Alumni

How Can the Block Career Center Continue to Serve You?

The Block Career Center (BCC) supports Friedman School alumni as they make strides toward career goals following graduation. See below for our alumni resources.

Alumni Career Resources

Schedule a career coaching appointment: Friedman School alumni can sign up to meet with a Block Career Center career coach up to three times – click here. 

Attend career education programs: The BCC offers a variety of programs on topics such as developing your resume/cover-letter, practicing interviews, negotiating your salary, networking, as well as industry and employer focused offerings. Please check the BCC workshops schedule for more information and to register. 

Access job postings: Through these password-protected job search resources, you can view job and internship postings. These are curated for mid-career professionals interested in food, nutrition, health, environment, research, policy, and sustainability. 

Leverage the career eResources: Thinking about your career or a job search in the late evening or on the weekend? The BCC has a number of subscriptions and eResources that you have access to as Friedman School Alumni. For information on what resources are available, please click here. For question about accessing these resources, please contact Hannah Symons.

Free Courses: All Friedman School Alumni are eligible to take one course per semester, free of charge, pending space and approval of the registrar.

Join the Tufts Friedman School Alumni Association and Tufts University Career Network on LinkedIn: These forums allow group members including alumni, students, faculty, and staff to expand their professionally networks by sharing career-related information, posting jobs and internships, requesting informational interviews, and providing advice across industries and geographic locations. 

Would you like to be more engaged with Friedman overall? 

Do you want to explore ways of staying connected and getting engaged at the Friedman School? Check out Alumni Services at the Friedman School to learn more about how to:

  • Connect with other alumni 
  • Join the alumni association alumni executive council
  • Attend reunions 
  • Support career services efforts by volunteering for our Featured Alumni conversation initiative, responding to current students’ LinkedIn requests to connect and have informational interviews, and more. 

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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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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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Featured Employer: Indigo Ag

Welcome to our Featured Employer series where we feature different companies/organizations in the food, nutrition, and public health field!

What does Indigo do?

Indigo developed an integrated business platform for different stakeholders in the agriculture industry to promote the sustainability …

By Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou
Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou Student Ambassador
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Featured Employer: HNRCA

Welcome to our Featured Employer series where we feature different companies/organizations in the food, nutrition, and public health field!

What do they do?

The Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (HNRCA) is one of the largest research …

By Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou
Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou Student Ambassador
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Researching Organizations? Check Out the Food Law & Policy Career Guide

This guide’s goal is to present anyone interested in an internship or a job in food law and policy with a sampling of the diverse array of choices, from research and advocacy to policymaking positions within the food system. Whether …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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Featured Resources

Schedule an Appointment

Need a Resume Review or Career Advising Appointment?

Prior to your appointment, we strongly encourage you to review our Building …

Cold Emails and Hot Coffee: The ACE (Active Career Exploration) Plan

In this PDF, Albert Chen, PhD, and other PhDs and post-docs from the University of Michigan discuss ways to engage …

Transferable Skills Checklist

Students: Use this checklist to reflect on the skills you’ll bring to an internship, research experience, or job.

Faculty: Consider …

Massachusetts Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

New England area jobs in hospitals, public health, and other clinical settings; foodservice operations; private practice; education and research; consulting; …

iHireNutrition

Job search site for the nutrition industry