Mar 18

Job: Study Abroad Advisor at Tufts University (Boston)

The Office of Tufts Programs Abroad of Tufts University, a large private college in Boston, is looking for a study abroad advisor to expand their academic overseas programs. Someone who is familiar with the paperwork process for different foreign schools is ideal. Along with Japan, the office offers programs all over the world in Africa, Asia, Europe and South America. The advisor will be responsible to counsel the over 600 Tufts students and the 400 foreign students that enroll in these programs.


  • Conducts pre-departure and re-entry orientation programs for students;
  • Determines transfer of credit from non-Tufts foreign programs;
  • Evaluates the quality of non-Tufts study-abroad programs in conjunction with the Faculty Subcommittee on Foreign Programs;
  • Researches programs to meet the needs of Tufts students.
  • The Foreign Study Advisor will also: meet with foreign program directors; visit facilities of study-abroad programs as necessary; participate on advisory boards as appropriate; maintain and organize the Dowling Hall Resource Library section on Study Abroad; and participate in long term planning for Tufts Study Abroad.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Three (3) years of experience in international education and/or travel programs
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Must possess experience in a study-abroad office
  • Excellent communication skills, including working with diverse populations, are required
  • Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to work accurately under deadlines with frequent student contact and high volume of paperwork
  • Must be able to travel to both domestic and foreign locations
  • Foreign language skills, study abroad experience are ideal
  • HOW TO APPLY: Online at

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