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Social Impact, Policy, & Law

Interested in pursuing a future in Social Impact, Policy, and Law? Find resources, events, opportunities, and advice to confirm your interest and kickstart your career.

Explore a career path in Social Impact, Policy, and Law

Do you enjoy mission-driven work, combining your technical skills and knowledge with non-technical skills such as collaboration and communication, or solving problems that positively effect communities at the local and global scale? If so, a career in social impact, policy, or law might be a fit for you.

October Pre-Law Events & Resources

University of Houston Law Center Symposium, Law Fair, and Summer Program
Diversity Pre-Law Symposium & Law School Admissions Fair on October 16 & October 23, 2021
Pre-Law Pipeline Program Application Period for Summer 2022 opens October 15, 2021
Best Law …

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Tianna Ransom Assistant Director, Career Exploration Tianna Ransom
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Exploring careers? Check out the Career Exploration Series

This fall, CAPD is happy to announce an institute-wide Career Exploration Series that begins on September 13th and runs through November! This series is a collaboration between MIT departments, programs, employers, and alumni to help all students learn about the different career and graduate/professional school options available to you.   

Visit the …

By Tianna Ransom
Tianna Ransom Assistant Director, Career Exploration Tianna Ransom
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The laws of physics and the physics of law

Obiageli Nwodoh ’21 repurposed her STEM skills to pave a pre-law path at MIT and pursue social justice.

Read the full article on MIT News.

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How to find jobs and internships with social impact

If you’re looking for a mission-driven opportunity with social impact, your MIT community is ready to help. In this article, we’ll break down several ways to find social impact work, provide resources, and showcase student experiences.

Whether you’re an undergrad, …

By Brian Hanna
Brian Hanna Employer Relations Coordinator Brian Hanna
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MIT juniors Yu Jing Chen and Max Williamson named 2021 Truman Scholars

Julia Mongo | Office of Distinguished Fellowships
Published by MIT News on April 15, 2021

MIT students Yu Jing Chen and Max Williamson have been selected as 2021 Truman Scholars. Truman Scholars demonstrate outstanding leadership potential, a commitment to a career in …

By Julia Mongo
Julia Mongo Staff Writer and Advisor Julia Mongo
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