Women & Gender

Resources for Female-Identifying Students & Alumni

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.

Application Now Open: The Career Center Professional Development Fund allows currently enrolled students to apply for funding to offset the costs associated with purchasing professional interview and networking attire. Learn More & Apply Here.

The Herd is our flash mentoring platform for student-alumni career conversations. In addition to talking with alumni whose career paths interest you, we encourage you to join our new affinity groups on The Herd, which encourage productive interaction and networking through professional and social engagement, provide opportunities such as jobs, internships, volunteer roles, and events, and support the community’s professional and career development through advocacy.

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Career Resources

Job Search Resources

  • Women for Hire: Jobs by location, category and work type.  Learn about national career fairs for women and network with other women.
  • U.S. Department of Labor Women’s Bureau: Contains information about women and the world of work.
  • Advancing Women: Careers: Recruitment website for professional women, focusing on science, technology, infrastructure and government work. The organization’s Career Resource Center includes helpful blog posts and a job board.
  • Geeky Girl Reality: Kickstarting STEM careers for women. The site aggregates and filters opportunities ranging from entry-level jobs, scholarship opportunities, travel grants to attend conferences, mentoring programs and more.
  • Feminist Majority Career Center: Women-supportive jobs and internships across the country.
  • WomensJobList.com: Over 8,164 companies and organizations dedicated to diversity and inclusion providing employers with exclusive access to highly qualified candidates
  • Career Women: Job listings by industry, state and company name.  Upload your resume, read about current trends for women in the workplace.

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Answers from Career Advisors … How can I stay in touch with networking contacts (a.k.a. interesting people) without seeming insincere?

It can be difficult to come up with reasons to email — beyond simply saying hello — but here are some things to consider:

A thank you.  It’s always nice to say “thanks again for talking with me” or “thanks …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor Susannah Krenn
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Jumbos4Jumbos is Launching Winter Break Opportunities: December 23rd – January 18, 2022

New this year: Jumbos4Jumbos is launching our project-based opportunities during our upcoming Winter Break from December 23rd – January 18, 2022.   Students should apply to these opportunities now by submitting a resume and cover letter to the alumni that submitted …

By Sue Atkins
Sue Atkins Associate Director, Employer Relations Sue Atkins
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U.S. Forest Service is Hiring for Interns and Full-Time Positions: Dec. 7, 2021 Deadline

Join the U.S. Forest Service and be a part of an organization that is committed to caring for the land and serving people.

The Forest Service is recruiting for summer intern positions, with positions available for high school, college undergraduates, …

By Sue Atkins
Sue Atkins Associate Director, Employer Relations Sue Atkins
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Want to Consider Options Beyond Full-Time Jobs? Pursuing Fellowships after Graduation

As Jumbos consider how their majors relate to the world of work beyond Tufts, it can be confusing to map out a timeline when you are trying to focus on classes and activities for the semester. For some students, you …

By Malakia Silcott
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