Prospective Students

Tufts University School of Medicine students sit in class with Maine Medical Center faculty member Dr. Michael Gibbs at Sackler Hall

As a student at Tufts University Public Health and Professional Degree Programs, you will find a multitude of resources and support to help you achieve your career goals including:


Career Education: We provide resources, presentations, and workshops on a wide variety of career topics from resume and cover letter writing to behavioral interviewing to help students build their professional skills.

One-on-one coaching: Career Services is comprised of professionals who work with students on an individual basis. Topics range from self-assessment and career exploration to negotiating your first post-graduate salary.

Alumni/Employer connections: Throughout the academic year, Career Services plans events to connect students to employers working in fields of interest. Programming includes alumni panels, career and applied learning experience fairs, employer information sessions and other networking events.

Career Tools: Career Connector is our online career management tool. It is a one-stop resource that allows students to manage their career search process.

Alumni Profile - Vanessa Oddo

Vaness Oddo MPH Alumni

Research Analyst, Mathematica Policy Research
MPH program, 2011
MPH concentration, nutrition

“The Tufts program is unique in that it is truly designed to help students gain applicable skills for public health practice. Students should take advantage of experiential opportunities to gain exposure to the public health field, such as internships with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the Applied Learning Experience.” 

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