Career Center

Connect with the Tufts University Career Center at SMFA

  • Explore careers across arts and creative disciplines

  • Build resumes, portfolios and other tools that promote your skills and work

  • Find internships and learn if you are eligible to receive credit

  • Maximize opportunities to engage with employers & SMFA and Tufts alumni

  • Identify and utilize resources for exhibiting your work and continuing your professional development

Career Advising

Ryan Smith, Assistant Director, Career Advisor for the Arts. 

Appointments and Drop-ins

Appointments are available on both the SMFA and Medford campuses. 

Drop-in hours are 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays unless otherwise noted.

Schedule an Appointment on Handshake. Contact the career center at (617) 627- 3299 or careercenter@tufts.edu if you have trouble scheduling and we will assist you.

Career Exploration

Explore all the career resources that Tufts Career Center offers as you create resumes and portfolios and search for job and internship opportunities.

Find Jobs and Internships

Handshake is Tufts' recruiting platform which connects students and alumni to employers for job and internship opportunities and career events.

Handshake is your best first step for jobs, internships, employer profiles and career resources.

Find Jobs and Internships

Internships for Credit

SMFA at Tufts students can do internships for studio credit. Restrictions apply.

Please email Ryan Smith, Assistant Director, Career Advisor for the Arts, to see if you are eligible to complete an internship for studio credit.

For Employers

We are happy to promote your job and internships to the SMFA and Tufts communities. Please create an account and/or log into Handshake, Tufts' recruiting platform, to post opportunities. Join Handshake.

Should you have questions about setting up your Handshake account or posting jobs and internships, please contact careercenter@tufts.edu.

If you have any questions or want to develop career programming to connect with SMFA at Tufts students, please reach out to Ryan Smith, Assistant Director, Career Advisor for the Arts.