Working Warriors: John Cobb at Pfizer

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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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Thinking About Attending Graduate School? Here’s What You Need to Know Now

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The decision to attend graduate school raises a multitude of questions for students to consider in order to ensure that they make the right choice. As graduate school often poses a significant strain on students’ finances, mental well-being, and livelihood, …

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Working Warriors: Emma Cagney at Honest Tea

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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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8 Easy Do’s and Don’ts of LinkedIn to Help You Enhance Your Professional Brand

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So, you’ve created your LinkedIn profile. You’ve uploaded your headshot, your relevant experience, your education history, your skills — you’ve even started growing your network!

Now that you’ve set up your profile, how exactly do you start to utilize LinkedIn

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7 Kinds of Questions to Ask at a Career Fair to Make a Great Impression

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Let’s be honest: Walking into a career fair can be incredibly intimidating. Look at all those people who have the power to give you a job one day! Look at all those other people who want some of the very …

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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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I Landed My Magazine Job After Meeting the Editor-in-Chief on a Subway Platform

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All my life, people told me I had chutzpah. That word was passed around often in my Jewish day school. While most kids were following rules and social norms, I was breaking them. I was impatient and as such, I …

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Networking to Internship at Ask an Employer Event

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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 …

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

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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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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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