6 types of employers most welcoming to college students who are BIPOC, LGBTQ+, First Generation, Black and African American, Latino, Economically Disadvantaged, or Women

Entering the workforce as a college student from an underrepresented background can be a daunting task. These students often face unique challenges when seeking employment, as they search for organizations that value diversity and inclusivity. In this blog post, we …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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How to begin/navigate finding meaningful summer experiences aka (internships/SURF/STEM incubator/research/etc.)

To be completely honest, I barely knew what an internship was before coming to Amherst. I spent my high school summers playing field hockey and making bracelets for my Etsy shop while binge-watching Netflix—and I have no regrets! But I …

By Carla Mattaliano
Carla Mattaliano Peer Career Advisor
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6 tips for first-generation college students searching for internships or other early career jobs

This article shares six tips from six professionals about gaining hands-on experiences, using skills and uniqueness, expanding your job search and more.

By The Loeb Center
The Loeb Center
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A reception for first generation and/or low-income students coordinated by QuestBridge, First Generation Association, and the Office of Campus Diversity …

This session welcomes families of first generation students to the Amherst community and to celebrate this momentous occasion. There will …

As part of Amherst College’s commitment to diversity, the Office of Admission hosts Access to Amherst (A2A) for one weekend …

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