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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10 Things Most Students Don’t Know (But Should!)

We meet with First Years through Graduate Students in advising appointments, and it is always interesting to find out what students are surprised by.  Maybe this blog post is the way to share some of these things so they are …

By Robin Kahan
Robin Kahan Associate Director, Engineering Career Services
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Focus on … Political Risk Consulting & Analysis

📚 Political Risk Consulting: What Is It?

Put broadly, political risk consulting refers to a job focused on assessing the impact of political developments on organizations. This can range from analyzing how elections and changes of government — and the resulting …

By Kelly Roberts
Kelly Roberts Assistant Director
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Resource Spotlight: Hire Culture

One of our favorite resources from the Mass Cultural Council is Hire Culture, a free, searchable database of cultural employment opportunities throughout Massachusetts. You’ll see organizations like these (and more!) represented:

Art museums
Theaters
Community music centers
Symphonies
Historic sites

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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3 Questions with Jonathan Mazumdar, A09, Co-Founder of Growth Teams, Startup Nonprofit

Welcome to “3 Questions with …”, a recurring feature on the Career Center blog. We’re asking alumni of all graduation years and career interests to share a bit of their experiences and advice. 

Jonathan Mazumdar, ’09, Co-Founder of Growth Teams, …

By Kelly Roberts
Kelly Roberts Assistant Director
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Labor Market Insights for Engineering

We’re excited to tell you about a new tool to use in your career research. It’s a labor market insights database that allows you to access career data by keyword OR by industry and occupation. You can also focus your …

By Robin Kahan
Robin Kahan Associate Director, Engineering Career Services
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Top Tips to Prepare for a Virtual Career Fair

With the Tufts Spring Virtual Career Fair happening on Friday, September 30th from 1 pm – 4 pm (EST), we wanted to highlight some major perks about participating in a virtual fair. As a reminder, we have a student checklist …

By Sue Atkins
Sue Atkins Associate Director, Employer Relations
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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 education, nonprofit, and social impact settings?

This resume guide will break down what employers in education, nonprofits, and advocacy settings …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg 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 …