Looking for an internship? job? more information about companies? or how to even get started with resumes and cover letters? Check out these great resources below!
>> Spring 2008 Career Workshops by the MIT Careers Office
Note: Advanced sign-up requested for all workshops, however
walk-ins are permitted based on available space. If a
workshop section is full, please check back as there
may be cancellations. Sessions with very low
registration may be cancelled.
Law Student Panel April 10, 2008 6:00p-7:30p, Location: 2-136
For Graduate Students: Jump Start Your Job Search - Making Use of Hidden Resources April 15, 2008 1:30p-3:00p, Location: 56-114
Health Professions Student Panel April 15, 2008 7:00p-8:30p, Location: 4-231
Essay Workshop for Medical & Health Profession Schools April 30, 2008 7:30p-9:00p, Location: 4-149
>> MITSWE-sponsored Fall Career Fair
Every year SWE teams up with the Senior Class and the Graduate Student Council to co-sponsor the annual Fall Career Fair! To find out more information about the date of the fair, the the list of companies who will be present, and about the career fair banquet, check out our Career Fair page, as well as the Official Fall Career Fair page!
>> Job Postings
Spring 2008 Job Listings View the exclusive MITSWE internship/job posting database of over a hundred job descriptions from a broad range of companies!
>> Other Helpful Resources
In collaboration with Careers Office counselors Ms. Haggerty and Ms. Liverman, we came up with a list of
links we believed would be the most useful in helping you land the internship or job of your dreams! Each is
accompanied by a brief description so that you can more quickly browse through the resources.
- Departments of all Offered Majors at MIT
A great way to find internships is to sign up for your respective course department list serves (i.e. Anne Hunter for Course 6) View the link to find the course whose department emails you're interested in signing up for!
Browse through thousands of internship and job listings from the most sought-after companies! All on-campus recruiters post their job offers to this site as well. Create an account to store your own resume online and submit them to companies! If selected by the company, you can also sign up for interviews here!
MIT Careers Office also composes various listservs to help students find internship opportunities. Once signed up for the listserve that will most directly apply to your career goal, you will receive monthly emails with updated information about new internship openings and programs! Listservs available are in the School of Architecture and Planning, Management, Science, Engineering, and Humanities.
- Reference USA
Impress your interviewer by having a good background on his or her company! Conduct research into companies that you are interested in working for by searching this database of over 12 million public and private companies!
- (ICAN) Institute Career Assistance Network
The crucial and most valuable link to alumni! This network is aimed at providing students the support for netowrking and career adivsing. Search through and view many profiles of alumni who may work at the companies you're interested in! Individuals specially marked "Career Advisors" have voluntarily offered their assistance and would be enthusiastic to help out students with questions!
- All about Networking
Networking. How exactly do you do it? Learn how by reading this quick overview about the tips you can follow to gain more "connections" that will prove valuable in helping you land your future career.
Join a professional association to gain access to the latest news on career opportunities,
conferences, publications, products, and scholarships! Only a few are listed below,
check your department website for your course's respective association.
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Check the website for details about membership and its great benefits!
For those interested in chemical engineering, this is an association well worth checking out!
- Salary Survey
What does the average person make in your field? The MIT Careers Office also keeps track of salary offers of past students! There is information and statistics about each graduation class on this site! If you're a senior you can report your offer online as well!
For geographic specific info, enter your job title and zip code into the salary wizard!
This is the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Website!
- MITCO Services
Premed? Prelaw? Predental? To gain the extra edge, visit the Careers Office today to learn about how you can make the most out of the opportunities available! Anytime during or after sophomore year is an important time to get a mentor to help you out!
- MITCO Services
Thinking about grad school? It's never too early to start planning ahead! Make this a less stressful process for you by learning about how to apply to grad school!
- Scholarships and Fellows
Who doesn't need some extra cash? Check out listings of many scholarships aimed at graduate students!
- Tip Guides
On topics like writing resumes, networking, and interviewing, find a one to two page summary about some quick tips and tricks that will help make your job search more successful! Here you will also find nice overview descriptions of industry fields such as biotechnology and consulting.
CAREER OFFICE SERVICES:
- One-on-One Appointments with Counselors
The best way to receive help on a job search is to visit a counselor at the careers office! Talk to someone about any aspect of your career development such as resume writing editing or summer internship searching and find out how you can be more effective in your career search! Walk-in appointments are also available each morning around 11:00am to 1:00pm and on Wednesday evenings.
- Career Planning Workshops
Do you want to ace your next interview? Learn how to network? Or write a winning resume and cover letter? There are only some of a number of workshops offered by the careers office throughout the year! Check out the link for more details about dates and times. If you're interested but don't have the time there are also online workshops you can take a look at too!
Email the Director of Information Technology, Connie Yee