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careers

Alumni Advice

Every year, each DUSP Program Group hosts an Alumni/ae Career Forum in which a panel of DUSP alumni/ae meet with students over dinner and share advice and career path stories. This page is a valuable source of tips and suggestions from DUSP alumni.

Advice from EPP Alumni/ae

Advice from IDG Alumni/ae

Advice from some 'almost-alums:'

If you are an alumnus/a yearning to provide a few words of wisdom, please email duspcareers@mit.edu and we'll add your thoughts to the site.

EPP Career Forum

The EPP program group welcomed four alumni to a dinner event to offer insight from their careers to current students:

Questions and Answers

We asked the EPP alumni some questions about their first job, skill set, balancing work and family, and negotiating salary. To know what they said, click the button below:


IDG Career Forum

At the IDG Alumni/ae Career Forum, four alumni/ae offered insights from their careers to current students:

Questions and Answers

We asked the IDG alumni some questions about difficulties in finding a job, marketing the planning degree, their most important coursework and subjects they wish they had pursued more while at MIT, and pros and cons of working in their different settings and work profiles. To know what they said, click the button below:


Summer Showcase

Seventeen MCP2s shared their summer experiences with MCP1s at the 'SummerShowcase.' The discussion centered both on how to find a great summer opportunity and most importantly, on how to make the most of your time at an internship or research project. Here's advice from some of the students who presented:

Some more advice:

 

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