Friday, February 20, 2015

Weekly Preview: February 23 - 27

Ready for a career fair?  Reread our earlier post about how to prepare!  Don't forget to visit Career Services for help! 

The Diversity Career Fair will be held on Monday, February 23 from 1:00pm - 5:00pm in the Student Union Ballroom.  Meet employers looking to diversify their workforces and who want to speak with students of all majors for full-time, co-op or Internship opportunities. Some employers will be scheduling follow-up interviews, so have your schedule available. Professional attire is required.  Click here to see the list of registered organizations

Are you planning to apply to the Public Health Major?  As of February 2, 2015, all UMass prospective public health major applicants must attend an information session and complete the application to be eligible to apply to the Public Health Sciences major.  If you would like to learn more about the major but are not ready to apply, attend an information session and hand in the application at a later date in the Peer Advising Center in Arnold House, Room 330.

All information sessions will be held in the W.E.B. Du Bois Library Rm 720
  • Tuesday, February 24 at 5:30pm
  • Monday, March 30 at 5:30pm
  • Friday, April 10 at 3:30pm
Bring an unofficial copy of your transcript and sign up for an information session early:  All UMass prospective public health majors are encouraged to meet with a Public Health peer advisor during drop-in hours before attending an information session.  Click here for the schedule.

Career Blast 2015 will be happening on Wednesday, February 25 from 10:00am - 3:00pm in the Campus Center, Lower Level.  All majors and degree level students will find a variety of employers available to talk with them about full-time employment, internships, co-ops and summer jobs. It is for all UMass students campus-wide.  Students should prepare beforehand by reviewing the organizations that will be attending, dress professionally, plan on enough time to visit organizations of interest, ask well-researched questions, and give out flawless resumes.  Some employers do schedule follow-up interviews, so have your schedule available.  Click here to see the list of registered organizations

Join TechTalks - Women in Technology Careers at ESPN on Thursday, February 26 from 1:00pm to 2:30pm.  There are many opportunities for women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers and many different majors and jobs that lead to these positions. This talk will feature five women, including a UMass Amherst alumna, who currently work for the Technology Division at ESPN. They will describe each of their very different paths that lead to their current positions at ESPN and will focus on the diverse opportunities that are available to women in technology and beyond.  Registration is required!  Click here to sign up.

Wondering if the Resource Economics major is right for you?  Learn more at an Information Session on Friday, February 27 at 11:15am in Stockbridge 303!  Students must attend an information session and complete the Online Statement of Interest before being invited to schedule an advising appointment to complete the change of major process.  Online Statements of Interest must be submitted by Saturday, April 25 at noon.  There will be two more information sessions in April.

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