Affinity / Identity

We have developed Affinity/Identity group pages, designed to recognize and celebrate your unique identities and experiences, and to support you in your career journey. When you log into our site, you can set up your email preferences to ensure you get notified about career content relevant to your identities.

If you need more personalized guidance, don’t hesitate to book an appointment with one of our career advisors. We’re here to help you navigate your unique challenges and opportunities, and will do our best to connect you to relevant resources.

You can get in touch with an advisor by scheduling an appointment on Handshake, or sending us an email at capd@mit.edu. We’re committed to providing you with the resources and support you need to thrive in your career.

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Happy Pride

Wishing you the happiest Pride month! Save the date for JAKE Small coming to MIT on Tuesday, September 10, 2024.

By Alexis Boyer
Alexis Boyer Alexis Boyer Assistant Director, Graduate Student Career Services
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Discovering community and cultural connections

A joint humanities and engineering major, senior Grace McMillan is setting her sights on a legal career focused on education policy reform.

“When McMillan isn’t in class or hanging out with her sisters, she’s in the library studying for the …

By MIT News
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Political science and physics major Leela Fredlund wants to ensure fairness and justice prevail in humanity’s leap into space.

“I realized that I could raise very interesting questions at the intersection of astronomy and political science,” says Fredlund. Through undergraduate projects at MIT and at institutions such as NASA, Fredlund has been focused on the ways governments are shaping …

By MIT News
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It’s Equal Pay Day. Women earn 84 cents for every dollar men make — or even less

HEARD ON ALL THINGS CONSIDERED

by Andrea Hsu | NPR

Equal Pay Day has come around again, and it feels a little like Groundhog Day.

Despite the annual reminder about how far into the new year women have to work to …

By Simona Rosu
Simona Rosu Senior Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Career and Professional Development
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LexPreLaw Program

LexPreLaw uses a cohort-based model of engaging and observing participants. In 2024, LexPreLaw will enroll 225 aspiring lawyers who already possess or will obtain a bachelor’s degree by August 2025 and who plan to seek law school admission for the …

By Tianna Ransom
Tianna Ransom Assistant Director, Career Exploration
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