Approximately 50% of MKI alumni go on to a postdoctoral fellowship in astrophysics after receiving their Ph.D. from MIT.  Other graduates have chosen to apply their scholarly training to positions in the fields of software development, medicine, and business.

MKI Alumni — Where are they now?

Note:  Please contact us if the information provided on the above link is incorrect.  Please send us your information if you are an MKI alum, but your name is not included on the attached list.

A message to our MKI Alumni:

Stay Connected and Get Involved

Our alumni are important to us, and we encourage you to maintain your personal and professional ties with MKI and MIT. There are many ways to stay involved.  Stop by Building 37 when you are in Cambridge and join us for MIT Kavli Institute events. Remember to take advantage of all the MIT Alumni Association has to offer.  Register for an Infinite Connection account to use the on-line alumni directory and to set up e-mail forwarding for life. Whether you become active in a local MIT club or attend an alumni event in your area, you can remain connected with your peers and intellectually engaged with the Institute.  Read more about the MIT Alumni Association.

Career Guidance and Opportunities for Employers

If you are looking for a job, in need of career advice, or hoping to expand your professional network, MIT can help.  Read more about career tools. MIT can also help your employer gain access to an elite pool of talent—MIT students. To discuss potential strategies for recruiting MIT students and alumni, raise your visibility on campus and/or learn more about resources available at MIT, please contact the Employer Relations Team at 617-715-5327 or

Consider a Donation to MKI

Discretionary funding gives MKI the ability to fund special projects, upgrade software and instrumentation, and improve the student experience.  A gift of any amount will have an impact.  Please consider supporting MKI this year.  Give Now.