Between December 14th and January 7th, there will be no GECD drop-ins. Please feel free to make an appointment with GECD staff during this period. Drop-ins will resume their regular schedule on Monday, January 7th.
Drop-ins are for quick career planning or job search questions, as well as for resume, cover letter and CV reviews. Drop-ins last approximately 15-20 minutes in length. For topics that require more than 20 minutes, please make an appointment.
For assistance with career topics during the summer, please schedule an appointment with one of our staff members.
Career Services Appointments
Career Services appointments are available year-round. There are three appointment types:
- Career Appointment- 50 minutes in length. This appointment is for any career related questions.
- Mock Interview- 50 minutes in length. This appointment is a practice interview session.
- Resume/Cover Letter Critique- 30 Minutes in length. This provides a critique of a resume or cover letter or CV.
To make an appointment:
- Book online by logging into your CareerBridge account, Login and find the link "Make an appointment" on the left side of the welcome page.
- Book in person at the reception desk in 12-170.
- Book by phone at 617-253-4733.
Alumni Career Services
Our alumni career services vary by time 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.
Appointments, Room 12-185
To schedule an in-person, phone or skype prehealth advising appointment please call 617-715-5328.
Appointments are generally 30 - 60 minutes in length and can be used for general prehealth needs, essay critiques, or practice interviews. Please call in advance to cancel or reschedule an appointment. If you are 15 minutes late for an appointment, you will need to reschedule for another time.
Prehealth Essay Critiques
The following are ways you can have your medical/health profession school application essay critiqued:
- Option #1: Appointments
Please call 617-715-5328 to make an in-person, phone, or skype appointment. Front desk staff will assist you with making an appointment. Please send your essay 24 hours prior to your scheduled appointment to your assigned counselor.
- Option #2: Email Critiques
Please send a Word (no PDFs) document copy of your essay to email@example.com. Critiqued essays are typically returned via email within 3-4 days of the request.
Prehealth Drop-ins, Room 12-185
Tuesdays, 3:00 -4:00pm
September - June
Drop-ins are approximately 15 minutes in length best used for quick questions. Last drop-in taken at 3:45pm.
Global Education Appointments
For general information or questions, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Our team offers individual advising appointments to help you identify and explore the global opportunities that best fit your needs, academic plans, and professional goals. Schedule an appointment through in 12-189 or e-mail.
Quick Global Education Questions—Global Education, 12-189
Quick questions can be answered from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., depending upon staff availability; however, individuals are invited and encouraged to schedule an appointment via e-mail at email@example.com or by visiting 12-189.