Career Center

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Our Mission

To educate and empower students to reflect, explore, experiment, and take action to achieve their personal, professional, and academic goals. 


Staff Bios


Career Advising Appointments

Login to Quest to request an appointment with a career advisor.  If you have technical difficulties, please call the Career Center at 413-542.2265.


Quick Questions

Stop by to see a PCA during their drop-ins or take advantage of advisor drop-in hours.


Hours & Contact
Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm
Telephone: 413-542-2265
Fax: 413-542-5790
Email: careers@amherst.edu

 

 

Our Mission

To educate and empower students to reflect, explore, experiment, and take action in order to achieve their personal, professional, and academic goals.


Career Advisors

Ursula Olender
Director of the Career Center & Associate Dean of Students
Populations served: students who are undecided about a career direction; resume/cover letter reviews; interview strategies
Specialty Advising: careers in business, finance, or entrepreneurship
Drop-in Hours: Wednesdays, 2-4pm

Richard Aronson
Health Professions Advisor & Assistant Dean of Students
Populations Served:  students and alumni
Specialty Career Advising: health professions careers (e.g. biomedical science research, human medicine, veterinary medicine, public health, nursing, etc.)
Drop-in Hours: Wednesdays, 3-4:30pm in September--will return to 3-5pm in October

Patricia Brown
Employer Engagement Coordinator
Populations Served:  current students
Specialty Career Advising: on-campus recruiting, resume and cover letters; interviewing strategies; careers in actuarial science, insurance, or sales

Sarah Frenette
Five College Teacher Licensure Coordinator
Populations Served: current students
For appointments, please email sfrenette@amherst.edu

Debra Krumholz
Associate Director for Career Advising, Pre-Law Advisor, & Assistant Dean of Students
Populations Served: students and alumni
Specialty Career Advising: students who are undecided about a career direction; resume/cover letter reviews; interview strategies; careers in arts and entertainment and careers in law; serves as the college’s pre-law advisor.
Drop-in Hours:  Thursdays, 2-4pm

Laura Litwiller
Assistant Director for Career Advising & Assistant Dean of Students
Populations Served:  Current students
Specialty Advising: students who are undecided about a career direction; resume/cover letter reviews; interview strategies; careers in the not-for-profit and government sectors; international student job search strategies.
Drop-in Hours:  Tuesdays, 2-4pm

Christina Ramos
Associate Director for Alumni and Employer Engagement
Populations Served: current students
Specialty Advising: resume/cover letter reviews; interview strategies; careers in science and technology
Drop-in Hours: Mondays, 2-4pm

Carol Sharick
Assistant Director for Programs and Outreach
Populations Served: current students
Specialty Advising: resume/cover letter reviews; interview strategies; careers in communications (e.g. publishing, journalism, etc.)
Drop-in Hours: Fridays, 2-4pm

Robert Siudzinski
Program Director, Careers in Education Professions
Populations Served: current students and alumni
Specialty Advising: careers in education
Drop-in Hours: Tuesdays, 1:30 - 3:30pm

 
2013-2014 Peer Career Advisors

The PCAs are seniors trained to help students construct résumés and cover letters, find career information in the Career Resource Center and website, and to help with job or internship searches.



                     

 

Services



Quest

Quest
Search and apply for jobs and internships.

Pathways

Pathways
Alumni guiding students.

Alumni Directory

Alumni Directory
Look up Amherst College Alumni.

Liberal Arts Network

Liberal Arts Career Network
Internships and jobs.

Spotlight

Spotlight on Careers
Exploration site by college career services pros.

Career Beam

Career Beam
“Get right to work.”

Going Global

Going Global
International jobs.

Vault

Vault
Career intelligence.

content

Our Mission

To educate and empower students to reflect, explore, experiment, and take action to achieve their personal, professional, and academic goals. 


Staff Bios


Career Advising Appointments

Login to Quest to request an appointment with a career advisor.  If you have technical difficulties, please call the Career Center at 413-542.2265.


Quick Questions

Stop by to see a PCA during their drop-ins or take advantage of advisor drop-in hours.


Hours & Contact
Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm
Telephone: 413-542-2265
Fax: 413-542-5790
Email: careers@amherst.edu