Doctoral Students

We offer advising, workshops and resources for Tufts Friedman School doctoral students. This includes helping you set career goals and develop strategies and skills to achieve them. Review this information for upcoming programs, highlighted resources and information to help you in the job search, whether your destination is academia or the private, public or nonprofit sectors.

Block Career Services Center Advisors are available to discuss issues such as career decision-making, job search, networking, writing resumes, CVs and cover letters, and interview prep. Appointments can be made online; plan in advance to ensure you get help before an application deadline or interview.

The Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy provides some of the world’s best doctoral training in nutrition and related fields. These doctoral candidates intend to graduate this year and are currently on the job market.


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Resume Keywords: What They Are and How to Use Them

There’s tons of advice about creating a resume that gets results. And one of the common topics is resume keywords. Most advice says using keywords on your resume is crucial. And it is. The right resume keywords can and do …

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Featured Employer: New Entry Farm

Welcome to our featured employer series where we will feature different companies/organizations in the food, nutrition, and public health field!

What do they do?

New Entry Farm is an initiative of Tufts University’s Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. …

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How to Respond to a Job Interview Email (With Examples)

Whether the email subject line is “Interview Request,” “Availability for Interview,” or something similar, you’ve made it to the next phase of your job search: the job interview. In your excitement, you may dash off a quick email to the …

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Precision Nutrition: What is it? And what can I do?

What is precision nutrition?

Precision nutrition finds the most suitable diet for individual people based on one’s DNA, microbiomes, and metabolic reactions. (1) In the future, with the help of precision nutrition, scientists may be able to find more effective …

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Sustainable Nutrition: What Is It? And What Can I Do?

What is sustainable nutrition?

Sustainability is defined as a future-minded way of production. While setting an environmental sustaining capacity is a baseline, nutrition sustainability aims to search for the food system driving nodes and find more efficient solutions in the …

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Featured Resources

Building a Strategic Resume (PDF Guide)

Your resume is above all else a marketing piece. Jam-packed with tips and samples, this guide will help you learn …

Schedule an Appointment

Need a Resume Review or Career Advising Appointment?

Prior to your appointment, we strongly encourage you to review our Building …

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 Career Development Checklist

Make the most of your time at the Friedman School by getting a jump start on your career planning! Use …