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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.

 

Recruiting Underrepresented Students

The MIT community is comprised of diverse populations, drawing in students and postdoctoral scholars from around the globe. We embrace and celebrate the diversity each person contributes to our community of scholars. Visit MIT’s Diversity Dashboard to understand our composition.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) – For Students

Exploring Careers and Majors

If I am interested in exploring a career outside of my major/course, should I meet with the assigned advisor for my current major or the advisor for the major I am newly interested in?

Applying to …

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MIT juniors Yu Jing Chen and Max Williamson named 2021 Truman Scholars

Julia Mongo | Office of Distinguished Fellowships
Published by MIT News on April 15, 2021

MIT students Yu Jing Chen and Max Williamson have been selected as 2021 Truman Scholars. Truman Scholars demonstrate outstanding leadership potential, a commitment to a career in …

By Julia Mongo
Julia Mongo Staff Writer and Advisor
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Amy Jin named 2021 Gates Cambridge Scholar

Julia Mongo | Office of Distinguished Fellowships
Published by MIT News on February 22, 2021

MIT senior Amy Jin has won the prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship, which offers students an opportunity to pursue graduate study in the field of their choice at …

By Julia Mongo
Julia Mongo Staff Writer and Advisor
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Four MIT students awarded 2022 Schwarzman Scholarships

Julia Mongo | Office of Distinguished Fellowships
Published by MIT News on December 7, 2020

Three MIT seniors, Alice Ho, Francesca Macchiavello Cauvi, and Ava Waitz, and doctoral student Lucio Milanese have been awarded 2022 Schwarzman Scholarships. They will begin their program …

By Julia Mongo
Julia Mongo Staff Writer and Advisor
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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