Fall 2020 Drop-In Hours Announcement

There are no in-person drop-in hours this semester; however, students can RSVP for a Resume or Cover Letter Clinic, offered every Friday of the semester beginning September 18th or schedule an appointment with a Peer Career Advisor in Handshake.

Virtual Appointments

You can meet with a career advisor to discuss just about anything: career exploration, career uncertainty, self-assessments, job or internship applications, interviewing, networking, Loeb Center resources, and much more. Email careers@amherst.edu or call (413) 542-2265 if you have any questions. Our hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Make an appointment

To schedule an appointment please log in to your Handshake account and follow these steps:

  1. Log in to Handshake and click “Career Center” in the top navigation menu. 
  2. To request an appointment, click the blue “Schedule Appointment” button.

  3. Review all categories and appointment types and select the one that best describes the purpose of your request.

  4. Dates and times of available appointments will display. Use the arrows to navigate to and select a time slot that works with your schedule.

  5. On the next screen, you can add a note, including your preferred name and pronouns. This information will only be seen by the advisor you are requesting an appointment with. Lastly, click the green “request” button.

Cancel an Appointment

  • If you need to cancel an appointment, call the front desk at (413) 542-2265.
  • Please call as soon as you know you are unavailable.