Early Career Advisory Board: 2024-2025

Are you interested in providing feedback and guidance on the development of career programming to support early career (i.e. first year & sophomore) undergraduates at MIT? The Early Career Advisory Board is a group of students who volunteer to help the Assistant Director of Early Career Engagement ideate programs, resources, and workshops for first years.

Applications for the 2024-2025 board closed on Friday, May 24th. Please check back in May 2025 for the following academic year.

Length of Commitment: One year; June 2024 through May 2025; 4 (1-hr) meetings total.

• Be a rising MIT sophomore, junior, or senior
• Maintain a professional demeanor and possess the ability to articulate well, work effectively with a diverse group of individuals;
• Attend meetings (only four times a year); and
• Actively support CAPD programming on campus.

Goals of the Early Career Advisory Board
• To seek advice, input and feedback from students in the development of career-related programs
• To work collaboratively with CAPD staff in implementation of career events and workshops
• To facilitate a channel for career-related communication to students
• To create an approachable atmosphere for students to voice ideas, opinions, and concerns
• To provide students with an opportunity for leadership experience; and
• To enable students to make a difference at the Institute through Career Advising & Professional Development

In addition to personal professional development and growth through service on the board, some incentives include:
• Visual representation (photos and bios) on the CAPD Website;
• Access to CAPD swag
• Early access and opportunities to attend events and workshops provided by the CAPD; and
• Additional potential professional development opportunities.

If you have questions, please contact:
Kendel Jester
Assistant Director of Early Career Engagement
Career Advising and Professional Development