The Tufts MSIM credential opens up a variety of paths for making a real impact and bettering the world through innovation. Small start-up or Fortune 500 enterprise? Corporate life or social venture? How you launch your career is up to you — and we’re here to help with a variety of resources.
If you’d like a little inspiration, typical career opportunities for MSIM graduates include:
From day one, the MSIM program focuses on your career. The curriculum includes the powerful Career Planning seminar, a 10-week series that covers how to market yourself, develop your career plan, network, and interview. Lecturer Sarah Stockwell has over 20 years of training and development experience in the private and educational sectors.
To think like an innovator, it helps to learn from those who’ve done it before. That’s why the MSIM program features a variety of networking opportunities, including weekly seminars and visits to cutting edge companies across industries. The Innovator’s Mindset Series is designed to expose students to stimulating and interesting people, places, and experiences to inspire them in their careers and lives. Examples include:
Insightful Company Visits
Eager to put your new innovation skills and experience to use? The MSIM program includes a semester-long leadership project. You’ll directly apply your learnings in your choice of industry setting and role:
The MSIM faculty, including MSIM Director Kevin Oye, are dedicated to your professional growth. It’s not just about learning skills in the classroom. Your MSIM professors will provide personalized guidance, connect you with industry leaders, and help you land the right internship or job based on your interests.
In our new mentorship program, you’re paired with an industry mentor based on your interests. You’re able to tap into a wealth of experience and have a proven innovator to provide advice and guidance as you plan your career path.
You can also tap into the Tufts Gordon Institute’s alumni network. More than 850 alumni work at leading tech companies in the greater Boston area, including Genzyme, Pfizer, Google, Apple, Honeywell, and Raytheon. Your Tufts connections can offer invaluable job or internship opportunities, so make sure to meet with these alums throughout the year at MSIM networking events.
As an MSIM student, you have full access to the Tufts Career Center. Resources include:
Faculty with decades of industry experience
Years Tufts Gordon Institute has been developing tech-focused leaders.
Jobs through Tufts Career Center