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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.


What are ways CAPD supports first year student career development?

MIT Career Advising and Professional Development (CAPD) empowers students to think big picture about their career interests and goals, then support them through every part of the journey, from research, resumes, and career fairs, to interviews, job offers and salaries. …

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3 Questions: Deborah Liverman on helping students overcome career uncertainty

MIT Career Advising and Professional Development (CAPD) has a simple mission statement: engaging undergraduates, graduate students, alumni, and postdocs in self-discovery to craft lives that are intellectually challenging, personally enriching, and of service to the world. With increased career uncertainty …

By Lydia Huth
Lydia Huth Communications Specialist
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Thirteen from MIT awarded 2021 Fulbright Fellowships

Julia Mongo | Office of Distinguished Fellowships
Published by MIT News on May 24, 2021

This story was updated on 7/7/2021 to reflect Sharon Lin’s promotion from alternate to Fulbright Fellow.

Thirteen MIT student affiliates have won fellowships for the Fulbright 2021-22 …

By Julia Mongo
Julia Mongo Staff Writer and Advisor
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MIT juniors Yu Jing Chen and Max Williamson named 2021 Truman Scholars

Julia Mongo | Office of Distinguished Fellowships
Published by MIT News on April 15, 2021

MIT students Yu Jing Chen and Max Williamson have been selected as 2021 Truman Scholars. Truman Scholars demonstrate outstanding leadership potential, a commitment to a career in …

By Julia Mongo
Julia Mongo Staff Writer and Advisor
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Nine MIT students awarded 2021 Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

Julia Mongo | Office of Distinguished Fellowships
Published by MIT News on April 13, 2021

An MIT senior and eight MIT graduate students are among the 30 recipients of this year’s P.D. Soros Fellowships for New Americans. In addition to senior …

By Julia Mongo
Julia Mongo Staff Writer and Advisor
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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 …