The Do’s & Don’ts of Writing a Thank You Letter

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After you have finally finished your long-awaited interview and you think that you’re all done with the employer—you’re not. Now it’s time to write a follow-up thank you note. Whether this comes in the form of a professionally crafted email or hand written delivered letter, thank you letters are incredibly important. Inspired by an article on thebalance.com, the following are some do’s and don’ts I recommend following for thank you letter success.

Now, what to do and what not to do: …

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani Freelance Blogger Yasmeen Alwani
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Career Tool Thursday: Cover Letters!

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Ah, the elusive cover letter. I think everyone can agree that cover letters are the WORST. While you may have the formatting down pat, the hardest part is figuring out what to say. Not to mention, it’s always awkward talking about yourself and the added pressure that it could make or break your chances at getting an interview doesn’t make it any easier.

Luckily we are here to help take a bit of the pressure off and help you write a …

By Caroline Gervais
Caroline Gervais CareerEdge Colleague Caroline Gervais
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Creative Engagement Kickoff Recap

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Looking for a job or internship but couldn’t make the kickoff meeting? Good news: we taped it for you!

Watch this 30ish minute video in order to learn whenwhere, and how to land the role you want.

By Amanda Helfand
Amanda Helfand Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Amanda Helfand
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Amazing Consulting Mentor Opportunities

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Are you interested in NETWORKING with Consulting professionals from companies like Bain, Boston Consulting Group, McKinsey, Accenture, A.T. Kearney, EY, Deloitte Consulting, KPMG and PwC?

Then you need to join the Bentley Mentor Marketplace so you can connect with Bentley alumni from these prestigious firms!  Networking needs to be a major component of your Consulting job or internship search and this great resource makes it easier for you to establish connections and grow your network.

Visit our Bentley Mentor Marketplace …

By Brian Moccio
Brian Moccio Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Brian Moccio
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My Career Story Monday: Kelsey Valente (’17, CFA)

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Name: Kelsey Valente

Class Year: Class of 2017

Position: Tax Associate

Company: PwC

Can you describe your career path for me?

I began my journey with PwC the summer after my sophomore year. I had applied for their summer leadership program and was lucky enough to be invited to the National Elevate Program which was held in Houston, TX. Not long after the conference was over I received a call from the PwC campus recruiter who offered me an internship …

By Caroline Gervais
Caroline Gervais CareerEdge Colleague Caroline Gervais
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Interested in a brand-name company like Ann Taylor?

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…get your foot in the door through a post-grad internship! Below is how 2017 grad, Ashley Latimer, landed on the site merchandising team for Ann Taylor.

Ashley Latimer

BS Marketing & Global Perspectives, Minor IDCC

Assistant Site Merchandiser, Ann Taylor

Getting your first job is not easy. As a Bentley student, you probably have high expectations of what you see yourself doing post-grad and the salary that goes along with it. I was actively looking for full-time marketing positions all …

By Amanda Helfand
Amanda Helfand Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Amanda Helfand
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Fall 2017 Career Fair Recap

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It’s hard to believe the Career Fair has already come and gone! Despite the insane heat we experienced two Wednesday’s ago, the Career Fair was a huge success. Thanks to a campus wide effort, the Career Fair attracted approximately 1,400 students (p.s. that’s the largest we’ve ever had!) and corporate representatives from 137 companies!

Career Services would like to thank everyone who contributed to the Career Fair’s success! Without the collaboration of faculty, students, and the university, the event wouldn’t have been …

By Caroline Gervais
Caroline Gervais CareerEdge Colleague Caroline Gervais
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HIRE Love: Episode 1 Recap

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In case you haven’t had a chance to watch the first episode of HIRE Love, below is a recap of what was discussed! Do you want to listen to the talk show live? Well, your wish is our command. Come down to Russo’s in the Student Center at 12:45 pm TODAY, October 11th, to watch our Career Advisors film the next episode of HIRE Love. It’s an episode you won’t want to miss!The first episode of the series called “Just …

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani Freelance Blogger Yasmeen Alwani
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Best Consulting Internships for 2018 – From Vault!

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Have you seen Vault’s List of the Best Consulting Internships for 2018?

Vault used insights from over 400 organizations and 12,000 interns to assess companies based on quality of life, compensation & benefits, the interview process, career development and full-time employment prospects.

Here are the top 10 firms in this year’s ranking and visit the link below to see the full list and additional details such as intern reviews and how to apply.

Bates White Summer Consultant Program
CapTech Elevate …

By Brian Moccio
Brian Moccio Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Brian Moccio
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Girls Who Invest: Experiential Learning Opportunity — Summer 2018

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A career in asset management is intellectually stimulating and meaningful. But did you know that women and minorities run just 1.1% of the $71.4 trillion of assets managed worldwide?  Girls Who Invest, a non-profit specifically geared toward placing more women in the pipeline, is looking for bright and talented diverse sophomore women from all majors for their 2018 summer intensive program.

The summer intensive program consists of four weeks on campus at the University of Pennsylvania or University of …

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Services MaryEllen Ryan
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