Build Your Resume – Work at CAPD

Looking to develop your communication, interpersonal, project management, and teamwork skills? Want to help your peers explore careers and succeed in job hunting? Consider working for Career Advising & Professional Development (CAPD)! We have over 15 paid student leadership opportunities for the 2021-22 academic year.

Fall Career Fair Series Student Directors

CAPD is currently accepting applications on a rolling basis and conducting interviews for roles with the Fall Career Fair.

Role and Responsibilities: CAPD and the Fall Career Fair Faculty Advisor are seeking students with prior leadership experience, preferably with career fairs and/or large-scale events (including virtual events), to lead in the development and set-up of a series of virtual fall career fairs.

These directors will be responsible for planning and registration for all four planned fairs, and will run two of the fairs in September. Fall Career Fair Student Directors will receive a stipend for their work.

Preferred skill sets include project management, working in teams, customer service, communication, and interpersonal skills.

More Information:

For a full list of the nine positions, role descriptions, and application instructions, please go to Handshake and view 2021 Fall Career Fair Student Directors Job ID#4510902.

For more information, please contact with the subject line “Fall Career Fair Director Application Questions.”

We will be accepting applications until April 2, and interviews will be held in late March/early April.

Peer Career Advisors

Application Deadline: June 1

Role and Responsibilities: Develop your communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills while helping your peers reach their professional goals! Peer Career Advisors (PCAs) play a significant role at CAPD by assisting fellow MIT students during individual career appointments and open office hours.

PCAs review and provide feedback on peers’ professional documents, and offer guidance on additional career topics. They also work with CAPD staff to develop and deliver programs or workshops for MIT students.

Additionally, as a PCA, you receive training that will build knowledge and skills for your own career exploration and preparation. PCAs are compensated hourly.

For more information and qualifications, log on to Handshake Job ID#: #4531926.

Career Exploration Leadership Team

Application deadline: June 1, 2021. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.

Role and Responsibilities:
As a member of the first-ever student-run Career Exploration Leadership Team, students will

· Organize and facilitate Career Exploration events for the entire MIT student body
· Manage large-scale projects while connecting with employers, alumni, graduate/professional school representatives, and academic/student support departments
· Gain valuable leadership, program management, teamwork, data collection and analysis, and collaboration experience
For more information and qualifications, log on to Handshake Job ID#: #4847869