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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Career Advisor in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Career Advisor

  • Job Number: 19563

  • Functional Area: Counseling

  • Department: Career Advising & Professional Devt

  • School Area: Chancellor's

  • Employment Type: Full-Time

  • Employment Category: Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No

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    Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

CAREER ADVISOR, Career Advising and Professional Development (CAPD)-Career Services Team, to provide a comprehensive range of career development services, including career advising appointments, outreach, workshops, seminars, and employment preparation for undergraduate, graduate students, and recent alumni. Will deliver services to enhance career development for students as they consider career paths across a wide-range of industries and academia; act as a liaison to underserved/underrepresented students and student groups, including low-income, first-generation, LGBTQ+, and racial and ethnic minority students; act as a liaison to assigned academic programs, targeted populations, student organizations, and/or career communities; provide career advising, maintain educational content online, plan programming, and identify career-related materials and resources specific to assigned areas; assist with creating career information for the CAPD website and any print/online collateral, especially on core career development topics or resources that span across disciplines and classifications; review new career development resources and make recommendations for the team; develop collaborations and outreach programming with related faculty, department administrators, staff, student organizations, alumni, and employers; assist with overall programming evaluation efforts for the Career Services team; support and guide students in career exploration and development; and administer and interpret individual interest, skills, abilities, and values assessment instruments (e.g., Strong Interest Inventory, Myers Briggs Type Indicator, Strengths-Quest, card sorts, and self-assessment materials). May supervise staff, interns, and student workers as needed.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree and at least two years’ experience with an emphasis on counseling, student affairs, human resource management, or related field. PREFERRED: master’s degree and at least one year of experience in a career center or higher education setting related to career development and recruiting services. Job #19563-6

Salary range: $52,000-62,000, depending upon experience 5/4/21

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