The Department of Economics encourages students to engage in opportunities beyond their academic requirements.

Opportunities for Economics majors at UMass Amherst include awards and scholarships, domestic exchange and study abroad, planning for graduate school in Economics, tutoring, the Undergraduate Economics Club (UEC), the Economics Undergraduate Research Assistantship (EURA), and the Massachusetts Undergraduate Journal of Economics (MUJE).

To keep up to date with Economics Department events and announcements, internship and job postings, fellowship opportunities, Undergrad Economics Club activities and more, Econ majors should regularly check our Economics Opportunities and Information Moodle when you log into Moodle for your classes.

Special New Opportunity:  The College Fed Challenge.
Starting in the Spring of 2019, Students will be able to enroll in a series of two courses that culminate in participation in the College Fed Challenge during the Fall Semester.  The Spring 2019 Course is Econ 497MB.  For more Information see https://www.federalreserve.gov/conferences/fedchallenge.htm, or contact Doug Cliggott, dcliggot@econs.umass.edu.