Welcome, international students and trainees!
Did you know that international students make up nearly 30% of MIT’s student body and 60% of postdoc associates? Your presence here is essential to the vitality and energy of the vibrant MIT campus. CAPD is here to help you explore your professional aspirations, apply to grad school, and achieve your career goals, whether in the US or abroad. Read below for more information about how MIT and CAPD in particular can support you as you launch your professional career.
Job Searching as an International
The transition from international student or scholar to job seeker doesn’t have to be an uphill battle. Use the links below to get your questions answered and stay up-to-date with latest regulations through the International Students Office or International Scholars Office. As always, feel free to meet with CAPD advisors to make sure you’re on track.
Considerations for internationals
Flip the script on the perennial visa sponsorship conundrum: how can you prove your worth to employers to motivate them to sponsor you?
How CAPD & MIT can support you
These resources from CAPD can help you launch a job search with confidence. Make an appointment with a career advisor to consult on the following materials:
Preparing for your job search
In addition to CAPD’s services, be sure to consult and speak with your advisor in the International Students Office (for undergraduate & graduate students) and International Scholars Office (for Postdocs).
Use these on-campus resources to stay updated on trends and policies that are important for you as an international student or trainee: