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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.


MechE Graduate Coaching Program

Calling all graduate students (Master’s & PhD) looking to use the summer to further their professional development! Look no further than the MechE Graduate Coaching Program. Register by 7/10/2023. More details below:

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The program is a 3 session workshop …

By Tara Thakurta
Tara Thakurta Graduate Community Fellow
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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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Should you use ChatGPT for your career?

By: Erik Pavesic and Kendel Jester

Many of us in Career Advising & Professional Development (CAPD) have had an opportunity to play around with the latest disruptive technology: ChatGPT from OpenAI. ChatGPT, a chatbot prototype launched in November 2022, has …

By Erik Pavesic
Erik Pavesic Assistant Director, Career Advising & Training
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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 …

Virtual career fairs offer the opportunity for students and employers to connect in ways that transcend physical distances, at greater …

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.