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CAPD helps every MIT student, regardless of their discipline or professional interest, build the skills and confidence they need to succeed. Let us help you think about your career interests and goals, and then support you through every part of the journey, from choosing a major, developing your resumes, attending career fairs, interviewing, job offers, or going to graduate and professional schools. Learn more about all of our services.

Our expertise and reach spans industries and disciplines, and stretches across the entire MIT ecosystem, allowing us to connect students with a sprawling network of alumni, faculty, and thought leaders. Our advisors understand the career planning process and the uncertainty it can bring. Whether they’re in-person or online, providing one-time support or long-term advising, they’re committed to sharing their expertise, advice, and encouragement. 

Whether you are a first year or a senior let us help you with considering your options and developing your steps for success.


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2022 Veterans’ Day Celebration

The MIT Student Veterans Association and MIT Student Veteran Success invites the entire MIT community to the 2022 Veterans Day Celebration, to honor the institute’s Veteran community, to come together, to build camaraderie, and hear from local civic and military …

By Amanda Cornwall
Amanda Cornwall Graduate Student Professional Development
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Class Action First Gen Summit – November 5, 2022

The First Gen Summit serves as a site for the meeting of the minds. First-gen students and their allies come together to identify problems, discuss grassroots solutions, and share what’s working on their campuses. First and foremost, we want to …

By Kendel Jester
Kendel Jester Career Advisor
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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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Laureates & Leaders – Applications due October 12th!

Interested in a doctoral degree? The Laureates & Leaders program is a graduate school initiative designed by MIT’s Office of Minority Education. The purpose of this program is to encourage and support underrepresented students in their quest to achieve a …

By Kendel Jester
Kendel Jester Career Advisor
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Student loan forgiveness information from Student Financial Services

MIT’s Student Financial Services (SFS) put together the following information about President Biden’s student loan forgiveness program.

Quick facts about Biden’s loan debt relief

FTC Warns borrowers of scammers after Biden’s loan cancellation announcement
Scammers are attempting to capitalize on …

By Kendel Jester
Kendel Jester Career Advisor
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Search Strategies, Programs, and Internship Listings Employer Internship Listings on Handshake

View internship and job postings on Handshake.

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Professional correspondence guidelines (with samples)

Whether you are sending a follow-up email, requesting a new interview date, negotiating aspects of an offer package, or declining …

When you start a new job, pay attention to these 5 aspects of company culture

Starting a new job is one of the most important — and challenging — parts of any professional’s career. All too often, …

CAPD Podcast Playlist: MIT Stories

Check out this ever-expanding playlist of podcasts to hear about MIT alumni on their careers and lives.