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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 

Maria Zuber on MIT’s Strategic Action Plan for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Postdocs who feel safe taking risks benefit MIT’s research community, says MIT’s vice president for research.

Q: How do you think the plan will impact the lives of MIT community members, most especially postdocs?

A: Postdocs come to MIT from …

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Chesapeake Research Consortium C-STREAM

CRC’s Chesapeake Student Recruitment, Early Advisement, and Mentoring (C-StREAM) program is focused on recruiting, advising, and mentoring college students from populations who have been historically excluded from the environmental field and are underrepresented in environmental research and management professions. For …

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Advice for helping first-generation students succeed in graduate school

First-generation graduate students, the first in their family to attend college and then go on to graduate school, can lack understanding about the whole process of obtaining a Ph.D. and how to navigate the research environment experience — from the application …

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Where are all the Native American medical students?

One of two Indigenous students in his Harvard Medical School class on the lack of representation and why it matters.

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The Best Schools

Business is the most popular major in the country, as reported by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). This popularity is because business graduates join one of the broadest employment fields and earn higher-than-average salaries.

For students pursuing a …

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