Winston School of Education and Social Policy

Welcome to your virtual hub for Winston School of Education and Social Policy career resources! Here you will find relevant career information for education and social policy 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, Sarah Mackler, or email the O’Brien Center at obriencenter@merrimack.edu.

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 …

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5 Tips to Ace a Career Fair

Career fairs can be overwhelming, to say the least. In many cases, you’ll be vying against scores of other students for the attention of company representatives. The following infographic provides strategies that will help you stand out to employers and make …

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LinkedIn Learning Classes

The Future of Workplace Learning

Taught by Amanda Nolen
HR leaders know that workplace learning is the difference between people—and the companies that employ them—staying relevant or becoming redundant.…

Using Design Principles to Enhance Remote Trainings

Taught by Madecraft
You’ve established the structure of your remote training project along with its learning needs and goals, and you’re now ready…

Effectively Teaching Employees: The Basics of Adult Learning

Taught by Madecraft
Teaching employees can take on many forms. You may be an HR business partner onboarding new employees, or a manager…

How to Craft Content and Trainings that Keep Teams Engaged

Taught by Madecraft
When you’re able to keep an audience engaged, you’re able to better help them learn and retain key information painlessly.…

Learning to Teach Online

Taught by Oliver Schinkten
Teaching online requires different educational methods to engage the learners and deliver content effectively. In this course, video trainer and…

Strategies to Learn and Upskill More Effectively

Taught by Janell Blunt
Do you have difficulty learning new skills and information? People often think they’re bad learners, or have a bad memory,…

Learning Moodle

Taught by Oliver Schinkten
Moodle is a single, integrated learning management system that helps instructors customize their learning environments, and allows you to curate…

Staying Sharp: How to Keep Growing in Your Tech Career

Taught by Madecraft
It seems like everyone is talking about breaking into tech these days, but how do you keep growing your career…

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

Stella Benedetto ’25

Student Spotlights
  • Vibrant Living Assistant at Brightview Senior Living Community
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  • Starting practicum/internship in May 2024 with Arbour Counseling Services
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Gracie O’Leary ’24

Student Spotlights
  • Legislative Policy Intern at the Massachusetts State Senate
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Sanjana Sheth ’25

Student Spotlights
  • Awarded Graduate Student Award of Excellence in School Counselors Competition from the American Counseling Association
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Tiffany Vo ’22

Student Spotlights
  • Senior Program Coordinator at Boston University
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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 …