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.
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.
Eager to put your new skills and experience to use? The MSIM program includes a semester-long leadership project, empowering you to directly apply your learnings. The choice of industry and role are up to you.
The MSIM faculty, including MSIM Director Kevin Oye, are dedicated to your professional growth. It’s not just about learning skills in a classroom. Your professors will provide personalized guidance, connect you with industry leaders, and help you land the right role for your interests.
In our new mentorship program, you’re paired with a relevant industry mentor. You’re then able to tap into their wealth of experience, accessing advice and guidance as you plan your career path.
You can also leverage the Tufts Gordon Institute’s alumni network from both the MSIM and M.S. in Engineering Management programs. Almost 1,000 alumni work at leading tech companies in the greater Boston area, including Apple, Genzyme, Google, Honeywell, Raytheon, and Pfizer. These connections can offer invaluable job or internship opportunities, so make sure to attend our networking events throughout the year.
MSIM students have full access to Tufts Career Center resources, like:
To think like an innovator, it helps to learn from those who’ve done it before. 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 interesting people, places, and experiences to inspire them in their careers and lives, including: