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Type of Event

Event Calendar

December 2019

Mon, Dec 2, 2019

Healthy Relationships Week

Come learn why everyone deserves a healthy relationship with the Peer Advocates. Find us tabling in Val and Keefe this week.

Foundations of Resume and Cover Letter Writing

Did you know that on average recruitment managers spend 5 to 7 seconds analyzing applications to determine if a candidate should be brought in for an interview? Come learn about the techniques needed to create resumes and cover letters that best markets your unique skills and experiences to land summer internships and future job opportunities.
*This workshop will fulfill the Internship Preparation Workshop requirement for the Charles Hamilton Houston Internship Program.*

Tue, Dec 3, 2019

Pop-up Disability Resource Center

Come celebrate/recognize International Day of Disabled Persons with a pop-up disability resource center. Come eat snacks, chat, and listen to why social and cultural structural support for disabled people is essential on campus.

Common Table

Common Table

All are welcome to the Common Table—a casual, drop-in time to share lunch and conversation on a topic of spirituality, belief or values.
Hosted by the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life.

Insight (Mindfulness) Meditation Group

Whether you have meditated for a long time or have never meditated, come join us for this time of practice together. Come to relax, quiet your mind, learn how to experience less suffering and stress, explore Buddhist philosophy and psychology, or just talk about what it means to live from compassion and awareness or because you are curious. The group will be led by Buddhist Advisor Mark Hart.

Fri, Dec 6, 2019

D.I.Y. Lip Balm Night on December 6th from 7 to 8PM on the bridge between Greenway C and D. Natural ingredients, Insomnia cookies, and fun!

Amherst Beauty and Cosmetics D.I.Y. Lip Balm

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Greenway C, Bridge between Greenway C and D

Come fight the cold by making some homemade lip balm using natural ingredients and friendship! Mostly natural ingredients honestly, but there will also be awesome people and Insomnia cookies so come on by and have some fun!

Sat, Dec 7, 2019

Zumba Class

Come join us for the last two Zumba classes for this semester taught by fellow student Alondra Saucedo Espinno ’22! Zumba is a fun, dance-based workout where rhythms we will be using include cumbia, salsa, dembow, reggaetón and many more! All levels of fitness are welcome!

Mon, Dec 9, 2019

Foundations of Resume and Cover Letter Writing

Did you know that on average recruitment managers spend 5 to 7 seconds analyzing applications to determine if a candidate should be brought in for an interview? Come learn about the techniques needed to create resumes and cover letters that best markets your unique skills and experiences to land summer internships and future job opportunities.
*This workshop will fulfill the Internship Preparation Workshop requirement for the Charles Hamilton Houston Internship Program.*

Relaxation Stations: A Survivor-Centered Self-Care Event

Join the Peer Advocates for Sexual Respect and the Women’s and Gender Center for a relaxing night of journaling, creating personalized self-care kits, coloring, body-scrub making, cookies AND massages! Supplies and massages will be provided on a first-come, first-serve basis. All are welcome to attend!
For accessibility and accommodations, please contact wgc@amherst.edu or 413-542-5667.

Tue, Dec 10, 2019

Mastering the Internship Interview

Internship interviews can be stressful, but they don’t have to be. Join us to learn how to best prepare for interview day, to answer challenging questions and to present yourself in a professional manner. *This workshop will fulfill the Internship Preparation Workshop requirement for the Charles Hamilton Houston Internship Program.*

Insight (Mindfulness) Meditation Group

Whether you have meditated for a long time or have never meditated, come join us for this time of practice together. Come to relax, quiet your mind, learn how to experience less suffering and stress, explore Buddhist philosophy and psychology, or just talk about what it means to live from compassion and awareness or because you are curious. The group will be led by Buddhist Advisor Mark Hart.

Cover Letter and Resume Building

Resume and Cover Letter Building PCA x FGA

First Generation Association is delighted to have Peer Career Advisers over to give advice on creating resumes and cover letters. This is a great chance to have a head start in internships, especially if you are a first year. This is open to anybody and we look forward to having you!

Students Only

Tue, Dec 17, 2019

Insight (Mindfulness) Meditation Group

Whether you have meditated for a long time or have never meditated, come join us for this time of practice together. Come to relax, quiet your mind, learn how to experience less suffering and stress, explore Buddhist philosophy and psychology, or just talk about what it means to live from compassion and awareness or because you are curious. The group will be led by Buddhist Advisor Mark Hart.

Ongoing Events

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National College Health Assessment

until Dec 1 Check your email for the online survey

The National College Health Assessemnt is a survey that collects data about students’ habits, behaviors, and perceptions on a variety of health topics. The survey is completely voluntary and confidential. The information helps us learn about student health and wellbeing and the results assist us in improving programming and informs our allocation of resources. This data will help us identify what is working and what we need to do better. Please search your email for NCHA and click the link to take the survey. The survey should take about 30 minutes to complete.

Students Only