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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Consulting Deadlines for 2025 Jobs/Internships

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Internship Spotlight: McKinsey & Company

Tufts senior David Tan shared the following information about his internship with McKinsey & Company…

What was your role as an intern?

My role at McKinsey was a Business Analyst Intern.

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