Should I Put My Pronouns on My Resume? Ask the “Queer Career Coach”

While we now use online job boards and Zoom meetings in place of classified ads and formal handshakes, one thing remains the same: A good resume can speak volumes about you, before you even open your mouth. Your resume is …

By Amber Rorris-Crow - The Muse
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What Is Venture Capital?

Canva, Instacart, Airbnb, Uber — what do these companies have in common? They’re all highly successful startups that venture capital has funded. So, what is venture capital, and how does it lead to companies worth billions of dollars? Venture capital is …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
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What Is Financial Services?

Financial services is a broad sector that impacts everyone in big and small ways. And while you probably think of bankers and hedge fund managers, financial services touch small community banks and even nonprofits, too.

This guide will help you …

By Rachel Pelta - Forage
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Everything to Know About The Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Waiver

Editor’s note: At Idealist, we’re experts in the social-impact sector. But what we’re not experts on is student loan forgiveness. The objective of the following piece is to offer a general overview of the program and the waiver, and to …

By Jaxx Artz - Idealist Careers
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Five ways to make your LinkedIn profile stand out

LinkedIn is, arguably, THE place to be for professionals these days, social media or otherwise. In the post-pandemic world, networking online is more important than ever, and, of course, LinkedIn is the place where most job applications live.

The first …

By Sean Kelly - College Recruiter
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College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career. Each year, we help more than 3 million students and recent grads find part-time, seasonal, internship, and entry-level jobs requiring 0-3 years of experience.
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How Do You Prep for a Virtual Career Fair? Here’s Handshake’s Handy Guide

In a school year unlike any other, Handshake’s new virtual career fairs are your ticket to getting hired remotely. With a bit of advanced preparation for your first virtual fair, you’ll be ready to wow recruiters from behind your screen! …

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
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Why apply to SBS in DC: What I learned

Looking back to three years ago, I remember sitting in my freshman year dorm talking to one of my RA’s about the opportunities provided at UMass. I remember her explicitly telling me to apply to the SBS in DC program. …

By Nia Hyppolite
Nia Hyppolite Sociology '23
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Nicholas McCurrach amoung inaugural Voyager Scholarship winners

Political Science major Nicholas McCurrach is one of the 100 inaugural Voyager scholarship winners. This scholarship gives college students seeking careers in public service with financial aid to alleviate the burden of college debt, meaningful travel experiences to expand their …

By Adrian Grace
Adrian Grace Director of Undergraduate Advising
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Lauren McCarthy co-edits Justice, Crime and Citizenship in Eurasia: A Sociolegal Perspective

Lauren and co-editor Erika Marat brought together explorations of issues of law and society in Eurasia that bring together authors from across the region.

You can learn more about it here

By Adrian Grace
Adrian Grace Director of Undergraduate Advising
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It’s Career Fair Season – are you ready?

Starting in mid-September, the fall UMass career fair season gets underway.

Of particular note to SBS majors are the Isenberg Virtual Career Day, on Sept. 28th, the Tech Jobs & Internships Fair (both in-person) on Oct. 6th, and our Innovation …

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