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Tufts Career Launch

A monthly e-newsletter for recent Tufts grads
November 2011

In this issue:

It's Here!  The NEW Tufts Career Advisory Network (Tufts CAN)

You Commented, We Listened - Thank you for your feedback about Career Launch!

Alumni Career Tele-seminars - Your 30 and 90 Second Introduction, Effective Job Search and more

Career Services Programs in Medford - Ace That Interview, a program just for alumni

Featured Job Listings from Tufts Career Connect

Resource of the Month - CareerSearch, an employer directory

Spotlight on Job Offers and Denials - Evaluating job offers, answering questions about salary expectations, understanding and responding to rejection and more

Regional Career Fairs, Conferences and Special Events

Alumni Career Services - Contact us for assistance


It's Here!  The NEW Tufts Advisory Career Network (Tufts CAN)
As you may have heard, the new Tufts CAN is live!  If you haven't already done so, join today to be an advisor and/or network with advisors who have volunteered to share their career experiences and advice with you.  Chat with fellow Jumbos about work/life balance, changing careers, working abroad and more.  Plus, join Tufts CAN by December 31 and you'll have a chance to win one of three iPads!


You Commented, We Listened
Many thanks to everyone who shared feedback about Career Launch via our survey in the September and October newsletters.  We enjoyed hearing your thoughts, and we'll use your suggestions to strengthen future publications. Congratulations to Cherry Lim, Class of 2011, our latest winner of a $25 Visa gift card! 

Many of you rated the featured job listings from Tufts Career Connect as one of the most useful elements of Career Launch.  We agree!  Did you know that you can set up a saved search email in Tufts Career Connect (called a job agent) to receive updates when we post positions that match your interests?  Follow these instructions to create your job agent and receive jobs from employers who value Tufts applicants.


Alumni Career Tele-seminars
All you need is a phone and a computer to join these small group telephone seminars. To register and for more information visit our website. All seminars take place at 12:00 Noon Eastern Standard Time.


Career Services Programs in Medford
Just for alumni:

Young alumni are welcome to attend the following student programs:

  • Jobs in the Media - Wednesday, November 16, 7 - 8:30 pm, Dowling 745                                                                 Expert panelists from fields like advertising and journalism will discuss their careers and strategies for breaking into media jobs.
  • Portfolio Design Workshop - Sunday, November 20, 1 - 4 pm, 11 Talbot Avenue, Seminar Room                        Learn to create a strong portfolio for graduate school applications in architecture and related design fields.  Registration required by November 15 - Check the Career Services calendar for details.

Featured Job Listings
Here are a few of the many opportunities available right now on Tufts Career Connect:


Resource of the Month

  • CareerSearch - Newly improved employer search engine!  Search by industry, location and keyword for organizations in the U.S. and abroad.  Log in through Tufts CAN by clicking on "Other Alumni Career Resources" (left sidebar) and entering your Tufts Online Community username and password. 

Spotlight on…Job Offers and Denials


Regional Career Fairs, Conferences and Special Events


Tufts Alumni Career Services
Does your job search needs a jump start? Thinking about grad school? Check us out on the web or call us at 617.627.3299 to set up a career advising appointment on campus or via telephone.

Suggestions? We want to hear your ideas!
Contact Susannah Krenn if you have questions or comments about Career Launch.
Career Launch is a publication of Tufts Career Services http://careers.tufts.edu/alumni 617.627.3299

 

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