Careers A-Z

These are the recommended sites for researching careers and finding links to internships and job listings by career field.

Advertising and Public Relations

Career Overview and Industry News

  • Advertising Educational Foundation -- Panels of experts in the field answer questions on topics such as entry-level positions, job searches, experience, and salaries.

  • American Association of Advertising Agencies -- The 4A's is a national trade association representing the advertising agency business in the United States. Offers a bi-monthly industry newsletter and event listings.

  • AdvertisingAge -- Marketing, advertising and media news, as well as job postings.

Job Search

  • American Advertising Federation -- The AAF site includes internship listings and a job bank.  Click on "Education," then "Career Resources."

  • Internships USA -- Log in to view books with employers offering internships in different locations and industries, including Internships with America's Advertising Agencies UN: TuftsU PW: GoJumbos

  • MITX -- A community that connects people involved in the digital marketing, media, and internet business community in New England.

Additional Resources

  • The Ad Club -- Internships and scholarships for diverse college students interested in pursuing a career in marketing, advertising, media and communications.

  • MediaBistro -- This site will give you a round-up of news on the media business, as well as access to job listings (registration is free and it does include some entry level listings) and solid editorial content on topics from pitching stories to interviewing.

Arts

Arts: Theater, Fine Arts, Dance, Music

Job Search and Industry News

  • www.artsusa.org -- Americans for the Arts is an arts advocacy website with information on grants, non-profit organizations supporting the arts, and more.
  • Art Residencies - "Alliance of Artists Communities" provides an extensive list of national and international residency opportunities for artists.

  • MITX -- A community that connects people involved in the digital marketing, media, and internet business community in New England.

Additional Resources

  • Riley Guide -- A directory of career resources in acting/entertainment, dance, fashion, film, graphics/design, music, photography, and more.

  • hireCulture --  The Massachusetts Cultural Council brings you hireCulture--a free, searchable database of cultural employment opportunities in Massachusetts.

  • MatchBook.org -- A free online marketplace designed to match New England's performing artists with the schools, libraries, theatres, festivals, galleries, clubs and coffee houses who book them to perform.

Arts - Technical or Management

  • Association of Performing Arts Presenters -- An online job bank for positions in performing arts management and presenting.

  • OffStageJobs.com -- A source for behind-the-scenes jobs in the live entertainment industry. There are positions in directing, set design, stage management, playwriting, and more.

  • CreativeHotlist -- Part of the Communication Arts Network, this website provides assistance for finding job opportunities and building portfolios.

Fine Arts / Graphic Design / Photography

  • Coroflot -- A site for individuals interested in the design industry. You can post your profile, et career advice, and browse firms that are hiring.

Music / Dance

  • DanceArt.com -- Job listings (primarily for dance instruction), industry information and contacts for dancers and dance instructors.

Theater / Acting

  • American Association of Community Theatre -- A thorough career/ industry information resource for those interested in community theater.

  • Playbill.com -- Theater events and job listings, as well as information about current theatrical productions.

  • StageSource -- This Alliance of Theatre Artists and Producers seeks to promote the art of theatre and in increase public visibility and support for theatre through advocacy and professional development.

Bioengineering

Bioengineering

Career Overview and Industry News

Job Search

Additional Resources

  • Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) - Funded research experiences at DOE labs for sophmores through graduating seniors pursuing STEM field careers (Deadline: Early January)

  • Engineering Central -- Good site for entry level and experienced jobs nationwide in all engineering disciplines, including chemical, civil, electrical, mechanical and computer/IT.

  • EngineeringJobs.net -- Job site for engineers and high tech professionals. You can create an online resume and search job listings. It is for all engineering disciplines including biomedical, civil, environmental, software, chemical, electrical and mechanical.

  • Massachusetts Technology Collaborative -- The state’s development agency for renewable energy. MTC works with many local, cutting-edge companies to stimulate economic activity.

  • Qmed -- Website for the medical device industry that provides news and information as well as collaborative opportunities for people who design, manufacture, and market medical devices.

  • Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council -- A non-profit organization whose mission is to create a positive environment and united voice for the Massachusetts Medical Device Industry.

  • Massachusetts Biotechnology Council -- A not-for-profit organization that provides services and support for the Massachusetts biotechnology industry. There is a list of member companies online as well as a careers/internship section of the website.

  • BioWorld -- Information about companies, jobs, stocks, patents and events. Daily updates on IPOs, Public Offerings, Private Offerings, Mergers & Acquisitions, Biotech/Pharma Collaborations, Biotech/Biotech Collaborations, Products on the Market, and Biotech Market Capitalization.

  • GSAS Harvard Technology Club -- A non-profit student organization that hosts events and provides services that allow members to explore the world of business and biotechnology.

Biology and Biotechnology

Career Overview and Industry News

  • Bio-ITworld -- Includes monthly columns; listing of workshops, e-learning, and courses; salary surveys; and career-related articles.

  • BioInform  -- A professional-focus newsletter, which delivers news analysis on the technologies, companies, research institutions, and people driving this rapidly-changing field.

Job Search

  • Science Careers -- Resources from the journal Science, including job listings updated daily, salary calculator, employer links and profiles, career fair information, career advice, and more.

  • BioSpace -- A Career Center allows you to search jobs, post your resume, and learn about events such as BioSpace Career Expos.

  • Bio-Jobs.com -- Features resume and interviewing tips, employer profiles, and job postings in biotechnology.

  • MassBio -- View job postings, event listings, and educational opportunities in Mass.

