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.


UX Careers 101: The Guide to User Experience Careers

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User Experience, also known as UX, is absolutely one of the fastest growing and possibly most exciting parts of the interactive industry. There are many facets to a career in the user experience, …

By Katie Sullivan
Katie Sullivan Assistant Director
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Guest Blog – Vanessa Bellotti – Grace Hopper and the Value of Conferences

The following blog was written by Vanessa Bellotti, a Junior CS student after attending the Grace Hopper Conference.  It is being published now to remind students that if you get a chance to go to a conference or other networking …

By Vanessa Bellotti
Vanessa Bellotti Junior
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Finance Career Forum – Networking Opportunity

Are you interested in learning more about the field of finance?  Would you like to network with Tufts alumni working in finance?  Come to the Finance Career Forum!  All class years welcome.
By Karen Dankers
Karen Dankers Associate Director, Director of Tufts Finance Initiative
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20+ Questions to Jump-Start Your Career Exploration

A strong understanding of yourself will be essential in navigating the twists and turns of your unique career journey. Get to know yourself! What are your values? What’s your personality type? What are you good at? What do you like? …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Associate Director
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Interview with Danielle Blelloch – Senior Hardware Reliability Engineer, Cruise

Last semester I interviewed Danielle Blelloach a 2020 BSEE and Music Engineering alumna.  I chose to interview her because the job of Reliability Engineer is not one many engineers consider as they start their careersa particularly important one that many …

By Robin Kahan
Robin Kahan Associate Director, Engineering Career Services
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Access, Equity, and Inclusion in the Creative Sector: Top 10 Resources

Breaking into the creative sector and its various areas can be intimidating for anyone. With the current call to action to create more avenues to opportunities across sectors, there are plenty of resources to help break down barriers and help …

By Katie Sullivan
Katie Sullivan Assistant Director
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Resource Spotlight : Using Zintellect to find STEM internships and fellowships w/ U.S. Government Agencies

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) connects talented and diverse college students, recent graduates, postdocs, and faculty to STEM and STEM-support internship and fellowship programs administered for the U.S. Department of Energy and more than 25 other …

By Malakia Silcott
Malakia Silcott Associate Director
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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 …

Management Consulted

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

Too Good to Be True? Be on the Lookout for Fraudulent Employers

It’s easy to say, “I would never be tricked by a scam employment offer!” But every year, students at universities …