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SBS is seeking AFP Diversity Fellows

The Academic Fellows Program (AFP) is currently recruiting students who would be interested in serving as an AFP Diversity Fellow peer leader through the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS). This is a year-long internship position that earns one credit each semester.

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2021 SBS in DC cohort member Lizette writes about her experience in the first week in DC

Every summer, the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst sends a cohort of about twenty students to Washington DC for an internship experience filled with opportunities for professional and personal development. I’m part …

By Anne Lizette Sta Maria
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Fall Job Opportunity

Civic Engagement and Service-Learning (CESL) Undergraduate Staff Position

Outreach and Office Assistant

AY 2021 – 2022 

Civic Engagement and Service-Learning (CESL) has one undergraduate position available for AY 2021-22, focused on providing outreach and communications to UMass students. CESL offers …

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SBS Pathways Proud! Rising Researcher Claire Healy’21, PoliSci, working to bring about global peace and understanding

In her first year at UMass, Claire Healy had a grand vision. What if there was an international, multilingual magazine that could create community among young people across borders? The magazine would publish poets, writers, artists, and journalists and its …

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Carol Sharick
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Humans of SBS: AFP Diversity Fellows

Kaego

Wide smiles, flower barrettes, and matching t-shirts. My last memory was captured in a quick snapshot of my friends and me at our daycare and after-school program. For the majority of my life, I have gone to predominantly white …

By Odessa Burkett
Odessa Burkett Assistant Director of Career and Professional Development Odessa Burkett
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Holistic Career, Academic, and Experiential Learning Support is Now Available to Students Anytime, Anywhere at UMass Amherst’s College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at University of Massachusetts Amherst prepares students to positively impact our society through rigorous academic, experiential learning, and real-world work experiences.

The power of the UMass SBS education has long been rooted in …

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Carol Sharick
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Paid Positions on Campus — Apply now!

 

Special Projects Assistant – Residential Life
Residential Life Central Operations is hiring summer special project assistants for landscaping (mowing, raking, gardening weeding, mulching etc.) and other operational tasks including some heavy lifting and moving. Must be a currently enrolled (6+ …

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SBS in Boston student spotlight: UMass Communication sophomore Mia Ransom Yance

Mia recently participated in our SBS in Boston spring 2021 internship program and interned at ELEMENT Productions, a full-service production and post company that creates content for distribution across all media platforms. Read below what Mia had to say about …

By Rachel Noto
Rachel Noto Assistant Director of Field Experience and Employer Engagement Rachel Noto
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How to Job Hunt in a Post-College, Post-Pandemic World

Amy Bergen

Apr 27, 2021 10:00 AM

The class of 2021 is entering a tricky job market in a time of transition. Many segments in the social-impact sector have been hit hard by the pandemic—and though some organizations are bouncing …

By Rebecca Bell
Rebecca Bell Associate Director of Career and Professional Development for SBS Rebecca Bell
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Spotting Fraudulent Employers

Protect Yourself from Scams

An employer that seems “fraudulent” or illegitimate should be taken very seriously. Fraudulent employer scams are often “phishing,”a crime related to identity theft.

How to spot a phishing scam:
The sender is suspicious.  The domain …

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Carol Sharick
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Building Your Career Skills: A Virtual one-week SBS Summer Series

This summer, the SBS Career Team is hosting an interactive and engaging rising sophomore & junior career skills preparation series via Zoom. For one week, June 7th-June 11th, students will virtually participate in a variety of workshops such as: self-exploration …

By Rachel Noto
Rachel Noto Assistant Director of Field Experience and Employer Engagement Rachel Noto
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Community Scholars Civic Engagement & Leadership Program accepting applications from First Years and Sophomores for Fall 2021

First year and sophomore students from any major can apply to the Community Scholars Program for Fall 2021. UMass Civic Engagement and Service-Learning offer the two-year academic civic engagement and leadership program to students interested in working on issues of social change.

Learn more.

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Carol Sharick
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Contact & Location

Phone
(413) 577-1057
Address

128 Thompson Hall
200 Hicks Way
Amherst, MA 01003

SBS Pathways Center Hours

M 8:30am - 5pm
T 8:30am - 5pm
W 8:30am - 5pm
TH 8:30am - 5pm
F 8:30am - 5pm