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    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.
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    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.
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    The National Career Development Association recently awarded Merrimack College’s O’Brien Center for Student Success its inaugural National Exemplary Career Center Award.
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    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.
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    The O’Brien Center for Student Success will sponsor its annual Spring Career Fair on Wednesday, March 25 from 2 pm to 5 pm in the Multi Purpose Room (MPR) in the Sakowich Campus Center.
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    Two years ago, the O’Brien Center asked 25 students what they wanted to be when they grew up. Their answers resulted in a campaign showcasing various Future Success Stories, they can be found lining the wall between the O’Brien Center for Student Success and the mail boxes on the second floor of the Sakowich Campus Center.
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    The O’Brien Center for Student Success is organizing off-campus visits for students to area businesses in January to show them some of the opportunities that await them in the working world.
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    Two years ago, the O’Brien Center for Student Success asked 25 students what they wanted to be when they grew up. Their answers resulted in a campaign showcasing Future Success Captions found lining the walls of the O’Brien Center on the second floor of the Sakowich Campus Center.
  • How does major, gender, and internship experience affect college students’ job-search success? NACE takes a closer look at data from its 2014 Student Survey for more in-depth information to help answer that question.
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    It’s not enough to go to college and get good grades. Many employers expect students to graduate with relevant work experience, explained Dr. Heather Maietta, director of the O’Brien Center for Student Success.