School of Arts and Sciences

Welcome to your virtual hub for School of Arts and Sciences career resources! Here you will find relevant career information for arts and sciences students, including featured jobs and internships, success stories from students like you, opportunities for networking, and so much more.  

If you have any questions at any step in your career journey, make an appointment with your Career Advisor, Stephanie Sartori, or email the O’Brien Center at

How To Reject A Job Offer Without Burning Bridges

Getting a job offer is worth celebrating, but not all the time. The employer may decide to post you in an unfavorable location or offer a salary that doesn’t meet your expectations. You may also get a better job while …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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From Merrimack Volleyball to NFL Cheerleading: Taylor Sawyer’s Journey of Passion and Perseverance

Former Merrimack student Taylor Sawyer ’23 pursued a degree in communication and media with minors in film arts in theater and film studies. During her time at Merrimack, she actively engaged in community events such as the Relay for Life, …

By Ellen Boyle
Ellen Boyle Assistant Director, Marketing & Student Outreach
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LinkedIn Learning Classes

Integrating Generative AI into the Creative Process

Taught by Dave Birss
For creatives, artificial intelligence can’t do your job for you—nor should you want it to. However, proper use of AI…

Photoshop for Photographers

Taught by Chris Orwig
Photoshop is a deep, feature-rich application that serves the needs of designers, illustrators, and photographers. Each of those audiences uses…

BIM: Designing Sustainable HVAC Systems with Revit

Taught by Onyema Udeze
Humans spend most of their lives in spaces within facilities, and this makes designing sustainable spaces with optimal heating, ventilation,…

Design Thinking: Cultivating Curiosity for Empathy and Inclusion

Taught by Jessie Shternshus
When you think about design, you probably don’t think about curiosity as an important design skill. But a curious mindset…

Using Adobe Firefly with Photoshop

Taught by Jan Kabili
Creative professionals everywhere are using Adobe Firefly to create image assets that are destined for projects in Photoshop. In this…

Unleashing the Power of DALL-E 3: A Conversation with Creative Director Chad Nelson

Taught by Ashley Kennedy
DALL-E 3, now available in ChatGPT Plus and Enterprise, lets you easily translate your ideas into stunning AI-powered imagery. DALL-E…

Photoshop Layers: Working with Multiple Photos

Taught by Richard Harrington
Discover how to create new and exciting images with the power of layers. In this course, Rich Harrington steps through…

Using AI Tools for UX Design

Taught by Eric Nordquist
While professionals across virtually every industry and field may be curious—or nervous—about the increasing influence of artificial intelligence, there are…

SketchUp Pro 2024 Essential Training

Taught by Tammy Cody
Find out how you can build your design ideas with SketchUp Pro. In this essential training, interior designer and instructor…

Using Gen AI to Develop Personalized Learning Plans

Taught by Margie Meacham
As we delve deeper into a skills-based world, learning gets a legitimate seat at the table. And in this new…

Revit 2025: Essential Training for Architecture

Taught by Paul F. Aubin
Autodesk Revit is the industry-standard tool for practicing building information modeling, or BIM. In this course, author and consultant Paul…

Design Thinking for UX Design Managers

Taught by Nevien Magdy
If you’re responsible for designing solutions to complex problems, design thinking has a lot to offer, particularly if you manage…

Lightroom: Creating Effects

Taught by Kristina Sherk
Thanks to the new masking advancements, it’s easier than ever to create light leaks and flares with one click in…

Learning Revit 2024

Taught by Paul F. Aubin
Autodesk Revit is one of the most popular building information modeling (BIM) solutions today. In this course, architectural consultant and…

Generative AI for Digital Marketers

Taught by Martin Waxman
Artificial intelligence has seemingly boundless applications, and like many other industries, digital marketing is being remade by AI. In this…

Graphic Design Foundations: Typography

Taught by Ina Saltz
Good typography can add tremendous power to your design and your message, whether it is a print- or screen-based project,…

Logo Development: Identity Delivery

Taught by Bill Gardner
In part three of the three-part Logo Development series Bill Gardner takes you through the final stage of identity design,…

Open Source Development with the Stable Diffusion 3 API

Taught by Ray Villalobos
This course looks into the latest version of the popular open-source image generation API, Stable Diffusion 3. You’ll learn about…

Generative AI for Product Managers

Taught by Dr. Marily Nika
How can generative AI be used ethically to enhance and extend a product manager’s role across the product lifecycle? In…

How to Batch Create Content Using Canva

Taught by Jai Stone
We’re all looking for ways to make key workflows more efficient. If content creation is part of your job, then…

Career Resources

Practicing & Preparing for Interviews

Think you know all of the questions an interviewer will ask during your upcoming interview? Maybe you do – or …

Resumes: Create and Update

Do you want to create or update your resume? Use the resources below to learn how to define a resume …

Building Your Network & Using LinkedIn

The best way to explore potential career choices is by speaking and networking with individuals who work in the field. …

Cover Letter Writing Success

Are you unsure how to write a cover letter? Do you want to learn the tips and trick to articulate …

Dress for Success

Your attire serves as a powerful tool in shaping first impressions during interviews, networking events and professional experiences such as …

Student Spotlights

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Katelyn Bennett ’24

Student Spotlights
  • Naval Research Enterprise Program Intern in the Naval Medical Research Unit
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Alex Conte ’24

Student Spotlights
  • Communication Intern with Merrimack College Athletics
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Emily Federici ’26

Student Spotlights
  • Traveled to Honduras on a service trip through Campus Ministry
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Sedona Gillard ’24

Student Spotlights
  • Giant Ocean Tank Intern at the New England Aquarium
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Victoria Klimek ’24

Student Spotlights
  • Co-Director of the Campus Ambassador Program at Buddi
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Erin Lincoln ’24

Student Spotlights
  • Analytical Research and Development Intern at Pfizer
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Resume/Cover Letter Help

Resumes: Create and Update

Do you want to create or update your resume? Use the resources below to learn how to define a resume …

Cover Letter Writing Success

Are you unsure how to write a cover letter? Do you want to learn the tips and trick to articulate …

Using AI for Career Development

This information is being provided to support students in ethically utilizing Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools to increase efficiency in their …

Cover Letter Help & Tips

Your cover letter is the best way to introduce yourself to the hiring manager, expand upon experiences and skills listed …