  • Mass Life Sciences Center Internship Challenge -- Paid internships in the life sciences at a variety of MA organizations.

Additional Resources

  • Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) - Funded research experiences at DOE labs for sophmores through graduating seniors pursuing STEM field careers (Deadline: Early January)

  • Massachusetts Technology Collaborative -- The state’s development agency for renewable energy. MTC works with many local, cutting-edge companies to stimulate economic activity.

  • Online FNP -- Information about Family Nurse Practitioner career paths and degree options

  • BestNursingDegree.com -- Offers advice on becoming a nurse, including training options, descriptions of various career paths, and interviews with professionals in the field.

  • Prep MD -- Training programs (fee associated) for those interested in the medical device industry.

Chemical Engineering

Career Overview and Industry News

  • Chemical Engineering -- Chemical engineering is an informational website that contains subscriptions to chemical engineering magazines, job postings, and other useful info.

Job Search

  • engIN -- Engineering internship listings posted by Tufts and a consortium of partner schools.

  • ChemicalEngineer.com -- Features job opportunities for ChemE students and alumni.

  • American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) -- The only national organization devoted exclusively to the business and advocacy interests of engineering companies.  Features a job board in its resources section.

Additional Resources

  • Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) - Funded research experiences at DOE labs for sophmores through graduating seniors pursuing STEM field careers (Deadline: Early January)

  • The National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) -- Strengthens the engineering profession by promoting engineering licensure and ethics, publishing news of the profession, providing continuing education opportunities, and more.

  • USA Jobs -- Search for chemical engineering jobs in the Federal Government.  Click on the Students and Recent Graduates link for internship and entry-level opportunities.

  • The Society of Women Engineers and SWE Boston -- The largest non-profit educational and service organization representing both student and professional women in engineering and technical fields.

  • Massachusetts Technology Collaborative -- The state’s development agency for renewable energy. MTC works with cutting-edge companies to create new jobs and stimulate economic activity in communities throughout the Commonwealth.

  • Engineering Central -- Good site for entry-level jobs nationwide – all engineering disciplines, including chemical, biomedical and mechanical engineering.

  • EngineeringJobs.net -- Job site for engineers and high tech professionals. Set up agents, create an online resume, and search job listings.

  • ProgressiveEngineer -- An online magazine with some job listings. The site includes message boards, company profiles and listings by state, events and a jobs database. Jobs are mostly found in the mid-atlantic region.

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Career Overview and Industry News

Job Search

  • engIN -- Engineering internship listings posted by Tufts and a consortium of partner schools.

  • American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) -- The only national organization devoted exclusively to the business and advocacy interests of engineering companies.  Features a job board in its resources section.

Additional Resources

  • Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) - Funded research experiences at DOE labs for sophmores through graduating seniors pursuing STEM field careers (Deadline: Early January)

  • The National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) -- Strengthens the engineering profession by promoting engineering licensure and ethics, enhancing the engineer image, advocating and protecting PEs' legal rights at the national and state levels, publishing news of the profession, providing continuing education opportunities, and much more.

  • USA Jobs -- Search for civil and environmental engineering jobs in the Federal Government.  Click on the Students and Recent Graduates link for internship and entry-level opportunities.

  • The Society of Women Engineers and SWE Boston -- The largest non-profit educational and service organization representing both student and professional women in engineering and technical fields.

  • Engineering Central -- Good site for entry-level jobs nationwide – all engineering disciplines, including chemical, civil and mechanical engineering.

  • EngineeringJobs.net -- Job site for engineers and high tech professionals. Set up agents, create an online resume, and search job listings.

  • The Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) -- Involves all facets of the structural engineering community including practicing engineers, research scientists, academicians, technologists, material suppliers, contractors, and owners.

  • Tufts Institute of the Environment (TIE) -- An interdisciplinary, university-wide education and research institute that facilitates and coordinates environmental programs at the University.

  • Progressive Engineer -- An online magazine with some job listings. The site includes message boards, company profiles and listings by state, events and a jobs database. Jobs are mostly found in the mid-atlantic region.

Computers and Tech

Career Overview and Industry News

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. -- IEEE is a leading authority in the technical areas ranging from computer engineering, biomedical technology and telecommunications, to electric power, aerospace and consumer electronics, among others. IEEE’s President is Tufts Gordon Institute’s own Dr. Arthur Winston.

  • Association for Computing Machinery -- Founded in 1947, ACM is a major force in advancing the skills of information technology professionals and students worldwide.

  • ZDNet -- Contains numerous articles on technical information.

Job Search and Additional Resources

  • Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) - Funded research experiences at DOE labs for sophmores through graduating seniors pursuing STEM field careers (Deadline: Early January)

  • ComputerWorld -- This site allows you to search computer professional jobs, and provides resources to both employers and IT professionals. There are over 5,000 listings in this database.

  • MITX Student Center -- Learn about and find jobs in New England's internet marketing and business industry.

  • Dice -- Job search engine that helps you find computer programming and highly technical employment opportunities in contract and full-time positions. Many other websites use its database.

  • MassTLC Internship Network -- A tech internship site sponsored by the Mass Technology Leadership Council.

  • TechGen -- A community connecting students with tech companies in Massachusetts (200+ employers!) for summer internships ranging from design to data scientists and dev to marketing.

  • ComputerJobs.com -- Provides technical job postings.

  • KPCB Engineering Fellows -- Summer positions at KPCB portfolio companies; fellows will develop technical skills, receive guidance from an engineering executive mentor, and attend networking events.

