Welcome Veterans! CAPD is committed to serving our veteran population. CAPD recognizes that student veterans are a distinct group whose past training and experiences often extend beyond those of most students, and we want to help you integrate your past experience into your future career. We invite you to review the resources below or schedule an appointment with a career advisor.  


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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Feds Hire Vets

In 2009, Executive Order 13518, Employment of Veterans in the Federal Government, established the Veterans Employment Initiative and OPM created its Veterans Services Office to provide strategic leadership and direction for the Initiative. Using a strategic, straightforward approach to helping …

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Student Veteran Success (SVS)

SVS is MIT’s dedicated point of contact for service members, veterans, and their dependents. Their website covers topics ranging from education benefits to peer connections, and how to navigate deployment and leaves of absence.

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5 Illegal Interview Questions and How to Dodge Them

by Angela Smith, MBA

You’re sitting in the interview for your dream job, and it’s going great. You’ve knocked the hard questions out of the park, and you and the interviewer are really hitting it off. Then, out of the blue, she …

By Simona Rosu
Simona Rosu Senior Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Career and Professional Development
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Veterans in Higher Education is the job board for all transitioning military veterans and their families. The United State Post 9/11 GI Bill provides an excellent opportunity for former service members to not only become students at America’s colleges and universities but instructors, …

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