Writing and Communication Center’s IAP Finale!

Writing and Communication Center IAP Workshops

During the week of IAP (January 30-February 3), the WCC offers an excellent collection of workshops for graduate students:

The Nuts and Bolts of Writing a Master’s Thesis: Mon, Jan 30th, 10-11:30am; via Zoom (

By Amanda Cornwall
Amanda Cornwall Graduate Student Professional Development
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Top 10 jobs for Computer Science majors

From the newest phone apps to the next hottest tablet or phone, there’s no avoiding the buzz that surrounds tech culture. As future-forward as they sound, these advancements come directly from real people who are creating revolutionary, diverse systems. 

If …

By Ariel Ackermann
Ariel Ackermann Assistant Director, Early Career Engagement
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6 tips for making a career change, from someone who has done it

Updated December 21, 2022

By Sylvie Douglis and Keisha “TK” Dutes

Most people spend a third of their lives — or 90,000 hours — at work.

When all those hours include stress due to wage gaps, societal pressures, commuting (or endless Zoom …

By Ariel Ackermann
Ariel Ackermann Assistant Director, Early Career Engagement
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Could Air Someday Power Your Flight? Airlines Are Betting on It.

By Paige McClanahan | Jan. 19, 2023

New technologies, including one fuel extracted from the atmosphere itself, could make flying more sustainable. But the challenges are many and the timeline is uncertain.

By the middle of this century, most cars and buses …

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External Source
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BCG recruiting opportunities for MIT PhD’s & Postdocs

BCG has announced their spring recruiting events which are intended for any PhDs, Postdocs, MDs or JDs interested in consulting with BCG, specifically those interested in applying for our Bridge to BCG Consulting program. Below is a list of recruiting …

By Francis Borrego
Francis Borrego Senior Assistant Director, Employer Relations 
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Applications now open! Undergraduate summer research fellowship at HBS

A 10-week program for undergraduates who wish to work closely with Harvard Business School faculty on research projects on topics ranging from business strategy to social media, and from innovation management to private equity.

PRIMO has been designed to bring …

By Kendel Jester
Kendel Jester Career Advisor
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MIT Sloan Product Management Hackathon

The PM Hackathon is a Google sponsored event that is held annually by the Sloan Product Management club.

This is a week long team-based hackathon where you and your team (to a maximum of 5) submit a digital product prototype …

By Ariel Ackermann
Ariel Ackermann Assistant Director, Early Career Engagement
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Facts about Manufacturing: The Top 18 Facts You Need to Know

Published by National Association of Manufacturing

8. By 2030, 4 million manufacturing jobs will likely be needed. 

Over the next decade, 4 million manufacturing jobs will likely be needed, and 2.1 million are expected to go unfilled if …

By Alexis Boyer
Alexis Boyer Alexis Boyer Assistant Director, Graduate Student Career Services
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TA Opportunity: Opportunity to Teach Scientific Proposal Writing

HST is looking for a TA for HST.500 this spring term. The class reviews research areas at the intersection of medicine and engineering and trains students in scientific proposal writing.

If you’re interested in learning more, please review the course description below and contact 

By Amanda Cornwall
Amanda Cornwall Graduate Student Professional Development
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Building Skills for a Successful PhD

Riccio Graduate Engineering Leadership Program IAP Workshop

January 31, 1-4 PM; Room 32-144

In this workshop, we will discuss non-technical skills that are critical for a successful PhD journey and professional career. Topics will focus on personal and interpersonal skills, …

By Amanda Cornwall
Amanda Cornwall Graduate Student Professional Development
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