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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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From PhD to Professor: Advice for Landing Your First Academic Position

by Johanna Greeson

I am living the dream.

At least, my professional dream, that is. I have the perfect job for me. And I’m going to share with you how I got it.

First, a little about me. This August, …

By Simona Rosu
Simona Rosu Senior Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Career and Professional Development Simona Rosu
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Infographic: The McKinsey Biotech Innovation Index

By McKinsey & Company

McKinsey’s Biotech Innovation Index assesses innovation and funding in terms of four indicators: discovery (measured in numbers of patents and publications); translation (measured in numbers of new biotech companies and average amounts raised in early-stage financing); growth …

By Ariel Ackermann
Ariel Ackermann Prehealth & Career Advisor Ariel Ackermann
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MIT Biological Engineering Career Expo: Friday Oct. 1, 10am – 3pm

The Department of Biological Engineering (BE) hosts its 8th annual Biological Engineering Career Expo on Friday, Oct 1 from 10am – 3pm. This event is open to other majors–if you are an undergrad, grad student, or postdoc, and your studies …

By Amanda Cornwall
Amanda Cornwall Associate Director, Graduate Student Professional Development Amanda Cornwall
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MIT Alumni Entrepreneurship Panel at iHQ

Sept. 30th, 4:00-5:30pm, MIT E38 iHQ, Fl. 7

MIT’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship (I&E) Community is vast and thriving. Thousands of students have participated in programs offered by dozens of organizations across campus. This is your chance to hear from alumni …

By Amanda Cornwall
Amanda Cornwall Associate Director, Graduate Student Professional Development Amanda Cornwall
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The hedge funds that hire graduates and interns

by Sarah Butcher

So you want to leave university/college and work for a hedge fund? Once, this wasn’t possible: hedge funds only hired people who’d been through banks’ sales and trading graduate programmes. Now though, they’re increasingly training up university …

By Kendel Jester
Kendel Jester Kendel Jester
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