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MIT Career Advising and Professional Development (CAPD) empowers students to think big picture about their career interests and goals, then supports them through every part of the journey, from research, resumes, and career fairs, to interviews, job offers, and salaries. Watch the CAPD Orientation to learn how our office can help your student explore careers and prepare for internships, jobs, and graduate school. Learn more about our programs and services and meet CAPD staff.


Meghan Davis named 2022 Mitchell Scholar

Julia Mongo | Office of Distinguished Fellowships
Published by MIT News on November 24, 2020

MIT senior Meghan Davis has been named one of the 12 winners of the George J. Mitchell Scholarship’s Class of 2022. After graduating next spring with dual …

By Julia Mongo
Julia Mongo Staff Writer and Advisor
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Two MIT students named 2021 Rhodes Scholars

Julia Mongo | Office of Distinguished Fellowships
Published by MIT News on November 21, 2020

Ghadah Alshalan and Danielle Grey-Stewart have been selected for the 2021 cohort of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship program. They will begin fully funded postgraduate studies at Oxford …

By Julia Mongo
Julia Mongo Staff Writer and Advisor
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Working Against Racism Within Career Advising and Employer Recruitment

Career Advising and Professional Development (CAPD) has a responsibility to acknowledge and recognize the systematic processes that disadvantage our Black and African American students in the MIT student recruiting process.  #ShutDownAcademia on June 10th was the perfect time to say …

By Lydia Huth
Lydia Huth Communications Specialist
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Eleven from MIT awarded 2020 Fulbright Fellowships

Julia Mongo | Office of Distinguished Fellowships
Published by MIT News on May 22, 2020

This story was updated on 12/17/2020 to reflect Christian Cardozo’s decision to accept a Fulbright fellowship.

Eleven MIT students and recent alumni are recipients of awards from …

By Julia Mongo
Julia Mongo Staff Writer and Advisor
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Making Connections in the Video Game Industry

Jenny (Course 6, ’19) attended the Women in Gaming conference twice – this time taking the stage

The clip-on speaker felt heavy at my side as I walked up to the podium. Not only was the clip making me mildly uncomfortable, but …

By Lydia Huth
Lydia Huth Communications Specialist
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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 …

CAPD Podcast Playlist: MIT Stories

Check out this ever-expanding playlist of podcasts to hear about MIT alumni on their careers and lives.

The New York Times: The Working Woman’s Handbook

Check out this collection of articles from the New York Times addressing women in the workplace.

“The workplace still isn’t …