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October Career Events

Walk-In Resume Reviews

Wednesdays
4:00-5:30pm, South College Commons

30-Minute Midday Career Skills Workshops

Customizing Resumes
Tuesday, 10/23, 11:30pm, E202 SC

How to Find an Internship
Thursday, 10/18, 1:00pm, E202 SC

How to Find a Job
Wednesday 10/24, 2:30pm, 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

Career Fairs

Non-Profit Internship and Career Fair
Tuesday, October 30, 11am – 3pm
Cape Cod Lounge, UMass Student Union

Other Career Events

LinkedIn Workshops
Monday, October 1, 15, 22, 29; 4:00pm
508 Goodell

JCPenney & UMass Suit Up Event
Sunday, October 21, 5:00 – 8:00pm
JCPenney Store, Hadley Mall
FMI: careerservices@umass.edu

Meddeas Language Assistant Info Session
Friday, October 26, 2:00pm
508 Goodell

Women in Arts Leadership Symposium
Saturday, October 27, 9:30am – 4:30pm
UMass South College, 2nd Floor
FMI: aes@acad.umass.edu


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