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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.

MIT tops the 2021 Emerging’s Global University Employability Ranking

Times Higher Education (THE) announced that M.I.T. was named World’s Best University by graduate recruiters as surveyed by the Global Employability University Ranking and Survey (GEURS). GEURS aims to give an insight into the employability of graduates from universities around the world. …

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Carina Letong Hong named a 2022 Rhodes Scholar for China

Julia Mongo | Office of Distinguished Fellowships
Published by MIT News on November 17, 2021

Carina Letong Hong from Guangzhou, China, is a winner of the Rhodes Scholarship (China Constituency). As a Rhodes Scholar, she will pursue graduate studies in mathematics at …

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You Have a 50/50 Chance: a guest post from my mama

Camille was very nervous when she applied for EA to MIT in 2018. “What if I don’t get in?” “Am I good enough?” (That is a question we all ask ourselves). “The acceptance rate is only a 5% or 6%”

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Exploring the human stories behind the data

Senior Brian Williams has used bioengineering as a launchpad to combat racism in public health — and he doesn’t want to stop there.

Read the full article on MIT News.

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Student Story: Valeria Robayo, 2023


Valeria is a current junior at MIT majoring in course 15-1 (Management) and double minoring in German and Biology. She was born in Bogotá, Columbia and grew up in Houston, Texas.

When asked why she chose MIT, she stated …

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Members of the CAPD staff shared information with parents and supporters during Campus Preview Weekend on March 31, 2023.

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CAPD Podcast Playlist: MIT Stories

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