Career Exploration

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

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

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

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

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

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

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!

 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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Astounding Success at this Semester’s Careers in the Life & Natural Sciences Event

On Monday, October 19, the O’Brien Center for Career Development hosted its annual Careers in the Life & Natural Sciences Panel. Although last year’s event was hosted in-person with an optional networking reception to follow the career panel, this past …

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The 5th Annual Liberal Arts Career Night (At A Distance), Through the Eyes of a Current Senior

If you’ve been an O’Brien Center groupie for a while, you may have seen last year’s recap of our 4th Annual Liberal Arts Career Night! Perhaps you even attended — and if so, were able to network with the 21 brilliant …

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5 Tips for How to Research A Company & Land the Job

With Merrimack College’s first ever virtual Fall Internship & Career Fair less than 20 days away, now is a better time than ever to start looking at the over 60 companies in attendance this semester! An important rule of thumb for …

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