Apply here: Career Peers Application [application re-opens in Spring 24!]
Career Peers Program Overview:
What is a Career Peer?
Working in collaboration with the Career Development Office, the Career Peers are highly committed students who build career community at Sloan and serve as resources for first year MBA Sloanies navigating the diverse set of MBA career paths and internship opportunities. The selected students will offer peer career mentorship during the Fall Term linking career education and the internship search to help create an environment where students can feel supported in pursuing their career aspirations and connecting with the dynamic MIT Sloan community.
How do Career Peers contribute?
Career Peers offer individual and large group peer career guidance and support in various ways: some weeks you might serve as a Career Core panelist, workshop co-facilitator, resume reviewer, etc.
Develop your career and mentoring toolkit: build expertise in career exploration, gain experience in delivering feedback and mentorship
Build community with 1st year Sloanies, pass on traditions and knowledge
Tech cash reward, $700
What is expected of Career Peers?
Attend a welcome lunch on May 10, 2023, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Attend a 1-hour Training Session on Sept 6 at lunchtime
Assist with Career Day on Friday morning, September 8, 2023
1-2 hours per week throughout Fall Term, including:
Career Core: Thursday afternoons, during at least one of the following times: 1-2 pm, 3-4 pm, 4-5 pm
Who can apply?
Any rising 2YR MBA student in good standing can apply (see application for more details)
What is the hiring timeline?
Career Peers will be selected prior to the end of the Spring term for a Fall term start (see application for more details). The programs runs throughout Fall term.
Can I be a Career Peer in addition to other roles on campus?
Yes! Career Peers is designed to increase optionality for student involvement on campus. For example, Career Peers can also serve as Core Mentors.
What is the time commitment?
An average of 1-2 hours a week during Fall Term, 2023 in addition to attendance at the following:
Welcome lunch on May 10, 2023
1st Training Session on Sept 6, 2023
Assist with Career Day, the morning of Friday September 8, 2023
What is the compensation?
Career Peers will receive a $700 Tech Cash award
Who can I contact with questions?
Please reach out to Lindsey Nicholson, MBA Career Advisor, or Grace Kimball, CDO Finance & Operations, with any questions