Guest Blog

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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Tips from an International Transfer Student: Navigating UMass

Hello! My name is Patricia Pasin, and I am an international transfer student. Before I begin this post, I want to remind you that you are great! I hope this post is going to be a helpful resource for you.

By Patricia Pasin
Patricia Pasin
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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 …

By Interstride
Interstride
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A Look Back at My SBS in DC Experience: Lizette Sta. Maria

In her latest blog post, Admissions blogger Lizette Sta. Maria reflects on her time in the SBS in DC program this past summer.

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My cohort waves goodbye to me

It’s been a month since I pulled an all-nighter—struggling to …

By Lizette Sta. Maria
Lizette Sta. Maria
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How I Chose My Major: Peer Advising Intern Tamar Stollman

Still exploring majors? Thinking about adding a major or switching from one to another?
Senior Tamar Stollman, a Peer Advising Intern in the SBS Pathways Center, tells us about the path she took:

Beginning my senior year at UMass, I …

By Tamar Stollman
Tamar Stollman Peer Advising Intern
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How to Amp Up Your Nonprofit’s Role in Social Justice

Nonprofits are often the driving force behind social justice, racial and gender equality. Here is why:

By Rebecca Bell
Rebecca Bell Associate Director of Career and Professional Development for SBS Rebecca Bell
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10 Inspiring Social Activist Jobs to Make Society a Better Place for Everyone

Emmaline Soken-Huberty explores ways to make money and be an activist on HumanRightsCareers.com !

Everyone can be a social activist. You don’t need certain qualifications or degrees to make the world a better place, but what if you want to focus …

By Rebecca Bell
Rebecca Bell Associate Director of Career and Professional Development for SBS Rebecca Bell
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Resume Writing: Hyping Yourself Professionally

Resume writing is an essential skill everyone needs because we all need to apply for a job at some point in our lives. Resumes are also important for scholarships, internships, grad school, study abroad, etc. As a college student, you …

By Konah Brownell
Konah Brownell
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Welcome to the Pathways Center!

Pushing open the heavy doors of Thompson Hall, it can be so easy to feel lost on campus. What am I doing here? Why don’t I love my classes? What clubs should I join? How do I start planning for …

By Tamar Stollman
Tamar Stollman Peer Advising Intern
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Administrative Skills Aren’t Just for Admin Jobs—Here’s What Everyone Needs to Know (Plus a List of Examples)

As you look for jobs—particularly admin jobs such as executive assistant or office manager—you may see that employers are looking for administrative skills. And for good reason: Businesses can’t run without them. “Focusing on administrative skills can transform average companies …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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