Quick Access to Drop-in and Appointment Services

Career Services

Drop-ins

Career Services Drop-ins are quick 15-20 minute meetings with a member of GECD staff.  This services is available to MIT students and recent alumni of the institute (those who have graduated within the last 16 months.  No appointment is necessary and students are seen in the order they arrive.  Career Services Drop-ins will be available beginning on Wednesday, September 3rd.  

In an effort to help MIT get ready for the Fall Career Fair, we are bringing Drop-ins to a more central location.  From September 3rd through September 18th we'll be offering drop-ins during extended hours in 16-159.

 

Date Time Location
Monday 9/8 11am-5pm 16-159
Tuesday 9/9 11am-5pm 16-159
Wednesday 9/10 11am-5pm 16-159
Thursday 9/11 11am-5pm 16-159
Friday 9/12 11am-5pm 16-159
Monday 9/15 11am-5pm 16-159
Tuesday 9/16 11am-6pm 16-159
Wednesday 9/17 11am-6pm 16-159
Thursday 9/18 11am-6pm 16-159

There will be no Career Services Drop-ins on Friday 9/19.  Please visit our booth at the MIT Fall Career Fair. 

Career Services Appointments, E39-305

Schedule career appointments year-round for in-depth discussions about resume/cover letter critique, career exploration, internship or job search strategies, and mock interviews. Resume/cover letter appointments are scheduled for 30 minutes, while all others are 50 minutes long. Call to set up a Skype or telephone appointment. To schedule an appointment:

  • Log into CareerBridge and find "Make an appointment" on the left side of the welcome page.
  • Schedule in person at the E39-305 reception desk
  • Schedule by calling 617-253-4733

Alumni Career Services

Alumni career services vary by year of graduation and availability. We provide MIT alumni with initial guidance and encourage further career self-management through support from the alumni association and/or external career counselors. Please visit Services and Policies for Alumni for more information.

Postdoctoral Scholars

In collaboration with the Office of the Vice President for Research, we are pleased to offer career appointments to current MIT Postdoctoral Scholars (Postdoctoral Fellows and Associates). Schedule an appointment as described above and select "Post-Doc Appointments." Postdocs are not eligible for Drop-in services. 


Prehealth Advising

Drop-ins, Room E39-305

Use drop-ins for quick questions (15 minutes). Drop-in times are Tuesday and Wednesday from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. in E39. Check-in by 11:45 a.m. to guarantee service.

Prehealth Appointments, Room E39-305

Schedule prehealth appointments for general prehealth needs, essay critiques or practice interviews. Call 617-715-5328 to schedule an in-person, Skype or phone appointment (generally 30-60 minutes). Call in advance to cancel or reschedule an appointment. If you are 15 minutes late for an appointment, you will need to reschedule. For essay critique appointments, you should send your essay 24 hours prior to your appointment to the assigned counselor. For critiques via email, send a Word document version (no PDFs) to prehealthessaycrits@mit.edu. Reviewed essays should be returned within 3-4 days.

 

Global Education

Quick Global Education Questions, E39-305

Quick questions can be answered from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in E39, depending upon staff availability, or by email at globalmit@mit.edu.

Global Education Appointments, E39-305

Schedule individual advising appointments to identify and explore global options that best fit your needs, academic plans, and professional goals. Visit E39-305 to schedule an appointment in person, call us at 617-324-7239,  or email.us at globalmit@mit.edu.