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Thinking About a “Gap Year” After Tufts?

Many students express interest in embarking on a short-term work or volunteer experience after graduation, oftentimes abroad. You’ll commonly hear these experiences referred to as a “gap year” because they last for a year (though sometimes two or more) after …

By Malakia Silcott
Malakia Silcott Assistant Director
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Getting Involved in Research – A Professor Gives His Advice

By Mark Sheldon, Associate Teaching Professor, Computer Science

After studying for a while, many students are curious about what CS research involves. Is it right for you?

If you want to go to graduate school, then YES! Find out what you’re …

By Mark Sheldon
Mark Sheldon
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Why Writing Skills Are Important for Every Job—and How to Improve Yours

Have you ever sent an email no one seemed to understand that ended up derailing the timeline for an entire project? Or written a report that you then had to explain verbally to everyone after they read it?

Even if …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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25 Best Investment Banks to Work For in 2021

We’re thrilled to share our 2021 Banking 25, a ranking of the best investment banking firms to work for in North America. The ranking is based on a survey of more than 3,000 banking professionals. Conducted this past fall, the …

By Derek Loosvelt - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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3 Questions with Alyssa Gelbard, Founder & CEO of Point Road Group

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

Alyssa Gelbard, Founder & CEO of Point …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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You Asked: What Does Shadowing or Volunteering in Non-Profits, Research, or Healthcare Look Like Now ?

Since we have all been in various stages of the COVID pandemic, current students interested in non-profits, medicine, or STEM careers may wonder: how does one get experience?  What should you be thinking about if you are interested in working …

By Malakia Silcott
Malakia Silcott Assistant Director
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To EP or Not to EP: Employers Weigh In

We recently reached out to some of our employer partners to get their take on how transcripts are evaluated with new grading models due to COVID-19. Exceptional Pass (EP) has been offered at Tufts since COVID has disrupted the traditional …

By Misha D'Andrea
Misha D'Andrea Recruiting Coordinator, Employer Relations
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