The Tufts Public Health and Professional Degree Career Center housed in the School of Medicine provides comprehensive career development assistance to graduate students and alumni in seven programs. We provide individual career advising, drop-in hours, online resources, workshops, graduate school advising, career and internship fairs, networking and presentations with alumni and employers, job and internship search assistance, and online job and internship listings. We strive to transform students’ lives so that they can have a profound impact on the world. Through the Campus Recruiting Program, the Career Center works closely with recruiters/employers to arrange information sessions, resume collections and interviews.
As a member of the the Career Services team, the Assistant Director supports a comprehensive employer engagement effort to increase internship and full-time opportunities for students and alumni. The position involves daily relationship building with contacts from corporations, non-profits/NGOs and government agencies with a focus on healthcare and public health providers. The Assistant Director will help identify employer partners in emerging and existing sectors and develop strategies to engage these organizations in Tufts recruiting activities and events. The Assistant Director will regularly participate in employer engagement (on and off site) to consult with organization representatives on recruiting strategies; therefore, they must be able to clearly and convincingly articulate the value of a Tufts education and effectively market Jumbos to potential new employers. The Assistant Director is also responsible for managing public relations and marketing strategies for the Career Center to ensure high visibility, engagement and integration across the university community and beyond. Candidate will also carry a moderate case load of student appointments and drop-ins.