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    Current Employee - Peer Tutor and Grader for Microeconomics in Amherst, MA
    Current Employee - Peer Tutor and Grader for Microeconomics in Amherst, MA

    I have been working at Amherst College part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I'm a grader and a tutor for economics department here. Very flexible hours, a lot of guidance, and very decent salary. I have also worked as Facilities during the summer, and also in the alumni programs. It's a very good opportunity for me to talk to the Alums and hear their stories.

    Cons

    Might be tough to balance academic load and doing these jobs, and also balancing all other aspects as a student. But having said that, the flexibility given helps a lot. Sometimes it may be daunting to talk to an Alum, but all you need is some practice and courage! Academic departments are sometimes not too supportive of our efforts to seek out jobs in the real world.

    Advice to Management

    Probably more guidance would help. The College is trying their best to connect students to alums, but I feel more opportunities to connect and talk to them wouldn't hurt. The academic departments also could have been more supportive of these attempts.

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    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a dayinterviewed at Amherst College.

    Interview

    I applied through a friend who was currently a campus center manager and liked the job. The interview was easy, a few fit questions but nothing more. The pay is good and you get to do your homework!

    Interview Questions

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Website www.amherst.edu
Headquarters Amherst, MA
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1818
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
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Amherst College offers some 800 courses leading to bachelor's degrees in more than 30 areas of study. The college has more than 195 full-time faculty members and an enrollment of approximately 1,700 students. Amherst is a member of the Five Colleges, a consortium with nearby Smith, Mount Holyoke, and Hampshire Colleges and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst; students can take classes at any of the five schools. Founded in 1821, Amherst operates with an endowment of more than $1.7 billion. Amhearst College should not be confused with the nearby University of... More

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