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.
Job Search in Academia
Your advisors, faculty, and other mentors in your discipline are key supports in your academic job search. The Career Center is also available to work with you as you assemble application materials, search and apply for positions, prepare for interviews and make decisions about options.
Job Search Outside Academia
Tufts Masters and PhD grads are successful in careers in the private, public and nonprofit sectors. The Career Center supports grad students as they prepare documents, search and apply for positions, interview and make decisions about options.
Grad Career News
Grad Career News is a monthly eNewsletter specifically for AS&E + SMFA grad students. It’s jam-packed with job listings, career events and helpful advice. In addition, each issue features an FAQ answered by expert career advisors and a spotlight on a career topic of interest to grad students.
Tufts Career Guide for Grad Students
This has been created to help students at the Master’s and Ph.D. levels begin the process of navigating career decisions and successfully planning for careers. Use it to strengthen your self-awareness and better understand how your grad education opens the door to a vast array of career options.