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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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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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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SBS in DC Info Sessions & Office Hours!

Are you curious to learn more about SBS in DC? We invite you to come to an info session or drop by our office hours to learn more about this program for SBS Sophomores and Juniors (and Dec 2022 grads). …

By Rebecca Bell
Rebecca Bell Associate Director of Career and Professional Development for SBS Rebecca Bell
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The ABCs of Resilience with Ginny Chandler: UMass Dignity and Respect in Action, The Podcast

Dr. Genevieve “Ginny” Chandler’s research and work focuses on resilience, which she defines as “recognizing your internal and external supports to manage stress.” She joins UMass Dignity and Respect in Action to talk about her concept of resilience and how …

By Adrian Grace
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Why you should apply to SBS in DC

This past summer, I had the privilege of participating in the 2021 “SBS in DC” program, completing a Communications and Policy Internship at the Environmental and Energy Study Institute.

Before flying down to D.C. and beginning my internship, I had …

By Irina Costache
Irina Costache Program Fellow
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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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It’s Career Fair Season – are you ready?

Starting in mid-September, the fall UMass career fair season gets underway.

Of particular note to SBS majors are the Isenberg Virtual Career Day, on Sept. 29th, the Tech Jobs & Internships Fair (both in-person and virtual) on Oct. 6th, and …

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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