Score a perfect 10 on your interviews with Big Interview!

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When it comes to interviewing, practice makes perfect — and it’s never too early to start practicing!  Did you know that Bentley Undergraduate Career Services has a new, highly interactive interview prep tool, Big Interview, to help you take your interviewing skills to the next level?

In addition to an extensive collection of video lessons that you can access 24/7, Big Interview offers hands-on practice with mock interviews.  Practice general interview questions that cover 80% of the interview questions you …

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Services MaryEllen Ryan
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Have you Considered Internal Consulting Opportunities? Read More to Learn About a Summer 2019 Internship Opportunity with CVS Health!

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Did you know that many corporations offer a variety of roles that can fall into the “internal consulting” category?  These positions require many of the same skill sets that you’d need for a traditional consulting role, such as structured and logical thinking, analytical rigor, strong communication skills and initiative.  However, instead of having external clients, you work on projects or assignments for your own company.

One such opportunity for Summer 2019 that is currently posted on BentleyLink is for CVS …

By Brian Moccio
Brian Moccio Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Services Brian Moccio
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Potential Big Change on the Horizon in the Actuarial world

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Carrier Management wrote the following article on 9/26/18 – https://www.carriermanagement.com/news/2018/09/26/184677.htm

 

Two Major Actuarial Societies – CAS and SOA – Will Explore a Merger

The Casualty Actuarial Society and the Society of Actuaries plan to explore a merger.

Presidents of both societies announced that the CAS and SOA boards had agreed to pursue combining, with the idea of creating an organization with greater scale and resources to shape their profession. The groups acknowledged that actuarial science continues to change and …

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director / Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Services Melissa J. Sawyer
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Forté College Fast Track to Finance Conference on 11/2 (Apply TODAY!)

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Forté Foundation is a non-profit consortium of leading companies and top business schools working together to launch women into fulfilling, significant careers through access to business education, opportunities, and a community of successful women.

On November 2, Forté has organized a one-day conference at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston for sophomore and junior undergrad women from diverse academic backgrounds.  At the conference, you’ll explore a multitude of financial careers and hone in on Corporate Finance and Investment Management. You will learn by “doing”, build …

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Services MaryEllen Ryan
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The YMCA is hiring!

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The YMCA of Greater Boston is hiring! Just 1 mile from Bentley, the YMCA is given $275,000 in financial assistance each year to support their youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. The Y provides summer memberships to 287 teens from the towns of Waltham, Lexington, Watertown, Belmont and Arlington, and 9,888 adults and youth receive some form of healthy and well-being resources.

They are looking for help with their before and after school programs at all of the Waltham …

By Rachel Linehan
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13 Difficult Interview Questions Top Wall Street Firms Are Asking Now

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Vault recently released its latest Vault Banking 50, a ranking of the best investment banks to work for. The rankings are based on a survey of 2,800 banking professionals, who were asked to rate firms other than their own in terms of prestige and to rate their own firm in various workplace categories, including culture, hours, training, compensation, and more.

In addition, Vault asked survey respondents about the quality of life, career development, diversity practices, pay and benefits, business …

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Services MaryEllen Ryan
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Bentley Consulting Group Informational Meeting – Today at 2pm!

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The Bentley Consulting Group will be hosting an Informational Meeting today (Oct 3rd) at 2pm in Smith 216.  Please attend this meeting if you are interested in learning more about Bentley’s student-run consulting club.  Great opportunity to meet the club’s student leaders & members and to learn about upcoming events and activities.  If you are unable to join today, but interested in more information about the club, please contact Dani Jakobson (President) at jakobso_dani@bentley.edu.

By Brian Moccio
Brian Moccio Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Services Brian Moccio
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Are video interviews on the rise?

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Many employers are utilizing systems such as HireVue, Skype, Google Chat and more to conduct their first and/or second round interviews.  Employers love video interviews because it allows them to efficiently cast a wide net to discover and screen higher quality and more diverse candidates.  Now that you know this type of interview is coming, get prepared!  If you are prepared, these opportunities will allow you to showcase your personality, drive and work ethic, in ways that your resume or a phone …

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director / Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Services Melissa J. Sawyer
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Prepping for finance interviews?

Vault Guide to FI Interviews

Recruiting season is upon us – the next several weeks will bring over 80 employers to campus!  Here’s a great resource that can help you prepare for your interviews…

The Vault Guide to Finance Interviews, Ninth Edition is a must-have resource for anyone seeking a job with an investment bank, mutual fund, hedge fund, commercial bank, or other financial institution. Competition is fierce for positions in finance, and employers are looking for prospective hires with more than a solid resume and …

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Services MaryEllen Ryan
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Follow Along w/The Career Fair on @Bentley_U’s Snapchat!

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Get an all-access look at the Career Fair by following along with our @Bentley_U Snapchat Takeover! Starting right now, through tomorrow afternoon, different Student Staff Members of the Career Services and Recruiting Offices will be posting about:

Career Fair Prep Tips
Behind the Scenes Footage
Day-of Event Coverage
and More!

If you haven’t already, add Bentley on Snapchat by simply typing in @Bentley_U! Here’s a sneak peek of the content that has already been posted this afternoon!

 

By Caroline Gervais
Caroline Gervais CareerEdge Colleague Caroline Gervais
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