Resources

Essentials

Jobs and Financial Aid

  • Apply for teaching assistantships in the Art, Culture, and Technology Program

  • Apply to be a seminar XL facilitator. Seminar XL faciliators are committed, responsible and caring students who enjoy teaching and working with a diverse population of students.

  • Find paid tutoring jobs in the Office of Minority Education

  • Find Jobs and Internships opportunities

  • Davis Projects for Peace Fellowships offers a $10,000 fellowship for an MIT undergraduate student project that promotes peace, to be implemented during the summer.

  • Department of Urban Studies and Planning Summer Fellowships are ideal for DUSP students planning a career in international development or public service. If you are a DUSP student in the process of lining up a summer internship or looking for funding to support efforts on a project, consider applying to the DUSP-PKG Fellowship program.

  • Find Electrial Engineering/Computer Science Jobs

  • Apply for Electrial Engineering/Computer Science Teaching Assistantships

  • MIT's financial aid office is a resource to assist you in finding a way to bring the cost of an MIT education within your reach.

  • Check here for various funding opportunities sponsored by student life. Includes grants, fellowships, etc.

  • Find various resources to fund study abroad travel here.

  • The International Research Opportunities Program (IROP) offers undergraduates funding for summer research opportunities in international settings.

  • The Graduate Student Council (GSC) Travel Fund Grant is designed to support the conference-related travel expenses of MIT graduate students in all Schools throughout the Institute. Specifically, this fund is allocated to conference travel expenses (including lodging) that are not currently funded by the student’s advisor or other MIT-related funding.

  • Apply for Interphase Edge RA Jobs

  • The Kelly-Douglas Fund supports travel during IAP or Summer for students wanting to deepen their understanding of a field in the humanities, arts, and social sciences, or to contribute to a humanitarian project

  • Laureates and Leaders Program is a graduate school initiative designed to encourage and support students underrepresented in the sciences and engineering, in their quest to achieve a graduate degree.

  • Offered through the PKG Center, LEAP Grants provide modest financial support to both undergraduate and graduate MIT students, as well as student-led organizations that are engaging in public service and social change projects in the US.

  • The Legatum Center Fellowships offer MIT students a one year fellowship to support entrepenuership that benefits global well-being. Fellows receive funding to support their tuition, stipend, project development and travel.

  • Find grading and tutoring jobs in math

  • Find graduate-level jobs for summer funding in Math

  • The Global Education and Career Development (GECD) office offers undergraduates Summer and IAP Travel Scholarships to support study abroad opportunities.

  • Graduate Community Fellows are a cadre of graduate students who work under the auspices of the Office of Graduate Education.

  • Apply for Teaching Assistant jobs in Physics

  • Find jobs connected to social action.

  • Apply for an IAP Student Externship Grant. The Class of 2008 Externship Assistance Fund was established to help offset costs for MIT students whose externship experience is unpaid.

  • Find Job Opportunities at MIT

  • The Global Education and Career Development (GECD) office offers undergrdauates Summer and IAP Travel Scholarships to support study abroad opportunities.

  • Apply to be a Chemistry Department tutor

Books, Supplies and Research

  • The APO Book Exchange is a forum where used books can be bought and sold. Traditionally, it happens during the first week of the fall and spring academic terms.

  • At no cost and upon request, the MIT Libraries can help you access books, CD's, DVDs, articles, journals and website information even if they are not currently in our libraries.

  • Donate and pick up recycled items. Everything at Choose to Reuse is free! Items include clean and usable clothes, books, and other household items. You don’t have to give items to get items! Events are held the third Thursday of the month during the academic year in Stata Center.

  • Department of Urban Studies and Planning Summer Fellowships are ideal for DUSP students planning a career in international development or public service. If you are a DUSP student in the process of lining up a summer internship or looking for funding to support efforts on a project, consider applying to the DUSP-PKG Fellowship program.

  • Check here for various funding opportunities sponsored by student life. Includes grants, fellowships, etc.

  • The International Research Opportunities Program (IROP) offers undergraduates funding for summer research opportunities in international settings.

  • The Graduate Student Council (GSC) Travel Fund Grant is designed to support the conference-related travel expenses of MIT graduate students in all Schools throughout the Institute. Specifically, this fund is allocated to conference travel expenses (including lodging) that are not currently funded by the student’s advisor or other MIT-related funding.

  • The Kelly-Douglas Fund supports travel during IAP or Summer for students wanting to deepen their understanding of a field in the humanities, arts, and social sciences, or to contribute to a humanitarian project

  • Offered through the PKG Center, LEAP Grants provide modest financial support to both undergraduate and graduate MIT students, as well as student-led organizations that are engaging in public service and social change projects in the US.

