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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.

 

Maria Zuber on MIT’s Strategic Action Plan for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Postdocs who feel safe taking risks benefit MIT’s research community, says MIT’s vice president for research.

Q: How do you think the plan will impact the lives of MIT community members, most especially postdocs?

A: Postdocs come to MIT from …

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Rewriting The Code (RTC)

Every year, hundreds of RTC college students and alum seek out Mentors to help them with everything from resume writing, career exploration, guidance around career search and progression, interviewing, and much more! We are always looking for dedicated tech professionals …

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Code Jam to I/O for Women

At Google, we’re committed to building for everyone, and we know that a diversity of voices leads to better outcomes. We’re committed to increasing representation and building community in the online coding contest space and at Google I/O, our largest …

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Gender Decoder

Finding subtle bias in job ads

Without realising it, we all use language that is subtly ‘gender-coded’. Society has certain expectations of what men and women are like, and how they differ, and this seeps into the language we use. …

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Elpha

Networking and job site

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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