Before completing the Tisch Summer Fellows application, please review the checklist below:

1) Make sure to have the following materials prepared to email at the completion of your application:

  • Updated Resume
  • Tailored Cover Letter: Please note that a unique cover letter addressed to the organization is required for each placement that you apply.
  • Letter of Recommendation: One letter of recommendation per placement is required. You may submit one letter for all placements or choose to ask multiple recommenders, based on the skills required at different sites. Recommenders may submit their letters directly to if they prefer. Recommenders do not need to be associated with Tufts University.
  • Unofficial Transcript

2) Please email your resume, tailored cover letter, letter of recommendation and unofficial transcript to The subject of your email should include the name of the placement you are applying to, as well as your name. Please send separate emails for each placement you apply to.

3) Please label each attachment with your name, what each document contains and which placement you are applying for (for example, JOHN_DOE_COVER LETTER_AARP).

4) Applications will not be considered complete until all of the required materials have been submitted.

5) Re-opened and new applications are now due on Friday, February 10 at NOON. Applications for The Pentagon are now closed.