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.

 

9 Alarming Facts About What the Pandemic Is Doing to Women in the Workplace

Let’s face it, progress for women in the workplace was moving at a snail’s pace even before the coronavirus pandemic hit. Now all those gains are at risk of being quickly undone and worse. For the past six years, Lean …

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Pay is an Absolute Value


What is the Equal Pay Working Group? 

MIT’s newly-launched Equal Pay Working Group has been working since summer 2020 to raise awareness of the issue of pay inequity.  Led by CAPD and AMITA (Association of MIT Alumnae), the group comprises students and …

By Deborah Liverman
Deborah Liverman Executive Director, Career Advising & Professional Development
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Survival Guide for Women of Color

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

“This week, I was awarded tenure at my university. Brown. Muslim. Woman. Tenured. As I enter this new …

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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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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.

2023: Fall Career Fair: Employer Equal Pay Initiatives

You can review this list of MIT Fall Career Fair 2023 employers who shared the pay equity efforts conducted at …

Parentaly provides free resources and tools for expecting employees, working parents and HR leaders to help navigate the parental leave …

by Rachel Montañez

Summary. How do you advocate for yourself at work — especially as a young employee?

Check out CAPD’s ever-expanding playlist of podcasts offering insight into negotiation & pay equity.