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Career Tips for International Students

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

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!

  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 out …

By Samantha Karpiloff
Samantha Karpiloff Assistant Director Samantha Karpiloff
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How to Register for Events 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

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

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.

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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Interested in Nonprofit Jobs Open Right Now?

Nonprofit Westchester has a robust list of job openings open at their Westchester member organizations.  These jobs range from entry level to management and lots in between.  Here are some examples of entry level jobs you can find on their …

By Sara Shepherd
Sara Shepherd Employer Relationship Manager, Career and Professional Development Sara Shepherd
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Some of Your Questions About Soft Skills and Work – Answered (Part 2)

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

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 Assistant Director Samantha Karpiloff
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