Where Can I Learn New Business-Focused Skills?

As I mentioned in an earlier blog post, there is a lot you can do to build your toolkit of professional skills relatively easily, quickly, and for free. Learning new skills when you have some free time (Hint: Winter break!) will help you in the short-term when looking for jobs/internships, and in the long-term when developing yourself professionally. You can be any age & any major in order to learn new skills. Here are some free ways to add to … Read more »

By Gabriel Sehringer
Gabriel Sehringer Intern Gabriel Sehringer
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UPCOMING DEADLINES: Week of 12/7

The following internships and full-time opportunities have fast approaching deadlines. Be sure to check Isenberg Experience and UMass Experience for other job postings.

Joslin Diabetes Center: Director, Research Finance & Operations    Deadline: 12/8

CAIA (Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association): Director of Member and Candidate Relations    Deadline: 12/8

TXT International: International Business Developer – Buenos Aires, Argentina     Deadline: 12/8

TXT International: International Executive Recruiter – Buenos Aires, Argentina    Deadline: 12/8

CBS: Business Technology Sales Consultant – … Read more »

By Stephanie Berenson
Stephanie Berenson Intern Stephanie Berenson
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No advising appointments scheduled via Recruiting Edge starting DEC 8th

Beginning next week, December 8th, the Chase  Career Center will not be scheduling advising appointments on The Recruiting Edge.

If you wish to speak to an advisor, please email them about setting up a time.

Trish Harper: pharper@isenberg.umass.edu

Kim Figueroa: kfigueroa@isenberg.umass.edu

Best of luck with Finals!

By Kim Figueroa
Kim Figueroa Director, Internships and Co-ops Kim Figueroa
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How To: Make The Most Out of Winter Break

UMass Amherst gives students approximately 5 weeks off during winter break between the fall and spring semesters. For many, this is a time to catch up on sleep, relax at home, work, intern, and catch up with family and friends.

After about three weeks into break, many students may begin to feel restless and need something to do. Sound familiar? Below is a list of items you can do over break that are not strenuous, do not take a ton of … Read more »

By Stephanie Berenson
Stephanie Berenson Intern Stephanie Berenson
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iIntern Feature: Gabriel Sehringer

Gabriel Sehringer, Marketing, 2017
Business Development Intern
Millward Brown Digital

What did you do?
I spent this past summer interning on the inside sales team at Millward Brown Digital (formerly Compete) in Boston. I primarily worked with two sales representatives to find new business leads and reach out to them – I targeted a total of 96 companies in technology/entertainment, financial services, real estate, travel, and publishing. I spent several hours a day doing email outreach to leads at these … Read more »

By Stephanie Berenson
Stephanie Berenson Intern Stephanie Berenson
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How to: Rock the Phone Interview

There are some key differences between in-person interviews and phone interviews: The length of the interview, the style of questions that are asked, and the feel of the interview itself. Most phone interview rounds are used to screen many candidates to fill a few in-person interview spots, and so it’s very important that you make sure to approach the phone interview strategically. This will help you maximize your chances of advancing to the next round of interviews.

How should you tackle … Read more »

By Gabriel Sehringer
Gabriel Sehringer Intern Gabriel Sehringer
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