Recruiting Calendar

Recruiting at MIT for Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 semesters. Please also take into consideration religious holidays.

Fall 2022
July 1
First day for scheduling Fall On-Campus or Virtual Interviews allowed through Handshake (Schedule Interview)
July 1
First day to post Virtual Event on Handshake (Book a Company Presentation)
First Day to Book an On-Campus Program/Event through Conference Services (link TBD)
September 5
HOLIDAY – Labor Day
September 6
Registration Day – Fall Term
September 7
First Day of Classes
September 19 – 22
No Recruiting – Fall Career Fair Week
September 23
September 26
First Day for Fall On-Campus or Virtual Recruitingthrough Handshake (Schedule Interview)
September 28
October 10, 11
HOLIDAY – Indigenous Peoples Day (No Recruiting)
November 7
First Day for scheduling Spring On-Campus or Virtual Interviews allowed through Handshake (Schedule Interview)
November 11
HOLIDAY – Veterans Day (No Recruiting)
November 18
Last day for Fall Recruiting Activities (Interviews & Events)
December 1
Earliest Internship Offer Deadline (or four (4) weeks, whichever is longer)
IAP 2023
January 9 Independent Activities Period (IAP) Begins
First Day to host Virtual Event (Book a Company Presentation)
First Day for 2023 Virtual Recruiting (Schedule Virtual OCR Interviews)
January 16 HOLIDAY – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
February 3 Independent Activities Period (IAP) Ends
All Year Hire MIT students over IAP by posting a micro-internship. If you wish to post a part-time internship outside of official IAP dates, please contact us at
Spring 2023
February 6 First Day of Spring Semester Classes
February 13 First Day for Spring On-Campus or Virtual Recruiting through Handshake (Schedule Interview)
February 20 HOLIDAY – Presidents Day (No Recruiting)
March 27-31 Spring Break (No Recruiting)
TBD Master’s, PhD, and Postdoc (MPP) Career Fair
April 17 HOLIDAY – Patriots’ Day (No Recruiting)
April 28 Last Day for Spring Recruiting Activity (Interviews and Events)
May 16 Last Day of Classes
May 19-24 Final Exam Period
June 1, 2 Commencement Activities
NOTE: Many Career Fairs are held at MIT during the Fall and Spring Semesters. For a complete list, please go to our Career Fair Page.