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Exploring Your Growth Potential: A Recap of “Create Your Career: Climbing the Corporate Ladder”

 

On March 3, the O’Brien Center for Career Development held its first installment of the new “Create Your Career” series, entitled “Climbing the Corporate Ladder!” The morning session began with an introduction by Joe Jenkins, assistant director of career …

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3 Ways Handshake’s Virtual Career Fairs Can Help You

Learn why virtual fairs are your ticket to getting hired this year.

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If you’re looking for the chance to connect with recruiters and stand …

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The Future of Work: How Digital Credentials Are Going to Be More Impactful than Ever Before

The global pandemic of 2020 has changed the workplace as we know it and will likely continue to reverberate through the employment landscape for some time. As the workforce settles into its new normal, the future of work will reflect …

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Student Success at Inaugural Skills Development Summit

Although COVID-19 has upended career trajectories and challenged internship and job searches, it certainly has been no excuse for Merrimack College students to make their career and professional development a priority. On Saturday, November 14th, the O’Brien Center for Career …

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Podcast: Merrimack College Brings Skills to Life

Merrimack College has added digital badges to their career development work with students. By identifying skills employers seek, they are able to offer programs and services for students to developer and showcase their talents. In this episode, we hear how …

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How Merrimack’s Multicultural Initiatives Prepares Students to Work in a Diverse & Equitable Workforce

Building a more equitable and prepared workforce is a core endeavor of the O’Brien Center for Career Development and Merrimack College as a whole. We aim to provide programming and initiatives to help enhance students’ awareness around diversity, equity and …

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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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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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Working Warriors: Kelly Crotty Shines in Behavioral Technician Internship with Northeast Family Services

Kelly Crotty ‘21, majoring in psychology and minoring in health science, receives rightful recognition for her astounding career development throughout her undergraduate career at Merrimack College. As Crotty has progressed throughout her undergraduate career, she sought to discover an opportunity …

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