Career Opportunities for First Generation Students

College career service offices a great resources for job-hunting, first-generation students and recent grads

First-generation students may be at a disadvantage when searching for part-time, seasonal, internship, and entry-level jobs. Yet these students can minimize or even reverse these disadvantages or even reversed them. How? By working closely with the professionals in their college …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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Strategies for post-graduation success for diverse students

Navigating life post-graduation can be filled with ups and downs. For first-generation students, BIPOC, and LGBTQ+ job seekers, it’s important to know what resources are available to help you succeed as you go through adulthood. The following five strategies can …

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College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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Odyssey Spring Career Day – Virtual event for Underrepresented Students

Odyssey’s Spring Career Day, a virtual career fair for underrepresented students, will be held March 10th, with top companies in Tech, Finance, Consulting, and Startups sharing exclusive job and internship opportunities!

This is a free fair for undergraduates, graduates, or …

By Melissa Salva
Melissa Salva Executive Director, Undergraduate Employer Relations & Operations
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RBC Capital Markets D&I Discovery Day

Students may now register for the annual RBC Capital Markets D&I Discovery Day!

All first year undergraduate students in Canada and the U.S. are encouraged to register and join this annual, half-day virtual event designed to showcase the firm’s culture …

By Richard Stuart
Richard Stuart Portfolio Manager
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1st Generation College Student Beats COVID-19 Barriers to Stay in School

Her left leg bounced nervously as her right foot nudged the accelerator. She balled up her fist and pushed away a tear, clearing her vision of the road ahead.

Will they think I’m a failure? Will they lie to their friends …

By Pam Mathison
Pam Mathison Career Coach
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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.

Location

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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

Office Hours

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

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