Undergraduate Practice Opportunities Program

People at the Accenture employer booth talk to students at a UPOP event

Join the UPOP Employer Network

Join UPOP’s growing employer network and gain exclusive access to engage with our students!

UPOP teams up with employers from various industries that are interested in regularly engaging with MIT sophomores through job postings, events, and hiring.

Why join the UPOP Employer Network?

Joining the UPOP Employer Network is free and includes the following benefits:

  • Internship postings or other opportunities advertised to hundreds of current UPOP sophomores.
  • Invitations for company representatives to attend UPOP events with students, including employer panels at Milestone workshops, the Resume Review workshop, and the annual Employer Networking & Career Events (limited to two reps for the in-person event).
  • Advertising of companies’ general campus or virtual events to UPOP sophomores through its weekly student email.
  • Listing as a network member on the UPOP website.

In addition, joining the UPOP Employer Network offers employee engagement opportunities. Employees seeking a meaningful social service experience can get involved as a UPOP mentor. Learn more about our mentoring opportunities.

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Why hire a UPOP sophomore?

UPOP sophomores are uniquely prepared for academia, industry, or research opportunities. They have received one year of training in communication, team development, problem-solving, negotiation, project management, and presentation skills with the support of experienced industry professionals and the UPOP staff.