Writing and Communication Center

Writing and Communication Center offers a number of programs to the wide community of MIT undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, faculty, and staff, which include:

We’ll help you succeed with:

  • Writing for any MIT class

  • Grant and fellowship proposals

  • Journal articles

  • Thesis or dissertation proposals

  • Theses or dissertation chapters

  • CVs/resumes, cover letters

  • Research or personal statements

  • Teaching or diversity statements

  • Scientific and technical reports

  • English Language Learning topics

  • Creative writing and poetry

  • Classroom presentations

  • Start-up materials and elevator pitches

  • Conference and job talks

  • Interview practice

  • Dissertation defense

  • Slide and poster design

  • Pronunciation and conversation practice

  • Procrastination and perfectionism

  • Shyness/stage fright

  • Imposter stress and writer’s blocks

  • Other communications challenges