Understanding the World of Nonprofits

What is a nonprofit?

Nonprofits are mission-driven organizations dedicated to addressing a particular social issue or advocating for a cause. These organizations benefit the public, rather than the financial interests of an individual, private shareholder, or group of people. The …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Associate Director
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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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See Yourself In: Chicago

See yourself in Chicago

Don’t forget about the Windy City as an excellent place to start a career in the arts and communications.  A big city with lots of culture, history and fun to be enjoyed even on a small …

By Ryan Smith
Ryan Smith Assistant 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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Introducing Designing Your Dream Career

Illustration by Marian Blair

Here at Idealist, we use our exclusive intel on the social-impact sector to create the most useful career content around, offering you what you need to find, land, love, and grow in your dream job. And …

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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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Featured Resources

Education, Nonprofit & Social Impact Resume Guide

Every industry and sector has it’s own nuances, lingo, and values. How can you best position yourself for opportunities in …

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 …

Where Do Tufts Students Intern?

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

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