Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems

Career paths in agriculture and food supply are geared toward those who want to build sustainable, healthful, and accessible food systems domestically and around the world. Environmental, social, and economic sustainability and justice are often at the core of their work with food production, marketing, and distribution. Others have a passion for creating and advocating for sustainable practices in land use and natural resource management. Career paths for this community may include working in food access programming, agricultural policy analysis, sourcing and distribution systems management, responsible product labeling, environmental program evaluation, management and monitoring, land and water rights policy advocacy, sustainable practices consulting, farming, education, and research. Employers range from local, state, and federal governmental agencies to international and domestic NGOs, and from small and large-scale farms to schools and community organizations. 

Case Interview Preparation Tips

Welcome to our preparation tips for case interviews!  Whether you are just curious about case interviews or have an interview coming up, these tips and resources will help you feel more prepared and confident.

What is a Case Interview?

A …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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Job Searching for International Students, Part 1

Today we would like to answer some common questions about the logistics of working as an international student in the US and give you some tips for job searching.
What is CPT?

F-1 Curricular Practical Training CPT is a type …

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Ingrid Zhou Student Ambassador
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Always Tell a Better Story — Takeaways from Nourish Café Panel Session with Bill Layden

Bill Layden is one of the advisors for the Friedman School and the founder of Layden Enterprises. He helps organizations explore their potential and create innovative development pathways. His interest is to take human nutrition, move it back to the …

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Ingrid Zhou Student Ambassador
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Career Quick Tip: Systematic Career Exploration

You may be wondering, how do I start a systematic personalized career exploration plan? Here are some starter pro tips from a postdoc-turned-career coach who encountered some unexpected challenges along the way to career fulfillment.

Read this article for career …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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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 …

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Ingrid Zhou Student Ambassador
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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 …

Spring 2022 Career Workshops & the Roadmap Workshop Challenge

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

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Interstride

Interstride is an interactive career platform that enhances the career exploration and job search process for international students. With web …

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

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