International Development, Food Security & Humanitarian Response

Friedman community members leverage their diplomatic, military, and NGO experiences when leading international development and humanitarian efforts. Some work behind the scenes with aid policy and strategy, while others serve on the front lines of program implementation and aid delivery. Still others contribute expertise to research, assessment, and evaluation with a focus on continual improvement. They make a difference in international public health agencies such as WHO, USAID, Oxfam International, and the World Food Programme in positions ranging from Nutrition Consultant and Public Health Advisor to International Research Analyst and Food Security Advisor. 

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 Susannah Krenn
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7 Strategies for a Successful International Work Assignment

International assignments are exciting for a host of reasons, but having the opportunity to live in another country while finding success in your career at the same time is particularly compelling. Working abroad allows you to gain real-world experience, advance …

By Kate Sitarz, Abbott - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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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.

By Lily Zhang - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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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 Lori Rodriguez, EdM
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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, CPC
Melissa Palmer, MS, CPC Director of Career Services Melissa Palmer, MS, CPC
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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 …

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Need a Resume Review or Career Advising Appointment?

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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, …
Schedule a Conversation with an Alumni Volunteer Today!

Featured Alumni engage in “flash-mentoring” with current Friedman School students, i.e., short …

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) provides research-based policy solutions to sustainably reduce poverty and end hunger and malnutrition …