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Become a MavCare Ambassador

Are you an enthusiastic, outgoing person who wants to give back to the Mercy College community? We need you!

Come join the Student Affairs team to support your fellow Mavs! Through telephone outreach, you will gain experience in customer service …

By Liam Ross-Fitzgibbons
Liam Ross-Fitzgibbons Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Bronx Campus Liam Ross-Fitzgibbons
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Top 5 Communication Do’s and Top 5 Don’ts to Avoid at Work

What is good workplace etiquette? If you haven’t worked in an office or professional environment before, you’re probably unsure. While it varies from office to office, there are some general guidelines for how to communicate at work. Here are five …

By Samantha Karpiloff
Samantha Karpiloff Career Specialist Samantha Karpiloff
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TikTok is Changing the Resume Landscape!

I was driving to work the other morning and heard on the radio that the video sharing social media platform TikTok was accepting resumes. I thought it was pretty cool that they were hiring. Yet, as I continued to listen, …

By Joi Sampson
Joi Sampson Associate Director of Career and Professional Development Joi Sampson
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11 Online Jobs You Can Land With Little to No Experience

You’ve likely seen the ads online: “Make $2,000 a week working from home just two hours a day! No experience required!” or the comments on completely unrelated articles posted on social media: “I make $120,000 a year working five hours …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Professional Guidance Part 3: Too Blessed To Be Stressed.

Between organic chemistry lecture class and 11:59 deadlines, college students are put in stressful situations all the time. The stress will feel like it’s never ending, that’s why it is important to learn effective ways to manage stressors throughout life.

By Marques McKinney
Marques McKinney Marketing and Analytics Chair Marques McKinney
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The art of stillness – and how it can help your career success

Looking back on such a busy and different academic year, I marvel at the dignity with which students, faculty, and staff alike used to overcome the tall order of difficulties thrown their way. Sick family and friends. Remote learning and …

By Samantha Karpiloff
Samantha Karpiloff Career Specialist Samantha Karpiloff
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Professional Guidance Part 2: Personal Branding for College Students.

It is important to design, maintain, and promote individual brands. Personal branding is the process of marketing oneself in society. Branding reflects your skills, abilities, and lifestyle. Personal branding creates connections with people, via face to face or on social …

By Marques McKinney
Marques McKinney Marketing and Analytics Chair Marques McKinney
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Professional Guidance Part 1: Email Writing Basics.

Believe it not, composing effective professional emails can help determine the success or downfall in your career. Luckily, the first step to take your inbox from a collection of sale ads to a home for your career-related connections is creating …

By Marques McKinney
Marques McKinney Marketing and Analytics Chair Marques McKinney
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Ace Your Interview with These 12 Tips!

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!

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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