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Congratulations on your upcoming graduation! Please let MIT ensure that you have a smooth transition by sharing with us what you will be doing after MIT. By informing us of your plans, we can provide you answers regarding MIT graduate's salaries, where they work and pursue graduate study, the employment picture in various fields and other topics related to your career. The survey takes less than 10 minutes to complete.
All the information you submit will be kept confidential. The survey is voluntary and you have the right to leave any question blank. The data will only be presented in summary format with all identifying information eliminated. Thank you for your participation.
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CAREERS OFFICE SERVICES
Did you utilize any of the MIT Careers Office or related services and programs (including on-campus recruiting)? Check all that apply and indicate your satisfaction with the services.
I utilized service Very Satisfied Satisfied Neither Satisfied or Dissatisfied Dissatisfied Very Dissatisfied Walk-ins Career Counselor Appointments Presentations (Employer or Alumni Panels) Workshops (resume, job search, etc.) MIT Careers Office Website Career Fairs Special Programs (Employer Resume Critique Week, Grad Symposium, etc.) On-Campus Recruiting Pre-health Advising (pre-med, pre-dental, pre-vet) Graduate school advising Pre-law Advising Self-Assessment Alumni Databases (ICAN, directory) Study abroad Distinguished fellowships
(for example: How could your department or the MIT Careers Office assist you in your career development?)
Have you participated in an internship since you have been in your current program at MIT?
If YES, check all that apply and indicate your satisfaction with the internship: Participated in internship Very Satisfied Somewhat
Neither Satisfied or Dissatisfied Somewhat
Very Dissatisfied F/ASIP UPOP Through my department Select department: MISTI LFM Second Summer Externship Through MIT Careers
Career fair Other
Graduate Students: Did you complete an internship as an undergraduate?
If yes, what type of internship?
Undergraduate Students: Did you complete a UROP?
If yes, what type of UROP?
POST GRADUATION PLANS
What are your immediate (by Fall) post-graduation plans?
Working (including post-doc positions, self-employment)
Graduate or Professional School
Other. If other, check all that apply:
Continuing my studies (i.e. second bachelors degree)
Taking time off
Deciding between fields
Looking for a job
Public service. Please specify your public service organization
(e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps, Teach for America)
Other (please specify)
INTERNATIONAL EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE
Since you have been at MIT, have you had any international educational experiences?
If yes, what did you learn from the experience, for example, was it transformative, did you learn about another culture, do you feel versed to move seamlessly in the world?
If no, please specify what contributed to your decision not to participate in an international educational experience:
If no and if it would have been possible to go abroad, what kind of activity would you have preferred?
If yes, please check all the international experiences in which you have participated and the length of time and host country for each experience:
Experience Additional Detail
Length of Time Country MISTI
Please specify Internship, Research at university or public research institute, Workshop, Service Learning, i.e., CETI, OCW, ILABS.
Other international internship Study Abroad Cambridge-MIT Exchange (CME) DLAB Other international service learning GLAB International Development Initiative through your department (e.g., Sloan Trek, Sloan Fellows Trips, DUSP Practicum) International fellowship International workshops or conferences UROP activity that took you out of the country International Experience during IAP Other
SERVICE AND LEADERSHIP
Since you have been at MIT have you participated in any service or public service activities?
If yes, please specify the activity:
If no, please indicate any reasons why you didn't participate in any service or public service activities:
Since you have been at MIT have you participated in any leadership activities?
If yes, please specify the activity:
If no, please indicate any reasons why you didn't participate in any leadership activities:
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postplan = 1 (working), show work1.html
postplan = 2 (grad school), show grad1.html
postplan = 3 (other) or BLANK, show thanks.html
WORK1: EMPLOYMENT: YOUR JOB SEARCH
When did you actively begin your job search?
How many job applications have you submitted?
How many interviews have you had?
Please select one of the following to describe where you are in your job search:A. I am awaiting a job offer.
B. I am deciding between job offers.
Select how many offers you have received:
C. I have accepted a job offer.
Select how many offers you received, including the offer you accepted:
When did you receive the offer that you accepted?
When did you accept the offer that you received?
How much time did you have to accept the offer that you received?
Is this position a postdoctoral fellowship?
PROGRAMMING NOTE: if WORKSTATUS = 3 (accepted job offer), show work2.html otherwise show thanks.html
WORK2: EMPLOYMENT: YOUR JOB OFFER
Employer / Name of Company City State Country Full job title Approximate yearly salary in US Dollars (not including sign on bonus, moving expenses, tuition assistance, etc.) Enter the value of your salary in US Dollars in the following format: xx,xxx
Salary (Example: 50,000)
Sign on bonus or package, if you received one (including sign on bonus, moving expenses, etc.) Enter the value of your bonus in US Dollars in the following format: xx,xxx
Bonus (Example: 10,000)
Did you negotiate your salary?
