Samantha Karpiloff

Assistant Director

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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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 - Vault
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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 …

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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 …
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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 …

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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 …

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Make Your Handshake Job & Internship Search Easier!

  Tis the season for job applications! Seniors, we know graduation is fast approaching and the search for full-time jobs is underway. Underclassmen, we see you seeking out those summer and fall internships (Interested in getting paid this fall? Check out …

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How to Explain COVID-19 Employment Gaps on Your Resume

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

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

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

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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