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 affect communities at the local and global scale? If so, a career in social impact, policy, or law might be a fit for you.

Pre-Law Events in October & November 2022

The events below were specially planned for MIT students and alumni. Some of the events were planned in collaboration with other Pre-Law offices. Attending events with Admissions officers, such as the Georgetown, Harvard, and Berkeley events are a great way …

By Tianna Ransom
Tianna Ransom Assistant Director, Career Exploration
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IAP Micro-internships are in Handshake – Apply now!

Looking for a short-term project or internship over IAP? Consider a micro-internship! Build skills, connect with employers and explore a career path. Check out these micro-internships:   

Program Manager with Intune @ Microsoft 
Climate Engineering and Sustainability @ Transsolar Inc. 
Goddard Space Flight …

By Tavi Sookhoo
Tavi Sookhoo Assistant Director, Career Prototypes
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Exploring emerging topics in artificial intelligence policy

The second AI Policy Forum Symposium convened global stakeholders across sectors to discuss critical policy questions in artificial intelligence.

By Terri Park | MIT Schwarzman College of Computing | June 28, 2022

Members of the public sector, private sector, and academia convened …

By Libby Doucet
Libby Doucet Assistant Director, Career Advising and Training
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The Texas Undergraduate Law Journal is accepting submissions for its Fall 2022 Issue.

By Juliette Draper

If you are a pre-law student or have an interest in legal scholarship, consider submitting a law-related article to the Texas Undergraduate Law Journal. TULJ accepts research articles, senior thesis, school essays, or any other original works that focus on …

By Tianna Ransom
Tianna Ransom Assistant Director, Career Exploration
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Exploring careers? Start with the Career Exploration Series!

CAPD is coordinating the second annual, institute-wide Career Exploration Series that begins on September 12th and runs through IAP! 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 events page …

By Tianna Ransom
Tianna Ransom Assistant Director, Career Exploration
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MIT’s Legal Studies Concentration

The Legal Studies Concentration introduces students to the academic field of legal studies. Scholars in legal studies draw on disciplines …

White House Internship Program

The White House Internship Program is a public service leadership and development program that provides emerging leaders with an opportunity …

For students who want to work or intern with Members of the US House of Representatives – the House Resume …

Congratulations! You’ve been accepted to law school. Now, how do you decide where to attend?

Consider the factors most important …