Guest Blog

Tufts University Alum Wins NYC Excellence in Education Award

Nick Jodka Tufts class of 2020 teaches 5th grade math at Success Academy Ditmas Park, one of 47 schools in New York City’s largest and highest-performing public charter school network. Nick was honored with an Excellence Award as a Rookie …

By Sue Atkins
Sue Atkins Associate Director, Employer Relations Sue Atkins
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Things a Computer Science Student (or any student who wants to do Computer Science things) Can Do This Summer

This article by Juyoung, a student from Boston attending Vanderbilt in Nashville, was written last year at the beginning of the pandemic.  She writes a blog called ‘the fresh byte’ and wanted to give students an idea of ways to …

By Robin Kahan
Robin Kahan Associate Director, Engineering Career Services Robin Kahan
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Alumni Highlight: Nick Richard & Emile Ansari – Teach For America

Are you interested in having an impact on systems of inequity after graduation? We had the chance to talk to two Tufts’ alumni who, upon graduation, joined Teach For America (TFA) as Corps Members. These Jumbos talked about why they …

By Stephanie Champi
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Alumni Highlight: Rebecca Ennis – Success Academy Charter Schools

Rebecca Ennis (Tufts ‘18, B.A. in History) is a second grade teacher at Success Academy Bed-Stuy 2 in Brooklyn, New York. 

As someone with a history degree, I often thought about teaching one day.  I had no teaching experience besides …

By Rebecca Ennis
Rebecca Ennis Second Grade Teacher
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Advice from a Recruiter – Standing Out in the Virtual Recruitment Process

As the end to another semester and year at Tufts approaches, many of you may be looking for your next experience. You may be seeking a summer internship, a part-time role, or your first post-grad position. Regardless of the position, …

By Paul Riley
Paul Riley Recruiter
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Employer Highlight: Boston Plan for Excellence (BPE)

Boston Plan for Excellence (BPE): The Boston Teacher Residency and the Dudley Promise Corp

BPE’s mission is to drive exceptional outcomes for all students by developing great teachers and great schools. BPE has devised solutions to the toughest challenges faced …

By Misha D'Andrea
Misha D'Andrea Recruiting Coordinator, Employer Relations Misha D
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Social Impact Fellowships & Job Search Support Group

Recently, I joined a career development and mentorship program for social impact and change careers, called Second Day. Through it, I’ve found support for my job search and upcoming transition into the looming big world. If you’re interested in working …

By Jessie Lan
Jessie Lan Lead Career Fellow Jessie Lan
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Getting Involved in Research – A Professor Gives His Advice

By Mark Sheldon, Associate Teaching Professor, Computer Science

After studying for a while, many students are curious about what CS research involves. Is it right for you?

If you want to go to graduate school, then YES! Find out what you’re …

By Mark Sheldon
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Internship Highlight: NTELX

In the summer of 2020, Ben Plotnik (’21) interned remotely at NTELX, a small government consulting and IT contractor with expertise in global trade and supply chain management based in Virginia. For this opportunity, he worked full time from June-August …

By Misha D'Andrea
Misha D'Andrea Recruiting Coordinator, Employer Relations Misha D
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Working Remotely, Gaining Experience and Tips on Searching for Opportunities. Advice from Becky McCullough, A’06

Becky McCullough, A’06 – Vice President, Global Recruiting, HubSpot  gave an opening talk on NAVIGATING YOUR CAREER & PREPARING FOR REMOTE WORK to kick off a Tufts Career Center Event on Gaining Experience in the COVID Era on Friday, February 26, …

By Malakia Silcott
Malakia Silcott Assistant Director Malakia Silcott
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