NCFDD Membership


MIT is an institutional member of the NCFDD. The NCFDD is a nationally-recognized, independent organization that provides online career development and mentoring resources. All faculty, post-docs, and graduate students at MIT are eligible for access to the NCFDD’s resources and tools at no charge. 

The NCFDD provides a variety of virtual programs and resources, including: 

  • Weekly Monday Motivator 
  • Monthly Core Curriculum Webinars 
  • Monthly Guest Expert Webinars 
  • Access to Multi-Week Courses 
  • Access to Dissertation Success Curriculum for graduate students 
  • Private Discussion Forum for peer-mentoring, problem-solving, & moderated writing challenges 
  • Monthly accountability buddy matches 
  • Access to 14-Day Writing Challenges 
  • Access to the Member Library that includes past webinar materials, referrals, and readings 

To claim your free NCFDD institutional membership, complete the following steps: 

  1. Go to the NCFDD website.
  2. Choose your institution from the drop-down menu. 
  3. Select “Activate my Membership” 
  4. Complete the registration form using your institutional email address (i.e. 
  5. Go to your institution email to find a confirmation/welcome email. Click “Activate Account” in the email. 

If you have any questions about the membership, please contact: Beatriz Cantada, director of engagement for diversity and inclusion,

If you have any technical questions, please email NCFDD at