Career Market Data

Choosing a career path is no easy feat. There are so many factors to think about as you transition from deciding on a major to graduating and applying to jobs. You may be wondering, “What jobs are out there?” or “Who is hiring now, especially during COVID-19?” Along with these questions, you may also be curious to know how much a certain job typically pays and what skills you will need in order to get hired and succeed in the role or industry.

The Career Clusters are an opportunity to explore all 100+ of Merrimack’s majors, master’s and certificate programs and understand the answers to your questions. Here, you will find portals to eleven Career Clusters tied together by common industries, interests and pursuits. This is where you gain access to the opportunities, experiences, and a designated career advisor that you will need to develop your transferable skills and launch into a career of your choosing.

On each Career Clusters page you will find information specifically curated for that industry including what positions are associated with that major, how much those jobs will pay, what skills are necessary to succeed, open internships and jobs in the field, your assigned career advisor and other resources you need to make your career development a top priority while at Merrimack College. Revisit these pages often as the information provided is based upon live, labor-market data from Burning Glass Technologies that changes with current hiring trends. All of these pages have been designed to help you find information that is relevant to you when you need it.

You are free to explore as many career clusters or majors that interest you. In fact, you are encouraged to do so. You might find that your passions may take you to multiple majors and industries and your exploration might get you excited about an opportunity you had never previously considered.

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Student Spotlight: Brandon Ellsworth (‘22) Leveraging your Sport into an Internship

Senior Brandon Ellsworth, a Business Administration major with a concentration in Sports management, is interning right here at Merrimack College Athletics as a Games Operations Intern. Previously, Brandon worked as a Park Ranger for Connecticut in their Department of Energy …

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Student Spotlight: Joana Qole (’22) Helps the Community Interning at Bay State Physical Therapy

Senior Joana Qole started an internship as a Rehab Aide at Bay State Physical Therapy. Joana is majoring in Rehabilitation Sciences with a minor in Psychology. She previously interned at Spaulding and worked retail.

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Student Spotlight: Areanna Ryan (‘22) Gives Back to her Community During her Internship at The Greater Lawrence Health Center

Senior Areanna Ryan is a member of the Class of 2022, a Public Health Major, and was involved in the OnStagers Crew.

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Student Spotlight: Elizabeth Hoffman (‘22) Breaks Into Her Field With Her Internship at Ellen Bryon and Associates

Senior Elizabeth Hoffman is a member of the Class of 2022, a Nutritional Sciences major and Religious and Theological Studies minor, is involved in the Austin Scholars Program, and previously worked in a restaurant for 3 years. 

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Student Spotlight: Sarah Wilson (’22) Starts New Job as Global Mobility Associate and Tax Associate

Sarah Wilson, a member of the Class of 2022, after two internships, is starting a job as a Global Mobility Associate and Tax Associate at PwC next fall! On campus, she’s an Accounting major, a track and field athlete, RA, …

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