Young Professionals

...Navigating Your Life and Career

Seminars will continue in Fall 2018. In the meantime, check out the Work-Life Center's range of resources to support young professionals at MIT.

Be sure to check out these career development workshops offered by MIT Human Resources:

Tips for Finding Your Own Mentor

Tuesday, May 22 \ 9:00am - 12:00pm
Building: NE49-5145 (5th Floor)

Presenters: 
Amanda Bennett, Manager, Talent Development, MIT Human Resources
Chris Karam, Talent Development Consultant, MIT Human Resources

Having a mentor can be an important resource as you grow and develop your career. This workshop will highlight the goals and benefits of mentoring, elements of a successful mentoring relationship, and tips for finding a mentor. You will have the opportunity to discuss and explore steps for establishing a mentoring relationship that supports your goals and aspirations.

 

Writing a Great Resume and Cover Letter

Thursday, June 7 \ 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Building: NE49-5145 (5th Floor)

Presenter: Michele King, Career Development Specialist, MIT Human Resources 

Great resumes and cover letters highlight your skills, experience, and interests in relation to specific job requirements. When put together well, they can grab the attention of hiring managers and open the door for interviews. This workshop will cover key components to make your resume and cover letter stand out from the rest.

 

MIT Staff Career Panel

Tuesday, June 12 \ 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Building: NE49-5145 (5th Floor)

Are you interested in charting your career path at MIT? Join us for this panel discussion for MIT staff that highlights successful career journeys at the Institute. You will learn from the panelists:

  • What their career journeys look like
  • The skills and strengths they developed and/or leveraged to be successful
  • The resources they have leveraged to build their careers
  • The role that networking playing in their journey
  • Challenges they encountered and how they overcame them

 

How to Stand Out in a Job Interview

Thursday, June 14 \ 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Building: NE49-5145 (5th Floor)

Presenter: Michele King, Career Development Specialist, MIT Human Resources 

Preparation and practice are the keys to standing out in a job interview. This workshop emphasizes practical tips and resources to help you prepare for job interviews.

 

Networking Skills

Thursday, June 21 \ 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Building: NE49-5145 (5th Floor)

Presenter: Michele King, Career Development Specialist, MIT Human Resources 

This workshop is designed to help you understand the importance of networking in the job search process. It will show you how to prepare for and execute effective networking practices that can lead to job-related conversations, and offer tips and tools for building your networking list targeted to your job search objectives.