Career Resources

Job hunting is a daunting task, and it’s hard to know where to start. Here are a few resources to get you started.

Start by making a good portfolio!   See:  Portfolio Making Advice

Tufts Career Center
The career center is the first stop on the job expedition. You can get resume help, learn about networking events, and connect with Tufts Alumni.

Tufts Handshake
Tufts Handshake is Tufts’ new and improved job listing resource. Log in with your Tufts credentials to search for open positions.

BostonChi jobs page
BostonCHI requires membership for access to their jobs mailing list. Membership is $15/year and includes events and speakers. However, you can get a sneak peek at recent job posts on their hotjobs page.

HFES Career Center
HFES requires membership to view job postings. A student membership is $35/year and requires faculty sponsorship.

Boston Startups Guide
If you can’t bear to leave Boston and love tech, check out the Boston Startups guide for jobs, news, and events. All startups, all the time.

If you live and breathe UX, UXHires can help shorten your job hunt. With specifically UX positions nationwide, forget about attempting 8 different keyword searches on Monster or Indeed.

StartUpHire is a job aggregator for startup jobs. If a startup is what you seek, they shall help you discover.


Internships are a great way to gain experience and explore different sides of Human Factors. Internships in a related field can count for credit towards the Human Factors major.

Graduate Students seeking a Masters in Human Factors without a thesis are required to complete a Human Factors-related internship. Companies will collaborate with Tufts Faculty to create dynamic project work.

Tufts Handshake

Tufts Handshake lists both full-time and intern positions. Log in with your Tufts credentials to search for open positions.