Internal PBS Workshops

We offer several informational workshops every semester; topics include career planning, internships, study abroad, graduate school, and more.

Please see the Advising Center (Tobin 501) to confirm locations.

Study Abroad Workshop | Recording

Thursday, September 23, 2021 5:00pm

Do you think you'd like to study abroad, but you don't know how to get started? Not sure how to pick a program? Would you like to hear from other students about their experiences abroad? Then this workshop is for you! Hear from a panel of students that have been abroad, and they will share information about their experiences and answer questions. Hear from a representative from the International Programs Office who will give a short presentation on the process involved in choosing and applying for programs, how to get prepared for your semester away, and financial aid. Get ready to pack your bags!

Recording Available

Getting Involved in Research Workshop, Monday October 18th  6-7 PM in Tobin 304. Remote Option Available

Monday, October 18, 2021 6:00pm

 Interested in getting involved in research in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences?  Looking for ways to connect with faculty mentors and build your resume?  Just curious about what happens in labs behind the scenes of a SONA experiment?  This workshop will guide you through the process of searching for and applying to labs, the benefits of undergraduate research, and specialized programs to support your research involvement at UMass and beyond. 


External Workshops

These workshops are opportunities for students to speak to recruiting companies about employment. You should also check with Career Services, since they offer several career fairs including the "Career Blast" which is the largest on-campus career fair in western Massachusetts. Over 130 employers who have internships, co-ops, or full-time positions will be there. Open to all-level students. Professional dress is expected.

William James Graduate Program Webinars

Monday, September 6, 2021 10:00pm

William James Academic Department/Program Webinars

These live one-hour webinars will provide you with an overview of our academic programs, including curriculum, field education and career opportunities. You will hear from program experts, learn from our Admissions team, and there will be ample time for a live Q&A session.