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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How to Get Involved with Virtual Volunteering

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Welcome to “3 Questions with …”, a new 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. 

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NEW Case Interview Preparation Resource: Management Consulted

We are happy to announce an exciting new partnership with Management Consulted!

Management Consulted is the world’s leading resource for consulting and case interview preparation. All Tufts students now have access to the entire Management Consulted library of resources:

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How to Become a Change Agent

Organizations can benefit from “change agents”—people who rethink, redesign, and restructure the way things work from within. Whether they reimagine entire programs or introduce new systems and technologies, change agents cultivate bottom-up problem solving and informal leadership at their organizations.

This description of a …

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4 Tips to Avoid Freelancer Burnout, From Someone Who’s Been There

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How to Prepare for Virtual Job Interviews

Health care organizations are rapidly transitioning to virtual video interviews when evaluating candidates to hire. Candidates must know what to expect when being interviewed virtually. Let’s look at common types of virtual interviews, common types of questions asked, and how …

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