MIT offers a wide range of learning opportunities to support the development of every employee.
The MIT Learning Center offers online and in-person training opportunities, including three learning bundles on job flexibility, that contain a collection of curated online learning resources.
- The Business Case for Job Flexibility - This learning bundle will enhance your understanding of the nature of flexible work arrangements, how job flexibility can be used as a business tool, and some common benefits and challenges.
- Flexible Work Agreements - This learning bundle will help you better understand, assess, and implement flexible work arrangements, covering what to include in a flex proposal, a process for employee and supervisor discussions, and guidance to supervisors on how to assess and respond to a proposal.
- Team Practices to Support Flex Work - This learning bundle will help employees, managers, and teams improve team practices around collaboration, communication, and accountability.
The Disability Services and Medical Leaves Office manages and coordinates reasonable work accommodations for MIT employees with disabilities. Learn more.
For assistance in resolving workplace problems and understanding and interpreting MIT employment policies, contact your Human Resources Officer. HROs can advise employees who are developing a flexible work arrangement proposal, and also can advise managers/supervisors who are evaluating a flexible work arrangement proposal or overseeing such an arrangement.
MIT MyLife Services
MyLife Services is a free, confidential MIT benefit that can make life a little easier for you and your family. One call puts you in touch with a network of experts who can provide counseling, work-life consultations, and referrals. Learn more.
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MIT Career Planning and Development
Services to help you think about your career and development plan at MIT, including workshops, individual counseling, career coaching, and networking are available to employees at MIT. For more information, contact Staffing Services.
Initial career assessment and a follow-up session are also available to help you or a family member with career exploration and job search questions. For more information contact MyLife Services.
The MIT Council on Family and Work
The MIT Council on Family and Work is an MIT committee that identifies and addresses issues related to work and family, including job flexibility at MIT.
The MIT Work-Life Center
The MIT Work-Life Center provides a range of programs and services to assist with personal life, well-being, family, and career issues. The Center offers consultations, seminars, and workshops, and can assist with the development of your flexible work arrangement proposal. Contact the MIT Work-Life Center.
MIT Working Group on Support Staff Issues
This employee group works toward solutions for issues that concern MIT support staff. It is open to all employees on campus and at Lincoln Laboratory, with manager/supervisor approval. Learn more.