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
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Navigating Professional Development When Transitioning from Military to Civilian Life

Deciding to leave active duty and transition to civilian life is often a stressful and difficult decision. Upon transition, military members might have questions about what their next moves should be. Should they go back to school? Venture a new …

By Justin C. Pearson - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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10 Steps for Picking the Right LinkedIn Profile Picture

We all know how important LinkedIn pictures can be so let’s get this right! Below are 10 tips directly from LinkedIn, to help you.

Please also know you can come into one of the Career Offices in Dobbs Ferry, the …

By Mariana Ayerbe
Mariana Ayerbe Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Manhattan Campus
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Top 5 Communication Do’s and Top 5 Don’ts to Avoid at Work

What is good workplace etiquette? If you haven’t worked in an office or professional environment before, you’re probably unsure. While it varies from office to office, there are some general guidelines for how to communicate at work. Here are five …

By Samantha Karpiloff
Samantha Karpiloff Assistant Director
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11 Online Jobs You Can Land With Little to No Experience

You’ve likely seen the ads online: “Make $2,000 a week working from home just two hours a day! No experience required!” or the comments on completely unrelated articles posted on social media: “I make $120,000 a year working five hours …
By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Professional Guidance Part 3: Too Blessed To Be Stressed.

Between organic chemistry lecture class and 11:59 deadlines, college students are put in stressful situations all the time. The stress will feel like it’s never ending, that’s why it is important to learn effective ways to manage stressors throughout life.

By Marques McKinney
Marques McKinney Marketing & Analytics Co-Chair
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The art of stillness – and how it can help your career success

Looking back on such a busy and different academic year, I marvel at the dignity with which students, faculty, and staff alike used to overcome the tall order of difficulties thrown their way. Sick family and friends. Remote learning and …

By Samantha Karpiloff
Samantha Karpiloff Assistant Director
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Professional Guidance Part 1: Email Writing Basics.

Believe it not, composing effective professional emails can help determine the success or downfall in your career. Luckily, the first step to take your inbox from a collection of sale ads to a home for your career-related connections is creating …

By Marques McKinney
Marques McKinney Marketing & Analytics Co-Chair
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Ace Your Interview with These 12 Tips!

If you’re a typical college student, the words “April” and “May” are synonymous with “Finish line!” But there is still work to be done until we can raise the checkered flag. Whether you’re an underclassman interviewing for summer internships, or …

By Samantha Karpiloff
Samantha Karpiloff Assistant Director
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Career Tips for International Students & Athletes, from an International Student’s Perspective

My name is Jens Hundere Øvreseth, and I am a student-athlete from Norway playing on the men’s soccer team at Mercy. I came to the US to study and play soccer in the spring of 2019, which is a choice …

By Jens Øvreseth
Jens Øvreseth
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Career Tips for International Students

I’m Javier Mangado a Spanish international junior student at Mercy College. Currently, this is my second semester at Mercy College. I’ve had positive experiences at this institution and because of that, I would love to help the international students by sharing …

By Javier Mangado
Javier Mangado
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