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O’Brien Center for Career Development

Career News

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  • Four students and two professors recently completed a data analytics project for Watts Water Technologies. Joe Borgatti ’16, Tori Thistle ’18, Nick Santosuosso ’16, Robyn Stanley ’17 served as part of the interdisciplinary team of students working on this project.
  • This year’s Spring Career Fair at the Sakowich Campus Center that was organized by the O’Brien Center for Student Success March 9 paid immediate dividends with at least one student getting a job offer on-site and others being asked to interview for available positions.
  • Sophomore Computer Science student, Joanna Gormley, recently accepted an opportunity to participate in Dyn’s Hackademy. Joanna is a member of the Honors Program, WMCK Radio club, Society of Women Engineers, and the National Society of Leadership and Success. Joanna learned more about Dyn during a site visit sponsored by the O’Brien Center for Career Development over Winter Break.
  • Now an Associate in the Audit Department at Edelstein & Company, Cristina Leone (’15) says “Merrimack College shaped me into a young accounting professional through the skills, knowledge, and expertise provided to me by the Girard School of Business.”
  • Jennifer Brooks graduated from Merrimack College in 2015 with her Master of Science in Management and in 2013 with her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing; Honors student. Currently a Data Analyst at MARC USA, Jenn is utilizing the skills she developed at Merrimack to coordinate on two major advertising accounts.
  • Jessica Stone
    Bachelor of Art in Human Development: School & Society,’15
    Merrimack College Master of Education in Community Engagement (M.Ed ’16)
    Graduate Fellow for Bread and Roses in Lawrence, Massachusetts

  • The O’Brien Center for Student Success is Merrimack College’s full service career and professional development center that offers students award-winning services essential for competing in today’s job marketing.
  • Merrimack College hosted the Philips campus recruiting team on April 15th in the lobby of Mendel to generate awareness and interest in what they do through their Innovation Station.
  • The National Career Development Association recently awarded Merrimack College’s O’Brien Center for Student Success its inaugural National Exemplary Career Center Award.
  • Merrimack College’s annual Spring Career Fair took place this year on March 25 where the O’Brien Center for Student Success welcomed 92 employers, all recruiting for different internship, co-op, or full time positions. Close to 400 Merrimack students came out to network with the representatives and to learn more about the employment opportunities available.