Innovation in Education
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Innovation in Education

Our program teaches the essential research and communication skills for a career as an independent scientist.

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Nicole Aponte Santiago

One of the main reasons I chose MIT Biology was because I wanted teaching experience. You have many opportunities to mentor undergraduates and summer students, and as part of the program you serve as a teaching assistant for at least two classes. If you face challenges as a graduate student, there are also plenty of resources — there were tutoring services that I used my first year, which helped a lot, and the professors here are very accessible.