The Sustainable Future of Computing: Companies at the Forefront

E19-202 E19-202 | 400 Main Street, Cambridge, MA, United States

Are you struggling to reconcile the impact of computing on the climate with your future career in the field of computing? These companies are adapting their business practices and strategy here and now. Come network with reps from leading tech companies to learn how industry is meeting the climate crisis head on by changing their...

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C.H.A.O.S.: Career Planning for the Unknown

E19-202 - Ford Building (E19) Ford Building (E19) 400 Main Street, Cambridge, MA, United States

Do you ever wonder what you are doing at MIT? Do you think about where you will go from here? As a graduate student, what does staying on track look like for you beyond the obvious requirements for your degree? Do these kinds of questions fill you with consternation and make your head hurt? Yes?...

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Upskill & advance your career through ELOs

1-277 - Pierce Laboratory (1) Pierce Laboratory (1) 33 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA, United States

Have you done research, traveled abroad, or participated in a service or hands-on project but are struggling to figure out what comes next? In this lunch & learn, Kate Weishaar of the Office of Experiential Learning and Ariel Ackermann of Career Advising & Professional Development will guide you through activities to clarify your goals at...

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PUMP Week 1: Identity as a Postdoc and Joining a New Community of Practice

E19-202 - Ford Building (E19) Ford Building (E19) 400 Main Street, Cambridge, MA, United States

This is the first session of the MIT “Power Up My Postdoc” (PUMP) program. This session will focus on 1) reflecting on your identity and background, and on the transition to a new community of practice, be it a new lab, university, city and/or country, and 2) reflecting on your role as a postdoc and...

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PUMP Week 2: Setting Goals and Creating an Actionable Career Plan

E19-202 - Ford Building (E19) Ford Building (E19) 400 Main Street, Cambridge, MA, United States

This is the second session of the MIT “Power Up My Postdoc” (PUMP) program. This session will focus on 1) learning about career planning and exploration strategies and 2) developing specific and actionable goals for your postdoctoral training to help you prepare for your future career. The 3-week “Power Up My Postdoc” (PUMP) program aims...

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Networking in the U.S. American Context

E19-202 – Ford Building (E19)

In this workshop, we’ll lay out the basics of networking, informational interviewing, and the US American work culture. You’ll learn why a strong basis is crucial for your career first steps and how to go about mastering the art of networking in the US. We recommend taking the GlobeSmart quiz in advance of this event:...

PUMP Week 3: Finding Career Mentors

E19-202 - Ford Building (E19) Ford Building (E19) 400 Main Street, Cambridge, MA, United States

This is the third session of the MIT “Power Up My Postdoc” (PUMP) program. This session will focus on 1) learning how to seek out a variety of mentors to support your career development and success, and 2) reflecting on how to strengthen your relationship with your advisor. The 3-week “Power Up My Postdoc” (PUMP)...

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Recurring

CAPD Career Drop-Ins in the Wellbeing Lab

Wellbeing Lab 84 Massachusetts Ave, 3rd Floor, Cambridge, MA, United States

Stop by the Wellbeing Lab (3rd Floor - Student Center) to learn more about Career Advising & Professional Development (CAPD) and receive support with all aspects of your career planning! As we end the fall semester, there may be a variety of career related topics you'd like to discuss and receive support with including: -...

Recurring

CAPD Career Drop-Ins in the Wellbeing Lab

Wellbeing Lab 84 Massachusetts Ave, 3rd Floor, Cambridge, MA, United States

Stop by the Wellbeing Lab (3rd Floor - Student Center) to learn more about Career Advising & Professional Development (CAPD) and receive support with all aspects of your career planning! As we end the fall semester, there may be a variety of career related topics you'd like to discuss and receive support with including: -...

Career Exploration and Building Connections for PhDs and Postdocs

E19-202 - Ford Building (E19) Ford Building (E19) 400 Main Street, Cambridge, MA, United States

Networking is a critical component of professional success, and is more important than ever in a time of change when the world’s economy is under pressure. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, about 70% of jobs are found and filled through connections. In this session, you will learn networking strategies that make sense for...

Free

Rethinking Imposter Syndrome™ w/ Dr. Valerie Young

Bldg 54-100 (Green Building) Bldg 54-100 (77 Massachusetts Avenue), Cambridge, MA, United States

• Do you chalk accomplishments up to luck, timing, or the supposed simplicity of the task? • Do you agonize over even the smallest flaws in your work? • Are you crushed by constructive criticism? • Do you wonder if you’re really “smart enough” to be here? • When you do well, do you secretly...

Spring Career Night – Candidate Information

Walker Memorial/Morss Hall 142 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA, United States

It’s not too late to secure an internship or job in 2024! At this intimate in-person recruiting event, you will connect with employers from a variety of industries hiring for opportunities with start dates in 2024. MIT students (undergraduate and graduate), postdocs and recent alumni are welcome to participate! Find employers looking for candidates like...