FAQs: Applying to Jobs and Internships

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 Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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Want a Job in Tech? Now’s the Time to Start Looking

As consumer habits around the world change under the coronavirus lockdown, demand for tech companies that satisfy our needs for virtual work, entertainment, and socializing has skyrocketed. Whether you have experience as a software engineer, data scientist, marketer, UX designer, …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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FAQs: Networking, Career Conversations, and LinkedIn

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 Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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Paying for Law School

Law school is a very costly investment so it is important to consider how best to pay for the next three years of school. It is important to take into account merit scholarships and cost of living when selecting which …

By Dovie King
Dovie King Pre-Law Advisor
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How Can I Transition into the Corporate Social Responsibility Field?

“How do I get into the field of corporate social responsibility? I come from a socio-medical public health background. What kind of skills and training are considered assets? If I’m looking for jobs in that area, what kind of job …

By Robert Nealon - The Campus Career Coach
The Campus Career Coach
The Campus Career Coach | Real-world career advice for students.
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Behind the Scenes: Product Design at Google

Product Designer Sandy Woodruff went from being a designer on a big team at Fab to being the only designer. In this Real Talk, we go behind the scenes on her career journey from Fab to Rent the Runway to …

By Siya Raj Purohit - Springboard
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Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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FAQs: Responding to the Current Health Crisis

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 Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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Graduate & Professional School Advice from Tufts Alumni and Faculty

We asked a cross-section of alumni and faculty to discuss all aspects of the application process. Regardless of specific academic and professional focus, each one offers you important general information.

Faculty Advice

Edith Balbach, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Community Health

When …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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FAQs: Finding Internships, Jobs, and Shadowing Opportunities

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 Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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Law School: What You’ll Need to Apply

To apply to law school you will need:
Law School Admission Council Account
Credential Assembly Service Account
Law School Admission Test
Transcript
Personal Statement
Resumes
Letters of Recommendation
Dean’s Certification

To discuss any application components, make an appointment with the …

By Dovie King
Dovie King Pre-Law Advisor
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