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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16 Best Social Impact Jobs: Careers That Drive Change

This article highlights 16 social impact jobs across five different sectors: nonprofit organizations, corporate social responsibility, government and public service, social enterprises, and entrepreneurship

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Industry spotlight: How—and why—the federal government is winning Gen Z hires

This article showcases stats around the increase in federal government job postings on Handshake and the doubling of applications received. It also mentions the increased appeal from students in varied industries.

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The Nonprofit Industrial Complex

This article discusses the significant growth of the nonprofit sector in the United States, raising questions about its impact on American society. The concern is that these nonprofits, especially those with perpetual endowments, may become unaccountable and pursue agendas that …

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Social Impact Careers Panel Celebrates 60 Years Since JFK Speech

“As part of its broader celebration of President John F. Kennedy’s 1963 speech at Frost Library, the college hosted a panel of alumni who have pursued social impact careers. Kennedy’s speech commended the College’s commitment to public service.” – Dylan …

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Social Impact Careers: Top 10 Companies to Work For

This article discusses the potential for making a career in social impact in various fields. It also suggests pursuing a postgraduate business degree, with examples of professionals who have successfully transitioned into social impact careers after completing such degrees.

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A Global Look at the Connections Between Happiness, Income, and Meaning

This article highlights new research that challenges the perception of happiness and how it relates to meaning and income levels.

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Careering Through D.C.

Curious about what the Loeb Center’s Career Trek are all about? Check out this write up about the 2023 Washington D.C. Government and Nonprofits.

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Nuclear Reverberations

“Imari Yasuno ’24—Amherst College’s latest winner of a $10,000 Projects for Peace grant—grew up in Nagasaki, Japan, amid enduring echoes of a nuclear explosion. As a high school student in 2015, she attended a 70th-anniversary commemoration of the city’s devastation …

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Six Steps to Job Search Success

This article will walk you through the six steps to help you land a job.

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50 social impact innovations that might save the world

This article showcases organizations and institutions using innovations within equality, community, empowerment and the environment.

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