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Building Your Career Skills: A Virtual one-week SBS Summer Series

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This summer, the SBS Career Team is hosting an interactive and engaging rising sophomore & junior career skills preparation series via Zoom. For one week, June 7th-June 11th, students will virtually participate in a variety of workshops such as: self-exploration …

By Rachel Noto
Rachel Noto Assistant Director of Field Experience and Employer Engagement Rachel Noto
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Community Scholars Civic Engagement & Leadership Program accepting applications from First Years and Sophomores for Fall 2021

Community Scholars

First year and sophomore students from any major can apply to the Community Scholars Program for Fall 2021. UMass Civic Engagement and Service-Learning offer the two-year academic civic engagement and leadership program to students interested in working on issues of social change.

Learn more.

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 Journalism senior Lily Robinson successful in regional journalism competition

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UMass Journalism student Lily Robinson was awarded third place in the New England Newspaper and Press Association’s New England Better Newspaper Competition in the category of racial and ethnic issues coverage. Robinson was honored for an August 2020 feature on the painting …

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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Humans of SBS: AFP Diversity Fellows

Humans of SBS

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I went to South Africa with SBS in the Summer of 2019. I was really nervous to be going across the world and I wasn’t sure what the summer would hold. Today, I can say that the experiences that …

By Odessa Burkett
Odessa Burkett Assistant Director of Career and Professional Development Odessa Burkett
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An academic dean’s advice on giving INCs

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At the end of the semester I typically hear from instructors and students who have questions on the subject of granting/requesting a grade of Incomplete for a class. This post is intended to offer clarity on this process.

For faculty

By Jacqueline Brousseau-Pereira
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Why Writing Skills Are Important for Every Job—and How to Improve Yours

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Have you ever sent an email no one seemed to understand that ended up derailing the timeline for an entire project? Or written a report that you then had to explain verbally to everyone after they read it?

Even if …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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This Thursday: Q&A with Amir Moini ’11, Employer Branding Lead, Netflix UMass Communication Alum

Q&A with Amir Moini’11, Netflix

Join UMass Comm alum Amir Moini ’11, for this Industry Speaker online event. Go behind the scenes at Netflix and hear what it’s like to work for the innovative streaming giant. There will also be discussion about the impact of …

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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2021 Massachusetts Undergraduate Research Conference (Virtual)

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April 6, 2021
Contact: Shiera D. Goff
AMHERST, Mass. – The 2021 Massachusetts Undergraduate Research Conference (MassURC) will be held as a virtual event on Friday, April 23. MassURC serves as an opportunity for undergraduate students from public colleges, universities and …
By Adrian Grace
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What Employers Want: Liberal Arts Education and a Broad Skill Base

AACU Employer Survey Results

The Association of American Colleges and Universities surveyed employers to find out what they are seeking in top candidates.

The results?  “Employers generally have confidence in higher education and value the college degree. They believe that a liberal education — …

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 College to Careers Class: Register now for Summer or Fall 2021

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Earn Credit & De-Stress Your Career Planning!

Learn: How To Get Internships And Jobs 
Build: Your Network 
Create: a Polished Resume, Cover letter & LinkedIn Profile 
Get: Expert Advice in a Student-Friendly Setting 

Register for this highly useful and popular …

By Karen Miller
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