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Which Industries are Hiring Data Scientists in 2021?

A major lesson learned from the pandemic is that data is an integral part of business decisions and strategic operations. As COVID hit, businesses adapted to hybrid and distributed environments with data at the center of everything. With more data …

By Francis Borrego
Francis Borrego Senior Assistant Director, Employer Relations  Francis Borrego
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Job applications, GPAs, and your first year at MIT

You have found a great opportunity. You have your resume set, your cover letter is the best you have ever written, and right as you go to submit your application you see it: Please enter your GPA. What do you …

By Erik Pavesic
Erik Pavesic Assistant Director, First Year Engagement Erik Pavesic
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Making data visualizations more accessible

In the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention produced a simple chart to illustrate how measures like mask wearing and social distancing could “flatten the curve” and reduce the peak of infections.

The …

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October Pre-Law Events & Resources

University of Houston Law Center Symposium, Law Fair, and Summer Program
Diversity Pre-Law Symposium & Law School Admissions Fair on October 16 & October 23, 2021
Pre-Law Pipeline Program Application Period for Summer 2022 opens October 15, 2021
Best Law …

By Tianna Ransom
Tianna Ransom Assistant Director, Career Exploration Tianna Ransom
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Here’s What You Should—and Shouldn’t—Capitalize on Your Resume

By Leto Papadopolous

As a career coach, I’ve worked alongside recruiters and heard their complaints as they review resumes. I remember one squinting at the screen as she tried to read a resume with tiny font, and another telling me …

By Ariel Ackermann
Ariel Ackermann Prehealth & Career Advisor Ariel Ackermann
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Graduate Students of Color Mentoring Circles create opportunities to connect with alumni

Career Advising and Professional Development (CAPD) and the Office of Graduate Education (OGE) have launched the 2021-2022 Mentoring Circle initiative for Graduate Students of Color. Through this month-long program (mid-October through mid-November), students have the opportunity to connect with alumni …

By Elsie Otero
Elsie Otero Assistant Director, Graduate Student Professional Development Elsie Otero
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Predicting building emissions across the US

Andrew Logan | MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub

Original Publication Date: September 21, 2021

The United States is entering a building boom. Between 2017 and 2050, it will build the equivalent of New York City 20 times over. Yet, to meet climate …

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What to expect from Morgan Stanley’s psychometric tests

By Sarah Butcher

When you apply for a first job at an investment bank or finance firm now, you’re almost certainly going to have to take a psychometric test. JPMorgan uses Pymetrics games to sort through its mass of applicants. …

By Kendel Jester
Kendel Jester Career Advisor Kendel Jester
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Teach anything with Splash!

Teach anything! Any subject! STEM. Humanities. Arts and music. Sports. Games and puzzles. Hobbies and crafts. 

Splash 2021 will take place on November 20-21. For more information, please visit the program details page. Register to teach a class by October 8th

By Simona Rosu
Simona Rosu Senior Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Career and Professional Development Simona Rosu
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MIT, US Space Force to explore opportunities for research and workforce development

Sara Cody | Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Publication Date: September 23, 2021

Advancing human understanding and exploration in space is a long-standing pursuit of researchers and students at MIT. For the U.S. military, space technologies and discovery have wide-ranging implications …

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