Career fairs

MIT has a diverse range of career fairs, only a few of which are run by Career Advising & Professional Development. Others are managed by student organizations or academic departments. MIT students are also welcome at some fairs hosted by companies, professional organizations, and other universities. Career Fairs at MIT are open to MIT undergraduate and graduate students, postdocs, and recent alumni.

View the full list of Annual Fairs at MIT, both those produced by CAPD and those run by other groups in the wider MIT community.

Handshake Virtual Fairs

Through Handshake virtual career fairs, candidates can learn about employers and share their profile when participating in group sessions or 1:1 sessions with recruiters using their browser or Handshake’s mobile app. Students and employers will have access to video, audio, …

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Quick facts: 2021 Virtual Fall Career Fair Series

Building on the model developed in 2020, MIT’s 2021 Fall Career Fair — a student-run event supported by Career Advising and Professional Development (CAPD) — was hosted virtually on the Brazen platform. Employer booths were split across three dates, based on industry: …

By Lydia Huth
Lydia Huth Communications Specialist
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Finding jobs in 2021: CAPD’s guide to the current state of recruiting

After the last eighteen months, it comes as no surprise that the recruiting landscape has seen a major shift to virtual recruiting  and an emphasis on improving company culture and inclusivity. However, there’s plenty about fall 2021’s recruiting cycle …

By Lydia Huth
Lydia Huth Communications Specialist
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Career Fair Advice for Employers

Ensuring a Successful Career Fair Experience

Multiple fairs are held at MIT annually, and are an excellent way to connect with MIT students and Postdocs and strengthen your company brand on campus. Details on upcoming events can be found on …

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Virtual Career Fairs Tips

Virtual career fairs offer the opportunity for students and employers to connect in ways that transcend physical distances, at greater convenience and lower cost. While there are many benefits to participating in a virtual career fair, there are important differences …

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