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

 

 

International Relations

Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholarships
Offers twelve $2,000 scholarships to graduate and undergraduate students for a winning essay on an area of the world or an international issue that is in keeping with the applicant's interest. Application consists of a resume, cover letter and essay of 500 words.
Deadline: Early December

Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program (U.S. Department of State)
Provides full college costs for junior and senior year of college and during first year of graduate study for talented students in international affairs, political and economic analysis, administration, management, and science policy. Must commit to pursuing a graduate degree in international studies at specified graduate schools. Participating graduate schools provide financial support in the second year of graduate study based on need. Other conditions apply. Applications accepted only from juniors.
Deadline: Early-February, annually

Institute for International Public Policy Fellowship Program in International Affairs
Preparing Minority Students for Global Leadership

The United Negro College Fund Special Programs Institute for International Public Policy (IIPP) is the nation's premiere college and training program focused on increasing diversity and minority recruitment in global affairs and foreign policy.  Now entering its fourteenth year, the IIPP has prepared nearly 300 fellows for international service careers, including in the United States Foreign Service. 
Deadline: mid-March - check website for details on how sophomores apply

 

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