Student Success at Inaugural Skills Development Summit

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Although COVID-19 has upended career trajectories and challenged internship and job searches, it certainly has been no excuse for Merrimack College students to make their career and professional development a priority. On Saturday, November 14th, the O’Brien Center for Career …

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Working Warriors: Ben Beaulieu ’24 Makes History as Newly-Elected Merrimac Selectman

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Ben Beaulieu ’24 has made his mark, only one semester into his Merrimack journey. He arrived in August as the vice president of Rebel Media Group LLC, and just this month was elected as a selectman for the town of …

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Working Warriors: Hailey DeFaria ’21 Thrives at Authority Ghostwriting Marketing Internship

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Hailey DeFaria ’21 has been working at marketing agency Authority Ghostwriting since September as a marketing and digital media content creator. While pursuing her bachelor’s in marketing, Hailey has served in a variety of jobs and internships on and off …

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Working Warriors: John Gordon ’20, M’21 Takes Charge With Full-Time Internship at UPS

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John Gordon ’20, M’21 experienced Covid-related hardships this summer, like many of us. He became a Double Warrior shortly after graduating, giving him the time needed to further develop his career skills. But thanks to his extensive work experience, John …

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Working Warriors: Alyssa Ardai ’21 Receives Full-Time Offer from PwC After Summer Internship

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Alyssa Ardai ’21 will be graduating this May, a full year ahead of her peers in the Class of 2018. An Honors Program student, Alyssa has been involved in a variety of clubs from the Merrimack Investment Fund to the …

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Working Warriors: Erika Torkildsen ’21, Former “Get Hired Up” Intern, Lands Full-Time Offer at Raytheon

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Erika Torkildsen ’21 is nothing short of a trailblazer. While pursuing her bachelor’s in mechanical engineering, Erika has taken a variety of leadership roles on campus, with groups such as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the Society of …

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Working Warriors: Gabi Scheff M’22 Finds A Home in Her Multicultural Initiatives Fellowship at Merrimack

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Gabi Scheff M’22 has found a new path at Merrimack, coming off a decade-long career in the entertainment industry to pursue her master’s in clinical mental health counseling. But she is not just a student — she’s one of our incredible …

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How Merrimack’s Multicultural Initiatives Prepares Students to Work in a Diverse & Equitable Workforce

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Building a more equitable and prepared workforce is a core endeavor of the O’Brien Center for Career Development and Merrimack College as a whole. We aim to provide programming and initiatives to help enhance students’ awareness around diversity, equity and …

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Finding Your Way, and Finding It Again: A Recap of the Human Development and Human Services Career Panel

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On Oct. 28, the School of Education and Social Policy welcomed a panel of star-studded alumni back to Merrimack to tell the tale of their career journeys. The panel consisted of six professionals: Dr. Rachel Aghara, Amanda Hoover ’16, Jessica …

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One, Two, AWATO’s Coming For You—And So Are The Rest Of Our Tech Resources!

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 With just a few weeks left in the current fall semester, it’s a spooktacular time to look into what resources the O’Brien Center for Career Development has for you! Trust me — we know there’s nothing scarier than the internship/job search. …

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