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

 

 

Resources

Information about the Law Schools and the Application Process

Amherst College Pre-Law Information for students and alumni.
Law School Admission Council
ABA's Directory of Law School Public Interest and Pro Bono Programs
Official Guide to ABA-Approved Law Schools (Now searchable. Includes curricular offerings.)
Boston College Law School Locator 25-75 (Good tool for reviewing LSATs and GPAs at ABA-accredited schools)

Useful Books in the Career Center Resource Library

How to Get Into the TOP LAW SCHOOLS, 2004 Edition, Richard Montauk, J.D.
Essays that Worked for Law Schools,
Boykin Curry and Emily Angel Baer
ABA-LSAC Official Guide to ABA-Approved Law Schools, 2005 Edition
Summer Opportunities in Law–-available online (see link under Resources)
55 Successful Harvard Law School Application Essays, compiled and analyzed by the staff of The Harvard Crimson

The Career Center Resource Library also has information that has been provided to us by various law schools interested in Amherst applicants and a collection of LSAT prep books. 

Scholarships

Fordham University's School of Law maintains a list of external organizations offering grants and scholarships.

Additional Websites

Equal Justice Works--a guide to public service in law schools
American Bar Association

Career Center Pre-law Advising and Mailing List--be sure to register in Experience and note your interest in Law under Profile | Career Preferences by checking the appropriate boxes. Dean Lee will send law-related announcements via email periodically with news and updates of interest to potential law school applicants.

To make an appointment with Dean Bekki Lee, Pre-law Advisor, Assistant Director of the Career Center and Associate Dean of Students, please call 542-2265 rather than send an email. All law school applicants are asked to read the Amherst College Pre-law Information (see first listing at top of page), prior to meeting with Dean Lee.

 

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