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Faculty Job Search Series: Summer 2022

This summer, Career Advising and Professional Development will help you prepare for your upcoming academic job search. When tenure track faculty jobs post this fall, you’ll be ready! Join us as we discuss the application process and consider the documents …

By Alexis Boyer
Alexis Boyer Assistant Director of Graduate Student Career Services
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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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Five ways Peer Career Advisors can become great mentors

Did you know: Career Advising & Professional Development (CAPD) offers juniors, seniors, and graduate students a unique opportunity to be mentors through the Peer Career Advisor (PCA) program? Every year, CAPD seeks out students interested in assisting their peers with …

By Erik Pavesic
Erik Pavesic Assistant Director, Career Advising & Training
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Medical Ethics and your Med/Health Professions School Application

When applying to health professions school, your ability to wrestle with complex ethical situations is an important predictor of how well you’ll be able to handle such situations as a practitioner.

Medical schools and other health professions schools assess this …

By Ariel Ackermann
Ariel Ackermann Prehealth & Career Advisor
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Hallucinating to better text translation

A machine-learning method imagines what a sentence visually looks like, to situate and ground its semantics in the real world, improving translation, like humans can. Read more on MIT News.

By MIT News
MIT News
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New light-powered catalysts could aid in manufacturing

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office | May 27, 2022

When coated onto plastic tubing, the catalysts could act on chemicals flowing through, helping to synthesize drugs and other compounds.

Chemical reactions that are driven by light offer a powerful tool for chemists …

By Alexis Boyer
Alexis Boyer Assistant Director of Graduate Student Career Services
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Happy Pride Month!

Are you looking for ways to celebrate Pride Month? We have a few ideas:

Follow Rainbow Lounge MIT on Instagram or Facebook to stay up to date on events, resources, workshops, partner events, and more.
Borrow a game or a …

By Alexis Boyer
Alexis Boyer Assistant Director of Graduate Student Career Services
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