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 

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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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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 …

By MIT News
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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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