IABA Scholarship and Boot Camp

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Calling all undergraduate and graduate black students pursuing actuarial careers! The International Association of Black Actuaries (IABA) has recently launched its Scholarship and Boot Camp applications!

IABA Scholarship

In 2017, IABA awarded $93,000 to 28 students.  The scholarship award (ranging from $3,000 – 5,000) also includes a trip to IABA’s Annual Meeting and a stipend for passing exams during the award period.  Many scholarships also come with an internship or entry-level offer from some of the industry’s leading employers.

Eligibility info:  …

By Rachid Macer
Rachid Macer Student Director, CareerEdge and Think Tank Colleague Team Rachid Macer
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Travelers Fund Award for Actuarial Majors

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Travelers is happy to announce that it will award up to 10 students $500 each to assist with academic related costs (I.e. textbooks, other related costs). To qualify students must be: US citizen or Permanent Resident, Sophomores, Majoring or planning on majoring in Actuarial, Cumulative GPA of 3.2 or greater. If selected, you will be invited to attend an event on February 27, 2018 @ Bentley where you will receive your award and meet representatives from Travelers. Deadline to apply: February …

By Rachid Macer
Rachid Macer Student Director, CareerEdge and Think Tank Colleague Team Rachid Macer
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The Career Curator: New Year, New Operating System

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Friends and family know that I am passionate about careers. So, during the holiday break, it’s not a surprise that conversations at every family gathering, on the yoga mat, or even in line at Starbucks, all had a common refrain—the career search. The overwhelming question was “my son or daughter needs to find an internship or job and doesn’t know how, what do you suggest?” As the leader of university-wide career programs at Bentley University, I, of course, start with …

By Susan Sandler Brennan
Susan Sandler Brennan Associate Vice President, University Career Services Susan Sandler Brennan
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How I Chose My Career in Sales #MyCareerStoryMonday

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Name: Andrew Alario

Class Year: Senior, 2018

Major: Management with a Concentration in Leadership

Position: Sales Intern & Street Team Coordinator

Company: Boston Harbor Distillery and Dear World

My Background: Although it’s early in my career, I have had several jobs already—in high school I worked for a restaurant, a speech therapy office, a moving company and even a 5-star hotel. Then, while at Bentley I’ve worn many hats. After my freshman year of college, I became an orientation leader …

By Caroline Gervais
Caroline Gervais CareerEdge Colleague Caroline Gervais
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Attention all LSMs, Bachelor of Arts, and CIS Students!

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Hello LSM, Bachelor of Arts, and CIS Community,

I want to take a moment to again welcome you back to campus for spring semester! As mentioned in my introductory blog post in CareerEdge, I am the new adviser to LSMs, Bachelor of Arts Candidates, and CIS Juniors and I wanted to clarify my availability for advising appointments and drop-in hours.

CIS Seniors (Class of 2018): please schedule an appointment with Janet Ehl by emailing her directly at jehl@bentley.edu …

By Jennifer Graham
Jennifer Graham Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Jennifer Graham
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Don’t Miss out on MSCPA Scholarships and Membership!

Hey future CPA’s!

MSCPA is happy to announce that they are accepting scholarship applications! Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity. Last year, they were able to provide $128,500 in scholarships to 50 worthy accounting students. They are happy to provide financial assistance to defray the costs associated with becoming a CPA – all you need to do is apply!

Scholarships in the amount of $2,500 are available for undergrad and graduate accounting students who are earning at least nine credits at a …

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Services Melissa J. Sawyer
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