Friday Fave: The Tufts Career Guide

Friday Fave — Career Guides

Welcome to Friday Faves! Each Friday we’ll spotlight one of our favorite resources for students. 

Today’s fave: Have you reviewed the Tufts Career Guide lately? If not, check out our newly updated guide. It’s packed full of information about the …

By Deborah Coughlin
Deborah Coughlin Administrative Assistant Deborah Coughlin
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Answers from Career Advisors … How can I increase the chances that potential employers will read my cover letter?

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It’s frustrating to spend time writing a cover letter without if anyone will read it. We get it! That being said, we always encourage applicants to write strong, tailored letters. After all, you never know when that stellar doc will be …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Career Advisor / Multimedia & Communications Specialist Susannah Krenn
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Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills: What Are They & How Can You Show Them Off in Your Job or Internship Search?

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There’s no way around it. In your job or internship search, your skills matter. They tell potential employers not only what you can do, but how you can do it and even who you are. All your skills can generally …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Meet Our New Website & Enter This Raffle!

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We’re excited to introduce you to our new site — with all the great career content you’re used to seeing, plus plenty of enhancements. Take a look around, and enter this raffle to win a Tufts sweatshirt.

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Career Advisor / Multimedia & Communications Specialist Susannah Krenn
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7 Questions You Should Definitely Ask When Interviewing for a Remote Job

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If you’re interviewing for a remote job, digging into the culture of the company where you’re hoping to work should be a top priority. And understanding the remote work culture specifically is even more crucial. Why? As experts point out, …

By Julie Anne Russell - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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The Benefits of Taking a More Structured Approach to Networking

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Here at the Career Center, we are BIG fans of networking. Simply put, networking helps you gather information about things that interest you (e.g., majors, career paths, experiences) and also allows you to develop relationships with people who can give …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Career Advisor / Multimedia & Communications Specialist Susannah Krenn
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Internship Spotlight: Tufts Medical Center

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Recent Tufts graduate Julia shared the following about being a Research Assistant and Clinical Shadow with the Tufts Medical Center in Boston …

What did you do as an intern at this organization?

I started as a clinical shadow for …

By Malakia Silcott
Malakia Silcott Assistant Director Malakia Silcott
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Internship Spotlight: Business Council for International Understanding

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Recent Tufts graduate Hershel shared the following being a Research and Programming Intern with the Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU) in DC …

What did you do as an intern at this organization?

BCIU’s primary service is its outstanding …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Career Advisor / Multimedia & Communications Specialist Susannah Krenn
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How Can I Get Better Results in My Job Search to Get My Environmental Science Career Started?

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“I graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Environmental Science and have been unable to find any way to get my foot in the door within the industry as a field technician (the traditional entry level position in the industry). …

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Quick Tips for Building a Strong UX Portfolio

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Before you can apply to jobs, you need to ensure that your UX design resume and portfolio are as strong as possible. These act as an introduction to your experience and skills for recruiters and hiring managers who are assessing …

By Kevin Wu - Springboard
Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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