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. 

Change-Making in the Workplace: Trends in DE&I Initiatives

Change-Making in the Workplace Blog Series

Introduction to Change-Making in the Workplace Series

In April, Tufts Career Center’s Career Fellows Ismenia and Jesse moderated a panel on Change-Making in the Workplace. We will be breaking down that conversation into smaller blog posts, but if you are …

By Misha D'Andrea
Misha D'Andrea Recruiting Coordinator, Employer Relations Misha D
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Change-Making in the Workplace: Tackling DE&I Projects

Change-Making in the Workplace Blog Series

Introduction to Change-Making in the Workplace Series

In April, Tufts Career Center’s Career Fellows Ismenia and Jesse moderated a panel on Change-Making in the Workplace. We will be breaking down that conversation into smaller blog posts, but if you are …

By Misha D'Andrea
Misha D'Andrea Recruiting Coordinator, Employer Relations Misha D
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Get Paid for Community Service This Summer

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Equal Heart, AmeriCorp’s non-profit organization based in Dallas, TX, has partnered with YMCA of Greater Boston to improve the food security outcomes in our Boston community through equal access to healthy foods and nutrition education initiatives. They provide meals for …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
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Alumni Highlight: Nick Richard & Emile Ansari – Teach For America

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Are you interested in having an impact on systems of inequity after graduation? We had the chance to talk to two Tufts’ alumni who, upon graduation, joined Teach For America (TFA) as Corps Members. These Jumbos talked about why they …

By Stephanie Champi
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