Prepare Students for Internships Now

“Investing in internships helps students succeed in their first job and sets them up for long-term career success, extending the value of their college degree into their 40+ year career.” -Forbes

 

Did you know?

  • The #1 factor in influencing employer hiring decisions for recent grades is student internship experience.
  • The average amount of time in advance of a start date that employers begin recruiting interns is 8 months.
  • 71% of employers offer paid internships.  Students don’t have to sacrifice earning money in order to gain valuable experience.
  • Finding internship opportunities through Merrimack is easy. Direct your student to merrimack.edu/handshake to get started.

Upcoming career events:

  • Accounting Networking Roundtable in Crowe Hall Executive Suite. Tuesday, October 2nd from 9:00-11:00 AM
  • Finance Networking Roundtable in Crowe Hall Executive Suite. Thursday October 4th from 11:00AM-1:00PM
  • Accounting and Finance Career Fair in the Sakowich Campus Center MPR on Thursday, October 11th from 2:00-4:30PM.  
  • Exploring Careers in Human Development & Human Services on Monday, October 29th at 5:30pm

Exciting Internship Opportunities Available on Handshake:

  • Social Media Internship at the Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Community Outreach Internship at the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Investor Services Internship at Putnam Investments
  • Engineering Internship at Raytheon
  • Distribution Operations Internship at TJX Companies

*All of these opportunities and many more are available in Handshake for students to apply:  merrimack.edu/handshake

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