Career Center

We will help you identify your career goals and gain the skills, resources, contacts, and tools necessary to achieve them. Whether you are deciding on a major or career, looking for an internship or job, or considering graduate school, we can help.

Career Fair

Upcoming Events & Deadlines

Nov 9, 2015

Learn about a career field, network with employees, and explore internship and job opportunities. At each site you will get an in-depth look at how the business operates and see first hand the potential jobs that are out there. Site visits take place January 4-15, 2016; View schedule and register online.

Nov 30, 2015

Help prepare for your summer internships or jobs in the financial world by having a mock interview with a Tufts alum and member of the Bernstein recruiting team. Work on your presentation skills and fine tune your pitches. Juniors and seniors may sign up by logging into Jumbo Jobs, going to "Campus Interviews & Resume Drops", choosing "apply", and searching for Schedule ID # 1649.

Dec 2, 2015

Maybe you already declared a French major, or you speak “un petit peu” and are interested in pursuing your study of French. This presentation by Tufts Career Center and Faculty will connect your French skills with career possibilities and summer opportunities. We will discuss finding internship and job experiences, connecting with alumni, and promoting your language skills. Patisseries will be provided; all majors, all class years welcome.

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News & Announcements

Considering Gap Year Options?

Many organizations offer 'gap year' jobs, which are short-term positions (1-2 years) following graduation. You're already familiar with some of these employers -- the Peace Corps, Teach For America and others -- but did you know that opportunities are available for a wide range of career interests? Check out our Fellowships and Gap Year page for tools that will help you research options in fields like entrepreneurship, education, health care, public policy, STEM and more. Similarly, numerous organizations offer Rotational Programs, which allow you to try out different areas of a company over 1-2 years. 

Career and Internship Connections (CICs)

Want to work in LA, DC, NYC or Boston? The Career and Internship Connections are off-campus hiring events (LA, DC, NYC & Boston) held year during the first week of January. The CICs are perfect for entry-level and intern positions in fields including business, communications, law, health and science, government, nonprofit and education. Open to Tufts students of all majors and class years. Register by November 30.

Student/Alumni Networking Nights in DC and NYC

Looking for a great networking opportunity? Join us for Student/Alumni Career Networking Nights in DC (January 5) or NYC (January 6). Alumni representing a variety of career fields will offer job & internship search tips, advice on applying to graduate school, info on relocating to DC or NYC, and pointers on building your professional network. Pre-register by January 2.

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Class Checklists

We offer suggested checklists by class year to help guide you through your four years at Tufts and into a satisfying career.  Please do not feel constrained by this timeline. The career-planning process is rarely linear, and your career is a lifelong journey.


Outcomes By Major

See how Tufts alumni turn their academic focus into careers. This list, sorted by major, shows the internships, jobs, and other activities recent grads pursued after graduation.