DACA/Undocumented

CAPD is dedicated to helping all MIT students, including those who are undocumented or have Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) status. We admire the determination, problem solving ability and resilience of these community members and strive to provide the appropriate support.

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Laureates & Leaders – Applications due October 12th!

Interested in a doctoral degree? The Laureates & Leaders program is a graduate school initiative designed by MIT’s Office of Minority Education. The purpose of this program is to encourage and support underrepresented students in their quest to achieve a …

By Kendel Jester
Kendel Jester Career Advisor
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5 Illegal Interview Questions and How to Dodge Them

by Angela Smith, MBA

You’re sitting in the interview for your dream job, and it’s going great. You’ve knocked the hard questions out of the park, and you and the interviewer are really hitting it off. Then, out of the blue, she …

By Simona Rosu
Simona Rosu Senior Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Career and Professional Development
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Making money regardless of immigration status

Immigrants Rising provides resources and recommendations to generate income through entrepreneurship and freelancing.

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Life After College: A Guide for Undocumented Students

While initially it may seem as though undocumented students have limited options upon
graduating from college, this guide is intended to shed light on the possibilities that
do exist. The guide has been written to be as inclusive and comprehensive …

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Fee Waivers for the LSAT & Credential Assembly

The Law School Admission Council’s fee waiver program is designed for law school candidates who are financially under-resourced, with the goal of increasing equity and access to legal education. This program is part of their mission to reduce barriers for …

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