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Alumni

Welcome to the Alumni page!

At Career Advising and Professional Development, we support students and alumni on a journey of self-discovery, enabling them to build a challenging career and a rewarding life – and empowering them to make a difference in the world.  Only alumni on MIT COVIDPass, also applicable to current MIT postdocs and staff eligible who receive services, will have access to CAPD in-person appointments, all other alumni will access appointments and programs virtually.

Take your Handshake account with you after graduation

Upon graduation from MIT, remember to update your Handshake account with your new MIT alumni address. You can “add another email” by logging in to Handshake > clicking on your initials or photo in the top right-hand corner > Settings > “Add another email”. It’s that easy. With your Handshake account, you can continue to participate in workshops, presentations, career fairs, job applications, and more!”


No one-size-fits-all approach for mentorship

Daniel Korsun | Office of Graduate Education | May 3, 2022

Committed to Caring honoree Jeff Grossman strives to provide each of his students with personalized advising.

Although some of his research focuses on nanomaterials, MIT Professor Jeff Grossman makes sure that his …

By Simona Rosu
Simona Rosu Senior Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Career and Professional Development
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Seeing the whole person

Alumna, Margaret ‘Mo’ Okobi ’16, prepares for a career combining medicine and public health research to improve mental health care services in vulnerable communities. Read the full story by Leah Campbell for the School of Science.

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“Yulia’s Dream” to support young, at-risk Ukrainian students of mathematics

Sandi Miller | Department of Mathematics | March 30, 2022

Millions have fled the Russian invasion of Ukraine, and for those who are staying, schools are closed. While refugee-supporting programs focus on immediate needs, the Department of Mathematics’ MIT PRIMES program plans to …

By Simona Rosu
Simona Rosu Senior Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Career and Professional Development
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What Equal Pay Day 2022 Data Is—And Is Not—Telling Us

by Holly Corbett | Forbes

This Equal Pay Day, the data shows the wage gap closed by 1 cent. On the surface, this looks like progress. Yet these numbers are not telling the whole story.

Equal Pay Day falls on March …

By Simona Rosu
Simona Rosu Senior Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Career and Professional Development
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Equal Pay Day: March 15, 2022

Explore statistics related to the wage gap from the US Census Bureau.

The 2022 Equal Pay Day is Tuesday, March 15. According to the National Committee on Pay Equity, “This date symbolizes how far into the year women must work …

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