Students with Disabilities

The Friedman School Block Career Services Center is here to support you as you explore career options, gain experience, and work toward your goals. Check out the following resources for career exploration, internship/job search, and more.

Tufts Student Accessibility Services

Job and Internship Search Resources

  • BroadFutures – Paid internships for students with learning disabilities
  • Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities (COSD) – Professional association offering career resources and a national conference for students and professionals
  • Entry Point! – American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) program that offers paid summer internship opportunities in STEM fields
  • Jobs Without Limits – A job board for job seekers with disabilities to connect with employers in Massachusetts
  • Emerging Leaders Summer Internship Program – Summer internship and leadership development opportunities for undergraduate/graduate students
  • Lime Connect – Scholarship, internship, and fellowship opportunities for students and alumni
  • Getting Hired – Job search website dedicated to bridging the gap between job seekers with disabilities and employers looking to hire
  • Ability Jobs – Division of ABILITY magazine that features job listings and virtual career fairs
  • AbilityLinks – Job listings, resume posting and mentoring opportunities
  • disABLEDperson.com – Job listings for persons with disabilities

Employment Agencies/Placement Services

Advocacy Organizations

Additional Publications

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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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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Resource of the Week: Devex

Devex is an independent news organization with offices are in Barcelona, London, Manila, and Washington, D.C. As a media source for the global development community, they offer news articles as well as a series of subscription newsletters; a Career Hub …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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Career Quick Tip: Execution

As with most plans, execution is critical to success. Beware of how perfectionism or thinking you have to do it all in one sitting can keep you from getting started. The truth is –small, consistent steps make a difference! Go …

By Melissa Palmer, MS, CPCC
Melissa Palmer, MS, CPCC Career Coach
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The 8 Negotiation Skills You Need—Whether You’re Job Searching or Not

Let’s say you’re conducting a job search and aiming for an annual salary of $100,000, but a company you’ve interviewed with offers you $87,000. You could grudgingly accept it, walk away, or try to negotiate.

You decide to negotiate and …

By Lisa Rabasca Roepe - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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