The Block Career Services Center continues to support Friedman School alumni as they make strides toward career goals following graduation. In addition to using the resources on the Block Career Center site, alumni have the opportunity to schedule career advising appointments with members of our team. We also encourage alumni to:

Join the Tufts Online Alumni Directory. Register today to search the directory for all Tufts alumni worldwide, network with alumni, take advantage of library privileges, and more!

Join the Tufts Friedman School Alumni Association Facebook and LinkedIn groups. We post jobs, information about events, and alumni opportunities.

Join the Tufts University Career Network on LinkedIn. This is Tufts University’s largest career networking community for alumni and students from all Tufts schools, as well as faculty, staff, employers and friends. The forum allows group members to share career-related information and jobs and internships, request informational interviews, and provide advice across industries and geographic locations. By joining the group, you are open to responding to requests from Tufts students and alumni seeking career advice and informational interviews.


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 Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Career Advisor / Multimedia & Communications Specialist Susannah Krenn
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Featured Webinar Series: Finding Your Future in Food Systems

NAFSN’S Finding Your Future in Food Systems webinar series will provide participants with connections and insights to help them identify next steps for their careers. The series features speakers from job-creating organizations and businesses, some working locally in their communities, …

By Beth Jameson, MA
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Resource Spotlight: Boston Network for International Development (BNID) Organization Directory

Looking for an internship, volunteer opportunity, or full-time job? The Boston Network for International Development (BNID) offers a helpful directory with more than 250 Boston-area organizations focused on international development.

View the BNID Directory

Categories include:


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Susannah Krenn Career Advisor / Multimedia & Communications Specialist Susannah Krenn
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Perks and Benefits 101: Explanations and Questions to Ask Before You Take the Job

Once you’ve found a job and company that you’re really excited about, salary might top your list of priorities. But while salary is important, it’s only part of the overall offer. To get the full scope of what you’ll really …

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The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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5 Common Global Development CV Mistakes

Entire books can be — and have been — written about what not to do when applying to a job.

Much of the advice is expected and applies to a wide range of industries — global development included. Always customize your CV. Keep …

By Beth Jameson, MA
Beth Jameson, MA Administrative Coordinator Beth Jameson, MA
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Featured Resources

Fall 2021 Career Workshops & the Roadmap Workshop Challenge

The Block Career Center (BCC) is excited to offer a robust workshop schedule for Fall 2021. All Friedman students and …

Schedule an Appointment
Need a Resume Review or Career Advising Appointment?

Please go to Handshake to make schedule an appointment with one of …

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 …

Career Advising Appointments for Alumni

Friedman School alumni can schedule 45 minute appointments with the Career Center staff through our Handshake system.