We are here to help you find and prepare for opportunities that interest you. If you want guidance on using the resources below or are not finding relevant opportunities, request an appointment with a career advisor through Handshake. We can share when certain industries post jobs and help you develop a strategy for your overall job search, including how to network.

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Handshake: The Best Place to Start

In Handshake, browse opportunities from employers specifically interested in Amherst students.

The Interview

Your Interview

Read our How-To Guide on Interviewing, and schedule a mock interview with an advisor to practice. 

Search for a Job

Industry Snapshots

Spotlight on Careers

Explore potential careers and use the Search Internships & Jobs tab to look for external sites for opportunities in your field of interest. User name: spotlightkey Password: lacn18!

Going Global link

Jobs & Internships Abroad

Conduct a search for jobs and internships abroad and read the specific country guides to learn where to search for positions in other countries. 


Jobs by the Thousands

Search for jobs in any U.S. location - a great resource if you are looking for opportunities outside of New England.

Link to LinkedIn


LinkedIn is a powerful job seeking and networking resource.