Career Services is here to help you achieve your professional goals and can provide advice on applying for and landing jobs as well as advancing in your career. Below are services our team provides to current graduate students in the following programs:
- Doctor of Physical Therapy Programs
- MBS Program
- Physician Assistant Program
- Public Health Programs
First & new job assistance
Career Services provides a list of job opportunities in our weekly newsletters and on Handshake job postings. These include internships, fellowships, on-campus work, glide year, and part-time, and full-time jobs.
All students are welcome to schedule a session with Career Services in their first or second semester to develop a personal plan to achieve your post-graduation goals. We can and help you highlight your work and develop a strong story that can make you stand out in your resume, cover letter, online profiles, and interviews. Starting early is key to success.
Although each fair is tailored for specific programs, all students are welcome. More than 50 employers are expected from across the country with opportunities for onsite, remote, and hybrid jobs. Employers will include healthcare providers, local, state, and federal government agencies, consulting firms, pharmaceuticals, and more. View resources in Handshake to help you get the most out of the career fairs.
Career Services helps many students go onto to further education (PhD, MD, DO) and is available for mock interviews and reviews of personal statements.
If you are ready for the next step in your career but not sure how to get there, Career Services can help you highlight your work and develop a strong story that showcases why you should get the promotion.
Career Services can review your current compensation, your job’s market value, and help you negotiate your raise or salary adjustment.
Career Services can help you develop a plan on how to get to your next and ultimate career goal and help you stand out in your resume, cover letter, online profiles, and interviews.
Managing work situations—the mundane and the tricky
Career Services can help you be prepared for when you encounter challenging work situations. Some of the work situations we have helped students with include:
- Job performance reviews
- Being better prepared for meetings
- Proactively communicating with your manager on problems
- Growing job responsibilities with no additional resources, promotion, or raise
- Wage theft
- Resigning professionally
Career Services provides students information on organizations interested in hosting MPH and HIA students for field work each term.
Our MPH Program Guide to Find A Project Based Practicum gives students details on how to find a preceptor and project specifically for MPH programs.
Our HIA Program Guide to Find A Capstone gives students details on how to find a preceptor and project specifically for HIA programs.
International students and students looking for international work
Tufts students have access to Interstride, an interactive career platform for international students. Log in to Interstride with your Tufts ID or download their mobile app. They have comprehensive career resources, from navigating the visa process and searching for jobs to building one's professional network. And although it's particularly useful for international students, Interstride offers a variety of tools for all students.
Get in touch
Drop-in Student Office Hours:
- Virtual: Every Tuesday from 1-2pm ET on Zoom (Join Zoom Meeting)
- Click on Career Center in the upper right
- Scroll down and click on Appointments, then click on the blue box that reads Schedule A New Appointment
- Select the Category: Public Health & Professional Degree Programs Alumni Advising – 50 Minutes
- Find an available date and time—you will receive a confirmation calendar invite with instructions for phone and Zoom along from the advisor meeting with you