Lydia Huth

Communications Specialist

Lydia Huth

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Lydia provides communications support for both CAPD and the Office of Graduate Education. She holds a BA in Graphic Design & English from Campbell University, and her experience includes four years in communications for nonprofits and live entertainment as well as seven years teaching writing and literature.

What did you dream about being when you were a kid? I was convinced that I’d be a horse trainer in the Midwest – not sure why, since I’d never left the East Coast!

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Quick facts: 2021 Virtual Fall Career Fair Series

Building on the model developed in 2020, MIT’s 2021 Fall Career Fair — a student-run event supported by Career Advising and Professional Development (CAPD) — was hosted virtually on the Brazen platform. Employer booths were split across three dates, based on industry: …

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CAPD launches new website

CAPD is excited to announce the office’s website redesign, debuted this summer. As part of the updated website, the office unveiled Career Interest pages —  a new way for students and postdocs to explore career paths through resources, mentors, and information connected to …

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QS World University Rankings rates MIT #1 in graduate employability for 2022

MIT has maintained its no. 1 place in Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings’ Graduate Employability Rankings for 2022. Stanford University, UCLA, The University of Sydney, and Harvard University completed this year’s top five, respectively. 

The Institute received a perfect …

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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 …

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Twitter’s new font and Last of Us 2: an accessibility lesson to be learned | The UX Collective

One hot discussion on Twitter these days (especially in the design/tech parts of it) is Twitter itself. All the buzz is about Twitter’s new look. The update includes:

New font — Chirp;
Higher contrast (new high contrast/less blue colours, as …

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3 Questions: Deborah Liverman on helping students overcome career uncertainty

MIT Career Advising and Professional Development (CAPD) has a simple mission statement: engaging undergraduates, graduate students, alumni, and postdocs in self-discovery to craft lives that are intellectually challenging, personally enriching, and of service to the world. With increased career uncertainty …

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Working Against Racism Within Career Advising and Employer Recruitment

Career Advising and Professional Development (CAPD) has a responsibility to acknowledge and recognize the systematic processes that disadvantage our Black and African American students in the MIT student recruiting process.  #ShutDownAcademia on June 10th was the perfect time to say …

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Making Connections in the Video Game Industry

Jenny (Course 6, ’19) attended the Women in Gaming conference twice – this time taking the stage

The clip-on speaker felt heavy at my side as I walked up to the podium. Not only was the clip making me mildly uncomfortable, but …

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Take the leap: What it’s like to take a gap year before med school

Emily Brown graduated from MIT in June 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Biological Engineering and Biology. She spent the year after graduation doing clinical work in a private dermatology practice in Boston and started medical school in the …

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