First Generation, Low Income

College and career development are unfamiliar topics for all college students. And CAPD understands that being a first-generation and/or low-income student can come with a unique set of challenges, specifically around your college and career development. We partner with FLI@MIT and GFLI@MIT on workshops and events for your career and CAPD advisors are able to support your needs regardless of your preparation for the work ahead.  

Let CAPD help you learn about:

  • exploring your career options 
  • planning, executing, and enriching your career development 
  • navigating potential barriers and obstacles to employment and continuing education 

Discovering community and cultural connections

A joint humanities and engineering major, senior Grace McMillan is setting her sights on a legal career focused on education policy reform.

“When McMillan isn’t in class or hanging out with her sisters, she’s in the library studying for the …

By MIT News
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LexPreLaw Program

LexPreLaw uses a cohort-based model of engaging and observing participants. In 2024, LexPreLaw will enroll 225 aspiring lawyers who already possess or will obtain a bachelor’s degree by August 2025 and who plan to seek law school admission for the …

By Tianna Ransom
Tianna Ransom Assistant Director, Career Exploration
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Explore career options & build your network with the MIT Infinite Careers Speaker Series

As we kick off the Spring semester, we are excited to share an excellent opportunity for you to connect with MIT alumni and gain valuable insights into various industries through the MIT Infinite Careers Speaker Series.

The program offers a …

By Desi Soetanto
Desi Soetanto CAPD Program Assistant
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New Employee’s Glossary

Navigating your early career may require learning a whole new set of vocabulary. Although not an exhaustive listing, these may be unfamiliar terms for you as you embark on your future career. You may also find it beneficial to review …

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Ask an Expert: How Do I Advocate for Myself at Work?

by Rachel Montañez

Summary. How do you advocate for yourself at work — especially as a young employee?

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