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O’Brien Center for Student Success

One of the most important things college can do for you is help you find a career path that is exciting, rewarding, inspiring, or all of the above. At Merrimack College, we make this easier than usual— by expanding students’ horizons while educating and inspiring them to make informed career decisions; providing access to experiential learning and full-time employment opportunities; and by linking employers to campus resources.

Finding Your Career Path

The O’Brien Center for Student Success staff offer a wealth of resources, including career fairs and panels, researching employment opportunities, on-campus interviews, and extensive one-on-one advising to help you identify your interests, explore your options, and pursue your employment or graduate study goals. 

Internships and Cooperative Education

A key element of what we offer is the chance to work in the real world while still attending classes, which is made possible through our Internship and Cooperative Education Programs. Students experience the working world first hand through paid positions in the fields that interest them, including business, nonprofit, healthcare, government, and education. Students can also gain work experience through the many internship and community service opportunities we have developed.

As you discover your own strengths and interests at Merrimack, let us help you also discover the various career options that could lead to even greater satisfaction and success after you graduate.

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Utilize Advantage to search and post full-time, internship and co-op positions, register for events and access on campus interview schedules.

What’s happening?

February 25, 2015

  • 1:00pm - 3:00pm: Life & Health Sciences Fair
    An opportunity for employers to share their internship, co-op and full-time opportunities with students who are majoring in and interested in pursuing a career in Life and Health Sciences

March 25, 2015

  • 2:00pm - 5:00pm: Spring Career Fair
    The Spring Career Fair is Merrimack’s largest career event held on campus each year. This fair connects all undergraduate and graduate students with employers from various industries who are recruiting for internship, co-op, and full-time opportunities.

Participating in Experiential Learning

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    Merrimack Senior and Honors student Sabrina Boggio, began Women’s Path to Employment (WPTE) her freshman year and hopes to see the organization continue to flourish upon graduating.