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As the Commonwealth’s flagship public university, UMass Amherst educates approximately 30,000 students per year!  We are excited to partner with you in hiring our students for full-time, internship, co-op and other experiential learning opportunities.


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UMass Amherst Momentum: A word from Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy

By every measure, the University of Massachusetts Amherst has joined the ranks of the finest public universities in America. Over the past five years our national ranking has climbed faster and higher than any other university in the country.


Employers Looking to Learn About Field Experience (Internships, Co-ops, Etc.)

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In addition to a centralized career center, we have seven college-based career centers to help you target your hiring.  If you are seeking specific major(s), please let a contact below know how you would like to connect with our students.

Career Center Contacts

Career Development & Professional Connections Hub

(2235 undergraduates, 1465 graduate students) www.umass.edu/careers For Multiple Majors

Contact: Tiffany Appleton, tappleton@umass.edu


Information and Computer Sciences

(1250 undergraduates, 585 graduate students) https://www.cics.umass.edu/careers

Contact:  Brian Krusell, bkrusell@cics.umass.edu



(2200 undergraduates, 600 graduate students) https://engineering.umass.edu/careers

Contact:   Todd Butynski, tbutynsk@umass.edu


Humanities and Fine Arts

(1760 undergraduates, 625 graduate students) https://www.umass.edu/hfa/advising

Contact:  Lisa Blacher, lblacher@umass.edu


Isenberg School of Management

(3680 undergraduates, 1760 graduate students) https://www.isenberg.umass.edu/centers/chase-career-center

Contact:  Melissa Salva, msalva@isenberg.umass.edu


Natural Sciences

(6485 undergraduates, 1020 graduate students) (Includes Stockbridge School of Agriculture & School of Earth and Sustainability) http://www.cns.umass.edu/advising/cns-career-center

Contact: Janet Bordwin, jbordwin@umass.edu


Public Health and Health Sciences

(1925 undergraduates, 550 graduate students) https://www.umass.edu/sphhs/careers

Contact: Aimee Gilbert Loinaz, aimeegl@umass.edu


Social and Behavioral Sciences

(3925 undergraduates, 555 graduate students) https://www.umass.edu/sbs/advising-sbs/career-professional-development-advising

Contact: Carol Sharick, csharick@umass.edu



UMass Amherst uses Handshake, a free job board and internship platform that employers can use to post a job or internship. This allows students and recent alumni to search and easily apply according to the directions you specify in your job ad. 

  1. If you don’t have a Handshake account, signing up is free and easy. Click here for a step-by-step process with screenshots - it only takes a few minutes. 
  2. After signing up with Handshake, be sure to add University of Massachusetts Amherst as one of your schools so you can post jobs to our students and alumni. Directions for adding a school are here

Our students are very savvy with Handshake and often go there as a first stop when looking for work opportunities, so this is definitely a great way to ensure the most fair and equitable distribution of your roles for our entire student population.


Upcoming Career Fairs on Campus:

Please check our Calendar for on-campus Career Fairs.

Questions?  Contact UMass Career Hub at careerservices@umass.edu


On-Campus Interviews or Information Sessions

UMass Career Hub offers space for on-campus interviews and information sessions at no cost. Please contact our office at careerservices@umass.edu or call us at 413-545-2224 to make arrangements.


Compliance Message to Employers regarding Unpaid Internships

The University of Massachusetts Amherst complies with the U.S. Department of Labor’s "Wage and Hour Division (WHD) and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regarding unpaid internships. In order to protect themselves from any potential liability which could arise from the offering of an unpaid internship, the employer should make sure that the internship opportunity meets the guidelines developed by the Fair Labor Standards Act referenced above.
* If you have any questions, please contact Tiffany Appleton, Associate Director of Employer Relations

If you need any accommodations to access our services or resources, please contact Career Services: careerservices@umass.edu