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.

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 education, nonprofit, and social impact settings?

This resume guide will break down what employers in education, nonprofits, and advocacy settings …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Associate Director
Read more »

3 Questions with Aalok Kanani, ’11, Chief Digital & Communications Officer, The Asia Society

Welcome to “3 Questions with …”, a recurring feature on the Career Center blog. We’re asking alumni of all graduation years and career interests to share a bit of their experiences and advice. 

Aalok Kanani, ’11, Chief Digital & Communications …

By Kelly Roberts
Kelly Roberts Assistant Director
Read more »

Diversity & Inclusion Programs for Students Interested in Health & Life Sciences

There are many specialized health and life sciences research programs available to underrepresented students who are pursuing majors related to health and life sciences.  These are just a few of the programs that offer training and mentorship opportunities designed for …

By Malakia Silcott
Malakia Silcott Assistant Director
Read more »

3 Questions with Melissa Fiorenza, A06, AVP of Content Strategy at CCA and Freelance Writer

Welcome to “3 Questions with …”, a recurring feature on the Career Center blog. We’re asking alumni of all graduation years and career interests to share a bit of their experiences and advice. 

Melissa Fiorenza, ’06, AVP of Content Strategy …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
Read more »

3 Questions with Thiago Lima ’13 of Springboard Collaborative

Welcome to “3 Questions with …”, a recurring feature on the Career Center blog. We’re asking alumni of all graduation years and career interests to share a bit of their experiences and advice. 

Thiago Lima, ’13, Director of Professional Development …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Associate Director
Read more »

Where Do Tufts Students Intern? The Sociology Major Edition

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 Sociology major — or any Tufts major for that matter — doesn’t limit you …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
Read more »

Understanding the World of Nonprofits

Interested in nonprofits but don’t know where to start?

Start by understanding that while the term nonprofits can be used in different contexts, there are many different kinds of nonprofit organizations. Nonprofits are mission-driven organizations dedicated to addressing a particular social …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Associate Director
Read more »

Sidebar

Featured Resources

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 …

From Here, to There: A Podcast with the Career Fellows

How did they get from here, to there? Career Fellows talk to Tufts alumni about their career journeys, how they …

Virtual Work Experiences

Virtual work experiences are a great way to set yourself apart, build your skills and your resume, and explore what …