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Career Advising

Exploration, preparation, and a team that understands how it all works.  When it comes to planning for your career, you may know exactly where you’re headed. You may have ideas that you’re excited to explore. Or maybe you’re not even sure where to start. And that’s ok. Career Services is your hub for all things career, from researching internships and attending job fairs to preparing for interviews and negotiating offers. Connect with us to gain specific career development skills and insights, work with our team to think big-picture about your life goals and career path, or tap into our extensive network of alumni and industry professionals. We’re here for every student and postdoc, regardless of academic background or professional interests. Career Services team members are committed to becoming your trusted, understanding guide.    Explore your options. Find your place. And let us help get you there.  Questions? Contact us at capd@mit.edu


QS World University Rankings rates MIT #1 in graduate employability for 2022

MIT has maintained its no. 1 place in Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings’ Graduate Employability Rankings for 2022. Stanford University, UCLA, The University of Sydney, and Harvard University completed this year’s top five, respectively. 

The Institute received a perfect …

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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
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Handshake 101: What it is & how to use it

What is Handshake?

Handshake is an online career management system — in other words, it’s a website where you can find job and internship listings, upcoming events to build your career, and helpful resources from around MIT. The platform was built …

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In Her Sight

Millions of women use InHerSight to make better, more informed decisions about their careers. The largest company reviews platform for women, we leverage data for more than 150k companies in the U.S. to help women find companies and jobs where …

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Values Card Sort

What is most important to you? What do you value? Identifying your values may help you focus and prioritize your career planning and development. These values can also help you refine your search and in choosing between offers. For in-person …

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Featured Resources

What is most important to you? What do you value? Identifying your values may help you focus and prioritize your …

How to Self-Assess

Self-assessment is about more than discovering your motivations, needs, interests, values and skills. It’s also about prioritizing …

Learning more about industries and careers options can help you narrow your focus on those that might be a good …