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Event Calendar

Monday, March 1, 2021

Mon, Mar 1, 2021

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VMG Partners: Growth Intern Opportunities Informational Coffee Chats

This informational Coffee Chat session provides students with an informal opportunity to meet with representatives from Velocity Snack Brands. Drop in anytime during the hour to learn more about their summer-timed, San Francisco-based Growth Intern opportunity.

VMG Partners is a consumer private equity investment firm which has partnered with brands such as Babyganics, Briogeo, Daily Harvest, Drunk Elephant, Justin's, KIND Healthy Snacks, Nature's Bakery, Quest, Spindrift, and many others.

The VMG Partners ecosystem of brands stands for diversity, equity, and inclusion. As such, in partnership with their portfolio companies – Briogeo Haircare, Nutpods, Spindrift, Stone, Velocity Snack Brands, Lily’s, The Pill Club – 8 interns from colleges across the country will partake in an 8-week internship program, in which they will participate in on-the-job training across a range of functions, as well as engage in panels, workshops, and more, which ultimately will equip participants with skills and a network to start a career within CPG, whether as an entrepreneur or marketer or beyond.

Drop in to the virtual session to learn more!

Lunch-&-Learn: Funding for Summer Study Away

Considering a summer study away program? Join advisers in the Global Education Office to learn about your program options - which are many! - and what funding opportunities exist.  Please remember there is no credit awarded for summer courses, and therefore no aid transfer. But students can apply for an Amherst Summer Study Abroad Fellowship, a national fellowship (e.g., Gilman, Boren) or for aid directly from the program.  Learn about these options and hear directly from students who've studied abroad in the summer!

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Universidad San Francisco De Quito--Galápagos Semester Program Info Session

Our aim is to provide attendees with a sneak peek into what USFQ study abroad opportunities can provide such as: field work, research opportunities, postgraduate experience, and much more. Our faculty and staff will be leading the info sessions and we will be able to answer any questions you might have.

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Intro to Networking, Pt 2: Informational Interviewing — Hosted by the Loeb Center's Charles Hamilton Houston Internship Program

An informational interview is a conversation with a professional in an industry, field, company, or position that interests you and that you would like to learn more about. It’s a valuable opportunity to conduct personalized research with someone whose experience and perspective you think you can learn from.

In this workshop, students will learn how to respectfully reach out to people you’d like to speak with, prepare for the conversation, maintain the relationship, activate your Amherst community through the Alumni Directory, and more.

While this workshop builds off of Part 1 from Fall 2020, anyone may attend regardless of participation last semester.

*This workshop will fulfill the Internship Preparation Workshop requirement for the Charles Hamilton Houston Internship Program*

Hosted by the Loeb Center's Charles Hamilton Houston Internship Program. Learn more about the Program here: https://www.amherst.edu/mm/575805

CET China Programs Info Session

Learn more about CET Programs in Greater China (CET Beijing, CET Shanghai, CET Taiwan)
*Not all options in this region are pre-approved; check the Travel Registry to see if you need to petition.

Students Only
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Resume Review Drop-in Clinic with Loeb Center Peer Career Advisors

Meet with the Loeb Center’s Peer Career Advisors to have your resume reviewed. Whether it’s your first time seeking Handshake resume approval or you simply want to freshen up your for this semester, we are here to help!

Participants should come prepared to the clinic with a completed draft in Google Docs that you can share with a PCA.

The Loeb Center's weekly virtual drop-in clinics run from February 15-March 29 in addition to the Peer Career Advisor appointments that are available for booking via Handshake. If you have questions, email internships@amherst.edu.