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

 

 

Where Do I Go For. . .?

Sometimes logins are needed: if so, they are usually listed on the page with the link. . . .
For more in-depth resources, please explore the site or stop in to see a PCA any afternoon or call x2265 to arrange a conversation with a counselor.

Assessments
Self-assessments give you a sense of how your attitudes and interests relate to possible career choices.
Focus is self-directed: you can create your own log in and take it
Do What You Are requires counselor access; call x2265 to set up an appointment

Career Exploration
There’s a lot of information out there—to help you explore and sort it, try:
Vault--company profiles, industry overviews; career guides, interview advice
Spotlight on Careers—-30+ career topics overviewed with alumni profiles, grad school info, and more—a resource created by the Liberal Arts Career NetWORK, a 28-peer-school consortium of which we are member. Amherst alums are interviewed in the Geology and International Affairs sections—great snapshots of those career areas!

Job Listing Sites | General Information (scroll down for several of these)
Experience
on-campus recruiting and job listings, CC calendar

CareerSearch
a broad database of over 2 million companies nationwide that can be selected by location, industry, size and by a specialized keyword search—client referral is amherst1821.

Going Global
the international job seeker’s essential first stop

Internships-USA
more than 3,000 organizations offering internships for college and law students

Internships.com (National Internships Online)
provides up-to-date listings of internships in many geographic regions

National Employment Bulletin (Current Jobs for Graduates)
current listings in performing arts, education, writing, and other fields
username: amherstcoll
password: cc01002

Alumni Networking
Amherst Career Network
select the Find People link in the upper right of the page, above the purple bar, and log in from there

Credentialing Service
Interfolio
electronic portfolio and credentials management—create your own link and account

 


 

 

 

 

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