Career Quick Tip: Systematic Career Exploration

You may be wondering, how do I start a systematic personalized career exploration plan? Here are some starter pro tips from a postdoc-turned-career coach who encountered some unexpected challenges along the way to career fulfillment.

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By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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6 Strategies For Gaining Perspective

The ability to focus closely on a pressing issue is an invaluable skill, especially at work. But what happens when everything seems urgent?

If you find yourself barely able to come up for air during a busy week, some perspective …

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Getting a Job in the UN

What is the UN?

The United Nations is an international organization that strives to maintain a peaceful and secure world through fostering collaboration among nations. Many Friedman school students are inspired to be leaders on a larger scale with organizations …

By Susannah Krenn, MA
Susannah Krenn, MA Multimedia & Communications Specialist
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The 8 Negotiation Skills You Need—Whether You’re Job Searching or Not

Let’s say you’re conducting a job search and aiming for an annual salary of $100,000, but a company you’ve interviewed with offers you $87,000. You could grudgingly accept it, walk away, or try to negotiate.

You decide to negotiate and …

By The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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How to Use the ‘5 Whys’ to Clarify Your Career Goals

If you’ve been looking for a way to understand what makes you unique, prepare for interviews, or decide between competing job offers, let me introduce you to the 5 Whys.

The 5 Whys is a “root cause analysis” that aims …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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How to Make the Most of an Academic Conference

According to the author, this guide is about how to have an engaging, useful, and — dare we say it — fun conference experience. It’s aimed at helping you do two things: (1) Make the most of your time before, during, and …

By Benny Belvin, MS, CPCC
Benny Belvin, MS, CPCC Director of Career Services
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5 Questions with Laura Coleman, Director of Translational Medicine at NIBR

Dr. Laura Coleman is an experienced translational medicine expert who had a strong background in clinical research, nutrition science, clinical dietetic, and epidemiology. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology/Community Health and PhD in Human Nutrition Science from the Tufts …

By Hannah Symons
Hannah Symons Administrative Coordinator
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5 Questions with Lindsey Toth, Director of Global Marketing at Lonza

Lindsey Toth is an experienced strategic market leader. She is an expert in digital marketing, establishing new brands, and revitalizing heritage business. After receiving her B.S. dual degree in Nutritional Science & Dietetics from Michigan State University, Lindsey Toth got …

By Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou
Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou Student Ambassador
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Resource of the Week: Devex

Devex is an independent news organization with offices are in Barcelona, London, Manila, and Washington, D.C. As a media source for the global development community, they offer news articles as well as a series of subscription newsletters; a Career Hub …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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3 Questions with Simon Ye, Regional Scientific Marketing Lead at IFF Health

Dr. Simon Ye received his M.S. (2017) and Ph.D. (2020) in Biochemical and Molecular Nutrition from the Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition. His interest and expertise in molecular nutrition, culinary arts, and social entrepreneurship grant him a unique insight into …

By Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou
Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou Student Ambassador
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