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Graduate School

Thinking about graduate school but aren’t sure what questions to ask?  This community can help you explore your options, ask the important questions and get ready to apply whenever you are ready.

7 Steps to a Career in Public Policy

Published on June 7, 2020

Erica Mattison, MPA, JD, CCSP
Mission-driven leader & strategist supporting sustainable, healthy, equitable communities | Career coach & presenter

Oftentimes I meet people who say, “I want to work in public policy, but I …

By Erica Mattison
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Should You Get a Master’s in Public Policy?

Thinking of exploring a Master’s in Public Policy?  Read on! https://www.themuse.com/advice/should-you-get-a-masters-in-public-policy

The Muse:By Cameron Smith

Cameron Smith is a Washington, DC based policy nerd, currently managing a small think tank. When she can spare a moment, she enjoys live music, …

By Rebecca Bell
Rebecca Bell Associate Director of Career and Professional Development for SBS Rebecca Bell
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Pre-Law Advising at UMass Amherst

Connect with the Pre-Law Advising Office

 

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Rebecca Bell Associate Director of Career and Professional Development for SBS Rebecca Bell
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Featured Resources

The Department of Sociology encourages undergraduates to get involved in research. We provide research experience through our Undergraduate Research Project …

UREP is designed to partner advanced undergraduate political science and legal studies majors with faculty for hands-on, one-on-one research experiences.

The Department of Economics has instituted a program of undergraduate research assistantships in which current students majoring in economics work …

The Office of National Scholarship Advisement (ONSA) at UMass helps students (and alumni who are not currently in grad school) …

Graduate and professional schools often require some sort of written statement, often called a “statement of purpose,” “personal statement,” or …

Research Opportunities

The Department of Sociology encourages undergraduates to get involved in research. We provide research experience through our Undergraduate Research Project …

UREP is designed to partner advanced undergraduate political science and legal studies majors with faculty for hands-on, one-on-one research experiences.

The Department of Economics has instituted a program of undergraduate research assistantships in which current students majoring in economics work …

The Office of National Scholarship Advisement (ONSA) at UMass helps students (and alumni who are not currently in grad school) …