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.  Sign up now for free webinars taking place each month.


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Get Paid for Community Service This Summer

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Equal Heart, AmeriCorp’s non-profit organization based in Dallas, TX, has partnered with YMCA of Greater Boston to improve the food security outcomes in our Boston community through equal access to healthy foods and nutrition education initiatives. They provide meals for …

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How To Make the Most of Your Virtual Internship

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Summer is fast approaching and a lot of us will be participating in virtual internships (again). I know that not being able to experience the workplace and meet your co-workers in person may make the experience less exciting and even …

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Alumni Highlight: Nick Richard & Emile Ansari – Teach For America

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Are you interested in having an impact on systems of inequity after graduation? We had the chance to talk to two Tufts’ alumni who, upon graduation, joined Teach For America (TFA) as Corps Members. These Jumbos talked about why they …

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How to Write a Cover Letter Like Hemingway

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The first episode of the Ken Burns and Lynn Novick documentary Hemingway reveals where Ernest Hemingway’s famous writing style originated. Before the Nobel Prize-Winner wrote short stories and novels, he worked as a Kansas City Star reporter. The Star introduced …

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Featured Resources

Imagine PhD

Not just for PhDs! A career exploration and planning tool for the humanities and social sciences — both Master’s and …

Interstride

Interstride is an interactive career platform that enhances the career exploration and job search process for international students. With web …

myIDP

A career exploration and planning tool for graduate students pursuing scientific career paths, myIDP provides:

Exercises to help you examine …