Graduate Students

Graduate Students

We offer advising, workshops and resources for Masters and Ph.D. Students in the School of Arts & Sciences and Engineering and the SMFA at Tufts. We help you set career goals and develop strategies and skills to achieve them. Review this information for upcoming programs, highlighted resources and information to help you in the job search, whether your destination is academia or the private, public or nonprofit sectors.

Career Advising is available to discuss issues such as career decision-making, job search, networking, writing resumes, CVs and cover letters, and interview prep. Appointments can be made online; plan in advance to ensure you get help before an application deadline or interview.

Resume and Cover Letter Critiques are provided during career advising or quick question appointments.


Programs of Interest

Virtual Career Programs
Visit Handshake for virtual industry fairs, career workshops, and other online events.

Professional Development Workshops for Graduate Students
The Graduate School of Arts & Sciences and the School of Engineering provide a variety of professional development opportunities to give you skills for both academic and non-academic pursuits. They are designed to enhance the training offered through departments.  Check out the most up to date listing of events/programs here.

Professional Development Series
Grad students are invited to participate in these hour-long presentations spanning topics such as personal marketing materials, job search, networking & LinkedIn, negotiation and career management, brought to you by Tufts Alumni Career Services.  Register here for upcoming presentations.


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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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Tufts E-Week+ – Go for fun, to meet others, and for your career!

Wow.  The line up of activities and events for Tufts EWeek+ is amazing.  Something for everyone – starting with a big virtual networking event and ending with a talk by an astronaut.  Some events are just fun and would be …

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

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 …

Management Consulted

Management Consulted is the world’s leading resource for consulting and case interview preparation. All Tufts students now have access to …