Reflect, Discover & Explore Multiple Interests

Welcome to the Reflect, Discover & Explore Multiple Interests Community!

Career development is a lifelong process. As your interests, skills, and experiences grow, your career plans and goals will shift to align with this new information. Don’t feel pressured to “have it all figured out” right away; instead, think of career development as a research project — one that takes patience and time to produce strong results. 

Whether you’re a first or second year student thinking about majors or exploring potential career paths, or a third or fourth year student gathering new information or considering post-Tufts options, the Reflect, Discover & Explore Multiple Interests community is for you. You’ll find self-assessment information, career competency resources, advice for evaluating options, and connections to people who are ready to support and encourage you.

Answers from Career Advisors … Applied and Haven’t Heard Back? Here Are Some Next Steps.

So you found an interesting position, created a polished resume and tailored cover letter, hit submit, and then … crickets. You’ve waited about a week and haven’t heard anything.
While the lack of response is frustrating, try to remember that it’s generally …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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How to Get Involved with Virtual Volunteering

Want to make a difference from the comfort of your own couch? Whether you’re passionate about environmental conservation, reproductive rights, or alleviating worldwide hunger, there’s probably a virtual volunteer opportunity out there for you.

Many of us are a year …

By Idealist.org - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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What Can You Do With a Math Major? 10 Great Jobs to Explore

It’s not rocket science for me to guess that if you’re a math major—or potential math major—you likely love numbers and problem-solving. But what can you do with that passion once you get your degree? As someone who advises college …

By Meredith Pepin - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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4 Tips to Avoid Freelancer Burnout, From Someone Who’s Been There

It seems like yesterday that I found myself in a bathroom stall at my corporate recruiting company for what was at least the third time that week, trying to muffle the sound of my tears after a particularly brutal interaction …

By Deanna deBara - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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No Internship? No Problem!

Virtual work experiences are a great way to set yourself apart, build your skills and your resume, and explore what it’s like to work in different industries. And guess what? Tufts has partnered with Forage, to provide top-notch and free …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Assistant Director
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The Idealist Career Advice Guide to Your First 100 Days at a New Job

Between meeting new colleagues, mastering new skills, and tackling new responsibilities, your first three months at a new job can leave you feeling exhausted. To help alleviate some of that stress, we’ve put together a First 100 Days plan that …

By Idealist.org - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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Early Recruiting Cycle for Summer 2023 Finance Internships

Have you heard about fellow students applying for finance internships for Summer 2023? Yes, that is correct – not this coming Summer 2022, but NEXT summer over a year away. We’d like to provide some information about these timelines so …

By Karen Dankers
Karen Dankers Assistant Director, Business & Finance
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