Many Friedman students and alumni seek to address the most pressing public health and nutrition challenges facing our communities and people around the globe. This could be through preventative health program creation, evaluation, and analysis, healthcare management and policy, and more. Sample job titles include Director of Health & Wellness, Nutrition Policy Advocate, and Program and Policy Director, just to name a few.

Interested in Internationally-Focused Work?

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Here Are 15 Possible Reasons You’re Not Getting Hired—and How to Fix Them

Job searching is a grind. And the longer you’re at it, the worse it seems to get. It can be so discouraging to put yourself out there and get rejected over and over again or be met with radio silence.

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Upcoming Workshops with the Data Lab at Tufts

The Data Labs, TTS Research TechnologyDigital Design Studio (DDS)Tisch LibraryGinn LibraryHirsh Health Sciences Library the StAAR Center, and the Data-Intensive Studies Center (DISC) provide a variety of workshops on geospatial technologies, statistics, data science, programming, media …

By Lori Rodriguez, EdM
Lori Rodriguez, EdM Associate Director of Career Services
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Creating a “Career Portfolio” & Other Superpowers to Thrive in a World in Flux

Join us for this collaborative event with the Fletcher School’s Institute for Business in the Global Context that will highlight April Rinne and her insights on the future of work! Rinne, F’04, will talk about how to create a “career …

By Melissa Palmer, MS, CPCC
Melissa Palmer, MS, CPCC Career Coach
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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
Beth Jameson, MA Administrative Coordinator
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How to Become a Change Agent

Organizations can benefit from “change agents”—people who rethink, redesign, and restructure the way things work from within. Whether they reimagine entire programs or introduce new systems and technologies, change agents cultivate bottom-up problem solving and informal leadership at their organizations.

This description of a …

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  • Example keywords: Sustainability Specialist, Dietitian, Data Scientist, Health Education Specialist, Epidemiologist, and more
  • Example industries: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources; Business, Management & Administration; Government & Public Administration; Health Science; Human Services, and more

*Pro tip: If you’re not sure which keywords or job titles to use, try reviewing our job and internship listings to get ideas!

First, choose an industry of interest, then filter for occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

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Need a Resume Review or Career Advising Appointment?

Prior to your appointment, we strongly encourage you to utilize VMock and …

Schedule a Conversation with an Alumni Volunteer Today!

Featured Alumni engage in career conversations with current Friedman School students, i.e., …

Have you ever questioned the value of networking or informational interviewing? If so, you’re not alone.

Because we love analogies, …