Letter to the Editor: A response to ‘Tufts should expand career advising for humanities, social science majors’

I would like to thank the Daily for offering its opinion on the work of the Career Center in its Oct. 10 editorial. When I arrived at Tufts over two years ago, I made a concerted effort to reach out to student leaders, student organizations and individual students to seek feedback on how we could continue […]

Editorial: Tufts should expand career advising for humanities, social sciences majors

On Sept. 28, the Tufts Career Center hosted its ​Fall Career Fair​, which strives to establish connections between students and prospective employers. Unfortunately, many students have expressed that the Career Fair did not present ample opportunities for them, particularly those studying the humanities and social sciences. The most important takeaway, according to an interview conducted […]

Editorial: Invest in your academic success

The transition to college academics is an adjustment. Class material is more focused; learning concepts might involve turning to a textbook for the first time in your life; and professors can seem like a far-removed entity whose schedules permit few office hours. Do not panic if your fine-tuned study habits from high school fall short. Tufts offers […]

Career Center, community senator seeking to improve resources for international students

Tufts is known for emphasizing the theme of globalism with 15 percent of its undergraduate population consisting of international students representing over 60 different nations. However, these students often struggle to find job or internship opportunities in the United States due to their status as non-citizens. Executive Director of the Career Center Gregory Victory and International Community […]

First-ever Language Fair presents multilingual students with employers, education

Tufts’ Department of International Literary and Culture Studies (ILCS) hosted its first Language Fair in Alumnae Lounge yesterday, attracting nearly 200 students to a career-oriented event that featured Tufts administrators, employers and educators from around the Boston area. The event was designed to show students that second languages can be valuable career tools by putting them in direct contact with employers […]

Malakia Silcott named assistant director, career advisor at Career Center

The Career Center recently hired Malakia Silcott as the new assistant director and career advisor to fill the vacancy left by Nicole Anderson, who is now associate director of alumni career services. Previously, Silcott worked at several different colleges including Brandeis University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and most recently Bunker Hill Community College.   According to Director of Career Development Donna Esposito, […]

TCU Senate discusses Career Center, funding requests and project proposals

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate assembled on Oct. 16 in the Sophia Gordon Hall Multipurpose Room to discuss project proposals and decide upon supplementary funding requests. After beginning the meeting with roll call, Executive Director of the Career Center Gregory Victory introduced himself to the TCU Senate and asked members for their advice on how to […]

International Center, Career Center host first career conference for international students

Seventy undergraduate and graduate students attended the International Center and the Career Center’s first career conference for international students — the Career, Culture, and Communication Conference: Helping International Students Navigate the Global Workplace — in Cabot Hall last Saturday. According to International Student and Scholar Advisor Whitney Sullivan, an International Center organizer for the event, students who attended the conference, which ran from 8:30 a.m. […]

Professionals-in-Residence offer career advice

Seeking to engage alumni and students with similar interests, the Career Center implemented the Professional-in-Residence (PIR) program last fall. The program brings alumni from different fields onto campus to talk to students about their career paths. “We added the [PIR] program to provide students the opportunity to meet individually and in small groups with alumni from a variety […]