Tufts University Employer Newsletter – July 2021

Dear Tufts Employers,

We are gearing up for an exciting fall semester of recruitment activity this year and looking forward to connecting with all of you. Our students will be returning to campus in-person this year and we excited to welcome back our Jumbos! This fall we will be conducting most if not all of our employer engagement activities in a virtual format. We will be making determinations on the spring by November and will make sure to share more of these details with you via this newsletter. Please feel free to let us know if we should add a contact to our newsletter distribution by sending an email to Susan.Atkins@tufts.edu.

You can view the Tufts Academic Calendar here for more information.

Have a great day,
Employer Relations Team

Tufts University will host our virtual Fall Career Fair on Friday, September 24th from 1 pm – 4 pm EST on the Handshake platform.

Registration is now open for employers and space is limited!

Employers can host 30-minute group sessions (with varying topics) as well as 10-minute one-on-one video conversations with both graduate and undergraduate students across all majors in the School of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering, and School of the Museum of Fine Arts.

Registration and Details


⏰ Employers:  Top 10 Ways to Prepare for the Virtual Career Fair 

If you have already registered for the upcoming Virtual Career Fair, we recommend checking out these steps to make the most of this recruiting event.   If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to susan.atkins@tufts.edu for further information.

Check out our top 10 ways to get ready here!


🖌 Tufts Arts, Communications, and Media Trek

As summer temps and your fall recruiting planning are heating up, we hope you will consider attending our virtual Tufts Arts, Communications and Media Trek on Friday, October 15th.

For this year’s trek, we will be fully virtual via Zoom to maximize student numbers and the ability for recruiters and alumni to engage from near and far. We would love for you and your organization to join us for any part of the event that works for you!

10:00 am – 11:00 am Panel: Setting The Stage — Creating Equitable Opportunities for All in Arts, Communications and Media

Ideal speakers for this panel would be Tufts alumni and recruiters that are working to create access to opportunities in these industries. Speakers will share their experiences, as well as resources and tips for what this sector is doing to change the landscape and promote equitable opportunities for diverse populations.

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm:  Company Info Sessions

20 minute presentations by companies about their opportunities, initiatives and insider industry tips followed by 10 minutes of Q & A.

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm:  One-on-ones with Tufts Students

Students will sign up for 15 minute one-on-ones with industry professionals who can offer them individualized career advice, quick resume reviews and industry information.

To learn more about this exciting event and how you might participate, contact Ryan Smith, Assistant Director, Career Advisor for the Arts at ryan.smith@tufts.edu.


⏳ Save the Date for Engineering Career Fair Collaborative: November 5th

Tufts will be co-hosting a collaborative career fair for engineering students (excludes Computer Science) in collaboration with Harvard, MIT, Yale, Olin, Boston University, and Tufts University!

This event will take place on Friday, November 5th from 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm (EST) via a virtual platform. We will be sending out invitations to this event in the coming weeks and if you would like to be included in our outreach please contact Robin Kahan, Associate Director, Engineering Career Services at Robin.Kahan@tufts.edu.


🎨 Sponsor the Arts @ Tufts

The SMFA Art Sale, scheduled for October 2021, is the leading contemporary art sale in New England. Each year, our diversely talented students, alumni, faculty, and friends present work that is beautiful, thought-provoking, and responsive to what’s happening in the world.

Your 2021 SMFA Art Sale sponsorship is an investment in the quality education SMFA at Tufts offers and demonstrates your commitment to the future and to a diverse community of talented students, recognized globally for their contributions to art, culture, and social justice.

 Learn More About Sponsorship Packages


🗣 Call to Action for Engineering Employers: Accreditation Survey

Tufts University’s School of Engineering is interested in employer feedback about Tufts SOE graduates in the workplace. Feedback from employers helps us to improve our programs and fulfill requirements for the Engineering accreditation commission of ABET.  This short survey should only take 5 minutes to complete.

If you have employed graduates of Tufts’ undergraduate engineering program in the past five years for an engineering role, we invite you to complete a brief survey here.


📖 What We’re Reading


📨Team Contact Information by Industry

If you are interested in connecting with Tufts Career Center, please send us an email. We will respond to you as quickly as possible and look forward to hearing from you.

Sue Atkins, Associate Director, Employer Relations

  • Healthcare, Life Sciences, & Environmental Science
  • Non-Profit, Education, & Social Justice
  • Government, Politics, International Affairs, & Law
  • Engineering, Technology & Physical Sciences
  • Partnership Programs @ Tufts

Chris Di Fronzo, Associate Director Career Services, Director of Tufts Finance Initiative

  • Finance, Consulting, Entrepreneurship & Business

Robin Kahan, Associate Director Career Services, Engineering

  • Engineering Co-Ops
  • Engineering Career Fair Collaborative Event – November 5th

Ryan Smith, Assistant Director Career Services, Arts

  • Arts, Entertainment, Communications, & Media (Creative Careers)
  • Sports & Leisure
  • Arts, Communications, and Media Trek – October 15th
By Sue Atkins
Sue Atkins Associate Director, Employer Relations Sue Atkins