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.


Dissertation Dispatch: The Grad School Survival Guide

Graduate school can be hard. And during difficult moments, advice from peers who have walked a similar path can make you feel less alone. That’s why the Graduate Professional Development team is putting together a “Survival Guide” of real advice, …

By Tara Thakurta
Tara Thakurta Graduate Community Fellow
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Explore career options & build your network with the MIT Infinite Careers Speaker Series

As we kick off the Spring semester, we are excited to share an excellent opportunity for you to connect with MIT alumni and gain valuable insights into various industries through the MIT Infinite Careers Speaker Series.

The program offers a …

By Desi Soetanto
Desi Soetanto CAPD Program Assistant
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IBM Blog: Five open-source AI tools to know

Open-source artificial intelligence (AI) refers to AI technologies where the source code is freely available for anyone to use, modify and distribute. When AI algorithms, pre-trained models, and data sets are available for public use and experimentation, creative AI applications …

By Ariel Ackermann
Ariel Ackermann
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Redefine success, identify challenges, and flip failure this new year!

Life comes with its fair set of challenges. The goal of building resilience is to equip yourself to weather life’s challenges as they arise. Much of that work involves redefining what success and failure mean and finding ways to use …

By Tara Thakurta
Tara Thakurta Graduate Community Fellow
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Writing Together Online

Make your New Year’s resolution: write regularly with Writing Together Online during IAP 2024

Date: Mon, Jan 8th through Thu, Feb 1st

Time: 8-9:30am or 9:30-11am
Location: by Zoom (pre-register to receive the link to connect)

Register: https://forms.gle/2kDDymivpSHPP5QS9

Make your New …

By Amanda Cornwall
Amanda Cornwall Graduate Student Professional Development
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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 …