Yes. If yes, please indicate the additional salary amount you gained from negotiating:
Did you negotiate your sign on or bonus package?
Yes. If yes, please indicate the additional signing or bonus amount you gained from negotiating:
Is your job related to your major(s) at MIT?
Employer Industry: select the industry that best describes your employer.
Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries
Business, Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services:
Biological Sciences and Research Labs
Business, Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services General
Chemical and Materials Engineering or Research
Construction, Design, and Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering and Computer Hardware Design or Research
Environmental Engineering, Services, and Research
Management and Economic Consulting
Manufacturing Process Engineering
Other Engineering and Scientific Services
Scientific and Engineering Services
Books & Publishing
Broadcasting and Telecommunications
Radio, Television, Motion Pictures
Single-Family Homes, Rehab, Contract Construction
Aerospace and Defense
Autos, Trucks, and other Machinery (Including Machine Tools and Manufacturing Equipment)
Computer and Electronic Products (including Integrated Circuits, Electronic Components, Telecommunications Equipment, and Electronic Instruments)
Computer Hardware or Components
Durable Manufacturing General
Electronic Components and Integrated Circuits
Lighting, Appliances, and Transformers
Lumber, Furniture and miscellaneous Durables (Including Toys, Sportswear, and Jewelry)
Metal, Glass, and Related Products (Including Wire, Hardware, Cans, Glass, Concrete, and Abrasives
Educational Services General
Primary and Secondary Schools (Including Public Schools)
Universities and Colleges
Finance and Insurance
Brokers and Security Dealers
Commercial and Other Banks (Including all other Commercial and Household Lending, such as Mortgage Companies)
Finance and Insurance General
Money Management, Mutual Funds, and Investment Advisors
Venture Capital Firms
Health Care and Social Services
Doctors, Dentists, Surgeons, Psychologists, and other Health Care Professionals
Health Care and Social Services General
Other Health Care
Hospitality (Including Hotels, Restaurants, Tourism, Amusements)
Oil, Natural Gas
Mining (Energy and Others) General
Miscellaneous non-Durable Products
Non-Durable Manufacturing General
Other Chemicals and Materials
Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology
Rubber and Plastics Products
Textiles, Apparel, and Leather Goods
Federal Government - Civilian
Federal Government - Military
Public Administration General
State and Local Government
Real Estate Development
Real Estate General
Real Estate Ownership, Operation, and Brokerage
Software and Data Services
Information Services and Data Processing Services
Software and Data Services General
Software Developing and Publishing
Trade (Resale and Wholesale)
Utilities - Oil & Gas
WORK3: EMPLOYMENT: YOUR JOB OFFER (continued)
How did you find your job? (check all that apply)
On-campus recruiting (Monstertrak, Interviewtrak)
Internship led to job offer
Contacts acquired through MIT Careers Office (business cards, panels, presentations)
Through Department (faculty, academic administrator)
Directly applied to employer
Advertised job listing (on-line, print)
How important were each of these factors to you in accepting this job?
REMOVED CONTRIBUTE COLUMN
Essential Very Important Somewhat Important Not Important Salary Benefits Location Job Content Fit with culture/environment Training/educational opportunities Reputation of Employer Opportunity for career advancement Employer was willing to sponsor non-US citizen Supervision & colleagues Essential Very Important Somewhat Important Not Important Job flexibility & work life balance Job Security Fit with my experience & skills Creative & challenging work Opportunity to make an impact First job offered Best opportunity I could find at this time Ability to meet my expected student loan / education debt payments One of my top choices Didn't get into graduate/professional school Other
GRAD1: GRADUATE OR PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL: YOUR SEARCH
Please select one of the following to describe where you are in your plans for Graduate or Professional School:
I am awaiting acceptance to a graduate or professional school.
I have been accepted to and am deciding between schools.
I have been accepted to and chosen a graduate or professional school.
To how many graduate or professional schools did you apply?
How many acceptances have you received?
Did you apply to MIT for graduate school?
If you did not apply to MIT for graduate school, why not?
GRADSTATUS = 1 (waiting on offer), show thanks.html
GRADSTATUS = 2 or 3 (deciding on school or decided), show grad2.html
GRADUATE OR PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL: YOUR FIELD
What will be your field of study?
Which degree(s) will you pursue? (check all that apply)
Other (please specify)
If you have been accepted to and chosen a graduate or professional school, please tell us which school you will attend, otherwise skip to "Assistance with your School Search".
Name of graduate or professional school that you will be attending City State Country
ASSISTANCE WITH YOUR SCHOOL SEARCH
Please check all of the people who assisted you in your search for a graduate or professional school: (check all that apply)
MIT Careers Office Staff
Other (please specify)
Thanks for filling out the survey!