FAQs

Where to Begin (when you don’t know where to begin)

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Not sure how or where to get started when it comes to your career journey? You might even be full on freaking out about it. Believe me, I know how you feel. Not knowing where to start might have you …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
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20+ Questions to Jump-start Your Career Exploration

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A strong understanding of yourself will be essential in navigating the twists and turns of your unique career journey. Get to know yourself! What are your values? What’s your personality type? What are you good at? What do you like? …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Assistant Director Sheryl Rosenberg
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12 Things To Do Over Winter Break

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It’s winter break. You’ve slept, you’ve binge-watched, and you’ve eaten all the snacks your family keeps well stocked at home. You’re bored. You start looking at your calendar, wondering how you still have three more weeks of this.

When this …

By Ismenia Ginebra
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FAQs about Self-Marketing Documents: Resumes, Cover Letters, and References

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Tufts Career Center advisors answer your questions about creating resumes, cover letters, and more …

Should I only include paid work experience on my resume? What about my high school clubs and activities?

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Is it worth submitting …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Career Advisor / Multimedia & Communications Specialist Susannah Krenn
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FAQs: Getting Started with the Career Center, Self-Assessment, and Career Exploration

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Tufts Career Center advisors answer your questions about getting started with our office …

When should I start using the Career Center’s services and resources?

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Does my choice of major limit my career options?

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By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Career Advisor / Multimedia & Communications Specialist Susannah Krenn
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FAQs: Applying to Jobs and Internships

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Tufts Career Center advisors answer your questions job and internship applications …

How many internships or jobs should I apply to?

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It seems like my friends are already applying to and interviewing for jobs, and I feel …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Career Advisor / Multimedia & Communications Specialist Susannah Krenn
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FAQs: Networking, Career Conversations, and LinkedIn

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Why is networking important? What are the best ways to network with Tufts alumni and employers?

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Is having a LinkedIn account important?

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By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Career Advisor / Multimedia & Communications Specialist Susannah Krenn
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FAQs: Responding to the Current Health Crisis

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A number of companies have cancelled internships, had layoffs, hiring freezes, etc. I am worried. Come July, the company might not have a job for me. Should I consider a graduate program? Is there something I should do besides worry? …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Career Advisor / Multimedia & Communications Specialist Susannah Krenn
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FAQs: Finding Internships, Jobs, and Shadowing Opportunities

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Tufts Career Center advisors answer your questions about finding experiential opportunities …

I want to set up a career/job shadowing experience. Can you give me any tips?

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Do I have to secure an internship after my first …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Career Advisor / Multimedia & Communications Specialist Susannah Krenn
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