[the 2024 application is now closed to submissions]

Career Peers Program Overview

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 throughout the academic year 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. 


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: gain expertise in career exploration and experience in delivering feedback and peer mentorship, share industry insights, etc.
  • Build community with 1st year Sloanies, pass on traditions and knowledge.
  • Connect with the larger CDO Career Community including CDO Staff and Sloan Industry Advisors.
  • Techcash reward: Career Peers will be given $300 in techcash at the beginning of each semester ($600 total for the year). 


  • Attend a welcome lunch on May 9, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm 
  • Attend a 2x Training sessions (one in September + a refresher in February) dates TBA
  • Meet with either Lindsey or Grace (CDO Career Peer co-leads) on a monthly basis
  • Reach out to and meet with 1Y students – meet with at least 5x 1Y MBAs a semester.
  • Attend a minimum of 3x CDO events per semester. These events include: Small Group Industry Panels, Resume Reviews, Mock Interviews.


  1. Who can apply?
    Any rising 2Y MBA student in good standing can apply.
  2. What is the selection timeline?
    Career Peers will be selected prior to the end of the Spring term for a Fall term start (see application for specific dates).
  3. 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. Career Peers can (and often do) also serve as Core Mentors or Club Leaders.
  4. What is the time commitment?
    NEW for 2024: The program runs through the full academic year. Career Peers can expect to spend at least 11.5 hours per semester engaging with 1Y MBAs and/or CDO staff in this role (see application for a more detailed estimate of engagement hours). 
  5. Who can I contact with questions?
    Please reach out to cdocareerpeers_info@mit.edu with any questions 

Apply here:
Career Peers Application – note: the 2024 CP Application closes at 11:59pm on April 8.