Malakia Silcott

Assistant Director

Malakia Silcott

I focus on early career engagement programs, individual career advising, and teach a course on Personal Career Development. My background has included working with traditional and non-traditional aged students at commuter and residential colleges throughout Massachusetts, including Bunker Hill Community College, MIT, Northeastern, and Brandeis University. I’m the child of immigrants from Montserrat, West Indies, and I have a particular interest in studying the college adjustment, academic retention, and career development strategies of first generation college students, women in underrepresented careers, and international students.

I hold a Master’s of Science degree in College Student Development and Counseling from Northeastern University, and prior to my graduate study I earned a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology and Bachelors of Arts in African American Studies from Oberlin College. In my spare time I enjoy tennis, reading books on personal finance, and attending dance and music performances.

Most interesting/unusual job: I worked at a card store reading cards out loud to the blind.

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Event This Friday: Summer Opportunities & Growth Years for Pre-Health Students

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Even though summer is several months away, now is the time to start thinking of how you will make use of that free time! Whether senior or alum, you may even want to consider taking a growth year to gain …

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Meet Malakia Silcott, Career Advisor for Healthcare, Life Sciences & the Environment

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Hi everyone! I’m pleased to be your advisor for this community. Feel free to browse the resources on this page and make an appointment with me to discuss your career journey thus far.

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Internship Spotlight: Tufts Medical Center

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Julia, a Tufts alumna, shared the following about her experience as a Research Assistant and Clinical Shadow with the Tufts Medical Center in Boston …

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I started as a clinical …

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How Can I Get Better Results in My Job Search to Get My Environmental Science Career Started?

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“I graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Environmental Science and have been unable to find any way to get my foot in the door within the industry as a field technician (the traditional entry level position in the industry). …

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