MIT students work on campus in labs, department offices, and centers as well as in the community. About two-thirds of undergraduates work, earning about $1,700 a term for 10 hours of work a week.Visit the jobs board →
You can find a research job in almost any academic department or interdisciplinary laboratory through the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program. As a UROP student, you can receive academic credit, work on volunteer basis, or get paid for your research work.
Part-time and seasonal jobs
Off-campus, part-time, and seasonal jobs are posted daily on the jobs board.
Research and teaching assistantships
Graduate students are eligible to become RAs and TAs through their departments and most often receive a stipend. See the Office of the Dean for Graduate Education for more details on becoming a teaching assistant.
Public service jobs
Priscilla King Gray Public Service Center
The PKG center connects students with a wide variety of public service projects in local, national, and global communities. Provides guidance and funding for student projects.
Community Service Work-Study Program
Undergraduate and graduate work-study students get paid for working at a nonprofit, public, or community-based agency.
Reachout Tim Tutors Program
Teach elementary school children in reading and math. Students can volunteer or use their Federal Work-Study award to get paid.