Abby DePasquale

Associate Director

Abby DePasquale

Abby (Gould) DePasquale joined the Career and Professional Development Center staff in August of 2014 as the Employer Relations Associate and is now the Associate Director of the Center. Abby has her Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Nichols College. Currently, Abby oversees the Employer Relations aspect of the department and the major event planning such as the Annual Career & Internship Fair. She actively teaches in the Professional Development Seminar (PDS) program and also serves as the Coordinator for 3rd Year PDS.

Prior to joining Nichols College, Abby studied Business Communication and Hospitality Management. Throughout her studies, she interned for the American Red Cross as an Event & Fundraising Intern and helped plan a major fundraising event for the Worcester, MA office. However, Abby truly realized her passion for event management by serving as an Event Management Intern for Willowbend which is a country club on Cape Cod. She oversaw and assisted with the execution of roughly 75 events during a 3 month period and absolutely fell in love with the overall design and execution of a broad spectrum of events. With a passion for student success, event management and employer engagement, Abby truly values the art of networking and building connections for students/alumni.

Employer Focus: Business Communication, Hospitality Management, Management, Marketing, Sport Management, International Business

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Prepare for the Fair! 2020 Nichols College Accounting and Finance Career & Internship Fair

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The 2020 Nichols College Accounting and Finance Career & Internship Fair is quickly approaching on Tuesday, September 15th from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. We are so excited for our student and alumni Bison to attend this first ever virtual …

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8 Interview Questions About Diversity and Inclusion Every Job Seeker Should Be Able to Answer

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For both employers and job seekers, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are more important than ever. As the former head of people at two quickly growing startups and the cofounder of a nationally recognized workplace inclusion strategy firm, I’ve seen …

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Employer Relations Corner: Summer 2020 Spotlight

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A message from Associate Director Abby DePasquale which includes our plans for the 20-21 academic year and upcoming engagement opportunities: 

How are you? Our employer and alumni partners have been in our thoughts more than usual lately, and this message …

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Nichols Network: Hire Nichols Edition

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Learn from recruiting experts, how to ask questions that will impress a recruiter while on an interview, tips for preparing for a virtual interview and more! Through a collaboration with the Alumni Relations team, this event was moderated by Abby …

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Understanding the Internship Requirement at Nichols College for Adult Undergraduate Students

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Are you an adult undergraduate student here at Nichols College? Are you wondering more about the experiential learning requirement? Watch this pre-recorded webinar to learn more about the frequently asked questions below:

Experiential learning is required? Yes!
There is an …

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Got Laid Off? Here’s What to Do Now

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Unexpectedly losing your job is an incredibly stressful experience. While you worry about your job prospects and meeting your financial responsibilities, it can feel difficult to stay positive and focused on your self-care.

As the country (and world) continues to …

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Build Your Career with Barton Associates!

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Locum tenens, a Latin term meaning “holding the place,” is a $4.1 billion industry that is projected to reach $6.2 billion in the next 5 years. The U.S. is currently facing a severe and growing physician shortage. The …

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Top 10 Things You Should Look For In An Internship

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If you’re just starting to look for an internship, you may be wondering about the best things to focus on. Whether it’s a paid or unpaid internship, the true value comes from what you put into it. And that starts …

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Questions for You to Ask at the End of an Interview

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As you near the end of your interview, the hiring manager will likely turn to you and say, “So, do you have any questions for me?” The answer should always be yes. In fact, many employers automatically reject candidates who …

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What are Soft Skills and Why are they Important?

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We often hear people being tensed about improving upon their technical skills. What happens next?

They do ace it and yet end up getting rejected. Why?

When we are vying for something big, we only focus on working on the …

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