5 Tips To Help You Succeed At Your Next Internship

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This article was originally posted by the Beacon, Merrimack College’s student newspaper. To read the original article, please click here.

During the spring 2020 semester I had the opportunity to be a Communication/Public Relations intern at FRESH Communications. This was …

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

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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.”

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

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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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Professional Development Retreat Provides Confidence to Seniors

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

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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 …

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#SPOTLIGHTSUNDAY Jillian McNamara

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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 …

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