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HFA Careers & Internships

Welcome to the HFA Career Center! We are career professionals who provide individualized assistance with career concerns and help you meet your goals. Take a look around our website to see all the services we offer!

Spring 2023 Careers Course

HM&FNART 292M - From Here to Career for Humanities and Fine Arts Majors

TuTh 4-4:50pm | 2 credits | Instructor: Jessica Keene

Designed to help Humanities and Fine Arts students acquire professional skills and perspectives by exploring resumes & cover letters, job & internship search strategies, interviewing skills, networking, and qualifications HFA majors bring to the job market.

See our Get Advice page for departmental Spring 2023 Careers Courses.

Career Exploration, Planning, or Internship Advising Appointments

Lisa Blacher, Interim Director, HFA Career Center

Resume Review Walk-In Hours

Need your resume or cover letter reviewed? Have a quick question about internships or career resources? We offer job and internship application reviews in person, through Zoom, or by email!

  • IN PERSON: Tuesdays 12:30-3:30pm and Thursdays 10am-1pm.
    South College Commons, E202
  • VIRTUAL: Mondays 3-5pm and Wednesdays 4-6pm
    Use this link to speak with an advisor via Zoom. Note: Virtual Walk-ins will not be held Monday, December 5 or Wednesday, December 7. Please use the Google form below if you need help that week.
  • EMAIL: Use this Google Form (make sure you are signed into your UMass Gmail account) to submit your documents and career questions, and an advisor will give you feedback

Internship Drop-In Hours

  • Mondays 1pm-3pm
    South College W321

Identity and Work for HFA Students

We are committed to providing all HFA students with the tools necessary for professional success, and hope you will find these identity-related resources useful and informative.

Set Yourself up for Career Success with a Humanities Degree

  1. Visit the HFA Career Center in South College for help with finding opportunities, polishing your resume, or practicing interviewing.
  2. Explore possible careers using What Can I Do With this Major.
  3. Activate your Handshake account to access jobs, internships, and career fairs and to schedule a career or internship advising appointment.
  4. Attend career events and internship fairs (found on Handshake).
  5. Get career advice by connecting with alumni on Connect UMass, where you can also join interest-specific career communities.
  6. Take a careers course to explore the many possibilities and gain valuable career skills!

Follow HFA Careers on Instagram!

Be sure to follow HFA Careers on Instagram (@umasshfa_careers) for updates, information, and opportunities.

The College of Humanities & Fine Arts Advising & Career Center staff strives to create a welcoming environment that considers the needs and perspectives of students of all ages and social and cultural identities through openness, acceptance, and inclusion. Our staff respects, values, and fosters a supportive community for all.