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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Engineering Panel and Engineering Career Fair – 2 Events Next Week

Get excited!  Next week we have two engineering events co-sponsored by Tufts, Harvard, Yale, MIT, BU and Olin schools of Engineering.  We hope you will be able to attend one or both events to take advantage of our collaboration with …

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Robin Kahan Associate Director, Engineering Career Services Robin Kahan
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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 Assistant Director Sheryl Rosenberg
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Stay On TRACC! Customize Your On TRACC Email

What is the On TRACC email?

The ‘TRACC’ in On TRACC stands for “Tufts Recent Activity in Career Communities.” On TRACC is a weekly email customized to your career interests. You’ll stay up to date with opportunities, events, …

By Susannah Krenn
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SMFA Internships for Studio Credit

Are you an SMFA student pursuing a BFA, Dual Degree, MFA or MAT? Learn how you can gain experence and credit by counting your internship for studio credit.

During the fall and spring semesters you are able to obtain 2 …

By Ryan Smith
Ryan Smith Assistant Director Ryan Smith
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Featured Resources

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