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Introduction to Working in Policy and Research

Policy and research play a fundamental role in shaping public discourse and influencing governments to invest in social impact. Many politicians and government officials rely on the research and ideas of policy researchers to implement new agendas or to raise …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Associate Director
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Education, Nonprofit & Social Impact Resume Guide

Every industry and sector has it’s own nuances, lingo, and values. How can you best position yourself for opportunities in education, nonprofit, and social impact settings?

This resume guide will break down what employers in education, nonprofits, and advocacy settings …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Associate Director
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How a Recruiter Reviews Your Resume

Research has shown a recruiter initially spends 6-8 seconds looking at your resume. And while some will say it is closer to a minute, either way, you don’t have much time to get a recruiter’s attention.

Why? Why do they …

By Kathy Spillane
Kathy Spillane Assistant Director, Business & Finance
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Understanding the World of Nonprofits

Interested in nonprofits but don’t know where to start?

Start by understanding that while the term nonprofits can be used in different contexts, there are many different kinds of nonprofit organizations. Nonprofits are mission-driven organizations dedicated to addressing a particular social …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Associate Director
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Navigating the Art World: Top 20 Tips for Emerging Artists from Paul Kotakis (’06)

Paul Kotakis graduated from SMFA with his BFA in 2006. Currently, he operates under PÁIDIA Arts and consults with both private and corporate clients, including, of course, the SMFA Art Sale this past year.

The journey through the art world …

By Katie Sullivan
Katie Sullivan Assistant Director
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Join us for our Spring ’24 Career Fairs!

Calling all Jumbos! This Spring there will be two career fairs – one virtually and one in-person! These events are open to undergrad and graduate students from all majors and programs who are interested in connecting with employers. Students are welcome …

By Maria Rivera
Maria Rivera Interim Recruiting Coordinator
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Meet Sheryl Rosenberg, Career Advisor for Education, Nonprofit & Social Impact

Hi everyone! Welcome to the Education, Nonprofit & Social Impact career community.  I’m excited to be your lead advisor for this area. Explore the resources on this community page, and schedule an appointment with me to talk more about your …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Associate Director
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Want to Work in Business, but Have Varied Interests? This is the Blog Post for You

Want to work in business, but have varied interests, and not 100% sure of how to make that happen? A Rotational or Leadership Development Programs may be right for you.

I can hear you now: “I have varied interests, I …

By Chris Di Fronzo
Chris Di Fronzo Director of Career Services
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Free Cargo Portfolio Site

Cargo is a site builder for designers and artists.  Did you know that Tufts is part of Cargo’s student program that grants enrolled students a free Cargo site? To get your free site and start building your portfolio, email Katie …

By Katie Sullivan
Katie Sullivan Assistant Director
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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, …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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