Susannah Krenn

Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor

Susannah Krenn

I support the Career Center’s behind-the-scenes efforts to connect students with the resources and information they need to succeed in their career journeys. I enjoy leveraging my career advising background when working to strengthen our website and virtual resources, as well as our email and print communications. In addition, I’m excited to serve as an advisor for students exploring Government/Law/International Affairs and Arts/Communications/Media career paths, helping them to research options that energize and interest them. Prior to Tufts, I received my Master’s in Higher Education Administration from Boston College, and before that, I worked as an AmeriCorps volunteer in Indiana, providing adult education programs for homeless individuals. Beyond Tufts, I love to read, spend time outdoors, and write letters — fancier if you call it “correspondence.”

Most interesting/unusual job: Oh, where to begin? My mom is an anatomy professor, so I’ve transported cadavers in her lab, ordered crickets and chemicals from biological supply catalogs, and performed various dissections. Beyond that, high school years spent working at Dairy Queen mean that I can tell you anything you need to know about making blizzards or ice cream cakes. I also worked at the only all-metal whistle factory in the U.S. (they provide gold-plated whistles for Super Bowl refs).

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Exploring Careers in Dietetics

Have you considered a career in dietetics? From schools and supermarkets to restaurants and athletic fields, the professional opportunities are endless. Watch this video to learn more about this unique, diverse and rewarding career path.

By Susannah Krenn
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How to Identify the Ideal Management Consulting Firm

When asked what criteria one must use to identify the right employer upon graduation, the typical groupthink tends to be cultural fit, compensation, or brand. While these factors are undoubtedly pertinent to the decision-making process, exclusively relying on them to …

By Vibhu Sinha - Vault
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Career Insider: Interview with an Epidemiologist

Gloria Coronado, Ph.D. is an Associate Member and Epidemiologist in the Public Health Sciences Division of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, WA. In this interview from nature.com, she discusses how she chose her career as an epidemiologist, …

By Susannah Krenn
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Evolving Global Development Career Paths

Devex’s executive vice president Kate Warren chats with R4D’s chief of human capital and operations John Farden about how the pandemic has shifted the way they work and deliver programs, trends he has been seeing in evolving career paths for …

By Susannah Krenn
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Advice for Continuing Agricultural Research During COVID-19

International agriculture is one of many areas of development impacted by COVID-19. The ability for agricultural researchers to access remote and regional communities has been restricted, as has the access of agricultural communities to markets and transportation. For researchers, time frames …

By Susannah Krenn
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12 Important Data Science Buzzwords in 2021

Every industry has its own jargon, a set of words or phrases that are instantly understood when relayed to another from the same industry, even if the meaning is lost on the average person. Data science is no different. The …

By Sakshi Gupta - Springboard
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“What Are Your Strengths and Weaknesses?” | Interview Q&A

As an interviewee, you’d probably be thrilled to never have to respond to the “What are your strengths and weaknesses” question ever again, but alas, it’s almost definitely here to stay. So rather than wing it when one of these …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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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 Lisa Rabasca Roepe - The Muse
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Getting a Foot in the Door: Advice from Friedman School Alumni

I had the pleasure of attending the Block Career Center’s Virtual Midwest Career Trip on November 19, and here are just a few of the amazing insights shared by alumni panelists from Cargill, Compass/E15, Kellogg, and the Wallace Center at …

By Susannah Krenn
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Ways to Get Involved with Local & National Public Policy, Legislation and Advocacy

Looking for a way to influence food and nutrition policies and programs? The Massachusetts Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (MAND) website offers information about getting involved with both local and national nutrition policy. As a state affiliate of the Academy …

By Susannah Krenn
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