About Career Services
Career Services is located at 511 Goodell Hall, opposite the Old Stone Chapel. (Note: when you walk into the front doors of Goodell Hall you are already on the 5th floor). |map|
Please check out the tabs on the left to find out a little more about who we are and how we can assist you.
Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Please note that walk-ins are suspended over the summer months. Normal walk-in hours will begin on September 3. Please call 413-545-2224 to schedule a summer appointment.
Career Services Mission Statement
The mission of Career Services is to educate students in all phases of their career development and to empower them in making gratifying career decisions to develop and transition successfully in a diverse and global society.
Core Program Values
Career Services provides skill building and networking opportunities for students to engage in lifelong professional development. Professional development requires the ability to communicate effectively, to collaborate, to build and sustain professional relationships based on respect, to engage effectively in multicultural teams, to use technology efficiently, to problem solve, to assume professional leadership roles in the workplace, to identify future options, and to build the skills and knowledge to flourish in a changing job market.
Career Services builds relationships with employers and provides support for faculty and parents as we partner in the career development success of their students.
Student Learning Outcomes
Students who utilize Career Services will be able to successfully:
- Identify strengths and interests and match these to a compatible career path
- Develop realistic career and professional goals
- Explore possible life and career options through a variety of venues
- Learn and utilize competitive job search skills to secure a meaningful position
- Build and sustain professional relationships and networks
- Translate acquired knowledge to employment skills or graduate school success
Top Ten University
Real-world adventures: UMass Amherst ranks among the nation’s top ten schools for the percentage of graduates who participated in internships. (U.S. News & World Report)