  • The Legatum Center Fellowships offer MIT students a one year fellowship to support entrepenuership that benefits global well-being. Fellows receive funding to support their tuition, stipend, project development and travel.

  • Find grading and tutoring jobs in math

  • The Global Education and Career Development (GECD) office offers undergraduates Summer and IAP Travel Scholarships to support study abroad opportunities.

  • MIT Reuse List is a group email list for exchanging free and for-sale items located at MIT or within the greater Boston area.

  • For no cost, the MIT Libraries offers books and course materials on reserve. Reserves are materials and resources that professors have identified to use for a credit-bearing class. They can be either print or electronic.

  • Apply for an IAP Student Externship Grant. The Class of 2008 Externship Assistance Fund was established to help offset costs for MIT students whose externship experience is unpaid.

  • If there are books or materials you would like the MIT Libraries to own that they do not currently have, you can request a purchase here.

  • The Global Education and Career Development (GECD) office offers undergrdauates Summer and IAP Travel Scholarships to support study abroad opportunities.

  • MIT Radio Society sponsors a swapfest on the third Sunday of each month, April through October. Buy, swap, sell amateur radio, electronic, and computer equipment.

  • Trash2Treasure is an annual program that takes one student's trash and turns it into another student's treasure. Items left behind by graduating students are collected during the end-of-year move-out and either sent to local donation facilities or sold at a Fall Reuse Sale at the start of the fall semester when the students come to campus.

  • Find tutoring options including science core, departmental, external services and resources, and peer study groups.

  • The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program cultivates and supports research partnerships between MIT undergraduates and faculty.

Basic Living Expenses

  • Alpha Phi Omega maintains a ride board, a map of the United States and Canada on which the MIT community can post notices to share rides and to reduce travel expenses. It is currently located outside the exit of Lobdell Dining Hall on the second floor of the Student Center.

  • Donate and pick up recycled items. Everything at Choose to Reuse is free! Items include clean and usable clothes, books, and other household items. You don’t have to give items to get items! Events are held the third Thursday of the month during the academic year in Stata Center.

  • The Clothing Service Program is the Women’s League's effort to ease the strain on international student clothing budgets. Each fall it hosts a "Fall Fashion Free For All", at which students can select needed items for their wardrobes at no cost.

  • DSL offers cooking classes throughout the year for undergraduate and graduate students. To sign up, email naomic@mit.edu or contact your Area Director for more info!

  • Davis Projects for Peace Fellowships offers a $10,000 fellowship for an MIT undergraduate student project that promotes peace, to be implemented during the summer.

  • Discounted T-Passes for students are offered by the MBTA.

  • The Student Support Services Emergency Fund offers resources to help students cover unforeseen, essential expenses, including emergency travel.

  • Graduate Residential Life offers a Family Food Grant to graduate student families who are experiencing food insecurity.

  • Free cooking classes (including meals to take home) are periodically offered through Graduate Residential Life, hosted by Associate Dean Naomi Carton. Check the DSL Graduate Residential Events page for updates.

  • The Free food list is an e-mail listserv at MIT which notifies you of delicious leftover food from campus events. Food is free for anyone to take! Sign up through Moira, list "free-food"

  • Find various resources to fund study abroad travel here.

  • The Office of Graduate Education provides advice and counsel on a variety of issues including faculty/student relationships, changing your advisor, conflict negotiation, funding, academic progress, interpersonal concerns, and a student’s rights and responsibilities.

  • Held in October and April, Spouses & Partners Connect Kids' Clothing Exchange offers free kids' clothing, outerwear, shoes, toys and books for children ages birth-5. Expectant parents welcome. Find dates in their calendar

  • Find grading and tutoring jobs in math

  • MIT Reuse List is a group email list for exchanging free and for-sale items located at MIT or within the greater Boston area.

  • The MIT Student Furniture Exchange (FX), a service project of the MIT Women's League since 1960, sells used furniture and household goods at bargain prices and is open to the MIT, Harvard, Suffolk, and BU communities.

  • Students can be nominated to be Distinguished Peers and recieve a $100 gift card.

  • This fund provides MIT students who are participating in an unpaid or underpaid internship/volunteer opportunity over the summer with a small grant of up to $1,000 to subsidize summer housing expenses.

  • MIT Radio Society sponsors a swapfest on the third Sunday of each month, April through October. Buy, swap, sell amateur radio, electronic, and computer equipment.

  • SwipeShare is a program that allows students who are on a meal plan to donate their guest swipes to other students struggling with food insecurity. To request a meal follow this form.

