Amherst College

About Amherst College

Founded in 1821, Amherst College is one of the premier liberal arts colleges in the nation, enrolling 1,800 talented, energetic and diverse young men and women. Our open curriculum is one of the boldest, most productive experiments in higher education. Our students—some of the most interesting, intellectually adventurous, independent-minded people you’d want to meet—publish papers in major journals; present at conferences worldwide; and undertake research, internship, study and community engagement projects around the world. Amherst College students are connected to a network of almost 23,000 accomplished alumni--people who live all over the world and are leaders in practically every field imaginable. Located adjacent to Amherst, a town of 35,000 people in the western part of the state, Amherst College has a scenic 1,000-acre campus and includes a 500-acre wildlife sanctuary.


Sociology Research Assistant

July 2018 - August 2018 Amherst, MA
“Engaging self-guided research”

Research Assistant

June 2018 - July 2018 Amherst, MA
“I liked being on campus during the summer. I also liked being able to focus on one project for an extended period of time. ”
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