Experiential

Take your learning outside the classroom with experiential opportunities that bring your studies to life – like study abroad or domestic exchange, working as a research or teaching assistant, civic engagement and service learning courses, and doing a thesis or other capstone work. Don’t think of these as “extras.” They’re an integral part of your education – promoting personal growth and academic success – and they need not cost more than you pay for tuition.

UMass Amherst Journalism Dept. Public Relations Concentration

Public relations is a dynamic, complex and fast-paced industry with multiple career opportunities. The Public Relations concentration at UMass Amherst is designed to help you become a better communicator and strategic thinker, preparing you for professionally oriented careers working in …

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
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Why You Can’t Get a Job Without Solid Writing Skills

Learn these six kinds of writing, and employers/clients will be knocking down your door

https://www.mediabistro.com/climb-the-ladder/skills-expertise/solid-writing-skills/

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
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Why UX Research Might Be the Perfect Career for You—and How to Get Started

I never thought I’d become a user experience (UX) researcher when I was in college—in large part because I didn’t even know the role existed! I happily stumbled upon the role while working at an eight-person startup where I had …

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This resource contains a variety of sample resumes that are appropriate for SBS majors.  Use these as a formatting …