Deborah Liverman

Executive Director, Career Advising & Professional Development

Deborah Liverman

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Deborah sets the strategic direction for Career Advising and Professional Development by working with groups, departments, employers, graduate and professional programs, fellowship programs, to provide opportunities centered on career development and success for MIT students, postdoc scholars, and recent alumni. She holds PhD from the University of Massachusetts; MEd from the University of South Carolina; BA from Davidson College. Experience includes over 20 years in higher education.

What is your favorite MIT hackUpside Down Lounge near the Media Lab in 2010 When you walked under it, you just marveled at the amount of detail that it took to make it happen.

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How to Network at Family Gatherings

Family Thanksgiving is something that I dread every year. It’s not because I don’t like my family—they’re a little wild, but I do love them and really enjoy catching up with them. However, I’m a bit of an introvert—large groups …

By Kaitlin McManus - Vault
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15 of the Best Consulting Firms for Gender Pay Equality

On March 8th, we celebrate International Women’s Day to honor the achievements of women around the globe and continue the fight for gender equality. One issue that serves as a critical focal point for this ongoing discussion is pay equality. …

By Stephan Maldonado - Vault
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The Uprising – An MIT Press Documentary Short “Time alone doesn’t change things. People change things.”

The new video The Uprising from MIT Press about Women in Science is inspiring and tells the story of differential treatment of men and women on the MIT faculty in the 1990s. Featuring a group of sixteen women faculty members …

By Deborah Liverman
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5 Books College Graduates Entering the Hybrid Workplace Need to Read

The graduating class of 2021 may have not had the ideal senior year, but they are proving to be the most resilient. While students had to adjust from learning face-to-face and meeting in the library on campus to the digital …

By Stephanie Jones - Vault
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How MIT Departments Can Gain Access to Handshake

Career Advising and Professional Development uses Handshake as our career management system, a tool for scheduling appointments with us and managing campus interviews, off-campus recruiting, job-search information, and event registration.  CAPD offers two options for academic and administrative departments to …

By Deborah Liverman
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Career Guidance for First-Generation Students

First-generation college students are learners from households where neither parent (or guardian) has obtained a Bachelor’s degree. In other words, they are the first ones in their immediate family to attend college.

These students forge their own paths ahead in …

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9 Alarming Facts About What the Pandemic Is Doing to Women in the Workplace

Let’s face it, progress for women in the workplace was moving at a snail’s pace even before the coronavirus pandemic hit. Now all those gains are at risk of being quickly undone and worse. For the past six years, Lean …

By Stav Ziv - The Muse
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Pay is an Absolute Value


What is the Equal Pay Working Group? 

MIT’s newly-launched Equal Pay Working Group has been working since summer 2020 to raise awareness of the issue of pay inequity.  Led by CAPD and AMITA (Association of MIT Alumnae), the group comprises students and …

By Deborah Liverman
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