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December Career Events (Week of 12/3)

Walk-In Resume Reviews/Career Advising

Wednesdays and Thursdays
4:00-6:00pm, South College Commons

30-Minute Midday Career Skills Workshops

How to Find an Internship

  • Monday, 12/10, 4pm, E202 South College

LinkedIn 101 

  • Monday, 12/10, 4pm, 508 Goodell

Individual Advising Sessions

For Help with your Internship Search

Lisa Blacher
Assistant Director of Internships or 413-545-6152

For Help with Career Exploration and Planning

Caroline Gould
Director of Career Development Services or 413-545-6152

Here to Career/Internship Workshop Series

  • Wednesdays January-March: Jan. 30, Feb. 6, Feb. 13, Feb. 20, Feb. 27, March 6
  • 6-8 PM, South College E470
  • Free Dinner provided!
  • "Here to Career" is a 6-week workshop series that will teach you how to look for & acquire jobs & internships!
  • Register by filling out this Google Form.

Register for January Employer Sites Now

  • Road Trips to the Real World offers students the opportunity to attend one-day employer site visits between January 3-18, 2019. Employers will talk about their organization, industry, internships and job opportunities. Space is limited, and spots fill up VERY quickly, so register early! The registration fee is $10 per site, with a limit of five site visits per student.

Register for Handshake!


Here to Career Checklist 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