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MIT Career Advising & Professional Development (CAPD) can help you explore new and exciting careers, refine your goals and objectives, work through difficult questions, and articulate your most valuable skills. Your master’s program will go by fast, so take advantage CAPD programming and learn how to productively engage in career planning, grow your own powerful networks, and communicate effectively with employers who need you on their teams.


How Data Science Is Fueling the Healthcare Revolution

The healthcare sector is swimming in data. Up to 30% of the world’s stored data now comes directly from the healthcare industry thanks in large part to the widespread adoption of wearable technology, digital health coaches, and virtual pharmacies—all of …

By Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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10 Great Jobs for People With Biology Degrees—Because You Don’t Have to Be a Biologist

If you have a biology degree—or you’re about to get one—you may feel like there are only a few jobs that you’re suited for, and almost all of them require further schooling. But as a biology major, you’re qualified for …

By The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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7 Skills You Need to Succeed in Data Science (and How to Show Them Off in a Job Search)

Nearly a decade after Harvard Business Review called data science the sexiest job of the 21st century, becoming a data scientist is still a great career choice. The median salary for a data scientist is $122,840, according to the Bureau …

By The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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5 Useful Tips for Landing that Data Science Internship You’ve Always Wanted

The data science market is growing rapidly, which means that while data scientists are in demand, the number of job seekers is also on the rise. It is not only the large companies that depend on data science. The rise …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Data Science Is a High-Paying, Fast-Growing Field—Here’s What You Need to Know About Entering It

Ever wonder how Instagram knows exactly what ad to show you? Or how your supermarket keeps the right food in stock? It’s probably thanks to a data scientist.

You may have heard the words “data science” tossed around a lot …

By The Muse
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Choosing between job offers (worksheet)

Receiving two or more job offers can be both an exciting and stressful time. Whether you are waiting to hear …

Handshake 101: What it is & how to use it

CAPD is committed to creating a welcoming, inclusive environment for everyone we serve. If you need any disability-related accommodations to …

Survival Guide for Women of Color

How to protect your bright mind from the drain of everyday racism you may encounter in academic life.

The DOD SkillBridge program is an opportunity for service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through specific industry training, …