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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Guide To Using Handshake

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Handshake is Mercy’s online job board where you are able to apply for internships and jobs, as well as connect with employers. It is important to learn how to navigate and use Handshake to make the most of this resource.

By Cindy Cheng
Cindy Cheng Secretary Cindy Cheng
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5 Questions to Ask Employers at a Career Fair

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Are you stuck in preparation for your next virtual career fair or networking event? An excellent way to convey professionalism to employers (which is tougher to do in a virtual world!) is to prepare thoughtful, strong questions. Taking this step …

By Samantha Karpiloff
Samantha Karpiloff Career Specialist Samantha Karpiloff
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What do we do instead of shaking hands?

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In this new era of social distancing, what is replacing the firm, professional handshake—a staple of business etiquette that career services practitioners have advised for years? Members of the NACE Community offered a few ideas, including:

I personally stopped shaking …

By Mariana Ayerbe
Mariana Ayerbe Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Manhattan Campus Mariana Ayerbe
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How to Prep for Virtual Career Connections Day

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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 …

By Sara Shepherd
Sara Shepherd Employer Relationship Manager, Career and Professional Development Sara Shepherd
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Blog Series #1: What jobs can a Health Science major apply for?

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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 …

By Sara Shepherd
Sara Shepherd Employer Relationship Manager, Career and Professional Development Sara Shepherd
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Job Spotlight: Police Communication Technician

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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)! …

By Samantha Karpiloff
Samantha Karpiloff Career Specialist Samantha Karpiloff
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Tutoring is not just a way to supplement your income!

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We all know how disruptive the pandemic has been in our lives, including children’s education. Families all across the country are scrambling, trying to figure out how to help their children continue to learn. Many families are trying to balance …

By Mariana Ayerbe
Mariana Ayerbe Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Manhattan Campus Mariana Ayerbe
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How To Put Your Best Foot Forward During A Video Interview

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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 …

By Samantha Karpiloff
Samantha Karpiloff Career Specialist Samantha Karpiloff
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