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.

 

National Association of College and Employers Women and Tech Careers Report Released

One of the study’s key findings is the impact college career services can have in leveling the playing field for women in general and in particular, for women pursuing tech careers. Specifically, Undergraduate men get more job offers than undergraduate …

By Deborah Liverman
Deborah Liverman Executive Director, Career Advising & Professional Development
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Economics Nobel Prize goes to Claudia Goldin, an expert on women at work

Scott Horsley | NPR

Harvard University’s Claudia Goldin has won the 2023 Nobel Prize in Economics for her research on women in the labor market. She studies the changing role of working women through the centuries, and the causes of the persistent pay …

By Simona Rosu
Simona Rosu Senior Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Career and Professional Development
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Can Letting Go Help You Get Ahead?

By Kara Baskin, Slice of MIT

Executive coach, strategy leader, and author Jessica (Begen) Galica MBA ’16 is redefining workplace success for women. Her new book, Leap: Why It’s Time to Let Go to Get Ahead in Your Career, reframes hard-charging …

By Ariel Ackermann
Ariel Ackermann
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“Spilling the Tea” for MIT Graduate Women

The “Spilling the Tea” series is back! At these small-scale, limited-enrollment events, join in a conversation with an alumna leader over (iced) tea and cookies. Each of the “Spilling the Tea” parties takes an important topic as its theme, such …

By Amanda Cornwall
Amanda Cornwall Graduate Student Professional Development
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Parentaly Resources: Free tools for expecting parents

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

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Career Resources

The MIT community is comprised of diverse populations, drawing in students and postdoctoral scholars from around the globe. We embrace …

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.