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Student Spotlight: Laney Tillman (’23) Accepted into NBA Future Stars Program

Laney Tillman, Class of 2023, has recently begun her journey working in the Future Analytics Stars Program! Laney is majoring in Data Science & Analytics with a minor in Sport Management. She is involved on campus as the Captain of …

By Casey Stevenson
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Merrimack College Involvement Fair Showcases How Students Can Build Their Skills & Boost Their Resume

The annual Merrimack College Involvement Fair was held this Friday the 10th from 1-4 pm, starting the long Labor Day weekend off with a bang!

The lawn in front of the Sakowich Campus Center was bustling with students and organization …

By Casey Stevenson
Casey Stevenson Communication & Copywriting Intern Casey Stevenson
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5 Ways for Employers to Engage with Students

 

 

 

How do you like to connect to resources to work, learn and unwind? What is your preferred method to connect with friends, family or work colleagues? If your answer is, “it depends,” you have a lot in …

By Shannon Zelek
Shannon Zelek Assistant Director of Employer Engagement Shannon Zelek
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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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10 Things to do this Winter Break

Congratulations; you are almost finished with the fall semester and headed toward 2021! While you may want to spend this break scrolling through TikTok, binge watching Netflix and taking that well-deserved time-off to rejuvenate from this past semester, you might …

By Ashley Archangelo
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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 …

By Ashley Archangelo
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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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The 10 Most Popular LinkedIn Learning Courses Job Seekers Need to Watch

This blog post was originally posted on LinkedIn Learning Blog. You can read the full blog post here.

 

Looking for a new job during the pandemic can feel like a massive undertaking. We want to lighten the load. If …

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Get Noticed. Stand Out. Move Ahead. LinkedIn Learning.

With the job market being tighter today than it has been in a long time, how does your resume get noticed so that you stand out to prospective employers and get that interview? By mastering skills that the employer is …

By Marge Dwyer
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Summer Paid Internship? Two Words: Parker Dewey

The current economic and job landscape can be difficult to navigate. With some internships rescinded and industries on a hiring freeze, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. And even worse, your bank account may be taking a hit because of it. …

By Ashley Archangelo
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