Student Success Stories

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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Working Warriors: Emma Cagney at Honest Tea

When Emma Cagney, Class of 2020, began applying for internships last semester, she never fathomed she would discover an opportunity that would allow her to both receive vital experience in the marketing field, as well as to develop a passion …

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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.”

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Networking to Internship at Ask an Employer Event

Ask an Employer, an annual event hosted by the O’Brien Center for Career Development, is an opportunity for Merrimack College students to network with some of the region’s top life science and engineering companies and learn about available internship and …

By Ashley Archangelo
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Samantha Pineo, Liberal Arts Student’s Success at the Professional Development Retreat

Samantha Pineo, senior at Merrimack College, found herself immersed in a new experience provided by the O’Brien Center for Career Development this past November.

The Professional Development Retreat, also known as the “PDR”, is a two-day career development initiative designed …

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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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Merrimack Interns Making A Difference in Lawrence

“Personally, my future motivates me to be successful. I need internships and experience to get to where I want to be…ultimately, this internship has put many of my goals and aspirations into focus,” Katrina Pusateri, student at Merrimack College, goes …

By Stacey Phelps
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