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.

AFP …

By Adrian Grace
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IPO Summer 2021 Programming

Please join us for the programs below and share widely among your staff, students, and social media networks. This is a  list of virtual programs that Ms. Pamela Dutta, Associate Director,  will be hosting this summer for the UMass international …
By Adrian Grace
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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 …

By Adrian Grace
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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+ …

By Adrian Grace
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10 Great—and Very Different—Jobs for Economics Majors

As you get ready to graduate with a degree in economics—or maybe as you’re choosing your major—you’re bound to be wondering what sort of jobs you’re qualified for. You likely know that you can go into investment banking or management …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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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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Advice from an Alum: So it’s the end of the semester….

Finals are approaching.

In a perfect world, you have been organized, created a schedule, set achievable goals, studied a little every evening, attended office hours, and found time to exercise, sleep, and socialize.

Or, like I often found myself guilty …

By Samantha La Penna, Class of 2018, Legal Studies & English
Samantha La Penna, Class of 2018, Legal Studies & English Class of 2018, Legal Studies & English
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Future Jobs: 6 Green Careers Set to Grow in the Next Decade

From urban farming to sustainable design, young people could be set to enter a new world of work.

Look into the future here.

 

By Odessa Burkett
Odessa Burkett Assistant Director of Career and Professional Development Odessa Burkett
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Advice from an Alum: End of College Cope

It’s been almost 4 years since I’ve graduated from UMass and I still miss it everyday. The community I found at UMass Amherst was truly special and if I could go back and do it all over I would in …

By Kevin Gambino
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