Career Opportunities for First Generation Students

7 Tips For First-Generation College Students Navigating the Job Search

If you’re a first generation college student, you bring valuable skills, experiences, and most importantly, your personal story to any workplace! Learn how to highlight your experience as a first generation college student in the job search.

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Buying Professional Attire on a Budget

Read Study in the USA’s tips on how to update your professional wardrobe without overspending. It’s easier than you may think!

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Decoding Imposter Syndrome: Safeguarding Your Professional Triumph

Navigating the ebb and flow of confidence is a common journey for both you and your colleagues. Periods of self-doubt can occasionally morph into questioning your own achievements, leading to a phenomenon known as “imposter syndrome.” This transient state, though …

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Career Success for First-Generation Professionals

Are you the first in your family to go to college? While it might feel like the path ahead is uncertain, there is help to be found as you embark on your career journey, starting today!

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Finding jobs and internships as a first-generation grad

For first-generation college students, the entire college experience is completely new and uncharted. With no family to lean on for advice and support in terms of knowing the ins and outs of college life, it’s no wonder that a recent …

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Real-World Work Experience

Check out these 5-6 hour virtual work programs with Fortune 500 companies. These programs are free and can become part of your resume or even lead to a job interview!

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How to Be a Good Mentee and Mentor

Taught by Emilie Aries
Mentorship can make a difference to anyone’s career—mentees and mentors alike. While they’re often thought of as being one-sided, these…

Coping with Impostor Syndrome to Build Career Confidence

Taught by Emilie Aries
If you’ve ever found yourself feeling unworthy of promotions, opportunities, or accolades; constantly worried about being discovered as a fraud…

Managing Your Personal Finances

Taught by Jane Barratt
For many of us who are not financial professionals, worrying about money and saving for the future can be a…

Overcome Overthinking

Taught by Melody Wilding
While the act of overthinking usually feels like work, it’s more often the opposite. The more we delay action to…

Uncovering Your Authentic Self at Work

Taught by Kenji Yoshino
Despite decades of diversity and inclusion efforts, people sometimes feel forced to choose between being included and being themselves. Join…

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Taught by Carolyn Goerner
Those who experience imposter syndrome often believe they are inferior to others or have faked their way into positions despite…

Embracing Unexpected Change

Taught by Todd Dewett
When we’re caught off guard by a job loss or the crumbling of a personal relationship, it can be tough…

Efficient Time Management

Taught by Chris Croft
View Chris’s LinkedIn Newsletter Did you know that if you save just one hour per week, you could gain a…

Isenberg Student Clubs

Find a club that is related to your industry, can help with your professional development, or simply connects you with other Isenberg students.

Professional Organizations

Learn about and maybe even join a professional organization in your industry. Professional organizations sponsor conferences, publish articles and magazines, and sometimes
offer networking events relevant to your industry and special interests.

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Office of Career Success
Chase Career Center, Suite N207
Isenberg School of Management
UMass Amherst
121 Presidents Drive
Amherst, MA 01003

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Tuesday 8:30am-4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30am-4:30 pm
Thursday 8:30am-4:30 pm
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