The SBS Spring Scholarship Cycle is OPEN

SBS has scholarship opportunities to support internships, study abroad, research, and financial need. Log into AcademicWorks for details now. You can also read descriptions here.

Apply by March 1st for the Early Decision Internship opportunity and April 1st for all others.

GPA QUESTIONS? Most SBS opportunities require you …

By Adrian Grace
Adrian Grace Director of Undergraduate Advising Adrian Grace
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Key into Public Service Scholarship

The Phi Beta Kappa Society, the nation’s most prestigious academic honor society, now invites applications for the Society’s undergraduate scholarship program connecting promising arts and sciences students with opportunities in public service.
The Key into Public Service Scholarship will award …
By Adrian Grace
Adrian Grace Director of Undergraduate Advising Adrian Grace
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HEERF III Financial Hardship Grant

The university is now accepting undergraduate student applications for financial assistance through the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund III. Per federal regulations, this financial assistance is only available to undergraduate students who are enrolled during the Fall 2021 semester.

Applications …

By Adrian Grace
Adrian Grace Director of Undergraduate Advising Adrian Grace
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Your Guide to … Career Paths in the Social-Impact Space

Some professions have a straightforward career path—you study pre-med in college, then go to medical school, then do your residency, and then you’re a doctor. Or you go to college, then law school, do a summer internship, and then start …

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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Don’t Let Student Debt Keep You From Your Dream Job

The average graduate of the college class of 2018 owed $29,200 in student debt at the time they finished their degree. For grad students, that number can soar up to $160,000. That’s a lot of money, but increasing debt shouldn’t …

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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International Development – The Big Picture

International development looks at improving the lives of individuals worldwide through areas of need and interest. With areas such as health, education, democracy, sustainability, and economics, people are better equipped to live more equitable lives with greater opportunities. The United …

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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The Future of the Entertainment Industry Beyond 2020

This year has been a very impactful year for businesses in every industry, and the entertainment industry is no  exception. With theaters closing their doors, film sets going on indefinite delays, and halls, stadiums and other event centers staying under lock …

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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How to Break Into Journalism with No Prior Experience

Five years ago, I was a senior at Syracuse University with no writing or reporting experience, no published articles, and certainly no journalism internships to show for.

Fast forward to today and I have been a full-time journalist for …

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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UMass Amherst Journalism Dept. Public Relations Concentration

Public relations is a dynamic, complex and fast-paced industry with multiple career opportunities. The Public Relations concentration at UMass Amherst is designed to help you become a better communicator and strategic thinker, preparing you for professionally oriented careers working 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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Why You Can’t Get a Job Without Solid Writing Skills

Learn these six kinds of writing, and employers/clients will be knocking down your door

https://www.mediabistro.com/climb-the-ladder/skills-expertise/solid-writing-skills/

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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