Resources

Careers, Jobs and Internships

Career Advice

  • Helps MIT students achieve lifelong success through career services, global experiences, and connections with graduate schools and employers

  • Advice from the MIT Ombuds Office

  • Matches graduate women with successful women professors and alumni who can provide professional and/or personal advice

  • For graduate students and postdocs in the sciences, to explore career possibilities and set goals to follow the career path that fits you best

  • GECD guide to everything related to career planning, academic pathways, and job search

  • Guidance and resouces to help your explore and find global career opportunties that fit your interests and considerations in preparing for and applying to jobs abroad

  • MIT GAIN is a free, 24-hour confidential service that connects graduate students and their families to a network of experts who can provide resources and referrals for a variety of work-life issues, including legal/financial consultation; child care, school, and summer camp resources/referrals; relocation guidance; and career assessment.

  • MIT Alumni can offer valuable and insightful guidance on mapping out next moves, launching careers (for upcoming or recent graduates), or natigating a mid-career change (for alumni).

  • A series of professional development events and workshops designed to help students successfully navigate through the corporate world

  • Online career planning workshops available 24/7; topics include resumes, cover letters, interviewing skills, internship search, networking, and more

  • Guidance and resources to help you identify and prioritize your career options and develop a career action plan

  • Use drop-in hours or make an appointment to discuss career planning or job search questions, get a critique of your resume, CV or cover letter, or conduct a practice interview session

Making Connections

  • Provide formal opportunities for companies to educate and recruit MIT students for internships, full-time positions, and other company-related activities and events

  • Presentations or receptions to students to learn more about companies and to informally discuss job possibilities

  • Help with the process of discovering and utilizing connections between people

  • MIT Alumni can offer valuable and insightful guidance on mapping out next moves, launching careers (for upcoming or recent graduates), or natigating a mid-career change (for alumni).

Job Search

  • The GECD Career Management System; an excecllent resource for jobs and internships

  • On-campus interviews help students and employers connect more easily

  • Guidance and resources to help you develop an effective resume, CV and cover letter, apply for jobs you are interested in, and be ready to successfully interview

  • MIT Spouses & Partners Connect is a community from all over the world, whose members share a common experience: being new to the Boston area. Learn more about the unique aspects of finding work in the United States..

Career Fairs

Internships

Student Employment

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