Author Archives: Carol Sharick

Calling SBS Freshmen and Sophomores – Isenberg Undergraduate Consulting Group

Are you interested in joining a student organization that works directly with Fortune 500 companies to solve some of their most complex strategic business issues? Please see below to learn more about the Isenberg Undergraduate Consulting Group (IUCG).   The group’s previous president was an SBS …

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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It’s Majors Week!

Whether you are an exploratory track student seeking a major, or an already declared student who is still exploring, Majors Week is for you!

SBS majors (and majors across campus) are holding info sessions and open houses this week throughout …

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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Short-term Paid Project Work with Paragon One – Skill/Resume Builders

Has it been tough to gain experience and hence, build your resume during the pandemic?  Here’s a great way to get some experience and differentiate yourself.

Paragon One partners with employers to offer paid “externships” to students.  Externships are a …

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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Optimizing your job search strategy as an international student

Finding a job can be intimidating, especially for international students facing unique obstacles like work authorization and visa sponsorship. Finding and applying to jobs abroad can be a challenging process, and some employers are reluctant to front the costs of …

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Is a Career in Advertising Right for You?, by Apryl Duncan at The Balance

So, you’re considering a career in advertising. Well, it’s an industry that has plenty of perks, although you should not believe everything (or, to be honest, almost anything) you see in movies and on TV. Advertising, like any other commercial …

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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Get the most out of the new SBS Pathways website by selecting your preferences!

We encourage you to explore the variety of content areas on our new SBS Pathways website, whether exploring academics, checking out our various Career Communities to learn all about different industries, learning about our Signature Programs like the Academic Fellows …

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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SBS Majors – Register for Hack(H)er413 (at UMass Feb. 5-6, 2022)

The first all-women (cis and trans) and non-binary students’ hackathon in Western Massachusetts.

Over the course of 24 hours, hackathon participants are encouraged to learn and develop new technical skills, network with sponsor company representatives, and innovate with passion.  If …

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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#WhySBS Contest – Get creative and give us your best tagline!

We’re seeking taglines and descriptions of why SBS / the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences is such a great place, and why incoming students should want to come join us and one of our majors!
Prizes will be offered to …
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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All my friends say…

Are you a senior in SBS, and lots of your friends in CICS or Isenberg are deep in the job application/interviewing process?

Are you feeling stressed by this?  Take a breath, and then take note:

Different industries recruit at different …

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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Hot Tip: You Have Free Access to Microsoft Office through UMass

Google docs are nice, but sheesh – that formatting can be a bear sometimes – especially when you are trying to write a resume.  Things are so much easier with Word!

Do yourself a favor and download Microsoft Office 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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