Networking & Personal Branding

How to Give a Great Elevator Pitch (With Examples)

Though people are complex and so much more than just their jobs, in a new social situation you’re often asked, “So, what do you do?” or “What are you majoring in?” While you probably have a stock answer ready to …

By Rachel Pelta - Forage
Forage
Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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How to Write Networking Emails That Get Opened

Today, in our hybrid work environment, email is the primary mode of communication when it comes to building networks and making connections. This means delivering an excellent introductory networking email is key for career advancement and growth. So, here’s how to …

By Ashley Kemper - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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3 Questions with Simon Ye, Regional Scientific Marketing Lead at IFF Health

Dr. Simon Ye received his M.S. (2017) and Ph.D. (2020) in Biochemical and Molecular Nutrition from the Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition. His interest and expertise in molecular nutrition, culinary arts, and social entrepreneurship grant him a unique insight into …

By Fangruo Zhou
Fangruo Zhou Student Ambassador
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5 Questions with Laura Coleman, Director of Translational Medicine at NIBR

Dr. Laura Coleman is an experienced translational medicine expert who had a strong background in clinical research, nutrition science, clinical dietetic, and epidemiology. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology/Community Health and PhD in Human Nutrition Science from the Tufts …

By Fangruo Zhou
Fangruo Zhou Student Ambassador
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February and March Food Conferences (Most Are Free!)

It is the conference season! We hope you’ve had an amazing start to this semester. Here are some free/low-cost conferences for this February and March.

Waste Management Forum

Join WM to hear from inspiring sustainability leaders and how we can …

By Fangruo Zhou
Fangruo Zhou Student Ambassador
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Featured Resources

Fall 2022 Career Workshops

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

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 …

Fall 2022 Workshops at a Glance

From mapping your career journey and learning career essentials to building your network and gaining experience — we have something …

Diversify Dietetics

The mission of Diversify Dietetics is to increase the racial and ethnic diversity in the field of nutrition by empowering …

Networking Strategies and Resources

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

Because we love analogies, …

Nourish Café

Nourish Café is the food and nutrition entrepreneurship and innovation meet up for Tufts Students. Join us to learn more …