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


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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Four Tips to Network on LinkedIN

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So you’ve joined LinkedIn, now what? Virtual networking on LinkedIn can seem daunting. Check out these four tips from LinkedIn writer, Kiran Prasad,  to begin to network like a pro:

1. Connect with people you know on LinkedIn 

My number …

By Dorlene Curwen
Dorlene Curwen Associate Director of Career and Professional Development Dorlene Curwen
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5 Questions to Ask Employers at a Career Fair


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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