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Advice

Ace Your Interview with These 12 Tips!

Interview between two women

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 …

By Samantha Karpiloff
Samantha Karpiloff Career Specialist Samantha Karpiloff
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Introducing the Business & Accounting Executive Board!

Jens Øverseth

The new year brings some new faces to Mercy College’s Business & Accounting Executive Board! We’ve added two new members, Nicholas Caldwell and Jens Øverseth.

Growth and Diversity! Two out of our five members are international students, including Javier from …

By Nicholas Caldwell
Nicholas Caldwell Secretary Nicholas Caldwell
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Career Tips for International Students

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I’m Javier Mangado a Spanish international junior student at Mercy College. Currently, this is my second semester at Mercy College. I’ve had positive experiences at this institution and because of that, I would love to help the international students by sharing …

By Javier Mangado
Javier Mangado Marketing and Analytics Chair Javier Mangado
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Academic Success and Engagement With Remote Learning

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Ever since we have switched from in-class learning to remote learning, student engagement has been decreasing. According to several articles by Inside Higher Ed, professors have noted that students have lost motivation and found it difficult to be engaged remotely. …

By Cindy Cheng
Cindy Cheng President Cindy Cheng
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Make Your Handshake Job & Internship Search Easier!

Student working on computer

 

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 …

By Samantha Karpiloff
Samantha Karpiloff Career Specialist Samantha Karpiloff
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An Ode to Students

Thank You

 

The beginning of 2021 has already brought on some challenges, but I am SO excited to see more and more of you arriving on campus! February is underway.

As I walked the Dobbs Ferry halls at the start of …

By Samantha Karpiloff
Samantha Karpiloff Career Specialist Samantha Karpiloff
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How to Register for Events on Handshake

cover for how to register for evens on handshake

The Career team has some great events lined up for you this semester and I don’t want you to miss out! All events will require registration through handshake, and to ensure you do not miss out on any events, here …

By Cindy Cheng
Cindy Cheng President Cindy Cheng
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Sights for Success – Center for Academic Excellence & Innovation

Library stacks

Found in the lower section of the Dobbs Ferry campus Library, the learning center provides a variety of resources for every individual student enrolled at Mercy College. With a stellar view of the Hudson River as the snow glistens upon …

By Marques McKinney
Marques McKinney Marketing and Analytics Chair Marques McKinney
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Professional Greetings in a COVID Environment

fist bump between professionals

Professional greetings have always involved person-to-person contact. Whether it be hugging or giving a handshake, we establish a connection through physical touch. However, during these unusual times, we are unable to offer our friendly greetings. We have to come up …

By Cindy Cheng
Cindy Cheng President Cindy Cheng
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“What Questions Do You Have for Me?” Tips on what to ask.

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According to Big Interview, in nearly every interview, you’ll be asked at the end if you have any questions for the interviewer.  We want to make sure you are prepared with questions that reveal you to be a thoughtful and …

By Mariana Ayerbe
Mariana Ayerbe Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Manhattan Campus Mariana Ayerbe
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