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Information for Community Partners

Our partnerships, especially those in Tufts’ host communities, are at the heart of Tisch College’s work. Explore different ways you can connect with our students, faculty, and staff, and contact us to discuss building new opportunities together.

Become a Community Partner

As a Tisch College community partner, your nonprofit, school, government office, or advocacy organization can serve as a year-long fellowship site, summer internship placement, or research partner. Learn more por contact Shirley Mark, Tisch College Director of Community Partnerships at

Train at our Nonprofit Institute

Tisch College partners with the Institute for Nonprofit Practice, a training organization for nonprofit managers and emerging leaders that offers award-winning programming.

Promote Your Event or Opportunity

Whether or not you’re working directly with Tisch College, we are happy to help advertise relevant events, internships, volunteer positions, and other opportunities at your organization that may interest our students. Email with a short description, contact information, and any relevant materials.

Explore Other University Resources

Beyond our work at Tisch College, Tufts is committed to strengthening its relationship with host communities in a variety of ways. Visit the University’s Community Relations page for information about programs like Community Day, the Tufts Neighborhood Service Fund, and more.

Come to our Next Event

The majority of our events are open to the public, and we love having partners and community members join us on campus. Check out our event calendar.

Connect with Tisch College

Join our mailing list to receive a monthly bulletin with the latest news on Tisch College programs, events, and civic engagement work on campus and beyond. You can also connect with us through social media on Twitter and Facebook. Email with any questions or ideas, or come by our offices and speak with a staff member about your interests and any available opportunities to connect with Tufts students, faculty, and staff.