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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Day 2 Recap: Washington, DC Career Trip

Immerse yourself in Day 2 of the annual Friedman School Washington, DC Career Trip through the lens of second-year AFE student, Emily Stanislawzyk.

8:30am – Commencing our second day in the bustling setting of Washington D.C., we embarked on an early …

By Hannah Symons
Hannah Symons Administrative Coordinator
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What Are Transferable Skills? Definition and Examples

Even if you haven’t had your first professional job, chances are you’ve gained some transferable skills from internships, volunteering, classes, and even extracurriculars. Transferable skills, as the name suggests, are skills you can transfer from one job to another. These …

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Day 1 Recap: Washington, DC Career Trip

Immerse yourself in the first 24 hours of the annual Friedman School Washington, DC Career Trip through the lens of second-year AFE student, Emily Stanislawzyk.

8 am – Arriving bright and early at the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) while …

By Hannah Symons
Hannah Symons Administrative Coordinator
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Internship Spotlight: Allison Arnold

Ally is a second-year AFE student who interned at the Food Hub for New Entry Sustainable Farming Project. Here she shares her insights, experience, and advice with the Friedman community.

How did you land your internship? (e.g., networking, searching on …

By Alex Kaplan
Alex Kaplan Student Ambassador
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Under the Radar Ways to Target a Company in Your Job Search

The company you want to work for is looking for you. That is the nature of the contemporary job market and it calls for a different approach for the job seeker. Now you can find the company you want to …

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Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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Featured Resources

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., …