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What motivates you? Location
What topics pique your curiosity? Industries
What types of problems would you like to help solve? Work environment
What skills do you want to develop? Company culture/size

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  • Create a Job/Internship Search spreadsheet to track applications, companies of interest and other opportunities
  • Curate a target list of companies and begin networking with MIT Alumni or other contacts working there

Develop your application materials and prepare for interviews

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  • Attend employer-sponsored events to learn about companies and the available opportunities. Sign up for these events on Handshake
  • Participate in a career fair to connect with employers who are actively hiring
  • Develop a list of connections you might have developed through FSLIG’s, UROPs, classes, or other extracurricular activities. Let them know you’re looking for a job or internship
  • Talk with MIT Alums to discuss job or internship search strategies

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