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. 

Friday Fave: Interview Prep Resources

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Happy Friday, Jumbos! Do interviews make you nervous? Do you feel like you’re going to be judged by your interviewers, a la the harsh judgment of Dwight Schrute? If so, you’re not alone! 

That’s where our interview prep resources come …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Career Advisor / Multimedia & Communications Specialist Susannah Krenn
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Just A Sample … Health & Life Sciences Opportunities in Handshake (February 2021 Edition)

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The following is just a sample of opportunities.  We encourage you to fill out your Handshake profile and Career Interests completely so that your Handshake account can also suggest opportunities based on your preferences.

Summer Internships for Undergraduates
Health Careers …

By Malakia Silcott
Malakia Silcott Assistant Director Malakia Silcott
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Following Up with Your Match this Valentine’s Season

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You attended a fair, a virtual event, or have networked in another fashion and now you are at that pivotal junction: how do I follow up to let them know I am interested and want to move forward with this …

By Misha D'Andrea
Misha D'Andrea Recruiting Coordinator, Employer Relations Misha D
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Employer Highlight: Environment America Spring 2021 Recruitment Update

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Attend the upcoming Virtual Career Fairs this week and meet one-on-one with representatives from Environment America to learn more about their opportunities as well as connect with a Tufts alum.

Environment America Recruitment: Spring 2021 

Environment America is hiring …

By Sue Atkins
Sue Atkins Associate Director, Employer Relations Sue Atkins
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