  • For students struggling with food costs, Student Support Services can provide small increments of Tech Cash to a student’s account for immediate food needs. Please contact a dean at S^3 to inquire about Tech Cash or food assistance. For graduate students, please contact Associate Dean Naomi Carton at naomic@mit.edu.

  • TechMart is an at-cost grocery store for students offering staples like vegetables, fruit, pasta, dairy, and meats.

  • Trash2Treasure is an annual program that takes one student's trash and turns it into another student's treasure. Items left behind by graduating students are collected during the end-of-year move-out and either sent to local donation facilities or sold at a Fall Reuse Sale at the start of the fall semester when the students come to campus.

Health & Family

  • The MIT Work Life Center offers subsidized back up child care for graduate students at a reduced cost. Free referrals for ongoing child care servcies are also offered through the Graduate Assistance and Information Network (GAIN) as part of the MIT Work Life Center.

  • As of September 1, 2018, MIT graduate students have access (according to eligibility) to two different leaves when they give birth or undertake significant responsibilities for a newborn child or a child newly placed with them: Childbirth Accommodation and/or Parental Leave.

  • Donate and pick up recycled items. Everything at Choose to Reuse is free! Items include clean and usable clothes, books, and other household items. You don’t have to give items to get items! Events are held the third Thursday of the month during the academic year in Stata Center.

  • Graduate Residential Life offers a Family Food Grant to graduate student families who are experiencing food insecurity.

  • Held in October and April, Spouses & Partners Connect Kids' Clothing Exchange offers free kids' clothing, outerwear, shoes, toys and books for children ages birth-5. Expectant parents welcome. Find dates in their calendar

  • The Miller Fund is a resource available to help with medical costs not covered by insurance. For more information, undergraduates should make an appointment with a dean in Student Support Services by calling (617) 253-4861. Graduate students should contact of the Deans in the Office of Graduate Education at (617) 253-4860. You can meet to discuss your individual circumstance with a dean to see if you are eligible for the Miller Fund.

  • MIT Reuse List is a group email list for exchanging free and for-sale items located at MIT or within the greater Boston area.

  • The MIT Student Furniture Exchange (FX), a service project of the MIT Women's League since 1960, sells used furniture and household goods at bargain prices and is open to the MIT, Harvard, Suffolk, and BU communities.

  • Tufts School of Dentistry offers low fee services

Travel

  • Davis Projects for Peace Fellowships offers a $10,000 fellowship for an MIT undergraduate student project that promotes peace, to be implemented during the summer.

  • Discounted T-Passes for students are offered by the MBTA.

  • Department of Urban Studies and Planning Summer Fellowships are ideal for DUSP students planning a career in international development or public service. If you are a DUSP student in the process of lining up a summer internship or looking for funding to support efforts on a project, consider applying to the DUSP-PKG Fellowship program.

  • The Student Support Services Emergency Fund offers resources to help students cover unforeseen, essential expenses, including emergency travel.

  • Check here for various funding opportunities sponsored by student life. Includes grants, fellowships, etc.

  • Find various resources to fund study abroad travel here.

  • The International Research Opportunities Program (IROP) offers undergraduates funding for summer research opportunities in international settings.

  • The Office of Graduate Education provides advice and counsel on a variety of issues including faculty/student relationships, changing your advisor, conflict negotiation, funding, academic progress, interpersonal concerns, and a student’s rights and responsibilities.

  • The Graduate Student Council (GSC) Travel Fund Grant is designed to support the conference-related travel expenses of MIT graduate students in all Schools throughout the Institute. Specifically, this fund is allocated to conference travel expenses (including lodging) that are not currently funded by the student’s advisor or other MIT-related funding.

  • The Kelly-Douglas Fund supports travel during IAP or Summer for students wanting to deepen their understanding of a field in the humanities, arts, and social sciences, or to contribute to a humanitarian project

  • Laureates and Leaders Program is a graduate school initiative designed to encourage and support students underrepresented in the sciences and engineering, in their quest to achieve a graduate degree.

  • Offered through the PKG Center, LEAP Grants provide modest financial support to both undergraduate and graduate MIT students, as well as student-led organizations that are engaging in public service and social change projects in the US.

  • The Legatum Center Fellowships offer MIT students a one year fellowship to support entrepenuership that benefits global well-being. Fellows receive funding to support their tuition, stipend, project development and travel.

  • Find grading and tutoring jobs in math

  • The Global Education and Career Development (GECD) office offers undergraduates Summer and IAP Travel Scholarships to support study abroad opportunities.

  • The Global Education and Career Development (GECD) office offers undergrdauates Summer and IAP Travel Scholarships to support study abroad opportunities.