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Some of Your Questions About Soft Skills and Work – Answered (Part 2)

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What Are Some Examples of Soft Skills?

Here are some of the most important types of soft skills and some of the individual skills that fall under each category. This list isn’t exhaustive, but you can use it to start …

By Joi Sampson
Joi Sampson Associate Director of Career and Professional Development Joi Sampson
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How to Explain COVID-19 Employment Gaps on Your Resume

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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 …

By Samantha Karpiloff
Samantha Karpiloff Career Specialist Samantha Karpiloff
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APPLYING TO LAW SCHOOL DURING A PANDEMIC

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Recent Mercy College graduate Keyana Griffith was motivated to become a lawyer since her freshman year. Pursuing legal courses allowed her to venture into this profession in order to gain a deeper knowledge and love for the subject. Furthermore, her …

By Gianella Brignoni
Gianella Brignoni Student Advisory Board Member Gianella Brignoni
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Blog Series # 2: What jobs can a Health Science major apply for?

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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 …

By Sara Shepherd
Sara Shepherd Employer Relationship Manager, Career and Professional Development Sara Shepherd
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Careers in Forensic Science

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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 …

By Samantha Karpiloff
Samantha Karpiloff Career Specialist Samantha Karpiloff
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Learn Something New in Healthcare

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While on LinkedIn one day I came across a certification course from Harvard Medical School: Mechanical Ventilation for COVID-19. I decided to take this course and with the help of this course, I was able to gain knowledge and understanding …

By Joi Sampson
Joi Sampson Associate Director of Career and Professional Development Joi Sampson
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Missed “Your First Internship”? Watch it Below Now!!

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The Human Services, Government, Law and Education career community, hosted a virtual workshop titled “Your First Internship” on October  27th from 6:00-7:30 pm. While we thank all those who attended,  don’t despair if you missed it. It was recorded and …

By Allen Rossetti
Allen Rossetti Career Coach Allen Rossetti
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Are you looking for a short-term, project-based, paid remote internship?

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What is Parker Dewey?

Parker Dewey is a mission-oriented organization that helps connect great talent with great companies. It offers college students and recent graduates who are excited to complete short-term, paid, professional assignments opportunities to do so. While executing …

By Gina Villazhinay
Gina Villazhinay Assistant Director of Career and Professional Development Gina Villazhinay
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Meet the Business and Accounting (BA) Career Community Student Advisory E-Board!

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Career Communities bring together students who are studying majors that can lead to similar career paths.  Each Career Community is led by a Career Coach and is supported by an Employer Relations team member and a Student Advisory Board. As …

By Gina Villazhinay
Gina Villazhinay Assistant Director of Career and Professional Development Gina Villazhinay
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Attend 5 out of 8 Career Academy Sessions to Earn a Badge!

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This Fall the Career and Professional Development (CPD) Team has virtual events! One event is Career Academy – it is a Career Education workshop series that helps students prepare for the workforce. Students will learn different skills such as how …

By Javier Mangado
Javier Mangado Media and Communications Chair Javier Mangado
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