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

 

 

Study and Work Abroad

Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst ("DAAD") Annual Grant Program
The program offers annual grants to highly qualified advanced graduate students for study and/or research at universities or institutes in Germany. Applicants must be proficient in German (proficiency requirements are less stringent for applicants in the sciences or engineering). Applicants in all fields except dentistry and medicine who are citizens of the United States or are foreign nationals who have studied at Boston University for more than one year are eligible to apply. The grant provides: a full scholarship for ten months, a monthly stipend, round-trip airfare, insurance, and shipping of personal effects.
Pre-application Deadline: Early June.
Final Deadline: Early September

NSEP (National Security Education Program) Graduate International Fellowships
The fellowships are open to U.S. citizens for graduate work leading to the Ph.D. in area or language studies, or to add an international dimension to the curriculum in other types of programs. Awarded for study outside of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. Students applying as graduating seniors must also be applying for admission to an appropriate U.S. graduate program. All recipients of NSEP awards must seek employment with a federal agency or office involved in national security affairs.
Deadline: Late January

Gates Cambridge Scholarship
Please click on the link above for more information.

 

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