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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

 

 

Study and Work Abroad

Bundeskanzler/German Chancellor Scholarships
These scholarships support one year of study/research or a one-year internship in Germany for U.S. citizens age 30 and under who demonstrate leadership potential. See web site or email Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, general@avh.de for more information.
Deadline: End of October

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals
This is a one-year exchange program to Germany for young professionals 18 to 24. CDS International, Inc., 871 United Nations Plaza, 15th floor (1st Ave. at 49th St.), New York, NY 10017-1814, cbyx@cdsintl.org.
Deadline: Mid-December

Fascell Fellowship Program
Fellows serve at U.S. diplomatic or consular missions in Eastern Europe, Russia or the Newly Independent States (NIS). Applications should be requested from and submitted to the US Department of State. Fellowships are granted for 1 year. Housing and several other benefits will be provided. Eligibility: Must be US citizens 21 years of age, have language proficiency in one or more of the following languages: Czech, Romanian, Slovak, Hungarian, or Russian, currently enrolled in or have completed a program focused on Romanian or Slavic languages or area studies of the aforementioned countries. Amount: $19,081. Contact Information: Fascell Fellowship Program, Recruitment Division, US Department of State, P.O. Box 9317, Rosslyn Station, Arlington, VA 22219 Phone: 703-875-7490.
Deadline: Early June

Humanity in Action (HIA) Fellowship Programs in Europe
This fellowship brings together an international groups graduates to research minority rights and how societies resist intolerance and protected democratic values. Separate programs will take place for five weeks in Amsterdam, Berlin, Copenhagen, Paris, and Warsaw.
Deadline: Early January

IDEX Fellowship
The IDEX Fellowship in Social Enterprise is a paid, entry-level, professional development program for post-graduates interested in the field of social enterprise.  Fellows are based in India as consultants in the low-income education sector. 
Deadline:  Late January

 

Lambaréné Schweitzer Fellows Program
The Lambaréné Schweitzer Fellows Programsends four medical students each year to work for three month rotations at the Schweitzer Hospital in Gabon in the fields of surgery, internal medicine, and pediatrics. Fellows work as junior physicians, supervised by hospital medical staff. Fellows are eligible for pediatrics, medicine, or surgery rotations. Third-year medical students are eligible to apply. You must speak French.
Deadline: December

Presidential Scholars Program, American University of Cairo
This one-year fellowship is for recent graduates who are interested in working in an administrative role at the university.  Fellows learn Arabic while working, and no prior experience in Arabic is required.  Fellowship is best suited for students with no experience in the Middle East.   Applicants must be U.S. citizens.
Deadline: Early January

Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowships
Offers nine-month internships and seminars in Germany for young professionals 23-34 in business administration, economics, journalism/mass communications, law, political science, and public affairs/public policy (a graduate degree, professional experience, German language fluency required). CDS International, Inc., U.S. Representative for the Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program, 871 United Nations Plaza, 15th floor, (1st Ave. at 49th St.), New York, NY 10017-1814, info@cdsintl.org. (Also under Professional Internships.)
Deadline: Mid-October

Rotary Foundation Scholarships
Offers a small number of funding opportunites for study and work abroad. These are open to citizens of the U.S. and other countries in which Rotary Clubs are located, U.S. citizens ordinarily apply in their home district; other students must apply in their home country.
Deadline: Applications are due approximately 18 months prior to the beginning of travel abroad

 

 

 

 

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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