Opportunities for Retirees: MIT currently has 5,000 retirees and an employee directly responsible for retiree relations. MIT stays connected with retirees by communicating regularly, by inviting retirees to organization events and celebrations, by providing ongoing access to retirement-planning workshops and information, and by formally acknowledging retirees when they retire. Retirees are offered temporary work assignments, consulting and contract work, telecommuting, and full- and part-time work.
Age of Workforce: Thirty-seven percent of MIT employees are 50+. The average tenure of employees age 50+ is 16.7 years.