Healthcare, Life Sciences & the Environment

Welcome to the Healthcare, Life Sciences & the Environment Community!

Students interested in this community may benefit from learning about the variety of career paths in healthcare; understanding the sociological and environmental factors that influence public health, nutrition, patient care and medicine; thinking about ways to improve public health research, environmental justice, food systems; and/or finding out how individuals and organizations can make an impact in sustaining the environment through engineering and conservation (animals, forests, etc.) practices. 

Those following this career community are often interested in or working in careers that include, but are not limited to the following areas: Applied Medicine in Healthcare and Non-Profit Organizations, Public Health Policy & Legal Careers, Lab Sciences & Research, Environmental Remediation/Compliance, Wildlife Conservation & Forestry, Soil Science or Air & Water Quality Management, and Environmental Justice & Advocacy. 

By following this group, you will understand the skills necessary for pursuing these career paths such as: writing, public speaking, coalition building, interpersonal and intercultural communication, conflict resolution, negotiation, outreach, systems thinking, analysis, forecasting, and problem solving and learn about career pathways that can include (but are not limited to):  law, public policy, international development, research and analytics, engineering, community organizing. 

Internship Spotlight: Center for Applied NanoBioscience and Medicine

Current Tufts student Yassi Khorsandian shared the following about being a Summer Intern at the Center for Applied NanoBioscience and Medicine

What did you do as an intern at this organization?
Each intern is paired with one of the researchers …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
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Career Exploration Programs in Sustainability and Environment

Paul Knight Internship Program in Conservation. The program is designed to fund projects that further the protection of the environment or provide ecologically sound outdoor recreational opportunities.  Undergraduate students from any major and law students interested in the environment are eligible for …

By Malakia Silcott
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The Fight for Environmental Change with Doug Foy

Civic Life Lunch – Extreme Weather, Climate Change & the Fight for Environmental Change with Doug Foy

Wednesday, November 10 | 12 PM ET | Virtual Event

Join Tisch College for a conversation with environmentalist and activist, Doug Foy. Foy is the …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Assistant Director Sheryl Rosenberg
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LEED Green Associate Training

LEED Green Associate Training – Various Dates
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LEED is a sustainability scorecard for green buildings. As buildings can become LEED Certified, people can become LEED accredited! The best way to break into the sustainability space is to attain …

By Malakia Silcott
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