Samantha Karpiloff

Associate Director, Career and Professional Development

Samantha is an energetic and creative member of the career team with experience in higher education, human resources, and business. As an Associate Director at the Dobbs Ferry campus, she coaches students in the Business & Accounting career community and helps prepare them for their professional lives during and after college.

Samantha joined the Mercy career team in November 2019 as Career Specialist, where she provided administrative and operational support. She then moved into an Assistant Director role, supporting marketing and data efforts. In her current position, Samantha leads the career team’s marketing strategy, which includes crafting and overseeing their marketing plan and creating content for their channels.

Prior to Mercy, Samantha gained experience in human resources and business development at a mid-sized consulting firm in Connecticut. This background, coupled with the love she discovered for career development during an undergraduate internship, motivates her to bring her best every day for the variety of students she has the pleasure of working with.Samantha earned a B.A. in Psychology from Manhattanville College, and loves to get outdoors and travel the USA. She lives in beautiful Putnam County, New York with her husband.

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Job Spotlight: Police Communication Technician

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

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

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!

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

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!

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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Resume Boosters for Communications Studies and Media Studies Majors

Greetings students! If you’re reading this, you’re probably looking to all corners of the Earth for ways to distinguish yourself from your peers (or maybe you’re craving some good ol’ Mercy reading).

If this is indeed you, congratulations! You’ve come …

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Peer into the Jobs of the Future

 

At the end of last year, LinkedIn released their third annual “Emerging Jobs report,” predicting the direction of new jobs in 2020 and beyond. Trends across the board include the need for AI, employees frequently relocating, and the increased …

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time…for Career!

Hooray! The semester’s finished. With final assignments turned in, exams taken, papers written, and presentations, well, presented, you can jump in holiday glee (see below for an example) at having tackled the semester. Go you! Time for some well-earned rest.

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