Career prototypes

Career prototypes can be conversations, internships, research experiences, or other short-term projects enabling you to test assumptions + inform your future career decisions. Whether you’re building a solar car or organizing a conference about sustainability, you’re learning about an industry and trying something new. These experiences are interactive (mens et manus) and leave room to reflect (do I want to do this again?) At MIT you’ll have many opportunities to prototype a career through CAPD and the robust number of experiential learning programs offered at the Institute. Don’t see an option that suits your needs? Schedule an appointment with a CAPD staff member to brainstorm ideas.


ELx is your gateway to Experiential Learning Opportunities (ELOs) at MIT including UROP, MISTI, and more! Find and apply for important, real-world projects in MIT labs and makerspaces, start-ups, non-profits, K-12 schools, and global industries. ELx has opportunities for undergraduate …

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Internship listings and job search advice

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MIT Orbit

Orbit is the one-stop-shop for MIT entrepreneurs where they can find startups, founders, investors, jobs, guides, deals, and connect with the community.

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