Women in the Workforce

SBS supports students identifying as female and/or those
interested in information related to women in the workforce.
Important resources, experiences, and opportunities are listed below.

7 Pieces of Bad Career Advice Women Should Ignore by Cindy Gallop and Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

With so much advice being thrown at young women, it’s hard to know what to follow and what to ignore. Organizational psychologist Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic and CEO of IfWeRanTheWord Cindy Gallop provide a list of popular suggestions that they believe are …

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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Sisterhood at Work | Women Supporting Women

Today is International Women’s Day, a time to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. There’s still lots of work to be done to ensure that women (and especially women of color) achieve equality in the workplace—but …

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Why Negotiating is Crucial for Women

Learn concrete steps to negotiate for a raise, a promotion, more vacation days, or a better schedule with this video series from Duke University professor Ashleigh Shelby Rosette. In Part 1, she explains why women need to negotiate. She also …

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

Looking for a job can be an overwhelming process, especially when looking for something that matches your passion for meaning, …

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

The CHC provides a diverse community of academically talented students at UMass Amherst with extensive opportunities for analysis, research, professional …