Master's Students

Welcome to the Master’s Students Page!

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.


Events at the MIT Libraries this Spring

Upcoming Events

MIT Reads presents “From the NFL to MIT: A conversation with Prof. John Urschel & Louisa Thomas”

Thursday, April 11
5—7:30pm
The Nexus (14S-130) and online

Learn more and register

A triptych with a portrait of John Urschel …

By Tara Thakurta
Tara Thakurta Graduate Community Fellow
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Paid Positions at the Office of Sustainability

The MIT Office of Sustainability is seeking applicants for a 10-week, student researcher summer cohort program.

We have 6 hourly paid positions for graduate and undergraduate students.

This is an opportunity to dive into hands-on projects aimed at advancing sustainability …

By Tara Thakurta
Tara Thakurta Graduate Community Fellow
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It’s Equal Pay Day. Women earn 84 cents for every dollar men make — or even less

HEARD ON ALL THINGS CONSIDERED

by Andrea Hsu | NPR

Equal Pay Day has come around again, and it feels a little like Groundhog Day.

Despite the annual reminder about how far into the new year women have to work to …

By Simona Rosu
Simona Rosu Senior Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Career and Professional Development
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Yale Law School Launchpad Scholars Program

This innovative program aims to ensure that excellent applicants from all backgrounds can maximize their potential as law students and legal professionals, empowering them to become leaders in their future careers.

Participants will receive tools and resources — including one-on-one mentorship, …

By Tianna Ransom
Tianna Ransom Assistant Director, Career Exploration
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Women in STEM, MIT Values: Excellence + Curiosity Panel

Thursday, March 7th from 4-5:30 pm | Bush Room, 10-105

Register Here

MindHandHeart welcomes Professors Paula Hammond, Ann Graybiel and Sangeeta Bhatia: hear about each person’s career journeys, challenges experienced along the way, and advice for those interested in pursuing careers in STEM. 

By Simona Rosu
Simona Rosu Senior Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Career and Professional Development
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Featured Resources

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Comprehensive job sites that list academic positions (higher education) at all different levels and for all fields (mostly focused within …

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.

By scheduling your appointment, you have successfully completed the first step towards having a really good photo! Here are some …