Blog: Spouses stories

May 5, 2017
- By MJ Lee - After I moved to the United States and left my family, friends, and life in my home country behind, I had to adapt to my new surroundings and environment. Not only I had to learn how to rent an apartment, how to pay the bills, and where to do grocery shopping, but also how to manage...
April 17, 2017
- By Irina Rasskazova - It's about 5:40 on a sunny Friday, and I should have been at Sidney Pacific Dorm about ten minutes ago. However, I'm still waiting on the porch for an Uber to get there with a large strap-y bag full of lunch boxes. The biggest one is filled with 25 medallion-shaped zucchini...
March 14, 2017
- By Chen Shen - MIT Spouses and Partner Connect has been running the Career Connect workshop series twice a year for about 8 years already. We have regular speakers, and generally the program focuses on the top three elements, which include resume writing, interviewing, and networking. However,...
March 8, 2017
- By Irina Rasskazova - On the occasion of International Women's Day on March 8th we want to salute women from all over the world! This special date, that was officially recognized by United Nations in 1975, celebrates women's achievements in social, economic, cultural, and political spheres. By...