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Getting Started: How We Can Help You
We are here to help you think about life after Amherst, whatever shape that may take: employment, graduate school, or something else. Everyone’s path is unique. We offer resources and advising to help you explore your interests, skills and values. We're here to listen, talk, ask questions, put you in touch with alumni, and, most of all, help you find your passion! Get in touch with us today to start receiving personalized career advice.
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What Do I Want to Do? How Do I Know What I’m Good At?
Explore what makes you tick, what you love so much you can work for hours at it and not notice the time go by. Think that’s impossible? Never. We will help you find your path.
- Examine your skills and interests.
- Explore different fields.
- Answer 27 questions to find your passion.
- Come talk to us!
Handouts & Samples
Resume guides, sample cover letters, interview tips, and much more. See all...
Careers by Industry
Take advantage of our personalized career advising and skill-building workshops in our “Amherst Careers In” program. Learn resume and cover letter tips, do a mock interview, shadow an alum, and go on a trek. Interact with alumni and employers.
Choose your area of interest to get started:
- Arts & Communication
- Business & Finance
- Education Professions
- Government & Nonprofit
- Health Professions
- Science & Technology
Networking with Alumni—How Does It Work?
We help students connect with alumni mentors to talk about life goals, strategy and more. Learn about our Pathways Alumni-Student Mentoring Program.
Go Out There—We Can Help
- Pro tips: How to write your resume and cover letter.
- Search for a job.
- Search for an internship.
- Work abroad.
- Explore graduate and professional school.
- Explore fellowships and scholarships—at Amherst and around the world.
- Find resources for international students.
Hours & Contact
Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
College Hall, 155 S. Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA 01002-5000
Telephone: (413) 542-2265
Fax: (413) 542-5790