Mark your calendars for upcoming internship and job fairs and events, plus info on getting a campus job

Whether you are looking for a local fall internship or job, or a full time job for after graduation, this list of upcoming fairs and events is for you!

You can check out the lists of employers by clicking the link to the fair listing in Handshake.

Thurs, Sept. 8: Amherst Area Employers Internship Fair, in person, 12:00-2:00 pm in the Bernie Dallas Room in Goodell.

Tues, Sept. 13: Arts & Humanities Internship Fair, virtual, 11:30-2:30 pm.  (Registration opens Sept. 6th in Handshake)

Wed, Sept. 28: Isenberg School of Management Career Day – open to all majors, virtual,  11:00 am – 4:00 pm.  (Registration opens Sept. 21st in Handshake)

And to get some affordable and appropriate clothes for these events, check out our JC Penney Suit Up event, which is currently open and goes until Oct. 30th.   Get ready to meet potential employers this fall at either in-person or virtual career fairs, networking and information sessions. UMass Amherst partners with JC Penney on their online (or in store) shopping event to help students and alumni receive an extra 30% discount code/coupon to purchase professional attire . To receive your discount code, just text GOUMASS to 67292. The event runs from August 19 to October 30th.

Looking for a job on campus (or off)?  Work study or not, you can find jobs on the Student Job Board.  Sort by on or off campus, work study or not, and more.  Check it out here, and remember to beware of job scams.  These are an unfortunate reality and you must be vigilant.  Click the link and educate yourself on what to look for!

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