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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7 Tips for a Successful Career Change

A career change is a serious step that requires a lot of effort. And the more drastic the change, the more daunting it can be. However, with the right preparation (and determination), a career shift won’t just be a leap …

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Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Have Your Resume Reviewed Remotely During the 2023 January Term

Loeb Center Peer Career Advisors are available to review resumes during the 2023 January Term for students who are:

Students who would like to take advantage of this service over the break should use this form to submit their resumes

By Victoria Wilson
Victoria Wilson Director of Early Career Exploration/Pre-Law Advisor
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Alumni Spotlight: Luke Murumba ’05

Civic-Minded

At an early age, Murumba’s refugee parents, who hailed from Uganda, instilled a reverence for civic impact that would later define much of Murumba’s journey in the civic impact field.

Murumba continued his pursuit of civic impact ventures outside …

By Brianne LaBare
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The Medical School Doctor is In

by Amherst College

Summer days at Amherst College are among the busiest of the year for Dr. Richard Aronson ’69, a physician who spends his days reviewing medical school applications, writing letters of recommendations, mentoring students and alumni and doing …

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Summer Internship Recap & Advice From Chloe Metz ’23

Metz’s interest in criminal justice reform and civic impact began in the summer of 2021 when she interned for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Springfield, Massachusetts. During her stint at the office during the summer and fall, Metz “got to …

By Brianne LaBare
Brianne LaBare
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Alumni Spotlight: Jay Nash ’73

Glee Club to the Peace Corps

Nash first discovered his passion for social justice during a summer trip to Africa in 1972. Hosted by the Amherst College Glee Club, the trip allowed him to gain exposure to various areas in …

By Brianne LaBare
Brianne LaBare
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Summer Internship Recap & Advice From Andres Segura ’23

Guided by a passion for change-making and a commitment to social impact, Andres Segura ’23 has done just that — and plans to continue to effect positive change in the future.

When Segura began looking for his summer internship, like most …

By Brianne LaBare
Brianne LaBare
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Staff Spotlight: Weston Dripps, Director of Sustainability

Discovering His Passion

Dripps found his love for geology in the backyard of his childhood home in Philadelphia. Collecting rocks and minerals for a display in sixth grade, Dripps’s interest in geology was not spurned by his unenthusiastic classmates.

During …

By Brianne LaBare
Brianne LaBare
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Safe Practices in Your Search

When searching for positions on job boards outside of Handshake, we highly discourage posting your résumé for employers to find you. If you do choose to post your résumé to public websites, remove your home address and any contact information …

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Summer Internship Recap & Advice From Mimi Hamada ’25

Dedicated to making food access more sustainable, Mimi Hamada ’25 has been an instrumental force in the online presence of Just Roots Chicago

Initially uncertain about how she wanted to spend her summer, Hamada sought broad alternative opportunities to …

By Brianne LaBare
Brianne LaBare
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