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.

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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Job and Internship Search “How to” Guide

Job and internship searches can feel chaotic, time-consuming, and worrisome. These 4 steps will give you a structure to keep you focused and organized. Make sure you’re revisiting each step as you learn more about the industry you are hoping …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Associate Director
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Save the date for Social Impact Week: Feb 27 – March 2

We have an exciting line-up of programs taking place during our Social Impact Week! Visit the links below for more information and to RSVP.
Public Affairs & Social Impact Consulting — Monday, Feb 27, 6:00 pm ET — Virtual 

Join …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Associate Director
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Top Consulting Firms

Are you interested in learning more about the top consulting firms?  Check out this Management Consulted article for the following information:

What makes a top consulting firm?
Types of top firms (general management & strategy, economic & litigation, nonprofit, and …

By Karen Dankers
Karen Dankers Associate Director, Director of Tufts Finance Initiative
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From Here, to There New Episode on Following your Values and Starting a Business, with Taylor McVay ’09

Ever wonder how they got from here, to there? Well now you can find out by tuning into the Career Center podcast, From Here, to There. Hosted by Career Fellows (current students!), we talk to Tufts alumni about their career …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Associate Director
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Intern with the Massachusetts Academic Public Health Corps !

The Academic Public Health Corps (APHC) is a state-funded program that hires current students every semester for short-term internships supporting public health and advancing health equity across Massachusetts. This is a great opportunity for students at any level to build …

By Malakia Silcott
Malakia Silcott Assistant Director
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Where Do Tufts Students Intern? The Economics Major Edition

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

The truth? An Economics major — or any Tufts major for that matter — doesn’t limit you …

By Kelly Roberts
Kelly Roberts Assistant Director
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Internship Spotlight: Cambridge Local First

Current Tufts student Miles Henderson shared the following about being a Summer Intern at Cambridge Local First  

What did you do as an intern at this organization?
As a Resilient Local Economies intern for Cambridge Local First, I worked with …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg 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 …

30+ Diversity & Career Discovery Programs for Finance, Consulting, Tech and More

Career Fellow David Zhao ’21 shares his story of how career discovery programs can help you explore top companies 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 …

Join us for our Spring ’23 Career Fairs!

Calling all Jumbos! This spring we will be hosting two general career fairs – one virtually and one in-person! These …

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 …