Consulting

Career Overview and Job Search

  • A Crash Course on Case Interviews for Consulting Jobs -- Tips and resources about the consulting field and case interview preparation from the Career Center Ambassadors blog.

  • Considering an MBA? -- Information from the Career Services blog provided by the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.

  • Casequestions.com -- Offers preparation for case interviews, along with links to top 50 consulting firms. “Case in Point,” the companion book by Marc Cosentino, is in the Resource Library.

  • Management Consulting Case Interviews: Cracking The Case -- tips for case interviews from the other side of the table, from Argopoint, a Boston management consulting firm specializing in legal department consulting for Fortune 500 companies.

Note: After reviewing the resources above, consider calling the Career Center for a mock case interview with a career counselor.

Company and Industry Research

  • Tisch Library Research Guides -- Check out Tisch's subscription resources, particularly the databases in the Business Research Guide.

  • ALM Intelligence -- Market research services for the consulting industry.  Use this website, specifically its four research areas, to explore the field.

  • Hoovers -- Though some information is fee-based, there is free content about companies, industries, and career development. Tufts students can access the fee-based information through Lexis-Nexis, available on the Tisch Library website.

  • Business.com -- Business search engine and directory designed to help users find companies, products, services, and related information.

  • McKinsey & Company -- Management consulting firm advising senior management of leading companies and institutions about strategy, organization, operations, and technology. Check out other leading consulting firms for similar information. (If you don’t know the players, you haven’t done enough homework!)

Business Bridge Programs

These 3-4 week programs are designed for liberal arts, science and engineering students who are interested in strengthening their business backgrounds. They feature courses in finance, accounting, management, marketing and leadership. The following is a sample of programs to consider as you research options.

Data Science

Industry Overview

Job Search

Additional Resources

Education

Industry Overview and Job Search

Private School Teaching

Additional Resources

  • Teach Abroad -- Lists teaching programs by GoAbroad.com

  • Riley Guide -- Offers numerous educational opportunities from kindergarten to twelfth grade.

  • Teach For America -- Corps of recent college graduates of all majors and cultural backgrounds who commit two years to teach in under-resourced urban and rural public schools.

  • ESLemployment -- Search for the latest teaching jobs and career opportunities in ESL/EFL.

  • SchoolSpring -- A free access site to over 21,000 teaching and education related jobs.

Engineering

Career Overview and Job Search

  • engIN -- Engineering internship listings posted by Tufts and a consortium of partner schools.

  • American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) -- The only national organization devoted exclusively to the business and advocacy interests of engineering companies.  Features a job board in its resources section.

  • MassTech Internship Partnership Program -- Connect talented college students and recent college graduates to paid internships in the state's dynamic technology sector.

  • MassTLC Internship Network -- A tech internship site sponsored by the Mass Technology Leadership Council.

  • KPCB Engineering Fellows -- Summer positions at KPCB portfolio companies; fellows will develop technical skills, receive guidance from an engineering executive mentor, and attend networking events.

Additional Resources and Opportunities

  • Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) - Funded research experiences at DOE labs for sophmores through graduating seniors pursuing STEM field careers (Deadline: Early January)

  • University Design Competition for Addressing Airport Needs -- Undergraduate and graduate students have the opportunity to earn prizes for their work in areas such as aircraft operation and maintenance, runway safety, airport environmental interactions, airport management and more. The competition closes in late April.

  • The National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) -- Strengthens the engineering profession by promoting engineering licensure and ethics, enhancing the engineer image, advocating and protecting PEs' legal rights at the national and state levels, publishing news of the profession, providing continuing education opportunities, and much more.

  • The Society of Women Engineers and SWE Boston -- The largest non-profit educational and service organization representing both students and professional women in engineering and technical fields.

  • Dice -- Job search engine with computer programming and highly technical employment opportunities in contract and full-time positions.

  • Engineering Central -- A good site for entry level jobs nationwide in all engineering disciplines, including chemical, civil, electrical, mechanical and computer/IT. There is a larger database for experienced professionals as well.

  • EngineeringJobs.net -- Job site for engineers and high tech professionals. You can create an online resume and search job listings. It is for all engineering disciplines including biomedical, civil, environmental, software, chemical, electrical and mechanical.

  • Massachusetts Technology Collaborative -- The state’s development agency for renewable energy. MTC works with many local, cutting-edge companies to stimulate economic activity. Information about events and industry forums are posted here, and an email group is available.

  • USA Jobs -- The Federal Government is a top employer of engineers of many disciplines. Click on the Students and Recent Graduates link for internship and entry-level opportunities.

Entrepreneurship and Small Business

Career Overview

  • Wall Street Journal Small Business Section -- Industry-related information and how-to guides on financing, operating, and maintaining a small business in today’s economy.

  • U.S. Small Business Administration -- Detailed, step-by-step information on how to start a small business. Everything from how to finance your small business to the creation of effective signage is discussed.

  • BizMove -- Small business specific site with guidelines and tools you need to start, operate, and succeed in a business of your own. Highly recommended.

  • Venture for America -- A program for graduate students to spend 2 years at a start-up with the goal that these graduates will become socialized and mobilized as entrepreneurs moving forward.

  • Career Fuel -- Helpful tips for starting a business, from developing an idea to securing funding, & more

Job Search

  • Startupers -- Website dedicated to jobs in start-ups.

  • Mashable -- Social media news and jobs.
  • VentureLoop -- Job listings in venture-backed companies.

  • Bain Capital Ventures StartUp Academy -- Receive exposure to entrepreneurship, building a business, and creating and working with innovative technologies through news and press releases.

