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UPOP's teamwork training proved invaluable in Judy Wang's Optum internship

When UPOP sophomore Judy Wang ’19 interned at Optum, she drew extensively upon the collaborative skills she learned during her UPOP year.

Interviews can be daunting for students! You might be brilliant at coding or CRISPR, but you’re anxious about “What do I say? What do I NOT say? What do I wear? What do I do with my hands?” The simplest worries can prevent you from being your relaxed, authentic self in an interview. Let’s fix this!

UPOP gives students the skills that are in hot demand by employers!  Learn more about how UPOP can fast-track the careers of MIT's sophomores.

Navigating the Recruiting Maze: Part 3

Recruiting at MIT is like drinking from a firehose: employers, with thousands of corporate competitors, have to navigate the complexities of a decentralized campus. How do you find the students and staff contacts you are looking for from among student clubs, labs, departments, special programs,...

Navigating the MIT Recruiting Maze: Part 2

How can companies stand out from the crowd when recruiting at MIT? What appeals to students—and what turns them off? Part 2 draws on interviews with students who talk frankly about what works and what doesn't when it comes to recruiting practices on campus.

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