Working Warriors: Victoria Marotta ’21 Lands Offer with AvalonBay Communities

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Victoria Marotta ’21 knows the value of being valued. As she works to complete her bachelor’s in business management, Victoria has undertaken several internships with Enterprise and AvalonBay Communities that have helped her develop crucial skills to best utilize her …

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How to Prepare Your Virtual Career Fair “Elevator Pitch”

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Learn how to create the perfect elevator pitch ahead of your next career fair. (Includes examples!)

This article was originally published on Handshake’s Blog. To access the original, full article, please click here.

So, you’ve registered for a virtual career …

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Working Warriors: Will March ’22 Explores Passion at Enara Health

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Will March ’22 is a light within the Merrimack community. With positions in Residence Life, the Austin Scholars program and our very own O’Brien Center, you’d be hard-pressed to find another student as well-known or involved. This winter, Will took …

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How to Stand Out to Employers at Virtual Recruiting Events

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Learn how to impress employers with tips from our team.

This article was originally posted on Handshake’s Blog. To read the full story, please click here

In a year when hiring is all online, virtual recruiting events on Handshake are …

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Working Warriors: Kerry Reynolds ’20 Finds Her Fit at EBSCO Information Services

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Kerry Reynolds ’20 is a superstar. As a dear friend to the O’Brien Center (not to mention a past intern), Kerry left a massive impression on Merrimack College in just four years, serving as a supporter or leader in a …

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Working Warriors: David Lambrou ’20 Lands Dream Job at Hasbro

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David Lambrou ’20 is a pillar of our Merrimack community, and we’re so happy to recognize his latest successes! After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, David wove together a portfolio and resume of his work on and …

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3 Ways Handshake’s Virtual Career Fairs Can Help You

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Learn why virtual fairs are your ticket to getting hired this year.

This article was originally posted on Handshake’s Blog. To read the full story, please click here

If you’re looking for the chance to connect with recruiters and stand …

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Applicant Tracking Systems: Tactics for Beating the Bots

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This guide was originally written by GetFive on July 20, 2020. To read the full guide, please click here.

Hiring managers, HR pros, and recruiters love applicant tracking systems (ATS) — software applications that, among other things, sift through reams of …

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How Merrimack Accounting Students are Solidifying Employment Before Graduation: The Accounting Co-Op Experience

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Merrimack College students are gaining full-time experience, getting paid handsomely, receiving multiple job offers before they graduate, and still finishing up their undergraduate degree in four years. You read that right; Merrimack’s students can have it all with the spring …

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10 Things to do this Winter Break

10 things to do this winter break.

Congratulations; you are almost finished with the fall semester and headed toward 2021! While you may want to spend this break scrolling through TikTok, binge watching Netflix and taking that well-deserved time-off to rejuvenate from this past semester, you might …

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