5 tips to make your summer count

We hope that you’re getting ready for a rejuvenating summer, whether you’re preparing for a UROP, interning, volunteering, or taking a break.

Whatever your summer plans, consider these five simple but helpful tips:

1. Whatever the structure of your summer, …

By Lydia Huth
Lydia Huth Communications Specialist
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Now recruiting: CAPD student leaders

Want to support MIT students, postdocs, employers, and alumni while you get hands-on experience for your career? Apply to CAPD’s student roles! Each of these opportunities lets you grow your skills in a specific focus area — from event planning to …

By Tianna Ransom
Tianna Ransom Assistant Director, Career Exploration
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Connect with McKinsey- Apply by June 1

The Connect with McKinsey program is designed to help students across North America in undergraduate and non-MBA master’s programs create early connections with our colleagues and learn more about our recruiting process for full-time and internship roles starting in 2025. …

By Francis Borrego
Francis Borrego Associate Director, Employer Relations 
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Harvard Law School Junior Deferral Program Info Sessions

Join one of our virtual information sessions. In these 45-minute webinars, participants will hear from members of the J.D. Admissions team as well as a current student admitted through the Junior Deferral Program. We will provide a brief overview of …

By Tianna Ransom
Tianna Ransom Assistant Director, Career Exploration
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2024 CAPD FAQs for Family & Supporters

During Campus Preview Weekend 2024’s Parent Programming, members of the CAPD staff shared information with parents and supporters. View the recording and access the presentation below. Also see our FAQ section below for questions we have received from parents and …

By Kendel Jester
Kendel Jester Assistant Director, Early Career Engagement
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A successful inaugural year for CAPD Graduate Student Professional Development’s certificate programs

This spring, over 150 doctoral students and postdocs successfully completed CAPD’s new professional development certificate program. Two certificates—one in research mentoring and the other in grant writing—were launched last fall to help PhD students and postdocs advance their growth in …

By Julia Mongo
Julia Mongo Staff Writer and Advisor
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Join the MIT Climate & Sustainability Scholars Program

The priority deadline is May 1, 2024, with applications reviewed on a rolling basis thereafter (as space allows)

Open to rising juniors and seniors from all departments and all majors.

The MIT Climate & Sustainability Consortium’s (MCSC) new Climate & …

By Libby Doucet
Libby Doucet Assistant Director, Career Advising and Training
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MIT Comm Lab Spotlight: Engineers, Express Yourselves

The MIT School of Engineering Communication Lab, which turned 10 in 2023, helps students translate their work for broader impact.

For a decade, the MIT School of Engineering Communication Lab, which originated in the Department of Biological Engineering and has …

By Tara Thakurta
Tara Thakurta Graduate Community Fellow
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Political science and physics major Leela Fredlund wants to ensure fairness and justice prevail in humanity’s leap into space.

“I realized that I could raise very interesting questions at the intersection of astronomy and political science,” says Fredlund. Through undergraduate projects at MIT and at institutions such as NASA, Fredlund has been focused on the ways governments are shaping …

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Paid Positions at the Office of Sustainability

The MIT Office of Sustainability is seeking applicants for a 10-week, student researcher summer cohort program.

We have 6 hourly paid positions for graduate and undergraduate students.

This is an opportunity to dive into hands-on projects aimed at advancing sustainability …

By Tara Thakurta
Tara Thakurta Graduate Community Fellow
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