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Elevator Pitch: Career Tips, Advice, and Best Practice

Mary B. O’Neill, Ph.D. is a career chameleon who has reinvented herself numerous times over the course of her professional life due to relocations and family priorities. Her path hasn’t been linear but it has been hers–and she’s made it work!

Her doctorate in philosophy trained her to ask the big questions, which can allow individuals to dig deep and then elevate themselves as professionals and people. Her research skills and wide experience means that she’s sorted through a lot of information so you don’t have to.

She is currently the Career Experience Coordinator at Housatonic Valley Regional High School in Falls Village, CT where she is building a robust career awareness program that connects students to the community. She helps students see that many of the skills they need to be nimble in their careers are the ones they are learning in their academic curriculum.

O’Neill is an award-winning educator who taught at Western CT State University in its philosophy and humanities, honors, and marketing departments.

She is also a senior contributing writer for Main Street Magazine. She enjoys meeting this area’s fascinating people, exploring its varied resources, researching fun facts, and sharing those stories with readers.

You can contact Mary at mbopraxis@gmail.com

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