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Advice

Reflecting on Your Summer Internship: Making the Most of your Experience

While securing a summer internship certainly remains an accomplishment, many students miss the opportunity to make the most of their experiential learning opportunity by failing to engage in one essential act: reflection. Reflecting on your experiential learning opportunity can ensure …

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Working Warriors: Emerson Devlin at Middleton House of Corrections

Criminology major Emerson Devlin, Class of 2020, kicked off her junior year at Merrimack College with one of the most daunting and rewarding experiences of her career. After countless routine visits to job boards including Handshake, Merrimack College’s online job …

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How You Can Find a Mentor (And Why You Should)

No matter what career you intend to pursue or how much preparation you’ve put towards developing your professional skills, you can never receive an excess of guidance in the realities and challenges of the working world. While visiting the O’Brien …

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Working Warriors: John Cobb at Pfizer

John Cobb, Class of 2020 and majoring in Biology with a minor in Religious and Theological Studies, certainly began his sophomore year at Merrimack College with quite a lively semester ahead of him as a member of the Austin Scholars …

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Thinking About Attending Graduate School? Here’s What You Need to Know Now

The decision to attend graduate school raises a multitude of questions for students to consider in order to ensure that they make the right choice. As graduate school often poses a significant strain on students’ finances, mental well-being, and livelihood, …

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8 Easy Do’s and Don’ts of LinkedIn to Help You Enhance Your Professional Brand

So, you’ve created your LinkedIn profile. You’ve uploaded your headshot, your relevant experience, your education history, your skills — you’ve even started growing your network!

Now that you’ve set up your profile, how exactly do you start to utilize LinkedIn

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7 Kinds of Questions to Ask at a Career Fair to Make a Great Impression

Let’s be honest: Walking into a career fair can be incredibly intimidating. Look at all those people who have the power to give you a job one day! Look at all those other people who want some of the very …

By The Muse
The Muse
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Amazon’s VP of Alexa Devices on Working in Voice Technology, Taking Risks, and Alexa’s Hidden Tricks

Let’s say you want to be a part of building something great in your career—something people can tangibly benefit from, something no one else has thought of, and something you can point to and proudly say, “Hey, I made that.”

By The Muse
The Muse
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I Landed My Magazine Job After Meeting the Editor-in-Chief on a Subway Platform

All my life, people told me I had chutzpah. That word was passed around often in my Jewish day school. While most kids were following rules and social norms, I was breaking them. I was impatient and as such, I …

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8 Times Candidates Didn’t Get Hired Because of Something They Put on Social Media

We know you’ve heard you should clean up your social media so that you can be a presentable professional, especially when you’re looking for a new job. But do you know how it could actually hurt you?

We’ve collected real …

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