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Monday, September 14, 2020

Mon, Sep 14, 2020

2020 Tell It Slant Poetry Festival

The 2020 Tell It Slant Poetry Festival: Remote Event

The Tell It Slant Poetry Festival (formerly the Amherst Poetry Festival) is a free event that celebrates the poetic legacy of Emily Dickinson and the contemporary creativity of the Connecticut River Valley and beyond.

This year’s festival will be held remotely; the schedule is now live and includes headliners Ada Limón, Jericho Brown, Kimaya Diggs, Franny Choi, Shayla Lawson and, as is tradition, the Emily Dickinson Marathon. Sign up for events through the schedule page!

Registration Required
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Advent International: Private Equity Information Session

Founded in 1984, Advent International is one of the largest and most experienced global private equity firms. With offices on four continents, the firm has established a globally integrated team of more than 200 investment professionals, focused on buyouts and growth equity investments in five core sectors.

Since initiating its private equity strategy in 1989, Advent has invested $46 billion in over 350 private equity investments across 41 countries, and as of June 30, 2019, managed $54.3 billion in assets. The firm partners with management teams to build long-term value in companies by accelerating revenue and earnings growth through operational improvements, strategic repositioning and market expansion, both domestically and internationally.
Attend this information session to learn more about Advent International’s full-time and summer internship opportunities, including its 2021 Summer Sophomore Diversity Internship.

NOTE TO STUDENTS: Be sure to register on Handshake BEFORE accessing the webinar link to ensure your participation is captured by recruiters for follow up!

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TM Capital Information Session

Founded in 1989, TM Capital is a client-first investment banking team, advising industry-leading companies across North America and around the world. The firm's professionals share a relentless commitment to engineering extraordinary outcomes with an unmatched standard of client care.

Over the last three decades, TM Capital has completed more than 350 transactions, with a combined value in excess of $25 billion. With offices in Atlanta, Boston and New York, its mission-critical capabilities include: complex mergers and acquisitions; debt and equity financing; minority and majority recapitalization; restructurings; and board advisory services. TM Capital is also a founding member firm of Oaklins, the world's most experienced mid-market M&A advisor, with 700 M&A professionals in 60 offices operating in the major financial centers around the world.

TM Capital's Summer Analyst program is designed to give participants an in-depth look into the dynamic world of investment banking. Summer Analysts work alongside the firm's professionals, learning the skills and knowledge necessary to become valuable members of our transaction teams. Summer Analysts enjoy hands-on project experience, direct access to partners and are afforded the opportunity to participate in client meetings.

Summer Analysts also play an important research role, performing financial and strategic analysis on companies and industries relevant to transaction work. Overall, this program provides an opportunity to gain exposure to investment banking practices and products, including complex domestic and cross-border mergers & acquisitions, debt and equity financings, minority and majority recapitalizations, restructurings, and advisory services including takeover defense, fairness and solvency opinions and valuations.

Attend this information to learn more!

NOTE TO STUDENTS: Be sure to register on Handshake BEFORE accessing the webinar link to ensure your participation is captured by recruiters for follow up!

Registration Required

Ongoing Events

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Poetry in the Pandemic

In the time of uncertainty and anxiety, poetry brings us hope, inspiration and reflection. Have you been reading or writing poems in the pandemic? Do you want to share the lines you've read or written with the Amherst community? Please fill out the form: or email your response to Haoran Tong '23 at

We welcome all students, faculty, staff, alumni and parents of Amherst College to participate! Help us lead a poetic life to overcome the difficult circumstances. We plan to compile all submissions into an anthology titled "Amherst Poetry in the Pandemic."