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Where to Find Journalism Opportunities

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Wondering where to find opportunities in the Journalism field?

Check out more than 25 places to find journalism jobs and internships!

By Odessa Burkett
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Humans of SBS: AFP Diversity Fellows

Humans of SBS

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I like to plan and make lists. Daily lists, monthly lists, everything was planned to a T, and I had a fabulous five year plan after senior high school; Graduate, move to South Africa for university and study law, …

By Odessa Burkett
Odessa Burkett Assistant Director of Career and Professional Development Odessa Burkett
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Future Jobs: 6 Green Careers Set to Grow in the Next Decade

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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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Much More Than Job Placement: UMass Amherst Career Services prepares students for careers they love

Much More Than Job Placement: UMass Amherst Career Services prepares students for careers they love

Are you ready for a Zoom job interview? Dress up, use a bland background. Smile, sit up straight, or walk around—your posture greatly influences your tone of voice. UMass Amherst Career Services help students ace virtual interviews and find jobs, …

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

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The entertainment industry is changing to conform with new realities, and those changes bring new challenges and opportunities.

What is the Future of the Entertainment Industry?

By Odessa Burkett
Odessa Burkett Assistant Director of Career and Professional Development Odessa Burkett
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Don’t Let Student Debt Keep You From Your Dream Job

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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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Resource Economics Assoc. Professor Christine Crago among researchers to receive $6.3 Million to Ensure Energy Transition is Sustainable and Equitable

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The strong integration of social equity into research and training will help to ensure that new investment in green technology and infrastructure benefits all members of society.

“There are difficult questions that arise from a transformation of the electrical grid …

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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Consulting is more than giving advice

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Each year management consultants in the United States receive more than $2 billion for their services.1 Much of this money pays for impractical data and poorly implemented recommendations.2 To reduce this waste, clients need a better understanding of what consulting assignments can …

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 Resource Economics Professor Angela de Oliveira Receives $205k NSF Grant to Study In-Kind Charitable Donations

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Thursday, September 17, 2020

Angela de Oliveira, professor of experimental and public economics in the department of resource economics, has received a $205,000 standard grant from the National Science Foundation to study the motives, beliefs, and behaviors behind in-kind charitable …

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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