Healthcare, Life Sciences & the Environment

Explorathon 2021: Keep Calm and Explore On

Whatever your class year, major, or career interests, exploration and self-assessment are integral parts of your career journey, and the Career Center is here to support you as you explore.

Find a quiet place and take 5 minutes to answer …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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Social Impact Fellowships & Job Search Support Group

Alumni Jessie Lan ’21 talks about her experience getting involved with Second Day, and how it helped launch her career in Social Impact. 

During my senior year at Tufts, I joined the Community Scholars program, through Second Day. It’s a …

By Jessie Lan
Jessie Lan Lead Career Fellow
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PAID Internships Available with Life Sciences Companies in Massachusetts!

Have you ever heard about the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center?  They are an organization that matches college students with PAID internships in science, research, engineering, and other roles that apply to many other majors.   Every year the Massachusetts Life Sciences …

By Malakia Silcott
Malakia Silcott Associate Director
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Post-Graduate Govern for America Fellowship — Application Open!

Are you interested in exploring a career in government and public policy but not sure where to start? The GFA Fellowship (Govern for America) is a two-year paid opportunity for recent graduates to serve in high-impact roles in government across …

By Kate Rettstadt
Kate Rettstadt Assistant Director, Employer Relations
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Where Do Tufts Students Intern? The Psychology 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 Psychology major — or any Tufts major for that matter — doesn’t limit you …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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Career Trends in Health Care: Nurse Practitioners

When you think of impacting patient care outcomes and medicine, do you only think of going to medical school?  According to the Tufts Pre-Health Advising office, there is a notable increase in the amount of students at Tufts who are …

By Malakia Silcott
Malakia Silcott Associate Director
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3 Questions with Jayson Uppal, ’08, Solar and Storage Product Growth Manager at National Grid

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

Jayson Uppal, ’08, Solar and Storage Product …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Associate Director
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Career Center Summer Internship Grant Program

Internships. An opportunity to gain exposure, explore and try ideas for your future, apply theory from the classroom out in …

Too Good to Be True? Be on the Lookout for Fraudulent Employers

It’s easy to say, “I would never be tricked by a scam employment offer!” But every year, students at universities …

Tufts Career Center Professional Development Fund for Undergraduate Students
From Here, to There: A Podcast with the Career Fellows

How did they get from here, to there? Career Fellows talk to Tufts alumni about their career journeys, how they …