Students with Undocumented Status

Resources for Students & Alumni with Undocumented Status

The Career Center is here to support you as you explore your interests, gain experience, and work toward your goals. Check out the following resources for career exploration, internship/job search, and more.

DACA and the Workplace

  • American Immigration Council – Q&A about DACA and The Dream Act, as well as a thorough list of topics and articles relating to immigration.
  • My Undocumented Life – Information, and a community for undocumented immigrants, including scholarship and internship opportunities, strategies for navigating the educational system, and information on how to apply for DACA.
  • National Immigration Law Center (NILC) – NILC is one of the leading organizations in the U.S. exclusively dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of immigrants with low income. See their DACA section for FAQs about DACA and workplace rights.

National Networks

  • UndocuUndergrads National Network – Part of the My Undocumented Life site, this listserv offers students a chance to share resources and be part of a support network of others with undocumented status.
  • UndocuBlack Network – A multi-generational network of current and formerly undocumented Black people, UndocuBlack Network fosters community, facilitates access to resources, and more.

Entrepreneurship & Work Options Regardless of Immigration Status

Applying to and Financing Graduate School

Law and Medical School Resources

  • LSAT & Credential Assembly Service Fee Waivers – The Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) offers fee waivers for qualified applicants, including students with DACA or those who have applied for DACA.
  • Pre-Health Dreamers (PHD) – PHD is a rapidly growing network of 800+ health career bound students with undocumented status across 42 different states, representing various career interests. The site offers a helpful resources section and the opportunity to join the PHD network.

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Current student Justin Schuster shared the following about being an Intern at Foreign Brief …

What did you do as an intern at this organization?
At Foreign Brief, I had an internship as a graphic designer for the company’s video …

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Every industry and sector has it’s own nuances, lingo, and values. How can you best position yourself for opportunities in education, nonprofit, and social impact settings?

This resume guide will break down what employers in education, nonprofits, and advocacy settings …

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Boston Area JD Law School Forum- November 11, 2022

Boston Area JD Law School Forum- Hosted by the Law School Admission Council

Friday, November 11, 2022
12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel
606 Congress Street,
Boston, MA 02210

FREE ADMISSION

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Malakia Silcott Assistant Director
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3 Questions with Aalok Kanani, ’11, Chief Digital & Communications Officer, The Asia Society

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. 

Aalok Kanani, ’11, Chief Digital & Communications …

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Kelly Roberts Assistant Director
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Internship Spotlight: Tellescope

Current Tufts student Cecelia Crumlish shared the following about being an Intern at Tellescope  

What did you do as an intern at this organization?
At Tellescope I worked as a Software Engineering Intern, I primarily worked as a front end …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
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Welcome to our preparation tips for case interviews!  Whether you are just curious about case interviews or have an interview coming up, these tips and resources will help you feel more prepared and confident.

What is a Case Interview?

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