Welcome to the fall 2021 semester at SBS!

Watch the video below for a welcome message from your new dean, R. Karl Rethemeyer.

By Adrian Grace
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Fake job offers are on the rise – Spotting Fraudulent Employers

Protect Yourself from Scams

In the last few weeks, we’ve heard from several students who have received emails from fraudulent or fake employers.  Fortunately, none of them fell for the scam!

An employer that seems “fraudulent” or illegitimate should be …

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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Welcome back, students – we’ve missed you!

We’re so excited to have you back on campus, and to welcome those of you who have just arrived for the first time!

We look forward to meeting you all as the semester goes on, and encourage you to take …

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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Important Change – Add/Drop is Now 1 Week

After dialogue with the Student Government Association (SGA), faculty, advisors, and others, UMass has shortened add/drop to one week to safeguard students against starting the semester two weeks behind in their classes. Undergraduate students may add or drop a course with …

By Kelly Gray
Kelly Gray Assistant Dean and Executive Director of the SBS Pathways Center Kelly Gray
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14 Great Jobs for College Students That Give You “Real World” Skills

There’s a lot going on during your undergraduate years—and not all of it is directly tied to your future career. But at least part of going to college is about getting the skills you need to land your first job …

By Lily Zhang - The Muse
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Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Get Your Resume Ready Before You Get Busy – we are open!

The last few weeks of summer are an excellent time to update your resume with your summer job or internship, and to get it reviewed before the semester busyness sets in.

Even if you think your resume is good 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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Last call: Apply for Paid Fall Internships with the new SBS On Campus Internship Program

SBS Students, don’t miss out on this professional development opportunity. Apply by August 1st! 

SBS majors are encouraged to apply for a paid fall internship as part of the exciting new donor funded “SBS On Campus” Internship Program.  Interns …

By Rachel Noto
Rachel Noto Assistant Director of Field Experience and Employer Engagement Rachel Noto
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Paid Fall Internships with the new SBS On Campus Internship Program – deadlines approaching

SBS majors are encouraged to apply for a paid fall internship as part of the exciting new donor funded “SBS On Campus” Internship Program.  Interns in a variety of SBS offices will spend the fall semester assisting in the …

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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Virtual Student Federal Services Internships – Apply Now!

The Virtual Student Federal Service (VSFS) is a nine-month remote internship (10 hours/week) for U.S. citizen students, college-level and above, who would like to make a real difference in the work of the U.S. government. Since 2009, thousands of eInterns …

By Odessa Burkett
Odessa Burkett Assistant Director of Career and Professional Development Odessa Burkett
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Learn more about our SBS in DC interns, and follow their summer adventures on Instagram!

Check it out, here.

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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