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We are excited to introduce you to our students!  Mercy College students are diverse, dedicated, persistent, and resilient, among many other things.  Contact Employer Relations today to learn more about our incredible and diverse student body.

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 and Analytics Chair Marques McKinney
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Introducing the Business & Accounting Executive Board!

The new year brings some new faces to Mercy College’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 Secretary Nicholas Caldwell
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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 Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Manhattan Campus Mariana Ayerbe
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Stuck Trying to Move Your Career Forward in a COVID Environment? There’s much you actually CAN do!

College students across the globe have been faced with a brand new world since COVID entered their world. This is a historically differentiating time; your generation will forever be asked how it affected you – your plans, your education, and your …

By Julia Wexler
Julia Wexler Director of Employer Relations Julia Wexler
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Looking for a meaningful job while in college? Look no further!

What is YAI?

YAI: Seeing Beyond Disability is an organization dedicated to supporting people in the Intellectual and Developmental Disability Community.  Today, they serve over 20,000 people and have a team of over 4,000 employees.  With locations in New York …

By Sara Shepherd
Sara Shepherd Employer Relationship Manager, Career and Professional Development Sara Shepherd
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Career Team Hours – Virtual appointments

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