Services for Alumni and Postdocs

Career Advising & Professional Development Service Recent Alumni
(graduated less than 2 years ago)
(graduated more than 2 years ago)
Postdoctoral Scholars
Career advising appointment see list of external providers
Job Listings in Handshake
Workshops and Events
On-Campus Recruiting
Prehealth Advising
undergrad alumni only

undergrad alumni only
not available (unless you are also an MIT undergraduate alum)

Career Resources for Postdocs

Schedule a Virtual Postdoc Career Advising Appointment

  • Postdocs are eligible for virtual one-on-one career advising appointments to talk about a wide range of topics including career exploration, conducting a job search, review of application materials, practice interviews, and job offers. 
  • Schedule a virtual appointment on Handshake with Simona Rosu, PhD, Senior Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Career and Professional Development. Email with questions.

CAPD Career Workshops, Events, and Resources

  • CAPD offers workshops and events throughout the year covering preparation for academic and non-academic job searches, networking and professional development.
  • Sign-up for CAPD's bi-weekly Postdoc Career Newsletter to learn about upcoming events and opportunities.
  • Check out the MIT Career Handbook for a comprehensive set of career advice, resources, and sample materials.

Sign-up for the CAPD Postdoc Career Newsletter

Office of the Vice President for Research

MIT Postdoctoral Association (PDA)

Career Resources for Alumni

Alumni access to Handshake Career Management System

  • Handshake is targeted toward current MIT students, postdocs, and alumni who have graduated within the past two years.
  • Alumni seeking jobs will best be served by using the MIT Alumni Job Board. Alumni can also use this job board to post their own current employer’s career opportunities for their fellow alumni for free.

MIT Alumni Association Career Programs

The MIT Alumni Association provides career support for alumni by offering tools, programs, and tailored content on trending career topics and industries of interest. These career resources are available to all MIT alumni for life.

MIT Alumni Advisors Hub

Give or get advice, insight, and prep from alumni who are willing to share their knowledge and make a difference.