Careers in Education

There are a wide range of opportunities for career development and internship opportunities for UMass Students.  The UMass Career Services office and the College of Education will help guide you through this process.  Whether you are just starting out on career search, looking for an internship or starting your job search, there are resources for you.  



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Handshake is UMass Amherst’s career platform, and a powerful resource for anyone looking to take their career goals to the next level. 

Activate your Handshake account to access jobs and internships, career events, and to schedule a career or internship advising appointment. 

How to Log in and Set up your account


Career Service Events

Cover Letter & Resume Workshops

An opportunity to speak with a Career Services member who will provide helpful tips and knowledge to help you prepare an effective resume and cover letter for your job search. 

Workshops will be offered in person and remote along with drop in hours available for individual sessions.

April 7th - 6:30pm - Furcolo Hall 102

April 14th - 6:30pm - Zoom 

Drop in hours - Furcolo S167
April 4th & April 11th 12pm-1pm

April 5th & April 12th  11:30am-1pm


Career Fairs

Spring 2022 Career Fair Schedule

Massachusetts Educational Recruiting Consortium - Career Fair
Thursday, April 21, 2022

George Sherman Union, Boston University
10:00am - 1:00pm

Register Here

The Massachusetts Educational Recruiting Consortium (MERC) is your premier source dedicated to facilitating the hiring process in education and related fields. This partnership between higher education and hiring personnel from across the country produces one of the finest and most in-demand annual recruiting events of its kind.