Education, Nonprofit & Social Impact

Welcome to the Education, Nonprofit & Social Impact Community!

This community is a great starting place for those who value purpose-driven work. Career paths dedicated to public good cut across industries, and are all connected through the common goal of addressing society’s big challenges. This could be through teaching, nonprofit administration, social work, activism, and a variety of other ways. 

Jumbos are dedicated to being change-makers who share a commitment to helping others. Those who follow this community are often involved in matters such as education reform, racial justice, human rights, sustainability and climate change, mental health, and food security. This work can occur in the classroom, through direct service organizations, community organizing, public service, fundraising, policy research and development, and even in corporate settings through roles in social responsibility. No matter the setting, this community presentes opportunities to connect over social change and mission-driven work on individual, community, and global scales.

Job and Internship Search “How to” Guide

Job and internship searches can feel chaotic, time-consuming, and worrisome. These 4 steps will give you a structure to keep you focused and organized. Make sure you’re revisiting each step as you learn more about the industry you are hoping …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Associate Director
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Video playlists to Learn about Sustainability

Can we find sustainable solutions for energy, water, food, stuff?
Learning about trends in sustainability efforts can make you a stronger candidate when it comes to internships and careers.
In these TED talks about Sustainability, scientists and inventors offer visionary solutions …

By Malakia Silcott
Malakia Silcott Assistant Director
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Save the date for Social Impact Week: Feb 27 – March 2

We have an exciting line-up of programs taking place during our Social Impact Week! Visit the links below for more information and to RSVP.
Public Affairs & Social Impact Consulting — Monday, Feb 27, 6:00 pm ET — Virtual 

Join …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Associate Director
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Internship Spotlight: Common Good Cooperative

Current student Anneke Chan shared the following about being an Intern at Common Good Cooperative …

What did you do as an intern at this organization?
As an intern at the Common Good Cooperatives, I farmed directly on the land, …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Associate Director
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Top Consulting Firms

Are you interested in learning more about the top consulting firms?  Check out this Management Consulted article for the following information:

What makes a top consulting firm?
Types of top firms (general management & strategy, economic & litigation, nonprofit, and …

By Karen Dankers
Karen Dankers Associate Director, Director of Tufts Finance Initiative
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From Here, to There New Episode on Following your Values and Starting a Business, with Taylor McVay ’09

Ever wonder how they got from here, to there? Well now you can find out by tuning into the Career Center podcast, From Here, to There. Hosted by Career Fellows (current students!), we talk to Tufts alumni about their career …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Associate Director
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Intern with the Massachusetts Academic Public Health Corps !

The Academic Public Health Corps (APHC) is a state-funded program that hires current students every semester for short-term internships supporting public health and advancing health equity across Massachusetts. This is a great opportunity for students at any level to build …

By Malakia Silcott
Malakia Silcott Assistant Director
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Education, Nonprofit & Social Impact Resume Guide

Every industry and sector has it’s own nuances, lingo, and values. How can you best position yourself for opportunities in …

Career Center Summer Internship Grant Program

Internships. An opportunity to gain exposure, explore and try ideas for your future, apply theory from the classroom out in …

Join us for our Spring ’23 Career Fairs!

Calling all Jumbos! This spring we will be hosting two general career fairs – one virtually and one in-person! These …

Too Good to Be True? Be on the Lookout for Fraudulent Employers

It’s easy to say, “I would never be tricked by a scam employment offer!” But every year, students at universities …