I am having difficulties with my application. What can I do?
For technical challenges, please contact tech support via the Fluid Review website. For questions about application content, including transcripts and essays, please email us at CP-Recruiting@mlt.org.
Can I submit my application with one recommendation?
Do I need to ask my recommender for a physical letter of recommendation?
No, your recommender does not need to compose an actual letter of recommendation. They must complete the online recommendation form provided by MLT via email. Please tell your recommender to expect an email from MLT.
What does the November 15 priority deadline for industry boot camps mean?
Fellows interested in the spring industry-focused tracks and fellowships need to apply by November 15. We have a number of offerings, including financial services, consulting, technology, and brand/marketing. Selections for boot camps will be determined by an applicant’s stated career and industry preferences in the application.
How do I submit my transcript?
Upload your transcript to the application portal in a PDF or MS Word format. Please use the naming convention: Last Name_First Name_Transcript.pdf, or Last Name_First Name_Transcript.doc.
Can I submit an unofficial transcript?
When will I be notified if I am admitted into the program?
Candidates will be notified of final decisions between February and April of 2021.
What makes a strong application for Career Prep?
In addition to fulfilling the eligibility requirements and application checklist, strong applications demonstrate that a candidate has leadership experience and potential, career goals that fit well with the program, goal orientation, “scrappiness” and potential for active participation in Career Prep.
How can I watch informational sessions about Career Prep ?
Click here to access past information sessions about Career Prep. You’ll hear advice on submitting a strong application, and you’ll learn how Career Prep can help you break into specific industries including tech, finance, and consulting.
Can I participate in Career Prep if I am studying abroad during the program?
What are the costs associated with Career Prep?
There is a $199 non-refundable program fee upon acceptance. Lodging and meals at seminars are provided for all Fellows, thanks to sponsorship from our partners. We do not want financial constraints to deter you from applying to Career Prep. MLT provides need-based financial assistance for travel costs. There is an option to indicate interest in financial assistance on your application. Note, your financial status does not have any bearing on MLT’s admission decision.
Are the seminars mandatory?
Yes, full participation at all seminars, in-person or virtual, is mandatory. Applicants who would miss more than one seminar are considered ineligible for Career Prep.
Where and when are the seminars held?
Our seminars are typically hosted by MLT partners. The locations vary each year. Career Prep events typically start on Friday evening and end on Sunday afternoon. Fellows will receive the final seminar schedule after they are admitted into the program.
Will seminars take place in a virtual environment?
Yes. Events will be held virtually when it is not safe to meet in person. MLT’s experienced event’s team is constantly enhancing MLT’s ability to cultivate community and create an effective virtual environment for connecting Fellows, staff, and partners.