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 eligible 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!”


MIT Sloan Product Management Hackathon

The PM Hackathon is a Google sponsored event that is held annually by the Sloan Product Management club.

This is a week long team-based hackathon where you and your team (to a maximum of 5) submit a digital product prototype …

By Ariel Ackermann
Ariel Ackermann Assistant Director, Early Career Engagement
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Product designer finds engineers’ playground in Wisconsin

MIT micro-internships connect alumni and students.

By: Julie Fox | Jan. 5th 2023 | MIT Tech Review

“As the youngest of four girls, Rosalie Phillips ’21 looked up to her sisters, and everywhere they went, she went. As early as fifth grade, …

By External Source
External Source
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Luck helped me pursue an academic career. I worry about others who aren’t as fortunate

BY ADRIJANA CRNCEC | Science

I never would have gotten here without luck. I worry about all the bright, passionate, capable students from underresourced countries and less privileged backgrounds who don’t have the same family support and encouraging, open-minded mentors. I …

By Simona Rosu
Simona Rosu Senior Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Career and Professional Development
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The Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts 2022

The Women’s Edge and Globe Magazine celebrate the state’s leading companies and nonprofits run by women.

They run health care companies, universities and colleges, financial institutions, nonprofits, construction heavyweights, and more — they’re the women power players of the Bay State. 

By Simona Rosu
Simona Rosu Senior Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Career and Professional Development
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WOMEN’S HEALTH, WOMEN LEADERS

Join the conversation as Whitehead Institute Director, Ruth Lehmann, and Wellesley College President, Paula Johnson, discuss how to improve healthcare for women and increase opportunities for women as leaders in biomedicine and higher education. This event will take place on Tuesday, November 15, …

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

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Hire a MIT Micro-intern
What is a Micro-internship?

Micro-internships are short-term projects or internships where students can collaborate with employers and/or MIT alumni on …

The German start-up “ELEVEL Academy” offers a variety of interactive, free 2 hour webinars – ranging from Programming, Project-Management to …