Students with disabilities

CAPD is here to help students with diverse abilities to feel empowered as they navigate internships, graduate school, full-time employment, fellowships, professional development and more. We look forward to getting to know you and our advisors can support you on your career journey from exploring your options, to finding internship/job opportunities and negotiating offers, to preparing for graduate/professional school and beyond!

Disability Rights in Employment

If at any point in your job or internship experiences you feel as though you are being discriminated against by your employer, remember that the law is on your side.

The ADA

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed …

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Finding Inclusive Employers on Handshake

Career Advising and Professional Development (CAPD) is dedicated to helping all MIT students and postdocs in the pursuit of their career goals. We understand that based on your identity and the intersection of your identity, your career path may involve …

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Maria Zuber on MIT’s Strategic Action Plan for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Postdocs who feel safe taking risks benefit MIT’s research community, says MIT’s vice president for research.

Q: How do you think the plan will impact the lives of MIT community members, most especially postdocs?

A: Postdocs come to MIT from …

By MIT News
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Pathways to Science

Our mission is to increase diversity in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Read more about us and our work.

Funding, STEM programs, webinars.

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Insight Into Diversity

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The U.S. Department of Education is set to cancel more than $5.8 billion in student loan debt for more than 320,000 borrowers with severe disabilities, President Joe Biden’s administration announced Thursday.

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