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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Spotlight on Montefiore Mosholu Community Center (MMCC)

Warning: This gif has absolutely nothing to do with this post, I just think it’s funny.

What is Montefiore Mosholu Community Center?

MMCC is a vital community resource that changes the course of lives of Bronx and Manhattan residents to …

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How to Work a Career Fair

The big Spring Career Fair is right around the corner!  March 14th from 1:30-3:30 in the Rotunda on the Dobbs Ferry Campus.  How ready will you be?

Attending your first career fair can be scary.  You walk into large room …

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How to Become an INROADS Intern (and more importantly, why!)

INROADS is coming to campus!

Learn how to get a PAID Internship with a very high chance of turning that into a full-time job at graduation.

INROADS will be at the Dobbs Ferry Campus on Thursday, February 21st, from 2:00-3:00 …

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What Your Cover Letter Says About You

This was me, after receiving a well written, tailored cover letter:

In my ten years of experience reading and editing cover letters, I have seen the full spectrum of cover letter content.  I have read cover letters as an employer …

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Spotlight on Court Navigator Internship

Wouldn’t it be great to have a meaningful experience at the NYC Courts that allows you to help people in need while also being a great resume builder?  (Yes?) I think so, too!

This week I’d like to discuss some …

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A paid internship at the MTA NYC Transit? Yes, please.

Want to know how to become an intern at the MTA NYC Transit?

The MTA NYC Transit has between 200-500 internships at any given time – tons of opportunities!  These are paid internships that will allow you to gain professional …

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