Spring 2020 Upcoming Workshops
The Office of Graduate Education will again host a series of financial literacy workshops during the Spring 2020 semester. The slate of spring workshops is laid out below. This page will be updated in advance of each workshop with links to RSVP.
Introduction to Investing Part I
Date 2/27/2020, 11:30 to 12:30 in 68-181
Topics covered: Taking on debt vs. savings, basics of asset classes (i.e., stocks, bonds, real estate, cash, digital assets, etc.), financial independence, different types of accounts to use for different goals.
Link to RSVP: https://forms.gle/wgCK3GEBb9Kdx5r67
Introduction to Investing Part II
Date 3/12/2020, 11:30 to 12:30 in 68-181
Topics covered: Asset allocation, asset location, understanding market and economic business cycles.
Introduction to Investing Part III
Date 4/8/2020, 11:30 to 12:30 in 68-181
Topics covered: Choosing investment vehicles and fund selection.
Introduction to Building Credit
Date 4/23/2020, 11:30 to 12:30 in 68-181
Dan Rosengard, Graduate Community Fellow
Learn the basics of credit building: Why is credit important? How is your credit score calculated? How can you start to build credit?
Applying to Graduate Fellowships
Date 5/6/2020, 11:30 to 12:30 in 68-181
Scott Tirrell, Director of Graduate Fellowships, OGE
Why are fellowships great? What is the application process? What are the types of resources available? Tips on personal statements and research proposals. Just a great place to ask questions and prepare to apply for fellowships for the next school year!
Tax information workshops
As we get closer to U.S. tax season, the MIT Int’l Students Office and MIT VPF will host tax information workshops for both U.S. and International students. Each workshop will include a presentation by MIT, followed by Q&A with PricewaterhouseCoopers.
The Spring 2020 Tax Information Workshops schedule is as follows:
Nonresident International Students Tax Workshops
Session A: Wed, Mar 4th, 5:00pm to 6:30pm in 10-250
Session B: Mon, Mar 30th, 5:00pm to 6:30pm in 10-250
*Nonresidents include international students in the U.S. less than 5 years
U.S. Citizen & Resident Students & Scholars Tax Workshops
Session A: Wed, Mar 4th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm in 10-250
Session B: Mon, Mar 30th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm in 10-250
*Residents include international students in the U.S. more than 5 years, international scholars in the U.S. more than 2 years, and U.S. legal permanent residents
For more information, visit our Taxes page.
Information about additional financial literacy workshops will be posted here throughout the year.