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March Career Events - Week of 3/18/19

Internship Walk-In Office Hours

  • Mon., March 18th, 1-3 PM
  • South College W321
  • HFA Students are encouraged to complete at least 3 internships by the time they graduate college. If you have any internship-related questions, Lisa Blacher, our Internship Advisor, is here to answer them!  

30-Minute Workshop: Finding Jobs

  • Tue., March 19th, 1-1:30 PM
  • South College E202
  • Learn the best resources and strategies to find your next job!

30-Minute Workshop: Customizing Resumes

  • Wed., March 20th,  9:30-10 AM
  • South College E202
  • Learn how to customize your resume for each specific job/internship!

30-Minute Workshop: Customizing Cover Letters

  • Wed., March 20th,  10-10:30 AM
  • South College E202
  • Learn how to customize your resume for each specific job/internship!

Walk-In Career Advising and Resume Reviews

  • Tue., March. 19th, 3-5 PM
  • Wed., March. 20th, 12-2 PM
  • South College Commons
  • All questions welcome

30-Minute Workshop: Finding Internships

  • Thu., March 21st, 1-1:30 PM
  • South College E202
  • Learn the best resources and strategies to find your next internship!

30-Minute Workshop: Customizing Resumes

  • Wed., March 20th,  9:30-10 AM
  • South College E202
  • Learn how to customize your resume for each specific job/internship!

30-Minute Workshop: Customizing Cover Letters

  • Wed., March 20th,  10-10:30 AM
  • South College E202
  • Learn how to customize your resume for each specific job/internship!

HFA Internship Assistance Fund

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Primary Major in HFA
  • GPA greater than or equal to 2.75
  • Be eligible for financial aid
  • Be registered as a full time student in Fall 2019

Up to $2,000 available in funds! Contact llatham@hfa.umass.edu for more information.

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

Register for Handshake!

  • umass.joinhandshake.com

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