Joi Sampson

Associate Director of Career and Professional Development

Joi Sampson

Joi Sampson has worked in higher education for over 10 years. In that time, she has worked within academic and student affairs divisions, which has given her the ability to build a holistic picture of what a student needs to be successful in and outside the classroom.

Joi supports students in the School of Health and Natural Sciences, is the community leader for the Healthcare and Wellness career community and oversees the Internship Grant. She is eager to help students find and market themselves for internships and jobs. Make an appointment with Joi today, she will be happy to help you become a #HiredMav!

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The Fastest Growing Health Care Occupations in 2021 and Beyond

According to a May 2021 Bureau of Labor Statistics report, health care occupations will rise by 15% between 2019 and 2029. The report revealed that health care jobs are growing at a faster rate than any other industry. Approximately 2.4 …

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TikTok is Changing the Resume Landscape!

I was driving to work the other morning and heard on the radio that the video sharing social media platform TikTok was accepting resumes. I thought it was pretty cool that they were hiring. Yet, as I continued to listen, …

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Hello Graduate

You did it! You completed your degree from Mercy College. The career team is so incredibly proud of you and know that with all the challenges from this past year, you made it! You should be very proud of yourself …

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Apply for the Fall 2021 Internship Grant

The College of Career and Professional Development is ecstatic to have the Internship Grant opened for the Fall 2021 semester!! The Mercy College Internship Grant helps undergraduate students complete an unpaid internship for academic credit  for a minimum total of 135 …

By Joi Sampson
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4 Tips for Searching for Companies that Focus on Diversity and Inclusion

As Black History Month draws to a close, many of us know the importance and value of incorporating diversity throughout the year. More and more employers are also taking steps to have a more diverse and inclusive work environment. This …

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Some of Your Questions About Soft Skills and Work – Answered (Part 2)

What Are Some Examples of Soft Skills? Here are some of the most important types of soft skills and some of the individual skills that fall under each category. This list isn’t exhaustive, but you can use it to start …

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Some of Your Questions About Soft Skills and Work—Answered! (Part 1)

For the month of December, as we ring in the holidays and look forward to a much needed break, I thought we would take things easy and talk about soft skills – what they are and how you can showcase …
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Learn Something New in Healthcare

While on LinkedIn one day I came across a certification course from Harvard Medical School: Mechanical Ventilation for COVID-19. I decided to take this course and with the help of this course, I was able to gain knowledge and understanding …

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Words of Wisdom from Regeneron Scientists

Career and Professional Development recently hosted a panel discussion with scientists from Regeneron titled: A Day for Doing Good, Future Scientists Panels at Mercy College. The panelist were phenomenal and shared a great deal about their work as scientists and …

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Becoming a Quality Healthcare Professional

The healthcare industry is made up of diverse groups of people in need of care. Whether you are planning to become the treating physician assistant, nurse, nutritionist, occupational therapist, or exercise trainer, you are sure to meet people who are …

By Joi Sampson
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