40 Mercy Students Win Brand New Lord and Taylor Suits

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This February, Career gave away 40 brand new Lord and Taylor Suits to Mercy students at the Manhattan, Bronx and Dobbs Ferry Campuses. Students also competed against each other, testing their knowledge of professional etiquette, to win a Big Suit …

By Shannon Hargrove
Shannon Hargrove Director, Career Education & Operations Shannon Hargrove
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A Simple Formula for Answering “Tell Me About Yourself”

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With the Job and Internship Fair approaching on March 14, I thought I would share this great article from The Muse, which offers a simple formula to help you talk about yourself in a recruitment or networking setting.

A Simple …

By Marguerite Busetti
Marguerite Busetti Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Dobbs Ferry Campus Marguerite Busetti
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How to Become an INROADS Intern (and more importantly, why!)

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INROADS is coming to campus!

Learn how to get a PAID Internship with a very high chance of turning that into a full-time job at graduation.

INROADS will be at the Dobbs Ferry Campus on Thursday, February 21st, from 2:00-3:00 …

By Sara Shepherd
Sara Shepherd Employer Relationship Manager, Career and Professional Development Sara Shepherd
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Congratulations to the Fall 2018 Career Academy Cohort!

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147 students participated Career Academy Fall 2018. They learned about Resumes and Cover Letters, Interviewing, Professional Communication, Internships, and Career Advancement.

48 students attended 3 or more sessions (on campus or online) and received a Professional Development Certificate. Click on the …

By Shannon Hargrove
Shannon Hargrove Director, Career Education & Operations Shannon Hargrove
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Amanda Sickler ’20, Speaks About Her Upcoming Internship at Grandstand Media

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Amanda Sickler received an internship at Grandstand Media in Manhattan for this upcoming semester. In the video below, Amanda describes the process of direct inquiries she used to find this internship. Not all companies or organizations will welcome direct inquiries, but there are …

By Liam Ross-Fitzgibbons
Liam Ross-Fitzgibbons Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Bronx Campus Liam Ross-Fitzgibbons
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The Secret is Out Part 3: What Employers Look for – Oral/ Written Communications

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This is part of a series of blogs: #3 of 8! If you missed the first ones, you can read them here.

Onto the next secret of what employers are looking: Oral and Written Communication Skills. The majority of the …

By Mariana Ayerbe
Mariana Ayerbe Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Manhattan Campus Mariana Ayerbe
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The Secret is Out Part 2: What Employers Look for – Critical Thinking/Problem Solving Skills

Every problem has a solution

This is part of a series of blogs: #2 of 8! If you missed the first one, you can read it here:

Onto the next secret of what employers are looking for in recent college graduates: Critical Thinking/ Problem Solving …

By Mariana Ayerbe
Mariana Ayerbe Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Manhattan Campus Mariana Ayerbe
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Your Graduate School Personal Statement

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‘Tis the season to apply to graduate school, and I’ve had a lot of questions about writing an appropriate and compelling personal statement. Here are a few things to know that should relieve some of the stress of writing this …

By Lyn Leis
Lyn Leis Associate Director, Career and Faculty Partnerships Lyn Leis
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The Secret is Out Part 1: What Employers Look for – Professionalism/Work Ethic

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The Secret is Out: What Employers Look for (1 of 8)

by Mariana Ayerbe

Warning: this is blog 1 of 8! So there are technically 8 “secrets” I will share with you about what employers are actually looking for in …

By Mariana Ayerbe
Mariana Ayerbe Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Manhattan Campus Mariana Ayerbe
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