning skills? Love writing social media posts, designing graphics, or crafting articles? 

Career Advising and Professional Development (CAPD) is now hiring for these student leadership …

By Lydia Huth
Lydia Huth Communications Specialist Lydia Huth
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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 Lydia Huth
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Draft Your Cover Letter: A guide for first year undergraduates

A cover letter is a perfect companion piece to your resume. Now that you have a better understanding of how to write your resume, let’s now talk about cover letters.

Resumes are really good at capturing attributes about you that …

By Erik Pavesic
Erik Pavesic Assistant Director, First Year Engagement Erik Pavesic
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6 career hacks from Apple VP Kate Bergeron

By Tracy Mayor

Kate Bergeron was unemployed, uninsured, and pregnant when she first interviewed at Apple — a situation that might not suggest the most intentional of careers.

Yet 17 years later, Bergeron is a vice president of hardware engineering, currently …

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Spice Up Your Writing: Add Music, Personality, and Voice

Friday, January 21, 2022
10am – 11:30am
Zoom; Pre-register for link

Academic writing does not have to be boring and insipid. During this hands-on virtual workshop, you will play with sentences, explore rhetorical devices, and have fun with punctuation. Pamela …

By Amanda Cornwall
Amanda Cornwall Associate Director, Graduate Student Professional Development Amanda Cornwall
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MIT’s high standing in employability rankings explained

At MIT, we know that the students we work with are incredible, and we see our graduates go on to make remarkable, meaningful impact. An MIT student’s future potential is common knowledge at the Institute, and we’ve continually seen it …

By Lydia Huth
Lydia Huth Communications Specialist Lydia Huth
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Enhance Your Resume: A guide for First-Year Undergraduates

As a first-year student, you may be overwhelmed with transitioning your high school resume into one that is ready to secure all sorts of great experiences at MIT. This guide will help provide the basics, and as you have specific …

By Erik Pavesic
Erik Pavesic Assistant Director, First Year Engagement Erik Pavesic
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