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

 

 

Journalism

Newhouse Fellow Program
This 30-month program provides for 18 months of graduate study leading to master's degree at the Newhouse School at Syracuse University, internships and a post-grad professional apprenticeship. Open to under-represented groups as defined by New York State guidelines. On website, click on "Special Programs."
Deadline: Early February, annually

Asian American Journalists Association
Offers scholarships to outstanding high school seniors and undergraduate and graduate students. Students are selected based on the following criteria 1) commitment to the field of journalism; 2) sensitivity to Asian American issues as demonstrated by community involvement; 3) journalistic ability; and, 4) financial need.
Deadline: Early April

National Association of Hispanic Journalists
Provides several different scholarship opportunities for college undergraduates and graduates who are pursuing careers in print or broadcast journalism. Awards range from $1,000 - $5,000.
Deadline: Varies

Howard Simons Graduate Fellowship
The Howard Simons Graduate Fellowship at the University of Maryland was created to expand opportunities for minority journalists in the newspaper industry. It's a 12-month masters program in public affairs reporting, and the fellowship covers tuition, fees plus a stipend of approximately $11,000 for living expenses. For more information, contact, The Washington Post, 1150 15th Street N.W., Washington, D.C. 20071-7403, Phone: 202-334-6000.
Deadline: May 1 for fall, October 1 for spring, annually

 

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