Business Bridge Programs

These 3-4 week programs are designed for liberal arts, science and engineering students who are interested in strengthening their business backgrounds. They feature courses in finance, accounting, management, marketing and leadership. The following is a sample of programs to consider as you research options.

Additional Resources

  • Entrepreneur.com -- Designed to meet the informational needs of new entrepreneurs. This site contains weekly articles and tips and lists other essential links.

  • Score -- Retired executives offer their services as “Counselors to America’s Small Business.” With more than 11,500 volunteer business counselors, SCORE provides small business mentoring and advice on the full range of business topics. For students, the most practical resource may be their searchable article database.

  • Small Business Information -- General business news and advice. Links to other small business sites in electronics, human resources, management & marketing. Contains an entrepreneur’s glossary, how-to guide, and an archive of articles on the subject.

  • Manta -- Information on small businesses.

  • Debt.org -- An article on sources of financing for small businesses.

Environment and Outdoor Industry

Career Overview and Job Search

  • Riley Guide -- Riley Guide is a vast resource for career information. The environmental section covers multiple fields, including GIS/geography, soil and erosion control, and water resources.

  • Tufts Office of Sustainability -- Career opportunities in sustainability from the Tufts Office of Sustainability.  Lots of great links.

  • EnvironmentalJobs.com -- Job listings in environmental law, policy, renewable energy, conservation, natural resources, environmental engineering, and more.

  • Outdoor Industry Jobs -- Job listings and networking for numerous outdoor interests.

  • Spotlight on Green Careers -- Information and links from the Career Services blog.

  • Internships USA -- Log in to view books with employers offering internships in different locations and industries, including the Big Green Internship Book and the Resort Internship and Seasonal Employment Guide. UN: TuftsU PW: GoJumbos 

  • eco.ORG -- A leading environmental career development organization. Its resources include internship postings, networking tools, industry news, diversity initiatives, and an online career center. This is a highly respected organization and an excellent site.
  • EPA Student -- A student center sponsored by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). It offers career, scholarship, and internship information, as well as links to other helpful resources.

  • Tufts Institute of the Environment -- An interdisciplinary, university-wide education and research institute. TIE is a focal point for new research and policy development, outreach, service and teaching initiatives, and related technology.

  • CoolWorks -- Seasonal jobs in resorts, ranches, camps and other interesting locations.

Additional Resources

  • The Sierra Club -- The Sierra Club is America's oldest grassroots environmental organization. Sign up for environmental updates in specialized areas of interest.

  • Student Conservation Association -- The Student Conservation Association posts internships and volunteer positions which are helpful for students interested in careers in national parks, forests, or land management. Graduates can check out SCA’s own staff positions. Click “About Us,” then “Jobs with SCA.”

  • ACE -- Alternatives for Community & Environment promotes environmental justice through organizing and advocacy. The links section is extensive and well worth a look.

  • The Wilderness Society -- The Wilderness Society combines science, advocacy and education in its initiatives to protect the wilderness. Posts internships, scholarships, and staff positions

  • U.S. Department of Energy - Updates on employment opportunities, including DOE student programs, internships, and entry-level positions.

Event Planning

Job Search

Additional Resources

  • International Live Events Association -- Online web courses, events listings, and educational conferences. Some 3,000 members are active in 30 chapters around the world.

  • ExpoWorld.net -- Directory and search engine linking over 1000 of the most important event-related Search Tools serving the events and international trade communities worldwide.

  • International Association of Venue Managers -- IAVM’s mission is to provide leadership, to educate, to inform and to cultivate friendships among individuals involved in the management, operation and support of public assembly facilities. IAVM represents entertainment, sports, conventions, trade, hospitality, and tourism.

  • International Association of Conference Centers -- A not-for-profit, facilities-based organization founded to promote a greater awareness and understanding of the unique features of conference centers around the world.

  • MeetingNews.com -- Source of news, reports, analyses, and information for meeting, convention, incentive and trade show professionals.

Finance

Career Overview and Industry Research

Job Search

  • Wall Street Prep -- Free resources, including I-Banking FAQs, interview prep, financial modeling tools and more
  • www.efinancialcareers.com -- A job database dedicated to the finance and accounting industries. Provides career profiles, firm and job listings. Post your resume and receive job alerts.

Business Bridge Programs

These 3-4 week programs are designed for liberal arts, science and engineering students who are interested in strengthening their business backgrounds. They feature courses in finance, accounting, management, marketing and leadership. The following is a sample of programs to consider as you research options.

Additional Resources

 
Forensic Science

Career Overview

  • American Academy of Forensic Sciences -- General background information on forensic science, including the skills, education and training you need to be successful in the industry. Also includes a list of colleges and universities with forensic science undergraduate and graduate programs.
  • Forensic Science Careers -- Overview of the field and different areas within forensic science.

