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: Fundación Salva Terra

Current student Tomás Gómez Revelo shared the following about being an intern at Fundación Salva Terra…

How did you find this internship?
Linkedin

What did you enjoy most about your internship? 
Working to improve the socioeconomic conditions and opportunities of …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Associate Director
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Internship Spotlight: New England Wildlife Center

Current student Oscar Sullivan shared the following about being an intern at New England Wildlife Center…

How did you find this internship?
I had heard of them previously and found all the information on their website.

What did you enjoy …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Associate Director
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Internship Spotlight: Aprexis Health Solutions

Current student Selina Drysdale shared the following about being an intern at Aprexis Health Solutions…

How did you find this internship?
I found this internship through the Derby Entrepreneurship Center website.

What did you enjoy most about your internship? 
This …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Associate Director
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Internship Spotlight: Environment America

Current student Lily Segal shared the following about being an intern at Environment America…

How did you find this internship?
I found this internship at the spring Tufts Career Fair.

What did you enjoy most about your internship? 
I really …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Associate Director
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Where Do Tufts Students Intern? The Political Science Major Edition

It’s tempting to make assumptions about the type of internship, volunteering, or other work experience you’re supposed to pursue with a particular major.

The truth? A Political Science major — or any Tufts major for that matter — doesn’t limit …

By Kelly Roberts
Kelly Roberts Assistant Director
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Internship Spotlight: Dekel Lab, MGH Department of Psychiatry

Current student Rose Herman shared the following about being an intern at Dekel Lab, MGH Department of Psychiatry…

How did you find this internship?
I cold emailed the PI after browsing the MGH website looking for a lab I might …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Associate Director
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Internship Spotlight: On the Level

Current student Sophia Truex shared the following about being an intern at On the Level…

How did you find this internship?
When I was searching for internships, the first place I checked each week was the Environmental Studies newsletter (ENVS …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Associate Director
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