Career Development Handbook

Download this PDF guide to everything related to career planning, academic pathways, and your job search.

CAPD Newsletters

CAPD offers a number of newsletters to fit your interests. Learn more about receiving interest based updates and news

CAPD Video Resources

A variety of video resources that are always available to help you through the career exploration process

CAPDx (MIT log in required)

Exclusive skill-learning videos across subjects including job offer negotiation, med school interviews, and selling your global experiences in your job search.


Learn about average salaries for graduating students, top employers/industries, graduate school admissions data and more.

Diversity Resources: Advancing Access and Opportunity

We seek to advance access and opportunity for students of all backgrounds. To strengthen our mission in providing holistic career services, we have provided a list of resources that acknowledge identities and experiences that are underrepresented, marginalized, and/or intersectional.

The resources on this page should be used as a reference for additional career support for students among various identities and experiences including but not limited to: race, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, disability, immigration status, nationality, and socioeconomic status.

Vault provides in-depth intelligence on what it's really like to work in an industry, company or profession—and how to position yourself to land that job. Search current jobs and internships, research a company, school or industry, get the inside scoop on what it’s really like, and find the career advice you need to launch your career.

MIT-Only Resources (MIT log in required)

Get access to online resources exclusively for the MIT community, including:

  • Handshake: tool for scheduling appointments with us and managing campus interviews, off-campus recruiting, job-search information, and event registration
  • GoinGlobal: international job guide
  • Horizons: study abroad application and travel information system
  • MyPlan: career planning and self-assessment tool
  • Orbit: the platform for entrepreneurship at MIT where you can find startups, founders, investors, jobs, guides, deals, and connect with the community
  • VMock: Upload your resume and receive instant feedback and advice based on the metrics of other MIT undergrads, grad students & postdocs.
  • Last 7 Day's Jobs: Check out the last seven days of job postings on HS updated every Friday afternoon!