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November Career Events

Walk-In Resume Reviews/Career Advising

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

30-Minute Midday Career Skills Workshops

Interviewing Tips

  • Monday, 11/26, 4pm, E202 South College

Customizing Resumes

  • Tuesday, 11/27, 4pm, E202 South College

How to Find a Job

  • Wednesday, 11/28, 4pm, E202 SC

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

Other Career Events

LinkedIn 101 Workshops

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

How to Use Handshake

  • Friday, 11/30, 11am, 508 Goodell

Here to Career/Internship Workshop Series

  • Wednesdays January-March: Jan. 30, Feb. 6, Feb. 13, Feb. 20, Feb. 27, March 6
  • 6-8 PM, South College E470
  • Free Dinner provided!
  • "Here to Career" is a 6-week workshop series that will teach you how to look for & acquire jobs & internships!
  • Register by filling out this Google Form.

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