Job Search

Additional Resources

Government and Public Policy

Career Overview

Job Search - City, State and National

  • USAJobs -- Click on the Students and Recent Graduates link for internship and entry-level opportunities with the Federal Government.
  • Internships USA -- Log in to view books with employers offering internships in different locations and industries, including Washington Internships in Law and Policy and the Congressional Internship Book.
  • FPA Job Board Database -- Jobs, internships and volunteer opportunities from the Foreign Policy Association.
  • Mass.gov -- Provides a comprehensive listing of current state government openings in Massachusetts.  Postings including jobs for administrators, social workers, analysts, interns, educational specialists, and more
  • Opportunities in Public Affairs -- Internship opportunities in the Washington, DC area focused on government, public relations, advocacy, and media. Username: TuftsCC; Password: Jumbo
  • Capitol Hill Careers (Manatos) - Job and internship listings for those interested in careers in politics or government. To log in, username: "careercenter@tufts.edu" password: "Dowling740"
  • RC Jobs- job board from the Newspaper of Capitol Hill
  • United States Senate -- Learn about job opportunities, internships and fellowships in the senate
  • The House of Representatives -- Employment opportunities within the House of Representatives
  • National Council of State Legislatures  -- Job listing for positions in state legislatures and other public policy jobs. Also includes a video and general information about exploring legislative careers.
  • National League of Cities  -- Search for employment opportunties within municipalities
  • HillZoo.com -- Search for jobs and internships around Washington
  • JobsthatareLEFT -- Now maintained by Democratic GAIN, JobsthatareLEFT has shared over 20,000 positions with its member roll of 25,000—and growing every day!
  • LobbyingJobs.com -- A Dedicated Lobbying Job Board focused on delivering recruitment assistance and lobbying career opportunities for Local, State and Federal Lobbysits, Advocacy, Public Policy, Public Affairs and Government professionals.
  • JobWonk.com

Additional Resources

Health Care

Career Overview

  • ExploreHealthCareers.org -- Everything you want to know about a wide variety of health careers.
  • Health Professions Advising at Tufts -- Visit the Health Professions Advising website to learn about scheduling an appointment with a pre-health advisor, sign up for pre-health eNews, get job and internship information and answers to many FAQs.
  • Nurse Without Borders -- Detailed information about nursing career paths and options for those who are interested in volunteer nursing, whether locally or internationally.
  • BestNursingDegree.com -- Offers advice on becoming a nurse, including training options, descriptions of various career paths, and interviews with professionals in the field.
  • CNAClasses.org -- Information on becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant, including where to find certification courses, career path information, salaries, and more.

Job Search

Human Resources

Career Overview and Industry News

  • WorldatWork -- A leading source of compensation, benefits, and total rewards information. Explore jobs, certification opportunities, daily news, and a work/life calendar.
  • Society for Human Resource Management -- SHRM is a leading professional association for HR professionals, offering job listings, industry news, conferences & learning opportunities. This is perhaps the best known of all HR organizations on a national level.

Job Search

  • Northeast Human Resources Association -- The most active source of HR jobs, professional development, and networking at the regional level. NEHRA offers programs, industry information, and job listings, available to both members and non-members.

Additional Resources

International

Career Overview

  • GoinGlobal:  Industry trends, job search information, and cultural advice in 40 countries.  For access, click on "WebCenter" under the Student Living Menu link, then click on "Career Center Web Resources".
  • Opportunities in Public Affairs -- Internship opportunities in the Washington, DC area focused on government, public relations, advocacy, and media. Username: TuftsCC; Password: Jumbo
  • Electronic Embassy -- A good place to start before you go abroad, this site has a large list of recommendations for Americans as well as specific information pertaining to country-specific visas.
  • Tufts IR Careers -- Career resources from the Tufts International Relations Program.

Job Search

  • Internships USA -- Log in to view books with employers offering internships in different locations and industries, including international affairs. UN: TuftsU PW: GoJumbos 
  • internationalcenter.umich.edu/swt -- The International Center at the University of Michigan is well known for its work abroad resources.
  • Foreign Policy Association -- The Foreign Policy Association’s job board: sign up for the weekly Global Jobs Newsletter, or search opportunities online.
  • ESL Employment -- Job listings around the world for ESL teachers. Register to be contacted via email when new positions become available.
  • EscapeArtist.Com -- View job listings, post your resume, and search related articles by topic, country, geographical region, or industry of international work.

Additional Resources

  • GoAbroad.com -- Travel resources, related website listings, newsletters, and more. Search programs online by country or certification program.
  • i to i Volunteering -- Innovative courses for travelers along with unique volunteer placements around the world. Training includes TEFL courses, Spanish lessons, and more.
  • International Jobs Center -- Access to international jobs and profiles of major employers in international development and humanitarian assistance.
  • Riley Guide -- Vast list of websites, sorted by geographical region, relating to working, interning, and volunteering abroad.
  • Peace Corps -- Since 1960, more than 190,000 Peace Corps volunteers have served in 139 host countries, dealing with issues ranging from AIDS education to information technology and environmental protection.
  • BUNAC -- After clicking on the country in which you live, you are sent to a site with information on a few short-term work programs in other countries. The time frame varies by country, but are usually somewhere between up to 4 months to up to 12 months.
  • iHipo International Careers - Lists internships, jobs and graduate programs abroad.
  • APSIA-- A consortium of international affairs grad school programs from all over the world. (APSIA International Careers Guide: Descriptions of 25+ career paths in international affairs, including sample employers and job search sites.)
  • Go Live It -- Housing resources for living abroad.
  • Boston Network for International Development -- Events and resources for Boston area groups and individuals concerned with issues of international development and global justice.
  • GuideStar -- A national database of nonprofit organizations, searchable by location and keyword.
  • Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT) Practice Test- practice test that covers the Job Knowledge and English Expression portions of the Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT) for State Department careers
Law and Legal Services

Career Overview

  • Resources from Law Day on the Hill -- Compilation of websites and books from the Career Services blog.
  • FAQs for Law School Admissions -- Information from the Career Services blog provided by a Tufts alumnus and law school student.
  • Martindale.com -- Resource for identifying lawyers, firms, and specialized practices. Also offers career information for future legal professionals, including resume and interview tips, compensation surveys, and an online job database.

