SBS in Boston

Boston Skyline

An exciting, fully credited internship program in Boston.

The UMass Amherst College of Social & Behavioral Sciences invites our majors to apply for this new internship program at select spring 2019 internship sites with alumni in Boston.  Build your skills, explore your options, make connections, and gain experience in the professional world!

Internship opportunities will span the fields of media and communications. Participants will receive a full semester’s worth of credits, and your financial aid will apply.

UMass SBS in Boston

Program Dates: January, 2019 - early May, 2019. Participants  must be present for the entire semester.

Housing: SBS has reserved housing on the Mt. Ida Campus of UMass in Newton, MA where you will live with a cohort of other SBS interns, participate in a weekly seminar, have on-campus dining options, access to public transportation, and parking.

Want to learn more? Speak with an SBS career advisor in 128 Thompson Hall.  Schedule an appointment through your Handshake account.

Application deadline: Extended to Sept. 7th through Handshake.

SBS Alums - interested in hosting a student?

The College of Social & Behavioral Sciences is seeking alumni host sites in the fields of media and communications. Hire a UMass SBS student to help them hone their professional skills, make vital connections in the industry, and gain real-world experience that will help them launch their careers!

  • Students intern for 26 hours/week.  Paid internships are preferred.
  • Interns are vetted and accepted to participate in the program prior to applying to your internship.
  • Students receive professional development training during the semester before their internship.
  • Interns live on the Mt. Ida campus as part of the program co-hort, and participate in a professional development seminar one day a week.

Want to learn more?  Contact Carol Sharick, Director of Career & Professional Development for the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences at UMass via email or at 413-577-4053