Welcome to the Loeb Center for Career Exploration and Planning

Everyone’s career path is unique. Whether you’re a first year or a senior, we offer resources and advising to help you consider and shape your own way forward through internships, networking, jobs, alumni connections, or reflection on how your academic …

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Making a Passion Into a Profession

Julian Erickson-Watson ’21 moved to Portland, ME to live with friends and pursue editorial internships. Along the way, he found his passion for pottery and recently launched a learning studio that’s thriving. Learn more about how he made his creative vision …

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Making The Most of Summer Internships: Part 1. Professional Tips & Advice

The article discusses the summer internship season, highlighting the increased compensation for financial services interns despite economic uncertainty. It provides advice on maximizing internship experiences, including self-reflection, managing workload, and networking. The article also includes curated advice from Twitter on …

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2024 Annual Lavender Law Conference & Career Fair (August 7 – 9, 2024)

“The National LGBTQ+ Bar Association’s annual Lavender Law® Career Fair is designed to achieve a sense of community and inclusion for LGBTQ+ candidates within the legal profession’s recruiting efforts. By participating in this Career Fair, candidates will talk directly to …

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Top 25 Most In-Demand Skills in 2024 & Beyond

The article highlights the importance of acquiring essential skills for success in 2024 and beyond, drawing insights from reports such as the World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs 2023 and LinkedIn’s in-demand skills guide. Key takeaways include the significance of …

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Greetings from Health Professions

It has been 50 years in May since the spring morning when, along with my medical school classmates, I took a sacred and ancient oath to alleviate human suffering and promote healing. As I reflect back on my career as …

By Richard Aronson
Richard Aronson Program Director, Careers in Health Professions
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Laboratory Technician Skills (How to Improve and Highlight Them)

This article discusses the skills of a Lab Tech, strategies to enhance them and how to showcase them in a job search.

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What are college students potentially risking when they engage in protests?

Robert Kelchen, a professor of education at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, discusses thoughts about student protests.

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I was a lobbyist for more than 6 years. I quit. My conscience couldn’t take it anymore.

The author of this article recounts their experience as a lobbyist in Washington, DC, highlighting the pervasive influence of money in politics and the ethical dilemmas they faced. They discuss the routine nature of fundraising and its impact on legislative …

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All About LinkedIn/Todo Sobre LinkedIn

As a first-year at Amherst, I remember overhearing older students excitedly chatter about their upcoming summer internship, and subsequently, about their LinkedIn profiles. I had heard some of the “lore” on LinkedIn, and it felt like a cold, aggressive platform …

By Ava Zielinski
Ava Zielinski Marketing and Communications Intern
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What Does FP&A Do?

This article explains what financial planning and analysis (FP&A) is, its roles and responsibilities in an organization, and examples of how to understand data and gain insights from it.

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