Career Handbook

Here it is: your starter guide for developing the knowledge and skills you’ll need throughout your career.

Compiled by our expert staff, here’s what this handbook covers:

  • Overview of the career development process
  • Tips for identifying your skills, interests and career values
  • Job search timelines and action plans
  • Internship search resources
  • Networking and Career Fair survival guide
  • Resumes, cover letters, and CVs (with samples)
  • Setting up a LinkedIn profile
  • Interviewing guide and dozens of sample questions
  • Dress code and etiquette tips
  • Negotiation and job offers
  • Getting global experiences
  • Academic careers and med school overview
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Career Videos

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International job-search guide

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Practice your interviewing skills

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Career planning and Self-assessment tool

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Versatile PhD

A powerful network for grad students

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A study-abroad application and travel information system

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Internship list shared by 10 selective universities

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MIT Student/Alum Survey Data

A collection of survey data highlighting where MIT students and Alum work during the summer and after graduation. This is a great resource to find more information about how recent graduates are compensated after graduation, where they work and how they found their jobs or internships.

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