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November Career Events

Walk-In Resume Reviews

Wednesdays and Thursdays
4:00-6:00pm, South College Commons

30-Minute Midday Career Skills Workshops

Customizing Resumes

  • Wednesday, 11/14, 4pm, E202 SC
  • Tuesday, 11/24, 4pm, E202 SC

How to Find an Internship

  • Tuesday, 11/13, 4pm, E202 SC

How to Find a Job

  • Wednesday, 11/28, 4pm, E202 SC

Interviewing Tips

  • Monday, 11/26, 4pm, E202SC

Individual Advising Sessions

For Help with your Internship Search

Lisa Blacher
Assistant Director of Internships
umass.campus.eab.com or 413-545-6152

For Help with Career Exploration and Planning

Caroline Gould
Director of Career Development Services
umass.campus.eab.com or 413-545-6152

Career Fairs

Criminal Justice Fair

  • Employer list on Handshake
  • Thursday 11/1, 12pm – 3pm, Campus Center 163

Other Career Events

Isenberg Master of Science in Business & Analytics Information Session

  • Tuesday, 11/6, 5:30 pm-6:30 pm, Isenberg School of Management 112
  • The session will cover FAQ’s about the admissions process and curriculum overview.

LinkedIn 101 Workshops

  • Monday, 11/5, 4pm – 5pm, 508 Goodell
  • Monday, 11/26, 4pm – 5pm, 508 Goodell

Student & Alumni Networking Night

  • Wednesday, 11/7, 7:00pm – 8:30pm, Commonwealth Honors College Events Hall
  • Learn about career choices, industry trends, and expectations of new graduates entering the workforce. Come network with a diverse group of alumni with expertise in a variety of areas. No cost to attend, Dessert provided. Registration is required, as space is limited.
  • https://www.umassalumni.com

Register for January Employer Sites Now

  • Road Trips to the Real World offers students the opportunity to attend one-day employer site visits between January 3-18, 2019. Employers will talk about their organization, industry, internships and job opportunities. Space is limited, and spots fill up VERY quickly, so register early! The registration fee is $10 per site, with a limit of five site visits per student.
  • www.eace.org/roadtrips

Here to Career Checklist

...to make sure you have great career opportunities upon graduation...

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an academic environment, not a vocational school. You will probably need more than just a Bachelor’s degree to get a professional level job or be accepted into a graduate program upon graduation. Here are some things to do to increase your after-graduation possibilities:

  • Learn how to customize both your resume and cover letter (workshops)
  • Get your resume reviewed at WalkIn
  • Learn how to find internships (workshop)
  • Find, apply for, and then complete an internship
  • Attend employer information sessions
  • Learn how to interview (workshop)
  • Do another internship
  • Learn how to do Informational Interviewing (workshop)
  • Attend alumni networking events
  • Go to career and internship fairs as practice
  • Get your resume reviewed again at WalkIn
  • Do another internship
  • Learn how to maximize your efforts at a career fair (workshop)
  • Go to a career fair and interact with employers
  • Go to employer information sessions
  • Participate in On Campus Recruiting
  • Learn how to find job opportunities (workshop)
  • Get a job/go to grad school