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.


Mark Your Calendars.. For Majors Month!

Starting October 17th, we’ve got lots of events and opportunities to help you …
Understand the major declaration process
Explore majors and minors offered at Tufts
Think critically about how your degrees will serve you after graduation in both academic or …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Associate Director
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Focus on … Political Risk Consulting & Analysis

📚 Political Risk Consulting: What Is It?

Put broadly, political risk consulting refers to a job focused on assessing the impact of political developments on organizations. This can range from analyzing how elections and changes of government — and the resulting …

By Kelly Roberts
Kelly Roberts Assistant Director
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Graduate School Advice: Life Sciences Edition!

Do you have any of the following questions about pursuing graduate school?
As an undergraduate, which research roles will help me to explore my interests while making me a competitive candidate for graduate school?
Is it acceptable to take some …

By Malakia Silcott
Malakia Silcott Assistant Director
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From Here, to There New Episode with Jessica Côté ’93

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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#GetHiredOnHandshake: Fair Follow Up

Good afternoon Jumbos! Thanks to all who attended last week’s Fall Virtual Career Fair, and our In-Person Career Fair the week before that! While we’ve got the momentum going, we wanted to chat this week about fair follow-up. Below are some …

By Willa Mayo
Willa Mayo Recruiting Coordinator, Employer Relations
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3 Questions with Jonathan Mazumdar, A09, Co-Founder of Growth Teams, Startup Nonprofit

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. 

Jonathan Mazumdar, ’09, Co-Founder of Growth Teams, …

By Kelly Roberts
Kelly Roberts Assistant Director
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Fall 2022 On-Campus Interviews (OCIs)

Did you know that some job and internship postings on Handshake include the possibility of interviewing with the employer right away? An employer may choose to post their opening as part of an OCI, or On-Campus Interview, for which they …

By Willa Mayo
Willa Mayo Recruiting Coordinator, Employer Relations
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