Job Search

  • LawJobs.com -- Job listings searchable by category (e.g. legal secretary, paralegal) and location.
  • Internships USA -- Log in to view books with employers offering internships in different locations and industries UN: TuftsU PW: GoJumbos 
  • Additional Resources
  • Law School Admission Council -- The LSAC is a nonprofit corporation of 200 law schools in the U.S. and Canada. LSAC is best known for administering the Law School Admission Test (LSAT).
  • American Bar Association Career Center -- Job listings and career resources, including various articles about law career paths.
  • FindLaw -- Offers legal resources for various constituencies, from the general public to small businesses. Student resources include a pre-law section with advice on admissions, financial aid, school rankings, and organizations. Also links to pre-law discussion forums.
  • Lawyers.com -- Nationwide directory of legal professionals and resource for researching law fields and finding lawyers and firms based on legal focus and geography.
  • JD Jungle -- Tips about getting into law school and finding jobs.
  • NALA, NFPA, and NALS -- Professional associations with resources for paralegals and legal assistants.
Marketing

Career Overview and Industry News

Job Search

  • MITX Student Center -- Learn about and find jobs in New England's internet marketing and business industry.
  • Internships USA -- Log in to view books with employers offering internships in different locations and industries UN: TuftsU PW: GoJumbos

Additional Resources

  • KnowThis.com -- Wide variety of information such as legal issues in marketing, job hunting advice, marketing terms, and more.
Mathematics

Career Overview and Job Search

Additional Resources

  • Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) - Funded research experiences at DOE labs for sophmores through graduating seniors pursuing STEM field careers (Deadline: Early January)
  • Actuary.com and Be an Actuary -- A comprehensive source of actuarial information and employment in the field. Offers exam information and study materials, seminars, job listings, and more.
  • Math Resources for Tufts Students -- Developed by Tufts mathematics professor Todd Quinto. Contains general information and links for undergraduates about math resources, summer programs, internships, and graduate schools.
Media and Communications

Media, Television & Film

Overview and Industry News

  • Mediabistro.com -- This site will give you a round-up of news on the media business, as well as access to job listings (registration is free and it does include some entry level listings) and solid editorial content on topics from pitching stories to interviewing.
  • Massachusetts Broadcasters Association -- A trade association representing over 200 over-the-air broadcasters in Massachusetts. Job listings, industry news, scholarships and more.

Job Search

  • Internships USA -- Log in to view books with employers offering internships in different locations and industries UN: TuftsU PW: GoJumbos
  • Mandy.com -- Mandy’s International Film and Television Production Directory features jobs in film / television production, listed by geographic area.
  • MITX -- A community that connects people involved in the digital marketing, media, and internet business community in New England.
  • Opportunities in Public Affairs -- Links to job and internship opportunities in the Washington, DC area focused on government, public relations, advocacy, and media. Username: TuftsCC; Password: Jumbo
  • JournalismJobs.com -- Search over 1,200 jobs in print, broadcast and digital media.  
  • Publisher's Weekly Job Board

Additional Resources

  • TVJobs.com -- Database of more than 1,800 employers. Resume posting, as well as information about fellowships, scholarships and job development. There is also an excellent section explaining the duties of jobs in media.
  • NewEnglandFilm.com -- Information about current film projects and jobs in the area. Includes internship opportunities in all parts of the industry and a complete list of recent & future New England films.
  • Showbizjobs -- Search entertainment industry job listings by geographical region or job category.
  • ProductionHUB -- Here you will find the information network for film, video, and digital media production.
  • Independent Film & Television Alliance -- A trade association for the independent film and television industry.
Museums

Career Overview and Industry News

  • American Alliance of Museums -- A comprehensive site with a basic tutorial on careers in museums. It also provides an up-to-date listing of museum job openings across the country.
  • Global Museum -- This international museum webzine offers global museum news and a variety of job listings.

Job Search

  • Internships USA -- Log in to view books with employers offering internships in different locations and industries UN: TuftsU PW: GoJumbos
  • hireCulture -- The Massachusetts Cultural Council sponsors this site, which provides database of cultural employment opportunities in Massachusetts.
  • Additional Resources
  • National Endowment for the Arts -- The nation’s largest funder of the arts: a resource you should be familiar with if you’re pursuing a career in the world of museums.
  • List of U.S. Museums -- A list of museums categorized by state and type.
  • Museum Employment Resource Center -- The Museum Employment Resource Center gives you access to positions listed by U.S. Museums and other cultural resource institutions.
  • New England Museum Association -- This site provides a listing of jobs, programs, and workshops posted and offered by NEMA. (Tufts Museum Studies students are NEMA members.)
  • American Association for State and Local History -- Offers professional development, programs and links at national, regional and state levels.
Nonprofits and NGOs

Career Overview and Industry News

  • Chronicle of Philanthropy -- A great resource for people looking to find more information on the nonprofit sector. Provides job postings, resources, and useful links and articles. Note category called “Early career opportunities” in Jobs section.
  • Idealist Guide to Nonprofit Careers for First-Time Job Seekers -- PDF book with downloadable chapters, including an overview of the nonprofit sector and its hiring practices, self-assessment tools, resume and cover letter information and more.  In addition, check out the companion book, Service Corps to Social Impact Career, which features information about using a service experience as a building block to future success in nonprofits.
  • InterAction -- Represents the largest alliance of US based international and humanitarian NGOs. Their bi-weekly newsletter—Monday Developments—gives great background information on international humanitarian efforts.
  • ReliefWeb -- A source for reliable and timely humanitarian information on global crises and disasters
  • Opportunities in Public Affairs -- Links to job and internship opportunities in the Washington, DC area focused on government, public relations, advocacy, and media. Username: TuftsCC; Password: Jumbo

