Welcome to Career Services!
Whether you’re wondering where to begin, looking for an internship, or starting your job search, Career Services will guide you through the process of career development, from your first questions to your last. With your UMass Amherst degree in hand and your passions, talents, skills, and experiences, you can be ready for the career you’ve always wanted or possibly the one you never imagined. Come see us!
Current News & Upcoming Events
Join A Career Success Team
Wednesday February 3rd, 5:30-6:30pm
Career Ambassadors Are Here To Help You! Not sure what steps you need to take in order to find that summer internship? Want to build a better resume, cover letter and networking skills? You don’t have to do it alone! Join a peer led support group for career success, and meet weekly to progress toward your personal career goals
Career Fashion Show and Clothing Tag Sale
Wednesday February 10, 5:30-7:00pm and
Wednesday February 10, 7:30-9:30pm
Learn to tie a tie. See examples of how to dress and accessorize your outfits for a professional look. Win gift cards to local clothing stores. Bring a friend. Following this fun event will be our Career Clothing Tag Sale until 9:30pm. Pick it, try it, like it, buy it... inexpensively. With thanks to our co-sponsors.
Resume Reviews By Real Recruiters
Wednesday Feb 17, 1:00pm-4:00pm
A few of our favorite employers will have recruiters on campus to give you direct feedback on your resume. First Come First Served. No appointment necessary.
Impact National Student Conference on Community Service, Service Learning, and Civic Engagement
Thursday February 18 - Sunday February 21
Meet students from all over the country who are working on issues of social justice and advocacy on their own college campuses. Special registration rate available to UMass students.
Prep Sessions for Upcoming Career Fairs
Thursday February 18th, 2016 4-5pm
Monday February 22nd, 2016 12-1pm, and 4-5pm
Get ready for the career fairs this week. Learn how to research what employers are coming, as well as what to bring, how to dress, and how to interact with the employers you choose to visit. For questions contact Caroline Gould: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday February 23rd, 2016 1-5pm
Come meet with 300-400 students interested in full-time job opportunities as well as internships. This is your chance to meet with the most diverse student population. All students as well as all majors are invited to attend this event. See the list of participating employers.
Attention Employers: Registration for the Diversity Fair is $500 -- which includes a table and space for two reps, lunch, wifi, and parking for the event. Employers Register Here.
Wednesday February 24th, 2016 10am-3pm
Our largest career fair of the year, and the largest career fair in Western Mass. We will have 130 organizations and over 1,300 students attend this event. All students from all majors are encouraged to attend and actively search for internships and full-time job opportunities. See the list of participating employers.
Attention Employers: Employer registration for Career Blast is currently at capacity. To place your name on the waitlist, please email Todd Butynski.
Our frequently updated events calendar has information on additional Career Fairs, Job Fairs, Virtual Fairs, and Information Sessions, both on and off campus,
We are proud to unveil the latest in Career Services technology:
Our NEW CareerConnect 2.0 Jobs and Internships Database!
Our new system is more robust, more attractive, and better designed. Features include 24/7 electronic scheduling of appointments with Career Advisors, bots that find and suggest jobs matching your interests, personal storage for your job search documents, and a searchable directory of employers seeking UMass students and graduates.
Make CareerConnect your first stop when looking for jobs and internships. New opportunities are added every day. Use the button at right to have a look around, and tell us what you think!
Winners of our 2015 Internship Photo Contest