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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Salary Negotiation Event Recap

Last month, the Block Career Center hosted the workshop “Negotiating Your Salary.” Here some key highlights from the session:

Salary negotiation: What is it?

When you hear the phrase “salary negotiation”, how does it make you feel? Is your attitude …

By Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou
Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou Student Ambassador
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Career Quick Tip: Building a Strategic Resume

Always keep in mind that your resume is above all else a marketing piece. And what you are marketing is YOURSELF – your specific skills, focus and credentials to demonstrate your proven ability to execute a specific role. Just like with …

By Sarah Stockwell, MA
Sarah Stockwell, MA Associate Director of Career Services
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How International Students Can Improve Their Chances of Getting H-1B Visas

With this year’s H-1B visa registration season well underway, we spoke with International Student Career Expert Marcelo Barros about what international students should be doing now, common mistakes students make when searching for U.S. employment, and what we can expect …

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5 Ways to Improve Your Professional Communication Skills

Success in any industry relies on developing strong communication skills, which are essential to sharing information with colleagues, managers, and clients. So, below are five easy ways to improve your professional communication skills and boost your career in the process.

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Your Guide to Crafting a Nonprofit Cover Letter

If you’re applying to multiple jobs in the social-impact sector, you may be tempted to use the same cover letter in all of your applications, even when the organizations have different focus areas. While it can seem like this tactic …

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Featured Employer: Mathematica

Welcome to our Featured Employer series where we feature different companies/organizations in the food, nutrition, and public health field! At the end of last month, the Block Career Center hosted an Employer Information Session with Mathematica.

What does Mathematica do?

By Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou
Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou Student Ambassador
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Insider Tips: Applying to Federal Government Jobs

Are you interested in working for the federal government? Or perhaps you are exploring government vs private sectors jobs. Federal agencies hire the best and brightest, and getting a federal job is often very competitive. Some agencies do not advertise, …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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29 Organizations Promoting Food Literacy in Schools

Food literacy, the understanding that food choices affect human and planetary health, can be an important tool for building resilient individuals and communities. A combination of nutrition knowledge, culinary skill, food systems awareness, and behavioral change, food literacy is a …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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Top 15 Informational Interview Questions to Ask (and Why)

Informational interviews put you in the driver’s seat. They are phenomenal opportunities to find out more about a job, career path, industry, or company you’re interested in. But any interview is often only as good as the questions the interviewer …

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