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 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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5 Things the Best Negotiators Know

Negotiation is hard. You start from an adversarial position and need to find a way for everyone to feel positive in the end. In this article, Molly Fletcher, an agent who spent nearly two decades representing top sports figures, including Major …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor Susannah Krenn
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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 Jenny Sloop Johnson - Vault
Vault
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8 Body Language Tips for Your Next Job Interview (Because It’s Just as Important as What You Say)

There are several steps to nail when it comes to landing your dream job, like polishing your resume and perfecting your cover letter. Once you make it to the interview stage, give yourself a brief pat on the back, but …

By Taneasha White - The Muse
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5 Ways to Identify a Company’s Social Responsibility

Identifying a company’s social responsibility can be a difficult endeavor. Of course, you want to work for a sustainable and profitable company that contributes positively to society and the surrounding environment. But, this can be difficult to find. To that end, …

By Richard Conn - Vault
Vault
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The 4 Kinds of Experience You Need on Your Resume

Job postings by social-impact employers often come with a big list of must-have skills. After all, these employers are looking for people who can solve some pretty tough challenges.

But other than soft skills, what kind of experience and technical …

By Guest Contributor - Idealist Careers
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Initiating Change From Within: How Unilever Is Advancing A Culture Of Inclusion And Belonging

When you’re looking for a company that aligns with your values and career goals, there’s a lot to consider. Now more than ever recent grads are looking for companies where diversity, equity, and inclusion are a part of the company …

By Mahogany Aminzia - WayUp
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5 Ways to Immediately Improve your Resume

Your resume is your first opportunity to sell yourself to recruiters and hiring managers. It can also be your last opportunity if your resume is outdated or too thin. Here are five tips that will help you immediately update and beef …

By Andrew Fennell - Vault
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How to Create a Powerful LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn has more 55 million registered companies, and some 86 percent of recruiters use LinkedIn to help them find qualified candidates. This means if you’re looking to grow your career, using the networking platform is a necessity. And if you’re …

By Stacey Perry - Vault
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What to Do When You’re Overqualified for a Job

It is easy to believe that being overqualified for a job is a good thing. After all, is there anything better than feeling self-assured?

Imagine this scenario: your attention is drawn to a job opening, but the experience required is …

By David Pagotto - Vault
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Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality

As Pride month comes to a close and we release our latest Law Diversity Rankings, we thought it would be great time to take a look at the progress that’s been made in LGBT equality in the workplace. Below is …

By Kristina Rudic - Vault
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