Alumni

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 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.

Note: By joining the Friedman School and/or Tufts University Career Network LinkedIn groups, you indicate openness to responding to requests from Tufts students and alumni seeking career advice and informational interviews.

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!

Evolving Global Development Career Paths

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

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Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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Career Quick Tip: Execution

As with most plans, execution is critical to success. Beware of how perfectionism or thinking you have to do it all in one sitting can keep you from getting started. The truth is –small, consistent steps make a difference! Go …

By Melissa Palmer, MS, CPC
Melissa Palmer, MS, CPC Career Coach
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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
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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Featured Resources

Spring 2022 Career Workshops & the Roadmap Workshop Challenge

The Block Career Center (BCC) is excited to offer a robust workshop schedule for Spring 2022. All Friedman students and …

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 …

Virtual Midwest Career Trip
Join us for a networking opportunity that connects Friedman School students to alumni working in the Midwestern U.S.! When Friday, …
Transferable Skills Checklist

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

Faculty: Consider …