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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

College Hall, 155 S. Pleasant Street

Amherst, MA 01002-5000

Telephone: 413-542-2265

Fax: 413-542-5790

Email: careers@amherst.edu

International Relations

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

Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholarships
Offers 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

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.
Deadline: November

The National Security Education Program (NSEP) David L. Boren Graduate Fellowships
They encourage U.S. graduate students to add an international dimension to their curricula. Students already enrolled in internationally oriented programs are encouraged to intensify their study of areas, languages, and cultures. It is hoped that recipients of Boren Fellowships will comprise an ever-growing cadre of experts whose enriched educational and professional experiences will enable them to provide leadership and direction in our national commitment to economic growth, international peace and security, and promotion of democracy abroad. Seniors applying to grad school or current grad school students may apply; Since the purpose of NSEP is to promote study of under-represented languages and areas critical to U.S. national security, study of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand is excluded.
Deadline: Late January

Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship
This is a six-month professional internship in Washington, D.C. Fellows are supported by a monthly stipend and serve as full-time project assistants at one of the nineteen participating organizations. For more information, contact the program director via the web site or at The Herbert Scoville, Jr. Peace Fellowship, 110 Maryland Avenue, N.E., Suite 409, Washington, D.C. 20022, 202-543-4100.
Deadline: Mid-October for spring, mid-January for fall, annually

Winston Fellows Program
They will provide two or more individuals per year with professional training at the Summer Peacebuilding Institute of Eastern Mennonite University's Conflict Transformation Program. An internship of two months minimum with a non-governmental organization will follow the coursework at EMU. Individuals from the U.S. and other countries will be eligible to apply.
Deadline: Late December

 

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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

College Hall, 155 S. Pleasant Street

Amherst, MA 01002-5000

Telephone: 413-542-2265

Fax: 413-542-5790

Email: careers@amherst.edu