Samantha Karpiloff

Career Specialist

Samantha Karpiloff

As a Career Specialist, Samantha co-leads the Human Services, Government, Law and education Career Community and supports the career team’s day-to-day operations  Samantha supports the career team’s day-to-day operations. She assists with executing undergraduate career programming, planning events, and reporting. Samantha also meets with students and visits classrooms to promote career education.

Prior to graduating from Manhattanville College with a B.A. in Psychology, Samantha worked closely with her school’s Center for Career Development. She acted as both a student worker and an intern, where she assisted in preparations for career events and managed the data through her school’s online career database. She also launched a Peer Career Advisor program that had great success in connecting students to the center and helping them develop strong resumes and job search skills.

Samantha worked in Human Resources after finishing at Manhattanville, is very excited to be back in higher education, and looks forward to working with Mercy students!

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How to Explain COVID-19 Employment Gaps on Your Resume

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You are a hardworking Mercy student who lost their job when the pandemic hit last March. That is a very hard blow to recover from. And maybe, despite your best efforts, the universe has not permitted your re-entry into the …

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Join the United States Secret Service

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The U.S. Secret Service is a national security organization protecting our country’s leaders, foreign heads of state, the nation’s financial infrastructure. They also patrol and secure national events. Becoming a member of the Service requires long hours of hard work …

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Careers in Forensic Science

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When you think of forensics, what comes to mind? Likely your favorite crime drama, such as CSI or Law & Order (I’m a fan of the show Psych myself!). But the real field of forensics is not limited to observing …

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5 Questions to Ask Employers at a Career Fair

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Are you stuck in preparation for your next virtual career fair or networking event? An excellent way to convey professionalism to employers (which is tougher to do in a virtual world!) is to prepare thoughtful, strong questions. Taking this step …

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Job Spotlight: Police Communication Technician

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Are you a Criminal Justice major? Unsure what career you want to pursue? Are you interested in serving those who safeguard your community? Consider a job with the New York City Police Department (NYPD) as a Police Communication Technicians (PCT)! …

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How To Put Your Best Foot Forward During A Video Interview

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As the quality and reliability of affordable video conferencing software and hardware increases by the day, video interviews have become commonplace for candidates and recruiting companies alike.

The Coronavirus pandemic has taken something that was viewed as more niche and …

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Inside MMC Careers: Artists & Repertoire

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Are you a media, marketing, or communications student wondering what to do when you graduate? Do you want to discover what’s out there? We invite you to read this series of blog posts featuring unique careers in your industry – …

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Employers Hiring NOW in Media, Marketing, and Communications!

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Greetings job-hungry MMC students!

Have you graduated? Searching for summer work? Need to build your resume? Good news, we have jobs that fit ALL of these needs! Click the logos below to view our current openings relevant to Y-O-U!

 

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Be an Obstacle Champion

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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 …

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Online Career Resources for YOU!

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Have you always wanted to dig into the career website, but as you searched for precious minutes to dedicate to this worthy endeavor, you kept falling short? Now is your chance!

As you take classes online, consider this also your …

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