Engineering, Technology & Physical Sciences

Drop-In Hours for This Career Community:

Wednesdays, 1:00 – 2:30pm, SEC Room 223
Thursdays, 3:00 – 5:00pm, Cummings Center Room 449

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.

Alternative Protein Industry – Growing Opportunities

Recently I was talking with my older son, and he told me about the new ChatGPT bot can write “blogs” based on a prompt.  I thought it would be fun to try! My next blog for the Career Center was …

By Robin Kahan
Robin Kahan Associate Director, Engineering Career Services
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Hot Jobs and Cool Internships for Engineering, Technology and Physical Science

Years ago, the Career Center sent out a weekly email to Seniors called Hot Jobs and to Sophomores and Juniors an email called Cool Internships.  Mostly we did this to ensure that students remembered that employers are putting positions into …

By Robin Kahan
Robin Kahan Associate Director, Engineering Career Services
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5 Technical Interview Questions for All Careers

Technical interview questions are, unsurprisingly, the main part of a technical interview. They’re the questions that dig deep into your skills and abilities and give you a chance to show in real time what you’re capable of.

While one of …

By Rachel Pelta - Forage
Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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Jumbos: Meet Some of the Employers Attending Our Spring Career Fairs

Tufts will be hosting two general Career Fairs this fall: our Virtual Career Fair on Friday, February 3rd from 1pm-4pm via Handshake and our In-Person Career Fair on Friday, February 10th from 11:30am – 3:30 pm in Gantcher Center. Registration …

By Willa Mayo
Willa Mayo Recruiting Coordinator, Employer Relations
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Where Do Tufts Students Intern? The International Relations 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 IR major — or any Tufts major for that matter — doesn’t limit you …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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Meet Robin Kahan, Career Advisor for Engineering, Technology & Physical Sciences

Greetings, Jumbos, and welcome to the Engineering, Technology & Physical Sciences career community.  I’m pleased to be your lead advisor for this area. Check out the resources on this community page, and schedule an appointment with me to talk more …

By Robin Kahan
Robin Kahan Associate Director, Engineering Career Services
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3 Questions with Kyle Maxwell, E’08 Software Engineer, Aurora Solar

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. 

Kyle Maxwell, E’08 Software Engineer, Aurora Solar

By Robin Kahan
Robin Kahan Associate Director, Engineering Career Services
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