Lyn Leis

Associate Director, Career and Faculty Partnerships

Lyn Leis

As Associate Director, Career and Faculty Partnerships, Lyn collaborates with faculty to support the implementation of intentional career education in curriculum. Among other initiatives, she manages the EPIC (Explore, Prepare, Implement, Career Launch) system of career milestones.

Lyn brings a combined background of career counseling and curriculum development in higher education to the Career Team at Mercy College. A first generation college graduate and Westchester native, Lyn is committed to helping Mercy College students discover, develop, and pursue their career paths.

Lyn holds a BA in French Language and Comparative Literature from SUNY Binghamton, an M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration from Manhattanville College, a Professional Certificate in Career Planning and Development from New York University, and is a Certified Professional Resume Writer.

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Start Planning for Summer Research

Start Planning for Summer Research

If you’re thinking about a career in research, medicine, or lab work (among others) a summer research experience can be invaluable to your career path. In addition to helping you make career decisions and gain hands-on experience in your field, …

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Check Your Career List Twice!

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Winter Break is around the corner (congratulations!). You may be planning a break from classes and/or career planning, but before you do, take a minute to double check these simple things (especially if you are on a job or internship …

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Your Graduate School Personal Statement

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‘Tis the season to apply to graduate school, and I’ve had a lot of questions about writing an appropriate and compelling personal statement. Here are a few things to know that should relieve some of the stress of writing this …

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What is a Patient Advocate?

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Patient Advocates plan, coordinate, and manage all aspects of a patient’s care in the most efficient and cost-effective method possible. They assess the patient’s illness or injury, organize health services needed and identify financial resources available …

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What To Do With Your Health Science Major

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Health Science is an exciting major that can lead you into a variety of career paths. It’s great to have so many options that you can explore and test to find the right fit for you. It can also be …

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