WHY MERRIMACK?

Merrimack College is one of the fastest-growing educational institutions in the country, offering students more than 100 career-focused undergraduate, professional and graduate programs in business, health sciences, education, science, engineering, technology and liberal arts. Regardless of major, students take courses designed to develop their ability to communicate effectively, think critically, understand and respect cultural differences, exercise ethical responsibility, reflect on their experiences, and take charge of their own intellectual, creative, personal and spiritual growth. Individual learning and development are enhanced by career and professional development opportunities outside of the classroom, preparing Merrimack students for productive careers and for global citizenship. 

Merrimack offers a wide variety of opportunities to connect industry and our community. Join the growing number of Fortune 500 companies that partner with Merrimack to achieve their organization’s strategic needs and objectives.

ENGAGE ON CAMPUS

Merrimack College offers multiple opportunities to build your employer brand and promote current openings at Merrimack College. These opportunities include career fairs, networking events, career and professional development events, tabling opportunities and on-campus interviews. Contact the Employer Relations and Engagement team to discuss these engagement opportunities at employers@merrimack.edu.

USING HANDSHAKE

Handshake is a powerful recruiting platform, enabling employers to connect with talented students and alumni from Merrimack College, as well as thousands of students across the nation via a network of member universities and institutions. Connecting with Merrimack College on Handshake will allow you to post jobs and internship opportunities, promote your events, register for career fairs, and request on-campus interviews. Employers are invited to post internships, part-time, full-time, volunteer, and experienced roles!

Access Handshake Here

FAQs

If you would like to attend one of our various career fairs or networking events, please email employers@merrimack.edu to inquire about opportunities. 

Our team is prepared to assist you with your interview needs. We can help facilitate virtual or on-campus interviews using Handshake. The steps are easy: 

1. Ensure you have a Handshake account. 

2. Create an Interview Schedule.

3. A member of our team will confirm the details with you and how we can strategically engage with you to make your interview successful.

Visit this page for more information on utilizing Handshake to schedule your interview process or reach out to our team at employers@merrimack.edu.

We offer information tables to support your job and internship promotions with our general student population in our Sakowich Campus Center. Tables are available from Monday through Thursday during the academic year. Please contact Employer Relations and Engagement to inquire about tabling at employers@merrimack.edu.

Please note that any requests for tabling need to occur at least two weeks in advance. Tables are not available during campus closures (i.e. Thanksgiving break or Spring break). Please refer to the academic calendar for reference. 

Merrimack College operates on a semester system, with a fall and spring semester. Plan ahead and get familiar with key campus dates at Merrimack College with our Academic Calendar.

Student outcome data can be very helpful as you develop your strategy to engage with Merrimack. You can view our most recent outcome data via our admissions page

Visit our Merrimack College Corporations & Foundation Giving website here to learn more. Visit our Professional Development Retreat website here to learn more.

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