Job Search

  • Idealist.org -- Online career center for those interested in nonprofit, volunteer, and community organizations. Hundreds of job, internship, and volunteer listings available, focusing on human rights, the environment, prison reform, women's issues, and more.
  • OpportunityKnocks -- Job search database and a resources section with nonprofit news and job seeker tools.
  • Internships USA -- Log in to view books with employers offering internships in different locations and industries UN: TuftsU PW: GoJumbos
  • Commongood Careers -- Founded by nonprofit professionals, Commongood Careers offers personalized, engaged services to jobseekers and organizations throughout the hiring process, as well as access to a wealth of knowledge about careers in the social sector.
  • NewEnglandJobs.org  -- Posts job listings for New England's nonprofit employers.
  • Opportunities in Public Affairs -- Links to job and internship opportunities in the Washington, DC area focused on government, public relations, advocacy, and media. Username: TuftsCC; Password: Jumbo
  • Capitol Hill Careers (Manatos) - Job and internship listings for those interested in careers in politics or government. To log in, username: "careercenter@tufts.edu" password: "Dowling740"
  • Massachusetts Nonprofit Network -- Features nonprofit jobs and internships throughout Massachusetts.

Additional Resources

  • Quintessential Careers -- List of nonprofit sites and useful career resources.
  • VolunteerMatch -- By entering your zip code, you get a plethora of volunteer opportunities including one-day stints that fit easily into busy schedules.
  • GRANTS.gov for Nonprofits -- Government information and services for nonprofits, including grants, loans, tax information and more.
  • GuideStar -- A national database of nonprofit organizations, searchable by location and keyword.
  • Boston Network for International Development -- Events and resources for Boston area groups and individuals concerned with issues of international development and global justice.
  • Sociology Degree Programs -- Information about career paths and degree options for sociology and social work.
Peace and Justice

Peace, Justice, & Social Responsibility

Career Overview and Industry News

  • Chronicle of Philanthropy -- A great resource for people looking to find more information on the nonprofit sector. Provides job postings, resources, and useful links and articles. Note category called “Early career opportunities” in Jobs section.
  • Idealist Guide to Nonprofit Careers for First-Time Job Seekers -- PDF book with downloadable chapters, including an overview of the nonprofit sector and its hiring practices, self-assessment tools, resume and cover letter information and more.  In addition, check out the companion book, Service Corps to Social Impact Career, which features information about using a service experience as a building block to future success in nonprofits.
  • InterAction -- Represents the largest alliance of US based international and humanitarian NGOs. Their bi-weekly newsletter—Monday Developments—gives great background information on international humanitarian efforts.
  • Opportunities in Public Affairs -- Links to job and internship opportunities in the Washington, DC area focused on government, public relations, advocacy, and media. Username: TuftsCC; Password: Jumbo

Job Search

  • Idealist.org -- Online career center for those interested in nonprofit, volunteer, and community organizations. Hundreds of job, internship, and volunteer listings available, focusing on human rights, the environment, prison reform, women's issues, and more.
  • Internships USA -- Log in to view books with employers offering internships in different locations and industries UN: TuftsU PW: GoJumbos
  • OpportunityKnocks -- Job search database and a resources section with nonprofit news and job seeker tools.
  • Commongood Careers -- Founded by nonprofit professionals, Commongood Careers offers personalized, engaged services to jobseekers and organizations throughout the hiring process, as well as access to a wealth of knowledge about careers in the social sector.
  • NewEnglandJobs.org -- Posts job listings for New England's nonprofit employers.

Additional Resources

  • Association for Conflict Resolution -- An organization dedicated to enhancing the practice and public understanding of conflict resolution. Features conference and training listings as well as association publications.
  • Green Money Journal -- An information resource for people interested in socially and environmentally responsible business, investing, and consumer resources.
  • Ethical Investments -- Provides advice and the names of small businesses and other organizations that value ethical considerations in investment decisions.
  • Peace & Collaborative Development Network -- Provides free resource guides to scholarships, careers and jobs in conflict resolution, social entrepreneurship, human rights, international development and related fields.
  • American Friends Service Committee -- A Quaker organization that includes people of various faiths who are committed to social justice, peace, and humanitarian service.
  • Resource Generation -- Alliance of young people supporting and challenging each other to effect social change through the creative, responsible and strategic use of financial and other resources.
  • Boston Network for International Development -- Events and resources for Boston area groups and individuals concerned with issues of international development and global justice.
  • GuideStar -- A national database of nonprofit organizations, searchable by location and keyword.
  • Sociology Degree Programs -- Information about career paths and degree options for sociology and social work.
Psychology

Career Overview and Industry News

  • PsycPort -- Newswire of the American Psychological Association (APA).
  • e! Science News - Coverage of news relating to psychology and sociology

Job Search

  • PsycCareers -- Job database of the American Psychological Association (APA).
  • Psychologyjobs.com -- Useful career advice and a database of jobs organized by various psychology fields.
  • Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology -- Features conferences, events, webinars and jobs.
  • American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law -- Find fellowhips for psychiatrists and forensic psychiatrists. Features current news and their own newsletter.
  • Internships USA -- Log in to view books with employers offering internships in different locations and industries UN: TuftsU PW: GoJumbos
  • Riley Guide -- A directory of online career websites relating to psychology and counseling. See also "Mental Health," "Social Services," and "Counseling Associations and Services" on their A-Z Index.

