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Sara Shepherd

Director, Employer Relations

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Internship Spotlight: Ashley Carrasquillo

By Alexsander Souza

Student Name: Ashley Carrasquillo

Year: Junior

Major: Legal Studies/Paralegal

Career aspirations: Paralegal

Internship Company & Location (city/state): Evan Guthrie Law Firm in Charleston, SC (Remote)

Internship Department: N/A

Internship Semester: Spring 2023

How did you find this …

By Alexsander Souza
Alexsander Souza
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Navigating Professional Development When Transitioning from Military to Civilian Life

Deciding to leave active duty and transition to civilian life is often a stressful and difficult decision. Upon transition, military members might have questions about what their next moves should be. Should they go back to school? Venture a new …

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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 & Analytics Co-Chair
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Introducing the Business & Accounting Executive Board!

The new year brings some new faces to Mercy University’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 Senior Advisor
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What do we do instead of shaking hands?

In this new era of social distancing, what is replacing the firm, professional handshake—a staple of business etiquette that career services practitioners have advised for years? Members of the NACE Community offered a few ideas, including:

I personally stopped shaking …

By Mariana Ayerbe
Mariana Ayerbe Deputy Director, Career Education
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Featured Resources

Fact Sheet #71: Internship Programs Under The Fair Labor Standards Act
Wage Requirements for Interns in Not-For-Profit Businesses
Wage Requirements for Interns in For-Profit Businesses
Undergraduate Internship Guide for Employers
Why Hire a Mercy Intern?

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