National Rehabilitation Awareness Week: Sept 16-22, 2019

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It’s National Rehabilitation Awareness Week! For those seeking to become occupational or physical therapist, this is the week to celebrate the profession and dig a little deeper to consider the values of rehabilitation on those who need it. The National …

By Joi Sampson
Joi Sampson Associate Director of Career and Professional Development Joi Sampson
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Communication Tips For Interacting With Potential Employers

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You did it! You finally found a great internship or job that you’ll be applying for, and you want to make the best possible impression on the potential employer.

Well, the impression you create begins with the very first communication.  …

By Julia Wexler
Julia Wexler Director of Employer Relations Julia Wexler
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SEALING THE DEAL IN YOUR JOB SEARCH: THE FOLLOW UP

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Happy Summer!  This is a great time of the year to job search: no heavy outerwear…just your really cool interview outfit, portfolio with some copies of your professional looking resume and your bright, positive Mercy “can do attitude”!

Tips to …

By Marguerite Busetti
Marguerite Busetti Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Dobbs Ferry Campus Marguerite Busetti
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My Internship Experience at Marks Paneth

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My internship at Marks Paneth, an Accounting, Audit, Tax and Advisory firm, has provided me with first hand experience in the accounting industry. It has helped me establish new relationships with coworkers and successful professionals in the field.

At the …

By Juan Lopez
Juan Lopez Business Professional Representative Juan Lopez
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The Secret is Out Part 8: What Employers Looking for – Leadership

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This is the last part of a series of blogs: #8 of 8! If you missed the first ones, you can read them here.

Onto the final secret of what employers are looking: Leadership. According to NACE, it is how …

By Mariana Ayerbe
Mariana Ayerbe Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Manhattan Campus Mariana Ayerbe
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Soft Skills: what are they and do they matter in job search…..?

Soft Skills: what are they and do they matter in job search…..?

You have probably heard at one of our Career Academy workshops that hard skills are easy to quantify, or to measure —like a certain degree or fluency in a foreign language, for example.  Soft skills are much harder to assess …

By Marguerite Busetti
Marguerite Busetti Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Dobbs Ferry Campus Marguerite Busetti
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The Secret is Out Part 6: What Employers Look for – Career Management

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This is part of a series of blogs: #6 of 8! If you missed the first ones, you can read them here.

Onto the next secret of what employers are looking: Career Management. According to NACE, it’s the ability to …

By Mariana Ayerbe
Mariana Ayerbe Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Manhattan Campus Mariana Ayerbe
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Caring Can Have a Big Payoff

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With summer just around the corner and the end of the semester approaching quickly, consider using your summer to care for your community. Ways you can care for your community include finding an organization in which you can connect with. …

By Joi Sampson
Joi Sampson Associate Director of Career and Professional Development Joi Sampson
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 5 Tips for Effective Networking

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 5 Tips for Effective Networking*

When attending a Career Fair or unstructured networking event, do you move toward people you know or those you do not know?

These 5 tips for structured and unstructured gatherings will aid you to overcome …

By Marguerite Busetti
Marguerite Busetti Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Dobbs Ferry Campus Marguerite Busetti
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The Sophomore Slump | Spring 2019 Events

The Sophomore Slump | Spring 2019 Events

According to the Education Advisory Board (EAB), “sophomore slump” is a real thing and accounts for six percent of students who run a higher risk of transferring during their second year. Sophomore slump is when a student loses some of …

By Gina Villazhinay
Gina Villazhinay Assistant Director of Career and Professional Development Gina Villazhinay
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