Employers

Thank you for your interest in hiring students in the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences at UMass Amherst!

The SBS Office of Career & Professional Development and the UMass Amherst Central Career Hub will work hard to make your recruiting efforts successful. From posting online job opportunities, to recruiting on campus through interviews or career fairs, to partnering with us for workshops and other student based activities, our goal is make the process a success for you and our students.

UMass Amherst uses the Handshake platform for job postings.  Please click the link below to get started with hiring UMass students!

Points of Pride

UMass Amherst students in the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences are some of our best and brightest.  Whether going on to work in the tech sector, in government and public policy, in business and finance, or in striving to make a social impact, our students impress employers with their skills in critical thinking, communication, problem solving and with their global lens.

Check out this video to learn more about what UMass students bring to the workplace.

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Explore Outcomes

The SBS Office of Career & Professional Development annually surveys graduating seniors in order to provide a snapshot of their post-graduation plans.  The survey begins just prior to graduation, and continues until six months after graduation.  Our data collection process is guided by the industry standard put forth by the National Association of Colleges & Employers, and includes information collected by the SBS Office of Career & Professional Development, the Office of Institutional Research at UMass Amherst, and by various academic departments, as well as from information that is made publicly available by students.  The SBS undergraduate outcomes knowledge rate for 2020 was 60%, though knowledge rate varies among departments.

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First Destination

SBS graduates pursue a range of plans after graduation, including employment, continuing education, and volunteering/service, among others.  This graph depicts what recent SBS graduates tell us they are doing within six months after graduation.

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