Whether you are a member of the faculty or staff, a student or postdoctoral associate or postdoctoral fellow, call on us whenever you need a solution, big or small. Whatever your phase of life, whatever your challenge, we're here to lend support and connect you to resources and support systems, no matter where you are located. In addition to one-on-one consultations, we offer a wide range of programs that address specific life issues and events.
What’s complicating your life these days? Adjusting to life as a new parent? Wondering how to support your school-age child, or how to help your high schooler plan for college? Dealing with the possibilities and uncertainties of life as a young professional, including paying off your student loans? Maybe you’re at a mid-life crossroads, wondering who you want to “be" and what you want to “do” in the next stage of life? Or perhaps you want to learn how to help an aging parent—or maintain your own well-being as you balance your professional and personal lives.
The MIT Work-Life Center’s popular Seminar Series provides research-based strategies, tips, and information to help you deal with a diverse array of work-life issues.
With more than 25 seminars, workshops, support groups to choose from this fall, you’re likely to find the issues that matter most to you.
Introducing New Work-Life Benefits:
Planning and Paying for College: Personalized guidance, on-line resources, seminars, and webinars to help navigate the complex college admissions process; plan and pay for your child’s college education; and develop a repayment strategy for your child’s or your own student loans.
Care for Family, Pet, and Home: In addition to our customized child care search service, we now offer free access to the expansive Care.com website. Search on your own to find child care, after-school care, tutors, adult care, home and convenience services, dog walkers, and more.
Senior Care Planning: Experienced Senior Care Advisors provide in-depth consultations, share tips and resources, facilitate family meetings, and generate customized action plans to address your unique caregiving needs.
Comprehensive Special Needs Resource: For parents of children who are struggling with developmental, emotional, or learning challenges—from birth through young adulthood, expert on-line tools, seminars, and webinars offer a roadmap to support success in school.