Sara Shepherd

Employer Relationship Manager, Career and Professional Development

Sara Shepherd

Sara Shepherd currently serves as the Employer Relationship Manager at Mercy College.  Her primary focus is to create, develop, and maintain relationships with employers who have interest in hiring Mercy College students for internships in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, School of Liberal Arts, and School of Health and Natural Sciences.

Sara has also served as Associate Director of Career and Professional Development where she focused on marketing, system maintenance, and working with students in the School of Liberal Arts.  Sara’s first role at Mercy College was Assistant Director for Career and Professional Development.  Her primary goal in this role was to develop and implement a dynamic, integrated, and comprehensive suite of career programs and services for current undergraduate students.

Prior to working at Mercy College, Sara was an Employment Manager at a social service agency where she handled hiring procedures and performed human resource functions agency wide.  Sara holds a Master of Science in Human Resource Management and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration specializing in Marketing from Mercy College.

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Interested in Nonprofit Jobs Open Right Now?

Nonprofit Westchester has a robust list of job openings open at their Westchester member organizations.  These jobs range from entry level to management and lots in between.  Here are some examples of entry level jobs you can find on their …

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Blog Series # 2: What jobs can a Health Science major apply for?

Thank you for tuning in to our 2nd blog in the series, What Jobs Can a Health Science Major Apply For?  In this blog, we will be dissecting the role of Pharmaceutical Sales.  This role is heavily focused on sales …

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How to Prep for Virtual Career Connections Day

Drumroll, please…. We are excited to offer you our very first Virtual Career Fair – Career Connections Day!  This will be a great way to meet employers, find out about opportunities, learn about industries and organizations, and network.  (Temporarily) gone are …

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Blog Series #1: What jobs can a Health Science major apply for?

What jobs can a Health Science major apply for? As a Health Science Major, sometimes it’s hard to understand what sort of entry level jobs you qualify for.  But not to worry!  I am here to help you gain a …

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Tips to Prepare for a Virtual Career Fair

In this new, virtually all virtual world, it helps to have a few pointers on how to conduct yourself in a professional setting.  Career Fairs are a great way to meet employers, find out about opportunities, learn about industries and …

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Jobs Open RIGHT NOW!

Hello there!

I’m here to share a very special resource the Career Development team has been working on since the quarantine began.  We realized that students may have lost their jobs and wanted to put together a list of jobs …

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Summer Internships based out of the World Trade Center – The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

Imagine yourself, interning at the organization that manages our airports, our bridges, our most admirable NYC buildings….

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is CURRENTLY looking for their next group of paid summer interns (2020).  With over …

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Job Interviews on Campus? Yes!

On Campus Interviews!

Wednesday, November 13th.  1:00-4:00 pm, 30 minute slots available.

What jobs are being interviewed for?

Shrub Oak International School is a world-class, private special education boarding and day school for autism spectrum disorder education.

They are hiring …

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The GOAT internship at HACU

*GOAT* Greatest of All Time

HACU – What is it? 

“The Champions of Hispanic success in higher education”.  HACU stands for the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities.  Mercy College is one of HACU’s Hispanic Serving Institution members (go Mavs!).

HACU, …

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Looking for a meaningful job while in college? Look no further!

What is YAI?

YAI: Seeing Beyond Disability is an organization dedicated to supporting people in the Intellectual and Developmental Disability Community.  Today, they serve over 20,000 people and have a team of over 4,000 employees.  With locations in New York …

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