Welcome to the Academic Fellows Program Community
SBS Pathways resources for students who identify as BIPOC, first generation, and/or from families with low incomes
How do I get involved with AFP?
There are many ways to connect with AFP, and you decide how involved you want to be. Follow AFP on Instagram (umassafp) for weekly student-to-student wellness tips, professional development information, and updates on events and opportunities. Come to social events like AFP Movie Night and our biweekly Homework Zoom to connect with other students who are in your shoes. Attend AFP workshops to learn about scholarships; ways to maximize your education through research, leadership, study abroad, civic engagement, and internships; and how to prepare for graduate school or next steps in your career. Check your email every Wednesday for the AFP Newsletter. You’ll find new cultural events, internships, jobs, and other opportunities every week.
Are you interested in serving your fellow AFP students while learning professional development and gaining leadership experience? Apply to become a Diversity Fellow peer intern. Watch the AFP Newsletter and this website in April for more information.
You know you need an internship to get the hands-on experience employers expect from college graduates. But how can you afford to do that when you need to make money this summer?
SBS wants you to pursue your interests and …
Global Leadership Summit
A Virtual Career Conference for Black Male College Students / February 25th, 2022
10:00 am – 4:45 pm EST
The Global Leadership Summit is a virtual intercollegiate career conference focused on helping the next generation of global leaders …
UMass is creating a way for current first-generation students to connect with first-generation alums through Connect UMass.
Join us on Wednesday, November 10th at 4pm via Zoom to launch this project. For more information, watch this video.