Join MBA Career Planning Manager, Cathy Merlo, for an informal career clinic to have your resumé questions answered. Managing your career is a challenging process. To showcase your qualifications, you'll want to use one of the most important marketing tools: your resumé. A well-developed resumé is an essential part of your job search as it highlights your accomplishments, distinguishes you from the competition, and introduces you as a potential candidate. If your resumé makes a positive impression, it can earn you an interview! 

Skills and strategies outlined in this clinic: 

  • Tips for making your resumé stand out. 
  • Learn to write concise statements that shed light on your unique experience. 
  • Build a resumé that tells your story. 


Cathy Merlo, MBA Career Program Manager, Graduate Career Center

In her role as the MBA program manager, Cathy is a career coach, curriculum designer, and instructor for full-time MBA students and alumni looking to polish their résumés, determine their next career adventure, broaden their networking capabilities, or prepare for job interviews.

Cathy also teaches the career management course for MBA students which provides essential tools to help manage their careers. Her goal is to help students gain valuable skills so that they can approach the job search process confidently. Students develop a personal career search strategy, build a strong professional network, and meet with D'Amore-McKim's employer partners to hear their insider insights towards securing not only a corporate residency, but also a permanent job upon graduation.

An accomplished professional with extensive experience in career counseling, recruitment, and company relations, Cathy spent eight years working at Babson College as a Senior Associate Director at the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business where she advised MBA students in the evening and blended learning programs. Prior to finding her passion in helping students accomplish their professional goals, she worked as a recruiter and HR generalist for Fidelity Investments and the Bank of America.