CAPD will be closed on Thursday, November 24th and Friday, November 25th.
We look forward to connecting with you on Monday, November 28th when the office reopens at 10am. Happy Thanksgiving!

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 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 

Health Benefits Glossary

The Society for Human Resource Management assembled this glossary of health benefit terms that are often used during open enrollment benefits season.

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Considering the Cost of Education

The cost of college can include a variety of items including some you might not expect. By understanding college costs, you can compare schools and explore options for how to lower your costs.

Read on to learn more from Federal …

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thrifty

A crowdsourced guide to help MIT students live affordably.
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Finding Inclusive Employers on Handshake

Career Advising and Professional Development (CAPD) is dedicated to helping all MIT students and postdocs in the pursuit of their career goals. We understand that based on your identity and the intersection of your identity, your career path may involve …

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Scholarships for Hispanic and Latino/a Students

The following Best Colleges guide by Megan Whitenton explores essential scholarships that can help Hispanic and Latino/a students find success.
Read the full article here.

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