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Your support shows your commitment to helping students, and it makes a Jumbo impact on financial aid, research, faculty, facilities, and everything in between. Thank you! Follow along with the latest issue of Jumbo Impact and read below to hear about some of the students your generosity directly supports.

#TuftsGivingTuesday Wrapped


#TuftsGivingTuesday is the biggest day of the year for annual support, but its impact is felt year-round, with your support directly helping students and faculty. Thank you for helping contribute to the record-breaking number of alums, parents, and friends who participated and made a gift this year! One of the top designations supported was Area of Greatest Need, and over 75 challenges and matches were met. Want to see how your favorite program, team, or department did? Check out full results at

Total Donors: 9,030; Volunteers who helped make #TGT a success: over 750; Challenges and matches met: 76; Top areas supported: 1. Athletics 2. Area of Greatest Need 3. Financial Aid 4. Hillel 5. Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice; #TuftsGivingTuesday logo
Internship spotlight
  • One of the many ways your annual gift makes a difference is by helping fund internship grants for students participating in unpaid opportunities. Hear from students on these opportunities that opened doors for their career paths.
Alleviating financial burdens

Olivia V., A24, is the most recent recipient of the Bruce-Griffey Leadership and Diversity Internship Fund, a crowdfunded internship in memory of two Tufts alums created to help students pursuing unpaid internships in public service. Watch this video and visit the website to learn more.

“Throughout my Tufts experience, I have often reflected on how it truly has taken a village to be where I am today—I recognize that through opportunities like this grant, I am able to continue to push toward my goals."

-Olivia V., A24

Exploring new paths

For Haijun S., E24, an internship grant gave him agency to work on developing his own software engineering project while gaining business and communication skills. While Haijun learned transferable engineering skills through this experience, he also learned a lot about himself and opened pathways to new career goals. 

Learn about other internship grants and funding opportunities available to students on the Career Center website.

“Through this opportunity, I have gained a stronger sense of my career interests, and it has allowed me to see a different perspective in the industry. It has allowed me to grow outside of just the work experience and gain a deeper understanding of myself on a personal level.” -Haijun S., E24

Emilia R., A24, walks across the academic quad

Emilia R., A24, says that the people she's met—both fellow students and alumni—have been the best part about Tufts, and have even influenced her career aspirations in investment banking.

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Zach F., A23, walks in a Tufts sweatshirt near the campus shuttle

For Zachary F., A23, the Tufts experience is all about building new relationships and trying new things. He was able to work directly with faculty and administration as a member of the Tufts Community Union Senate.

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Thanks to the scholarships offered by SMFA at Tufts, Tristan L., SMFA23, was empowered to explore new mediums in the interdisciplinary Master of Fine Arts program.

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Watch more videos from students whose Tufts’ journey you’ve had a direct impact on.

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Continue making a Jumbo impact

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