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O’Brien Center for Student Success

Additional Branding Opportunities

Whether you represent a Fortune 1000 company, a non-profit organization, or a small business, at The O’Brien Center, we are here to help you meet your recruiting goals. We work closely with you to create relevant opportunities for your organization to interact with highly qualified students. As you look to attract new talent, please consider the following:

Ask an Employer: 

Direct contact to Merrimack talent in an informal setting. Build your organizational brand on campus while also providing career advice to students.

Employer Panel Discussions: 

Talk about your organization and industry, while sharing personal insights into your own education and career path.

Employer in Residence Program:

Volunteer your expertise during mock interview sessions. Serve on our employer resume critique rotation. The opportunity to develop students professionally is invaluable - students want to hear from you!

Industry Specific Fairs:

Brand your organization on campus, engage with the Merrimack College community, and connect with students through Merrimack College’s spring career fair and industry specific career events. These events provide direct exposure to students and faculty through unique interpersonal engagements. In addition to marketing for your organization, Merrimack College’s industry specific events allow you to foster deeper connections on-campus and engage future interns, coops and full-time hires sooner in their academic careers. 

Internships and Cooperative Education Opportunities

Internships and cooperative education opportunities (co-ops) allow students to apply classroom knowledge and skills in a real-world setting. There, they gain valuable work experience, hone their talents, and learn more about their chosen field. Highly effective recruiting tools, co-ops and internships allow you to evaluate an individual’s abilities and long-term potential. 

Externship Experience: 

Host a student at your organization for short-term learning opportunities. Choose 2-week; one-week; or one day placements. Engage students on various levels of your organization while utilizing young talent to move your organization forward.

Please call (978) 837-5480 or email employers@merrimack.edu to discuss which of the above works best with your recruitment schedule or to share your ideas for other activities.