Mary Santoro (She/Hers/Her)

Career Advisor

Mary Santoro (She/Hers/Her)

Mary Santoro, Career Advisor

Mary Santoro graduated from Roger Williams University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Leadership at University College. In her time at Roger Williams, she has worked for over three mentoring offices and enjoys supporting students on their professional and academic journeys. Mary has interned with the Center for Career and Professional Development for four years before accepting a full position serving as the primary instructor for the Internship and Career Planning Seminar. Mary is motivated by working with students directly assisting fellow hawks in confidence building, career coaching, and professional document development through resume and cover letter reviews.   

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Want to Request a Permanent Remote Setup Post-COVID? We Have the Worksheet, Email Templates, and Script You Need

When the COVID-19 pandemic first caused widespread lockdowns and many employees found themselves suddenly working from home, they didn’t expect they’d be remote for more than a year. For many companies, the reopening so many months later in the wake …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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Interviewers Are Looking for Emotional Intelligence—So Be Prepared for These Questions

One of the most valuable traits employers are looking for right now can’t be found on a resume, at least not explicitly. It’s not something you can fake in an interview, or convince your prospective boss that you have without …

By Alexandra Frost - The Muse
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Hawks Hired! Cassandra Faria ’22

Cassandra Faria is currently working towards her Bachelor of Science in Biology and Public Health. Cassandra is a junior at RWU who has had a vested interest in the field of science and health. Cassandra’s studies combine her true passion …

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Hawks Hired! Ben Manning ’21

Ben Manning will be graduating from the Gabelli School of Business, magna cum laude, with a bachelor of science in management with a double major in marketing in May of 2021. During his time at Roger Williams University, Ben completed …

By Mary Santoro (She/Hers/Her)
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Hawks Hired! Marissa Kottage ’20

In May of 2020, Marissa graduated summa cum laude from Roger Williams University with a double major in Psychology and Criminal Justice and a minor in Spanish. The knowledge she gained through experiences and coursework has helped crystallize her goal …

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Seniors, First Destination Survey!

Seniors,

With the semester winding down and your next adventure beginning soon, the Center for Career & Professional Development at RWU wants to remind you we are here to help!

Resume help, email resumes@g.rwu.edu for feedback or review on your documents
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4 Interview Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making

Not getting the job offer after an interview is something we’ve all likely experienced. And often, we falsely believe we didn’t get the offer because the employer didn’t think we were qualified. However, the fact that we were selected to interview is …

By Natasha Shetty - Vault
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Following Up on an Application Without Sounding Desperate

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Sometimes the most difficult time during the job application process is waiting to hear back once you have submitted your application. This period can take weeks, and it is difficult to know how to best handle the wait. Many …

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How to Create a Powerful LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn has more 55 million registered companies, and some 86 percent of recruiters use LinkedIn to help them find qualified candidates. This means if you’re looking to grow your career, using the networking platform is a necessity. And if you’re …

By Stacey Perry - Vault
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16 Behavioral Interview Questions Big 4 Firms Ask—and How to Answer Them

This past winter, we surveyed approximately 11,400 accounting professionals, asking them to tell us what it’s like to work for their firms. We asked about culture, compensation, hours, training, work/life balance, diversity, and business outlook. We also asked about the …

By Derek Loosvelt - Vault
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