Women

Isenberg women are leading the way in the classroom and businesses around the world. At the Office of Career Success, we understand your value while recognizing the experiences and the challenges women face as students in the classroom and women in the workplace. Here you will find a network of support for equality and the empowerment of women in all stages of their careers. This community page is a central source for blog posts, job and internship opportunities, events, professional organizations, and more. Log in to set up your preference to be notified when content career content curated for women at Isenberg becomes available.

Women

Student Spotlight: Abigail Varney, Finance ’22

Q: Outside of classes, what clubs/activities are you involved in here at Isenberg/UMass?
A: Outside of classes, I serve as a founding member and Co-CEO of Smart Woman Securities (SWS). SWS is a national non-profit organization that has a goal …

By Melissa Salva
Melissa Salva Director of Undergraduate Career Services
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Modern Rules for Women Supporting Other Women at Work

More than 25% of women are considering downshifting their careers or leaving the workforce completely an effect of the pandemic. As a result, Women supporting other women at work is one way to protect gender equity and help women deal …

By Kim Figueroa
Kim Figueroa Career Coach
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Student Spotlight: Sophia Larco, HTM ’22

Q: Outside of classes, what clubs/activities are you involved in here at Isenberg/UMass?
A: I have been a member of the American Hotel and Lodging Association at UMass since my freshman year – taking on the role of treasurer for …

By Melissa Salva
Melissa Salva Director of Undergraduate Career Services
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How Can Employers Create Safe Spaces for Women & People of Color? [Interview]

Mikaela Kiner is an executive coach, entrepreneur, and HR consultant who recently authored the book Female Firebrands: Stories and Techniques to Ignite Change, Take Control, and Succeed in the Workplace, in which she interviewed thirteen successful, mission-driven women to learn …

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A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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Brooke Baldwin: How Female Leaders are Ending the Tyranny of the Résumé

By: Brooke Baldwin Across various industries, women CEOs and bosses are hacking the traditional hiring process. For these trailblazers, the reign of the résumé is over. “When I hire someone, I don’t care about their résumé,” chef Dominique Crenn, who …

By Kim Figueroa
Kim Figueroa Career Coach
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