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.

Personal finance on your mind this tax season?

If so, check out the following resources from the Office of Graduate Education to help you manage your personal finance:

Financial Investing Seminar Series

A three-part seminar series on Zoom for graduate students interested in learning more about investing, in …

By Tara Thakurta
Tara Thakurta Graduate Community Fellow
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Learning to become a medical interpreter

You’re in the hospital with a serious condition. The doctor is asking you questions. The nurse is explaining your discharge instructions. The problem? You don’t understand or speak English. Or at least not well enough to grasp the complex information …

By Julia Mongo
Julia Mongo Staff Writer and Advisor
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Interfaith Dialog Programming

MIT Addir is a hub for students, staff, and faculty to come together to explore interfaith issues.

Addir is centered around dialogue. Fellows are split into small groups (of 5-8 students) of diverse backgrounds. For the entire academic year, small group …

By Tara Thakurta
Tara Thakurta Graduate Community Fellow
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Grad Student Appreciation Week: Speedy Nutrition for Grad Students on the Go 

Tuesday, April 4, 2023
11am – 1pm
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Are you busy? Are you hungry? Are you looking for ways to build a little more nutrition and healthy eating into your day? CAPD’s Graduate Student Career Advising and …

By Tara Thakurta
Tara Thakurta Graduate Community Fellow
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Graduate Student Appreciation Week

This graduate-student-centric week will include raffles, paint nights, free chair massages, and more wellness-related programming!

View the Graduate Student Appreciation Week events on the OGE website here.

2023 schedule:
Monday-Friday, April 3-7
Free coffee or tea at Area Four (M-F, 11:30am …

By Tara Thakurta
Tara Thakurta Graduate Community Fellow
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Featured Resources


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 …

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, …