Career Support Services at UMass

careerservices

Here are some resources that might be useful….. and more are here:http://www.umass.edu/careers/

Resume Reviews by Real Recruiters – Feb 17th from 1-4pm

Recruiters from various companies will conduct reviews and provide advice on your resume while you wait. Companies such as State Street, Liberty Mutual, Target, IBM, US Fish & Wildlife. You don’t need to be interested in employment at these companies, but gain from their valuable expertise.

Start-Up Nation Innovation Technology Fair for all Majors
Feb 17, 4:00pm – 7:00pm, Campus Center Auditorium
The Innovation Fair is to introduce UMass students to the current entrepreneurial climate and to be competitive. The fair will include an Exposition floor with early stage tech start-ups, a career fair for students who are interested in finding internships and professional sessions with successful entrepreneurs. A keynote speaker will also share their experience and discuss what it takes to launch and run a tech company. Contact Elan Radbil, eradbil@gmail.com or Ziv Cohen ziv@umass.edu for more information about the event.
“The opportunities and/or programs presented herein are for informational purposes only, and are not sponsored, arranged, endorsed, or administered by the University of Massachusetts, or by University faculty or staff members.”

Career Fair Prep Sessions

Feb. 17, 5:30-7pm, Wilder Hall Room 201, co-sponsored by CMASS & Career Services
Feb 18th 4-5pm in Goodell 614
Feb 22nd 12-1pm & 4-5pm in Goodell 419

RESUMANIA: Resume Reviews, bring a printed copy
Feb 22nd 1-4pm in Goodell 511

Career Fair Preparation Workshop for International Students
Feb 23rd 11:30-12:30pm in the Campus Center Rooms 162-175
Learn tips on how to approach employers during career fairs.

CAREER BLAST 2016:  All Majors Job & Internship Fair
Feb 24th 10am-3pm in the Campus Center Lower level Largest on-campus career fair in western Massachusetts. Over 130 employers who have internships, co-ops or full-time positions. Open to all level students, professional dress.

IMPACT Service Annual Leadership Conference
February 18 – 21, 9am – 10am in the Campus Center, UMass Amherst
Largest conference focused on the civic engagement of college students in community service, service-learning, community-based research, advocacy and social action. For info:  www.impactconference.org UMass students’ registration fee is $75, but space is limited. To access this reduced rate, follow the link in Campus Pulse https://umassamherst.collegiatelink.net/form/start/91473 to submit a registration form. There will be opportunities to apply for scholarship funds as well. Questions? Contact Koni Denham at kdenham@umass.edu

Collaboration for Change 2016, Student Leadership Conference
Sat, Feb 27th, Integrated Learning Center, more details via Campus Pulse

Summer internships are coming into the CareerConnect database for all majors/level students!
Here is the link:  https://www.umass.edu/careers/log-umass-amherst-careerconnect. Log in with your SPIRE Net ID & pw.  Search by major, location, employer, industry or key word.

In addition to CareerConnect, we recommend you use many resources to find opportunities such as:

  1. Financial Aid Student Job Board for work study, non-work study jobs (on & off campus) as well as internship leads at: http://www.umass.edu/umfa/seo/umass-amherst-student-job-board
  2. Office of Undergraduate Research & Studies (OURS), 10th floor of Library, lists research & REU opportunities for multiple majors (early deadlines) http://www.umass.edu/ours/
    3. Academic Department/College announcements/events, faculty/advisor leads and Career Services events.
  3. National websites for summer jobs and internships, see attached.
  4. Engineering Career Center and Isenberg Chase Career Center resources/announcements.

Every Monday, Career Services holds a workshop on How to Find Internships, at 12:30pm, 508 Goodell

UMass Career Services offers resume review service Mon-Fri, 1-4pm in Goodell and Wed nights from 5-7 pm in SORC, no appointments necessary.

If you would like to make a one-to-one appointment with a career advisor call: 413-545-2224, www.umass.edu/careers
Our calendar of events is here: http://www.umass.edu/careers/career-services-calendar

If you need accommodations to access any of our resources, please contact us at: careerservices@umass.edu.

And for Sustainable Food and Farming majors, you can find links to jobs and internships here: https://stockbridge.cns.umass.edu/SFF-good-work

 

 

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