Jessica Jones

UPOP sophomores learned a new and creative approach to problem solving and project management during UPOP’s three winter Team Training Workshops. “Team Creativity” incorporates Edward DeBono’s Six Thinking Hats into a structured brainstorming activity, demonstrating a way to manage a project while maximizing group brainstorming effectiveness....

Jessica Jones

UPOP's IAP Friday Networking Luncheons featured six new sponsors, dozens of new companies, and many UPOP­-alums coming back as recruiters.

The luncheons, held over MIT's January Independent Activities Period, were among the biggest "career fairs" held on campus this spring. UPOP saw its largest employer engagement yet,...

Jessica Jones

More than 120 employers will connect with hundreds of UPOP students at the coming Employer Networking Luncheons, held at the end of each of UPOP’s IAP Team Training Workshops. Expected participants include: Apple, Bose, Chevron, Google, Lockheed Martin, McKinsey & Company, Mitsubishi Electric, Procter & Gamble, Stryker, W.L. Gore and...

UPOP takes the "practice" part of its name seriously, and makes sure that our students have abundant opportunities to engage frequently and meaningfully with a wide range of employers, through field trips and on-campus networking and panel events.

Dozens of UPOP students took advantage of our popular fall Mock Interview Nights, where seasoned industry volunteers interview our students for mock jobs, offering them valuable feedback so that they are well prepared for their internship search.