Additional Resources

  • Tufts Psychology Department -- Links to professionals associations, library research, psychology indexes, and government funding organizations.
  • American Psychological Association -- In addition to news and jobs, you'll find interesting information about topics in psychology and career development advice on the APA website.
  • AlleyDog.com -- Information about psych degrees, grad programs, and a helpful glossary of commonly used terms in psychology.
  • Psi Chi -- The National Honor Society in Psychology site offers publications and information about conventions and becoming a Psi Chi member.
  • American Psychological Society -- Employment ads and links to US and international psychological societies.
Publishing

Industry News and Job Search

  • Association of American Publishers -- With some 300+ members located throughout the United States, the AAP is the principal trade association of the book publishing industry.
  • BookJobs.com -- Helpful resource for jobs and internships in publishing.  In addition, check out their "About Publishing" section for types of publishing, commonly used terms, company profiles and more.
  • Publishers Weekly -- The international news source of book publishing and bookselling. Features job listings and online newsletters.
  • Ed2010 -- Magazine job listings, career advice and industry news.

Additional Resources

  • Bookbuilders of Boston -- Dedicated to bringing together people involved in book publishing and manufacturing. Browse event listings and job postings in the New England area.
  • Bookwire.com -- Sign up for email updates or browse the website to find information about author interviews, national publishers, and more.
  • Women’s National Book Association, Boston Chapter -- facilitates meaningful connections among the New England book community (publishing professionals, reading groups, writers and academics, and anyone else who loves books) by providing a range of forums for interaction
Religion

Job Search

  • Idealist.org -- The advanced search tool on Idealist is useful for finding job listings by area of focus, e.g. Religion and Spirituality.

Christianity

  • ChristianJobs.com -- Secular Jobs for the Christian job seekers can search for opportunities with Christian-friendly employers.
  • CatholicJobs.com -- Job search site for positions in Catholic churches, schools and other organizations.

Judaism

  • JVS -- Jewish Vocational Service is a non-sectarian, not-for-profit corporation offering career and employment counseling, job placement, English instruction, and occupational skills training programs.
  • Repair the World -- Aims to make service a defining element of American Jewish life.
  • JewishJobs.com -- JewishJobs.com provides web-based interactive staffing and employment services to both employers and job seekers within the nonprofit Jewish communal world.

Islam

  • Islamic Relief USA -- Islamic Relief USA provides relief and development in a dignified manner regardless of gender, race, or religion, and works to empower individuals in their communities and give them a voice in the world. Job, internship, and volunteer opportunities are available.
  • Muslim Aid -- Find the latest news, jobs and volunteer opportunities in London to help the Muslim communities.
  • Islamic Relief Worldwide -- Latest news on the Muslim communities. Offers jobs and internships on seasonal projects for this 'faith inspired action'.

Hinduism

Buddhism 

Science

Job Search and Professional Associations

For many more professional association websites, use the search provided by The Center for Association Leadership.

Additional Resources

Physics and Astronomy

Atmospheric and Earth Sciences

Chemistry

  • American Chemical Society -- Featuring a job bank of industrial, pharmaceutical and academic positions. Also contains salary and employment surveys.
  • Chemjobs.net -- Offers news and a job database for positions in the US and abroad
Sociology

Career Overview and Industry News

  • American Sociological Association -- As the national organization for  sociologists, the ASA is committed to providing a unique set of services to its members and to promote the vitality, visibility and diversity of the discipline.
  • Tufts Department of Sociology  -- Student opportunities and resources for Tufts students.
  • e! Science News - Coverage of news relating to psychology and sociology

Job Search

  • SmartRevenues -- Seeking applicants with research experience to work on short term projects in Boston.
  • MATCH Corps Tutors -- This urban education service is hiring recent college graduates to live in Boston's highly regarded MARCH school and tutor students in classroom subjects.  The school's mission is to erase the racial achievement gap that afflicts many urban high schools.
  • Internships USA -- Log in to view books with employers offering internships in different locations and industries UN: TuftsU PW: GoJumbos
  • After College Monthly Digest-- Opportunities for recent graduates in field of sociology
  • Riley Guide -- A directory of online career websites relating to psychology and counseling. See also "Mental Health," "Social Services," and "Counseling Associations and Services" on their A-Z Index.
  • Washington D.C  Job Source -- Provides information on Federal Government careers around the United States.
  • State Government Jobs -- Provides information on State Government careers around the United States.
  • Social Work Job Bank -- Find jobs in social services.

Additional Resources

Sports

Job Search

  • Work in Sports -- Offers profiles of sports industry professionals, articles, job listings, and more.
  • Internships USA -- Log in to view books with employers offering internships in different locations and industries UN: TuftsU PW: GoJumbos
  • CoolWorks -- Seasonal jobs in resorts, ranches, camps and other interesting locations.

Additional Resources

Think Tanks

Career Overview and Industry News

Job Search

  • FPA Job Board Database -- Jobs, internships and volunteer opportunities from the Foreign Policy Association.
  • Internships USA -- Log in to view books with employers offering internships in different locations and industries UN: TuftsU PW: GoJumbos
  • Opportunities in Public Affairs -- Links to job and internship opportunities in the Washington, DC area focused on government, public relations, advocacy, and media. Username: TuftsCC; Password: Jumbo

Additional Resources