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

 

 

Education

Hackley School

The Hackley School offers the  EE Ford Teaching Fellowship. The EE Ford details are at the bottom of the linked page above. All applicants to send their details directly to Kevin Rea.  The school will consider applications throughout the month of January 2009 until February 13, 2009. 

Hackley offers a $5,000 stipend towards educational expenses during the Junior year, a further $5,000 stipend during the senior year, and two $5,000 stipends for graduate education following the two-year fellowship at Hackley, in addition to the salary for the two years of the Fellowship. 

Deadline: mid-February, annually

Institute for the Recruitment of Teachers

Founded in 1990 by Kelly Wise, the IRT provides academic and individualized support to students from diverse backgrounds who wish to attain graduate degrees in the humanities, social sciences, education, and mathematics. IRT participants are individuals who plan to pursue careers in teaching, counseling, and administration at both the K-12 and university levels.  The IRT sponsors two programs.  The Summer Workshop is a four week program held on the campus of Phillips Academy in Andover, MA.  The Associate program is geared toward undergraduates who are recent graduates or otherwise engaged in summer research activities.  Participants in both programs are sponsored by the IRT as they apply to graduate schools in a consortium of 42 affiliated universities.  The consortium universities waive application fees for IRT applicants.

 

Deadline: April 1 

 

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