Tips from Career Advisors

You Asked: What Does Shadowing or Volunteering in Non-Profits, Research, or Healthcare Look Like for 2021?

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Since we are all in a pandemic, current students interested in non-profits, medicine, or STEM careers may wonder: how does one get experience?  What should you be thinking about if you are interested in working in healthcare, within a research …

By Malakia Silcott
Malakia Silcott Assistant Director Malakia Silcott
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To EP or Not to EP: Employers Weigh In

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We recently reached out to some of our employer partners to get their take on how transcripts are evaluated with new grading models due to COVID-19. Exceptional Pass (EP) has been offered at Tufts since COVID has disrupted the traditional …

By Misha D'Andrea
Misha D'Andrea Recruiting Coordinator, Employer Relations Misha D
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April 5th to April 11th is National Public Health Week (NPHW)

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Did you know that first week of April is National Public Health Week ?

The 2021 theme is “Building Bridges to Better Health.”

NPHW 2021 will take place completely virtually April 5-11, 2021. Check out their events page for a full …

By Malakia Silcott
Malakia Silcott Assistant Director Malakia Silcott
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Looking for Work Experience? Review Our Advice for Gaining Experience in the COVID Era

Looking for Work Experience? Review Our Advice for Gaining Experience in the COVID Era

We have divided our program on Gaining Experience in the COVID Era into 4 videos that give advice for students still searching for opportunities to gain experience.  These are viewable on our Tufts Career Center You Tube Playlist

By Malakia Silcott
Malakia Silcott Assistant Director Malakia Silcott
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Announcing Arts, Communications, Entertainment & Media Week! April 12-April 16

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We are excited to announce our programming for the Arts, Communications, Entertainment & Media Week! We will have programming running each day the week of April 12th, culminating in an Art + Design Virtual Career Fair on Friday, April 16th from …

By Misha D'Andrea
Misha D'Andrea Recruiting Coordinator, Employer Relations Misha D
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9 Tips to Turn Networking Contacts Into Meaningful Relationships, From a Serial Connector

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The goal in any meaningful relationship is to give it depth. That’s what my book, The Lost Art of Connecting: The Gather, Ask, Do Method for Building Meaningful Business Relationships, is all about. Of course, not every networking contact has …

By Susan McPherson - The Muse
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Are You Using Google to Search for Internships or Jobs?

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If you are a Tufts student and find yourself only using Google to find opportunities and getting overwhelmed, you might find that you can use your time more effectively if you utilize some of the tools that are available from …

By Malakia Silcott
Malakia Silcott Assistant Director Malakia Silcott
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Social Change Across Industries

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The social-change landscape continues, it’s no longer just a world of non-profits, corps jobs, and community organizing – though those are some great paths to pursue! But maybe you’re drawn to finance but don’t want to “work for the man.” …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Assistant Director Sheryl Rosenberg
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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
Sheryl Rosenberg Assistant Director Sheryl Rosenberg
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Where Do Tufts Students Intern? The Economics Major Edition

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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? An Economics major — or any Tufts major for that matter — doesn’t limit you …

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