SPRING 2021:The Pulsifer Career Development Center is open and will conduct ALL business remotely.  All appointments will be conducted on-line and can be scheduled on Handshake.  Please read all CareerEdge e-correspondence & your career coach emails for community updates.  Please email GA_UCD@Bentley.edu for questions. For the most updated career related Covid-19 information click here.

Heating Up Your Internship Part. 2: Asking for More Work

In Part 1 of this blog series, the first component of heating up your internship responsibilities was seeing if you could spend your downtime doing other important things, such as gaining mentorship or looking through company-offered resources. However, even after trying that, there are situations when you simply need more work. Let’s discuss the how’s, why’s, and when’s.


WHEN to ask for more work:

When your previously assigned projects take far less time than anticipated
When, even after trying …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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AICPA COVID-19 Student Hardship Grant

Has the Coronavirus impeded your studies? The COVID-19 Student Hardship Grant helps support students who have faced personal hardship as a direct consequence of the pandemic.

Provides up to $2,000 to 25 students
Assists with educational related expenses (e.g. tuition and books) for those who have experienced monetary hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic
Funded by the AICPA Foundation
Application deadline: September 15, 2021.
For more information, including eligibility requirements, click here

Don’t miss out on this opportunity!

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director/Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center Melissa J. Sawyer
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3 Creative Job-Search Strategies to Make You Stand Out

When competing against hundreds of other job candidates for open roles, you need to think and act creatively to stand out. Here are three examples of creative ways to increase your odds of landing the role you want.

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By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center MaryEllen Ryan
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Take Time for YOU: Stress in the Workplace

Remember, Falcons, we’re #PARATUS! If you’re in need of some inspiration, continue to take a look at CareerEdge!

By Julia Brockney
Julia Brockney Social Media Content Creator Julia Brockney
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Your Resume’s Growth

We all learn and grow, every year, without fail. So should your resume. As you experience and grow more, your resume should slowly fill up, leaving less blank space on the paper. For example, as a high-school student, there’s a big chance you’ve had fewer jobs than a college student. As a first-year, you’re going to have (probably) less to put on your resume than a senior. Here are some rules as it relates to improving your resume… over time.

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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No Internship? No Problem!: Certifications

What certifications do you have? They’re a great way to demonstrate your skills for any class year or major!

By Sarah Vojta
Sarah Vojta Creative Graphic Designer Sarah Vojta
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Contact & Location


Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center
LaCava Center 225
175 Forest Street
Waltham, MA 02452

Career Service Hours

  Career Service Hours Sophomore Drop-In Hours
M 8:30am-4:30pm 1:00pm-2:30pm
T 8:30am-4:30pm 1:00pm-2:30pm
W 8:30am-4:30pm 1:00pm-2:30pm
TH 8:30am-4:30pm 1:00pm-2:30pm
F 8:30am-4:30pm 1:00pm-2:30pm

Visit our Staff Page to see Career Community Coach’s Individual Drop-In Hours for JUNIORS & SENIORS.