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It’s Time to Find a Spring or Summer Internship!

Did you know the hourly average pay for a paid internship is $18.73? Did you know 71% of employers offer paid internships?

There’s no better time than now for your student to find a spring or summer internship! Helping your …

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Professional Development Retreat Provides Confidence to Seniors

Merrimack College’s third semiannual Professional Development Retreat (PDR), at Hotel Commonwealth in Boston, saw 60 pre-selected seniors gather for two days of soul-searching, self-assessment, team building and soft skills development.

President Christopher Hopey, at the opening dinner, called the PDR …

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Utilize your Winter Break to Get Ahead in your Internship Search

Now that the end of the fall semester is here, you may have free time during the winter break to spend with family and friends, celebrate the holidays and catch-up on your Netflix shows. This is an exciting time for …

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How to go from a Great Student to an Even Better Employee

Katie Parrott’s college career advisor used to put her in the category of “ostrich person.” The term was reserved, she recalls, for students who’d “stick their head in the sand and pretend that school was never going to end.”

In …

By The Muse
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Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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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 …

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Here’s What You Need To Know About Working In Business Technology And IT (Hint: A Tech Degree Isn’t Always Required)

Every successful company specializes in something—but being an expert in one area doesn’t make them an expert in all areas. This is especially true when it comes to technology. Executives across all industries need help deciding which tools work best …

By WayUp
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#SPOTLIGHTSUNDAY Bryan Landgren

Junior Bryan Landgren describes his experience interning at Lawrence High School:

At my internship at Lawrence High School, I work directly with a group of students who are involved with the Early College Program. The Early College Program is a …

By Courtney Krause
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#SPOTLIGHTSUNDAY Alex Boutin

Senior, Alex Boutin describes his experience interning with Barnes Aerospace:

This past summer I was fortunate enough to be offered an internship with Barnes Aerospace in East Granby, CT. The branch I worked at provides MRO services (Maintenance, Repair, and …

By Courtney Krause
Courtney Krause Marketing Intern
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#SPOTLIGHTSUNDAY Jillian McNamara

Junior, Jillian McNamara describes her experience interning with Pavilion Medical Home Health Care:

I am a Junior at Merrimack College, pursuing a Health Science degree with a concentration in Public Health.  Last semester I decided to gain professional experience related …

By Courtney Krause
Courtney Krause Marketing Intern
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#SPOTLIGHTSUNDAY Erin Crowley

Senior Mechanical Engineering student, Erin Crowley, shares her experience interning with MicroMedical Solutions:

My name is Erin Crowley and I am a Senior Mechanical Engineering Major at Merrimack College. Coming into Merrimack, I knew I wanted to go into Engineering, …

By Courtney Krause
Courtney Krause Marketing Intern
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