Faculty Job Search Series: Fall 2022

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 you’ll need. …

By Alexis Boyer
Alexis Boyer Alexis Boyer Assistant Director, 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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Student loan forgiveness information from Student Financial Services

MIT’s Student Financial Services (SFS) put together the following information about President Biden’s student loan forgiveness program.

Quick facts about Biden’s loan debt relief

FTC Warns borrowers of scammers after Biden’s loan cancellation announcement
Scammers are attempting to capitalize on …

By Kendel Jester
Kendel Jester Career Advisor
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Apply today for Genentech’s Outstanding Student Award!

ATTENTION Juniors and Seniors pursuing science degrees! The Outstanding Student Award (OSA) was founded in Pharmaceutical Technical Development (PTD) to recognize students who excelled in disciplines related to the field of biotechnology at selected schools.

OSA application deadline Wednesday October …

By Ariel Ackermann
Ariel Ackermann Assistant Director, Early Career Engagement
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IAP Micro-internships are in Handshake – Apply now!

Looking for a short-term project or internship over IAP? Consider a micro-internship! Build skills, connect with employers and explore a career path. Check out these micro-internships:   

Program Manager with Intune @ Microsoft 
Climate Engineering and Sustainability @ Transsolar Inc. 
Goddard Space Flight …

By Tavi Sookhoo
Tavi Sookhoo Assistant Director, Career Prototypes
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Exploring careers? Start with the Career Exploration Series!

CAPD is coordinating the second annual, institute-wide Career Exploration Series that begins on September 12th and runs through IAP! This series is a collaboration between MIT departments, programs, employers, and alumni to help all students learn about the different career and graduate/professional school options available to you.   

Visit the events page …

By Tianna Ransom
Tianna Ransom Assistant Director, Career Exploration
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Max Kampelman Paid Fellowships

The Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe seeks candidates for its Max Kampelman Fellowship. The program is open to recent undergraduates (the beginning of the fellowship term should be less than one year since graduation), current graduate students, and …

By External Source
External Source
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Undergraduate Women of Color Leadership Symposium

Prioritize your goals. Develop your leadership skills. Join a powerful community.

Consider registering for a Forte College Leadership Conference to explore your career interests, network with peers from undergraduate institutions across the country, and engage with trailblazing business professionals. Event …

By External Source
External Source
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Netflix Emerging Talent Programs

Netflix provides information on their New Grad and Internship Programs. Learn about when and how to apply, how to prepare, and how to succeed during the interview process.

Teams include: Product, Content, Corporate Functions, Marketing & Publicity, and Games. Summer …

By Erik Pavesic
Erik Pavesic Assistant Director, Career Advising & Training
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CAPD is hiring a Program Assistant

Looking for leadership experience? Interested in tech, logistics, marketing, graphic design, management, or other essential event-planning skills? Love helping your peers and gaining knowledge to support your own career preparation?

The CAPD Program Assistant manages and supports career programs during …

By Tianna Ransom
Tianna Ransom Assistant Director, Career Exploration
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2022 Women in STEM Virtual Career Fair

On August 24th, Firsthand will be hosting its second annual Women in STEM Virtual Career Fair. Women who are studying science, technology, engineering, or math or who are already in STEM roles are encouraged to attend. The fair will allow …

By Simona Rosu
Simona Rosu Senior Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Career and Professional Development
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5 Illegal Interview Questions and How to Dodge Them

by Angela Smith, MBA

You’re sitting in the interview for your dream job, and it’s going great. You’ve knocked the hard questions out of the park, and you and the interviewer are really hitting it off. Then, out of the blue, she …

By Simona Rosu
Simona Rosu Senior Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Career and Professional Development
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