Womxn

Welcome, Womxn of MIT!

Welcome to the Womxn career community! This channel hosts career resources, advice, opportunities and news for women and those identifying as women. CAPD understands your gender identity affects your career planning and job search experience, and we are here to help you at any stage in your career journey. Take a look at the resources below, and schedule individual appointments with CAPD advisors to discuss your specific questions.

 

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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Undergraduate Women of Color Leadership Symposium

Prioritize your goals. Develop your leadership skills. Join a powerful community.

Consider registering for a Forte College Leadership Conference to explore your career interests, network with peers from undergraduate institutions across the country, and engage with trailblazing business professionals. Event …

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External Source
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2022 Women in STEM Virtual Career Fair

On August 24th, Firsthand will be hosting its second annual Women in STEM Virtual Career Fair. Women who are studying science, technology, engineering, or math or who are already in STEM roles are encouraged to attend. The fair will allow …

By Simona Rosu
Simona Rosu Senior Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Career and Professional Development
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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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Women in STEM need more than a law

 by Caitlin McDermott-Murphy, The Harvard Gazette, Published June 22, 2022

Scientists have seen gains the past 50 years, but culture remains an obstacle. Read full article.

By Simona Rosu
Simona Rosu Senior Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Career and Professional Development
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Career Resources

Survival Guide for Women of Color

How to protect your bright mind from the drain of everyday racism you may encounter in academic life.

The New York Times: The Working Woman’s Handbook

Check out this collection of articles from the New York Times addressing women in the workplace.

“The workplace still isn’t …

Career Advising and Professional Development (CAPD) is dedicated to helping all MIT students and postdocs in the pursuit of their …

A series of 4 short videos to help women in negotiating