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Career Direction

No matter where you're going, CORC can help you find your path.



CAREER COUNSELING

CORC Counselors are available for individual appointments Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Appointments are FREE for all students and alums!

On campus: Please come to our office to sign up for an appointment. The appointment board is located in the hallway behind CORC and is accessible whenever the library is open. 

Off campus: Please email corc@hampshire.edu or call 413.559.5445 to make an appointment. In your email, briefly describe what you would like to talk about. Counselors do phone and email appointments for students and alums who are off campus.

CORC Career Counselors can help you with:

  • Brainstorming/clarifying career ideas and goals
  • Resumes, cover letters, and other application materials
  • Job and internship search
  • Planning for graduate school
  • Graduate school applications
  • Other career-related questions


ASSESSMENTS

CORC offers the following assessments to assist you in clarifying your career direction. If you are interested in trying one or both of these assessments, or would like more information about them, please contact corc@hampshire.edu.

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
Measures how individuals prefer to interact with their environment and make decisions, and suggests careers that are compatible with those preferences.

Strong Interest Inventory
Identifies specific occupations that may be satisfying, based upon the degree of similarity between your interests and the interests of people in those occupations.



CORC LIBRARY

The CORC library has hundreds of books that will help you explore various career ideas and interests. Sample titles are:

Careers for Non-Conformists
Careers for Travel Buffs and other Restless Types
How to Make Money as an Artist
Non-Traditional Careers for Chemists
. . . and many, many more.

Books are available to borrow overnight or over the weekend. Our library is open Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

Contact Us

Career Options Resource Center
Harold Johnson Library, Third Floor
Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
413.559.5445
Fax 413.559.6148
corc@hampshire.edu
 

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