Academics

HCED promotes an integrated and dynamic approach to learning. The Group's curriculum combines a foundation in policy and analytical skills, writing, and information and communication technology proficiency with the application of these competencies to real-world practice. Through classroom learning, independent research, field projects, practicum courses, and internships, students gain the skills essential for careers as leading practitioners, educators and/or scholars in the field.

Academics

Candidates of any degree offered by the Department may pursue their studies in the Environmental Policy and Planning Group. Applications for the MCP and PhD degree programs are made to the Department. For information on admissions and financial aid and instructions on how to apply, please visit the Admissions page.

Academics

Candidates of any degree offered by the Department may pursue their studies in the area of City Design and Development. Applications for the MCP and PhD degree programs are made to the Department. For information on admissions and financial aid and instructions on how to apply, please visit the Admissions page.

Hiring our Graduates

There are several ways that employers can find DUSP students to fill open positions. Employers may want to recruit students on campus, post a job or internship on this website, or place their company information in our employer directory for a year-long presence.

Alumni/ae

Alumni/ae

This web site is a resource for alumni/ae as well as current students. As an alumnus/a you can continue to access the job listings and the career development resources available on this site. While our primary focus is on helping current students, you will find information that is helpful throughout your career. Also be sure to check the MIT Career Services and the MIT Alumni Association regularly for the services they offer to alumni/ae.

Resources

This section focuses on the career development resources available to you as a member of the DUSP community, at MIT and beyond. This includes the MIT Global Education & Career Development Office (MIT Career Services), DUSP alumni/ae and a variety of other online resources.

MIT Career-related resources:

Tools

This section focuses on the tools necessary to effectively manage and implement your career development process. From writing resumes to interviewing to negotiating an offer, it highlights opportunities available at MIT to students and alumni/ae for mastering these skills.

Process

MIT Career Services and DUSP collaborate to help you develop skills and find resources you will need to plan a rewarding career and conduct effective job searches. We emphasize a logical sequencing of activities that include self assessment, exploration, focused research, and effective implementation. All are pivotal in the career planning process and will provide a foundation for informed decisions about your present and future.

Newsletters

PLAN

PLAN is, the newsletter of the School of Architecture and Planning. For current and past stories from PLAN, visit:

http://sap.mit.edu/resources/newsletter_plan/

Professor Alice Amsden Dies at 68

Alice H. Amsden, an expert in economic development who served as the Barton L. Weller Professor of Political Economy in MIT's Department of Urban Studies and Planning, died suddenly on March 14 at her home in Cambridge. She was 68.

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