Spring 2020 Internship Grant is Now Open!!!

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When it comes to internship experience, employers are more likely to hire students who have experience in the field. They want candidates who know what it is like to do the work in practice and not just in theory. Additionally, …

By Joi Sampson
Joi Sampson Associate Director of Career and Professional Development Joi Sampson
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Maximize Your Handshake Experience

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For this new school year Mercy College’s Career and Professional Development team has launched a partnership with Handshake, an online job board that allows students and alumni to get connected with employers that have internship and job opportunities. Handshake is …

By Lauren Teixeira
Lauren Teixeira Senior Student Advisor Lauren Teixeira
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Let’s Talk About Internships

Greetings all,  now that the Fall semester is in full swing and our events and workshops are up and running, I thought this would be a good time to remind all of you of the importance of internships as you …

By Marguerite Busetti
Marguerite Busetti Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Dobbs Ferry Campus Marguerite Busetti
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The GOAT internship at HACU

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*GOAT* Greatest of All Time

HACU – What is it? 

“The Champions of Hispanic success in higher education”.  HACU stands for the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities.  Mercy College is one of HACU’s Hispanic Serving Institution members (go Mavs!).

HACU, …

By Sara Shepherd
Sara Shepherd Employer Relationship Manager, Career and Professional Development Sara Shepherd
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Communication Tips For Interacting With Potential Employers

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You did it! You finally found a great internship or job that you’ll be applying for, and you want to make the best possible impression on the potential employer.

Well, the impression you create begins with the very first communication.  …

By Julia Wexler
Julia Wexler Director of Employer Relations Julia Wexler
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Internship Spotlight Kira Sturrup

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By Allen Rossetti
Allen Rossetti Career Coach Allen Rossetti
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Spotlight on Montefiore Mosholu Community Center (MMCC)

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Warning: This gif has absolutely nothing to do with this post, I just think it’s funny.

What is Montefiore Mosholu Community Center?

MMCC is a vital community resource that changes the course of lives of Bronx and Manhattan residents to …

By Sara Shepherd
Sara Shepherd Employer Relationship Manager, Career and Professional Development Sara Shepherd
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How to Work a Career Fair

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The big Spring Career Fair is right around the corner!  March 14th from 1:30-3:30 in the Rotunda on the Dobbs Ferry Campus.  How ready will you be?

Attending your first career fair can be scary.  You walk into large room …

By Sara Shepherd
Sara Shepherd Employer Relationship Manager, Career and Professional Development Sara Shepherd
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How to Become an INROADS Intern (and more importantly, why!)

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INROADS is coming to campus!

Learn how to get a PAID Internship with a very high chance of turning that into a full-time job at graduation.

INROADS will be at the Dobbs Ferry Campus on Thursday, February 21st, from 2:00-3:00 …

By Sara Shepherd
Sara Shepherd Employer Relationship Manager, Career and Professional Development Sara Shepherd
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Amanda Sickler ’20, Speaks About Her Upcoming Internship at Grandstand Media

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Amanda Sickler received an internship at Grandstand Media in Manhattan for this upcoming semester. In the video below, Amanda describes the process of direct inquiries she used to find this internship. Not all companies or organizations will welcome direct inquiries, but there are …

By Liam Ross-Fitzgibbons
Liam Ross-Fitzgibbons Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Bronx Campus Liam Ross-Fitzgibbons
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