Political Turmoil and Stress: Support is Available
We've gathered these resources to support employees as they navigate the effects of the pandemic and the recent turmoil in Washington, D.C.
Register for Getfit at MIT
Need some motivation to get and stay active this winter? The getfit challenge is a 12-week, team-oriented fitness challenge open to the entire MIT community. Get your team of five to eight members registered by January 24, and get ready for all the fun, camaraderie, perks, and potential prizes that come with participation. The challenge starts Feb. 1.
A New Resource for MIT Managers
See curated research-based management tips and tools from around the web, as well as content developed specifically for MIT managers to address the challenges in managing a remote team, engaging staff, cultivating change, and more. Stop by for a quick learning experience anytime.
Virtual Coaching for Success
The Coaching for Success program is designed specifically for people managers to enable them to be more effective as coaches. The program consists of five half-day virtual training sessions, and approximately two days of work outside of the classroom, for a total of a five-business day commitment over a three-month period. Apply by January 15, 2021.
Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
The MIT community gathers every February at a celebration of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. In 2021, MIT will also recognize the 25th anniversary of the MLK Leadership Awards. The ceremony will take place virtually on Wednesday, February 10, from 11am-1pm.
Spaces Available in the MIT Childcare Centers
MIT Campus and Lincoln Laboratory Childcare Centers have infant and toddler spaces available now! MIT offers scholarships to eligible employees, including postdoc associates and fellows, who have a child or children enrolled in one of MIT’s Childcare Centers.
Diversity and Race in the Workplace
President Reif has said that we have a historic opportunity to accelerate the transition to a more just and equitable future. To dismantle systemic inequities, we must make a commitment to long-term engagement around anti-racism within ourselves and our organizations in order to create inclusive and equitable workplaces.
See our curated tools and action steps for individuals, managers, and leaders at MIT.