Susannah Krenn

Career Advisor / Multimedia & Communications Specialist

Susannah Krenn

I support the Career Center’s behind-the-scenes efforts to connect students with the resources and information they need to succeed in their career journeys. I enjoy leveraging my career advising background when working to strengthen our website and virtual resources, as well as our email and print communications. In addition, I’m excited to serve as an advisor for students exploring Government/Law/International Affairs career paths, helping them to research options that energize and interest them. Prior to Tufts, I received my Master’s in Higher Education Administration from Boston College, and before that, I worked as an AmeriCorps volunteer in Indiana, providing adult education programs for homeless individuals. Beyond Tufts, I love to read, spend time outdoors, and write letters — fancier if you call it “correspondence.”

Most interesting/unusual job: Oh, where to begin? My mom is an anatomy professor, so I’ve transported cadavers in her lab, ordered crickets and chemicals from biological supply catalogs, and performed various dissections. Beyond that, high school years spent working at Dairy Queen mean that I can tell you anything you need to know about making blizzards or ice cream cakes. I also worked at the only all-metal whistle factory in the U.S. (they provide gold-plated whistles for Super Bowl refs).

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Stay On TRACC! Customize Your On TRACC Email

What is the On TRACC email?

The ‘TRACC’ in On TRACC stands for “Tufts Recent Activity in Career Communities.” On TRACC is a weekly email customized to your career interests. You’ll stay up to date with opportunities, events, …

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How to Become a Foreign Service Officer

Thinking about a Foreign Service career someday? This blog post offers a helpful overview of the path to becoming a Foreign Service Officer (FSO), including answers to the following questions:

What does a FSO/diplomat do?
What are the Foreign Service …

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Where Do Tufts Students Intern? The Mechanical Engineering Major Edition

It’s tempting to make assumptions about the type of internship, volunteering, or other work experience you’re supposed to pursue with a particular major.

The truth? A Mechanical Engineering major — or any Tufts major for that matter — doesn’t limit …

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Want to Work for a Few Years Before Grad School? Check Out These Programs

Many Tufts students are interested in gaining 1 – 3 years of experience before taking the next step in their career journey, whether that’s a graduate or professional degree program, another job, or something else.

With this in mind, I …

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Working in Diplomacy: Careers with U.S. State Department

If you missed last week’s presentation on State Department careers, no worries! Check out the presentation recording below.

In this video, you’ll learn about:

The history of the State Department (quick version)
The life of a Foreign Service Officer (FSO), …

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3 Questions with … Lisa Setrakian, A14, Senior Consultant with Guidehouse

Welcome to “3 Questions with …”, a recurring feature on the Career Center blog. We’re asking alumni of all graduation years and career interests to share a bit of their experiences and advice. 

Lisa Setrakian, A14, Senior Consultant with Guidehouse

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Fall 2021 Events for Those Interested in Law School

Considering law school? How do I know where to apply?

There are lots of people with lots of opinions about law school (Go to a highly ranked school!  Minimize your student debt!  Focus on job placement rate!) – but what should …

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Focus on … Political Risk Consulting & Analysis

📚 Political Risk Consulting: What Is It?

Put broadly, political risk consulting refers to a job focused on assessing the impact of political developments on organizations. This can range from analyzing how elections and changes of government — and the resulting …

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These Government, Law & International Affairs Employers Will Be at the Virtual Career Fair

If you haven’t looked at the lists of employers attending the virtual career fair 0n 9/24, the time to do so is NOW! Student registration is open, and you’ll be able to sign up for group and 1:1 sessions in …

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Meet Karen Dankers and Susannah Krenn, Career Advisors for Government, Law & International Affairs

Hi Jumbos! We’re excited to be your advisors for this community, and we’re looking forward to hearing about your interests and goals & how we can help you refine those interests and make progress toward your goals. Please take a …

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