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Exploring careers? Check out the Career Exploration Series

This fall, CAPD is happy to announce an institute-wide Career Exploration Series that begins on September 13th and runs through November! 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 …

By Tianna Ransom
Tianna Ransom Assistant Director, Career Exploration Tianna Ransom
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Maria Zuber on MIT’s Strategic Action Plan for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Postdocs who feel safe taking risks benefit MIT’s research community, says MIT’s vice president for research.

Q: How do you think the plan will impact the lives of MIT community members, most especially postdocs?

A: Postdocs come to MIT from …

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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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Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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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
Deborah Liverman Executive Director, Career Advising & Professional Development Deborah Liverman
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