Diversity Resources

The Career Center is committed to supporting the career development of the diverse Tufts population, both current students and alumni. We encourage you to set up a 1-on-1 meeting with a career advisor anytime.

The following tools will also support your career-development efforts.

Resources for African American Students and Alumni
Resources for Asian American Students and Alumni
Resources for International Students and Alumni

Tufts International Center

Visa Tips

Job and Internship Listings and Advice

  • GoinGlobal:  Industry trends, job search information, and cultural advice in 40 countries. This resource can only be accessed through the Career Center Resources menu in Handshake. Log in to Handshake, click on "Career Center" in the top nav, select “Resources” and then "Career Resources for Students & Alumni."
  • University of Michigan International Center - Great information on visas, immigration and employment options for those on F-1 and J-1 visas (and others)
  • One Day One Job Blog – Job search tips for international students; additional job search tips and articles available here
  • iHipo - International job and internship database
  • International Careers Consortium (ICC) – Annual conferences in the Boston area for American students considering international careers and international students looking to work in the US or in countries other than their own

For additional job application and interview tips, visit Tips for International Students.

Adjusting to a New Culture

Communication Skills Training

Resources for Latino Students and Alumni
Resources for LGBTQ Students and Alumni
Resources for Native American Students and Alumni
Resources for Students and Alumni with Disabilities

Job and Internship Search Resources

  • Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities (COSD) - Professional association offering career resources and a national conference for students and professionals
  • Entry Point! - American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) program that offers paid summer internship opportunities in STEM fields
  • Jobs Without Limits - A job board for job seekers with disabilities to connect with employers in Massachusetts
  • Emerging Leaders Summer Internship Program - Summer internship and leadership development opportunities for undergraduate/graduate students
  • Lime Connect - Scholarship, internship, and fellowship opportunities for students and alumni
  • Getting Hired - Job search website dedicated to bridging the gap between job seekers with disabilities and employers looking to hire
  • Ability Jobs - Division of ABILITY magazine that features job listings and virtual career fairs
  • AbilityLinks - Job listings, resume posting and mentoring opportunities
  • disABLEDperson.com - Job listings for persons with disabilities

Employment Agencies/Placement Services

Advocacy Organizations

Additional Publications

Resources for Students and Alumni with Undocumented Status

DACA and the Workplace

  • American Immigration Council - Q&A about DACA and The Dream Act, as well as a thorough list of topics and articles relating to immigration.
  • My Undocumented Life - Information, and a community for undocumented immigrants, including scholarship and internship opportunities, strategies for navigating the educational system, and information on how to apply for DACA.
  • National Immigration Law Center (NILC) - NILC is one of the leading organizations in the U.S. exclusively dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of immigrants with low income. See their DACA section for FAQs about DACA and workplace rights.

National Networks

  • UndocuUndergrads National Network - Part of the My Undocumented Life site, this listserv offers students a chance to share resources and be part of a support network of others with undocumented status.
  • UndocuBlack Network - A multi-generational network of current and formerly undocumented Black people, UndocuBlack Network fosters community, facilitates access to resources, and more.

Entrepreneurship & Work Options Regardless of Immigration Status

Applying to and Financing Graduate School

Law and Medical School Resources

  • LSAT & Credential Assembly Service Fee Waivers - The Law School Admissions Coucil (LSAC) offers fee waivers for qualified applicants, including students with DACA or those who have applied for DACA.
  • Pre-Health Dreamers (PHD) - PHD is a rapidly growing network of 800+ health career bound students with undocumented status across 42 different states, representing various career interests. The site offers a helpful resources section and the opportunity to join the PHD network.
Resources for Women - Students and Alumnae

Featured Resource: Tufts Career Center Professional Development Fund for Undergraduates
** All Funds Have Been Distributed for the 2018-2019 AY.  Please check back during the Fall Semester for funding opportunities.**

Allows students to apply for funding to offset costs associated with:

  • Registration and/or travel to professional conferences*
  • Professional Interview Attire

*Eligible conferences should include: a significant focus on professional and career development; significant networking and/or a career fair component; allow for engagement with industry/sector professionals; and cannot be student run (must be coordinated by a professional group).  Applications are accepted on a bimonthly basis during the academic year (restrictions apply); Applications for AY 18-19 will be considered between 9/14/18-4/29/19.  No Summer applications will be considered. This fund is supported through the generosity of the Tufts Alumni Association.