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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Becoming a Quality Healthcare Professional

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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 …

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Qualities of a Strong Work Ethic

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Having a strong ethic is just as important to having skills and talent to do a job. Do you know what defines a strong work ethic? Here is an opportunity to hear from a few people from various industries about …

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What’s in Your Cover Letter?

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With New York’s phased re-openings underway, many of you may be starting to think about applying to jobs. With those applications however, employers may ask that you write a cover letter. This is a great time for you to …

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Maintaining Career Hope During a Pandemic

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The “new normal” brought on by the Coronavirus COVID-19 has all of us feeling some kind of way. For many of us, it may be having to make the adjustment of being home. For students however, there may be concern …

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Internship Grant Applications are Open!

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COVID-19 may be keeping us all house bound for now, but this is the perfect time to secure opportunities for yourself when things return to normal and with that we are happy to tell you the the Internship Grant Applications …

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Have you heard the good news?

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HAPPY NEW YEAR and Welcome Back to School! There’s some good news for you returning students – there is a new Bachelor of Science program for those interested in health and its called HEALTH PROMOTIONS. This track emphasizes disease management …

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It’s Health Professions Week

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Health Professions Week is a virtual career exploration tool that is especially designed for students. There are week long activities to help you to learn more about health related professions. Consider using this event as a networking tool to meet …

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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, …

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BEAT THE BURNOUT @ The Wellness Initiative Fair

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On Thursday, October 3rd, Mercy College’s Wellness Initiative will host its annual Wellness Initiative Fair. This year’s theme is Beat the Burnout. If you are a student you may be familiar with the concept of Burnout. According to the National …

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National Rehabilitation Awareness Week: Sept 16-22, 2019

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It’s National Rehabilitation Awareness Week! For those seeking to become occupational or physical therapist, this is the week to celebrate the profession and dig a little deeper to consider the values of rehabilitation on those who need it. The National …

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