The University of Massachusetts Amherst

The operational posture of the UMass Amherst campus is currently at "Guarded." For more information, go to www.umass.edu/spring.

Learn more about the free COVID-19 vaccine clinic for eligible participants being conducted at UMass Amherst. For detailed information, go to www.umass.edu/coronavirus/vaccine.

Free, asymptomatic COVID-19 tests are available for local community members by appointment only. Learn more at umass.edu/coronavirus/communitycovidtest.

Advising & Student Resources
Home / We're here for you / HFA Careers &... / Career Skills Guides

Career Skills Guides


These guides will help you gain internship and job application skills. Included below are tips, examples, links, workshop times and walk-in review dates.


Customizing Resumes

Make your resume robot-proof using Jobscan or Skillsyncer.


Customizing Cover Letters


Interview Tips

Need a background for your Zoom/Teams/Skype interview? Download a package of HFA backgrounds (3.64 MB, ZIP)

* Big Interview requires separate pre-registration. Do not use your UMass login. Register


Negotiating


Networking


Career Fair Prep