Welcome to the Engineering, Technology & Physical Sciences Community!

This community is a great starting place for those who are interested in solving tough real-world problems through hardware, software or science. Those who follow this community often seek multidisciplinary teams to research,  design, test, evaluate, improve efficiency or modify products and procedures. Commonly, members of this community are intellectually curious, detail oriented, data-driven and interested in working in hands-on environments. People in this community can work in any type of organization, from start-ups to large multinational corporations to various aspects of the government and research laboratories.

Typical job types include (but clearly are not limited to) research associate, engineer, analyst, data analyst, software developer, process improvement/quality assurance, ui/ux, scientist or consultant.

Understanding Corporate Social Responsibility


Interest in going into Corporate Social Responsibility is definitely on the rise. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is grounded in the idea that businesses can make the world a better place, or at the very least, reduce their negative social and …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Assistant Director Sheryl Rosenberg
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Job and Internship Search “How to” Guide

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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 Assistant Director Sheryl Rosenberg
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Internship Spotlight: Draper Laboratory

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Lara, a Tufts alumna, shared the following about her experience as an Engineering Summer Student with Draper Labs …

What did you do as an intern at this organization?
I worked on two projects. One conveyed how every technical subsystem …

By Robin Kahan
Robin Kahan Associate Director, Engineering Career Services Robin Kahan
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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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