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, […]

Ten Tufts students awarded Fulbright scholarships

The Fulbright Program, an international exchange program for college graduates run by the federal government, has awarded scholarships to 10 Tufts students in the past year, according to Tufts Program Specialist for Scholar Development Anne Moore. Out of the 60 total Tufts applicants, there were 22 finalists for the scholarship, and 15 students were offered Fulbright […]

Tufts alumni create summer internship fund for students interested in service

The Bruce-Griffey Leadership and Diversity Internship Fund, an alumni-organized grant to help students afford the financial burden of unpaid summer internships, was offered for the first time last summer. The alumni who created the grant are looking to continue and expand the fund for this summer, according to fund Co-Chair Francesca Freeman-Lujan (LA ’93). The fund […]

Unpaid summer internships present challenges, create opportunities for Tufts students

Ever since Kenny Weitzman was a high school student in rural New Hampshire, he knew he wanted to work on Capitol Hill. The Tufts junior saved money for the past four years, working during the summers and the school years to be able to accept an unpaid internship at Sen. Jeanne Shaheen’s (D-NH) office. Weitzman, who double-majors […]

Tufts strives to build community, support system for undocumented students

As more undocumented students have been accepted and have enrolled at Tufts in both the Class of 2019 and 2020, following the university’s 2015 decision to begin admitting undocumented students, Tufts continues to allocate resources to support these students’ college careers and beyond. Over a year ago, Dean of Undergraduate Admissions Lee Coffin announced that Tufts would change its […]

Alumni speak about media industry, careers at annual ‘On the Air’ event

The Film and Media Studies (FMS) program and the Career Center hosted the annual “On the Air: Media Careers for the Networked Generation” event, where Tufts alumni spoke about their careers in the media industry, last Friday afternoon. The event featured a keynote panel, two panel sessions and an opportunity for students and alumni to mingle and […]

Career Center partners with Senior Class Council to hold Senior Launch

The Senior Class Council (SCC), in collaboration with the Tufts Career Center, will be holding “Senior Launch: Professional Skills for Career Success” on Feb. 27 from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm in order to assist graduating seniors in their career advancement and job search. According to Senior Class Council Co-president Grace Michaels, this event is relevant and timely for students […]