Become a MavCare Ambassador

Are you an enthusiastic, outgoing person who wants to give back to the Mercy College community? We need you!

Come join the Student Affairs Health & Wellness team for the Fall 2021 semester to assist with the check-in process for …

By Liam Ross-Fitzgibbons
Liam Ross-Fitzgibbons Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Bronx Campus Liam Ross-Fitzgibbons
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Tips to Prepare for a Virtual Career Fair

In this new, virtually all virtual world, it helps to have a few pointers on how to conduct yourself in a professional setting.  Career Fairs are a great way to meet employers, find out about opportunities, learn about industries and …

By Sara Shepherd
Sara Shepherd Employer Relationship Manager, Career and Professional Development Sara Shepherd
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Be an Obstacle Champion

With the beautiful gift of time bestowed upon us, I’ve taken it upon myself to do the one thing that’s always managed to escape me: READ BOOKS!

One that I’ve been particularly eager to get my hands on is the …

By Samantha Karpiloff
Samantha Karpiloff Assistant Director Samantha Karpiloff
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Jobs Open RIGHT NOW!

Hello there!

I’m here to share a very special resource the Career Development team has been working on since the quarantine began.  We realized that students may have lost their jobs and wanted to put together a list of jobs …

By Sara Shepherd
Sara Shepherd Employer Relationship Manager, Career and Professional Development Sara Shepherd
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Dressing for Interviews and Beyond

Much has been written about dressing for success and dressing for the job you want.  So what’s new here…maybe nothing or maybe you have just become aware of how important dressing is in job search and in job success.  So …

By Marguerite Busetti
Marguerite Busetti Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Dobbs Ferry Campus Marguerite Busetti
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Are You Graduating in May 2020 and Need a Job?

Congratulations, you are almost done with your degree! No doubt you have worked hard and thought this day would never come. Now you are almost there and you are probably wondering what you will do next and how you will …

By Mariana Ayerbe
Mariana Ayerbe Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Manhattan Campus Mariana Ayerbe
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What could you do on a gloomy February day? Apply for summer internships!

The good news is summer will eventually be here – and you are much better off getting a summer internship than staying home or working the same part time job you’ve had since high school… This is your time to experience …

By Mariana Ayerbe
Mariana Ayerbe Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Manhattan Campus Mariana Ayerbe
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Public Speaking: Your Key to Success in Any Field*

Great persuaders have the edge in the age of ideas.  Soft skills are always in high demand.  In a recent LinkedIn analysis, “persuasion” was one of the top skills “most worth learning” in 2019. “Strengthening a soft skill …

By Marguerite Busetti
Marguerite Busetti Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Dobbs Ferry Campus Marguerite Busetti
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Do you want to work for the City of New York? Learn How To at the Manhattan Campus on Wednesday, February 5th!

Good news Manhattan students: DCAS, or the Department of Administrative Services is coming on Wednesday, February 5th for a Career Community Chat from 3-4pm in the Bove Media Room. This is your chance to learn about what they do and their …

By Mariana Ayerbe
Mariana Ayerbe Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Manhattan Campus Mariana Ayerbe
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Peer into the Jobs of the Future

 

At the end of last year, LinkedIn released their third annual “Emerging Jobs report,” predicting the direction of new jobs in 2020 and beyond. Trends across the board include the need for AI, employees frequently relocating, and the increased …

By Samantha Karpiloff
Samantha Karpiloff Assistant Director Samantha Karpiloff
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For 2020, employers plan a 5.8% increase in college hiring!

So what is the job outlook for 2020?

According to the most recent NACE job outlook report, employers plan to hire 5.8% more new college graduates from the Class of 2020 than they did from the Class of 2019 for …

By Mariana Ayerbe
Mariana Ayerbe Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Manhattan Campus Mariana Ayerbe
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