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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.

 

Meghan Davis named 2022 Mitchell Scholar

Julia Mongo | Office of Distinguished Fellowships
Published by MIT News on November 24, 2020

MIT senior Meghan Davis has been named one of the 12 winners of the George J. Mitchell Scholarship’s Class of 2022. After graduating next spring with dual …

By Julia Mongo
Julia Mongo Staff Writer and Advisor
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Two MIT students named 2021 Rhodes Scholars

Julia Mongo | Office of Distinguished Fellowships
Published by MIT News on November 21, 2020

Ghadah Alshalan and Danielle Grey-Stewart have been selected for the 2021 cohort of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship program. They will begin fully funded postgraduate studies at Oxford …

By Julia Mongo
Julia Mongo Staff Writer and Advisor
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Ten from MIT awarded 2020 Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

Julia Mongo | Office of Distinguished Fellowships
Published by MIT News on April 14, 2020

Ten MIT students and alumni are among the 30 recipients of this year’s Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans. The MIT-affiliated winners are Pelkins Mbacham …

By Julia Mongo
Julia Mongo Staff Writer and Advisor
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Making Connections in the Video Game Industry

Jenny (Course 6, ’19) attended the Women in Gaming conference twice – this time taking the stage

The clip-on speaker felt heavy at my side as I walked up to the podium. Not only was the clip making me mildly uncomfortable, but …

By Lydia Huth
Lydia Huth Communications Specialist
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Take the leap: What it’s like to take a gap year before med school

Emily Brown graduated from MIT in June 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Biological Engineering and Biology. She spent the year after graduation doing clinical work in a private dermatology practice in Boston and started medical school in the …

By Lydia Huth
Lydia Huth Communications Specialist
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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