What do you know about Findspark.com?

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Students looking for internships and full-time jobs tend to have their favorite “go tos” for their search.   Indeed, LinkedIn, BentleyLink, and Google are among the common resources used by students at Bentley.  For Media and Culture, Marketing, IDCC, and Creative Industry majors those sites are useful but may not always yield the best results for multiple reasons.  For those struggling with resources, I suggest you look at https://www.findspark.com/.   The creators are dedicated to helping young and new professionals …

By Paul Stanish
Paul Stanish Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Paul Stanish
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How to: Reach out to companies not listed on BentleyLink! Watch this week’s episode of Ask Alyssa!

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Is your dream company not listed on BentleyLink? Are you unsure how to approach them? You’re in luck! In this week’s episode of Ask Alyssa, Alyssa shares her advice on how to approach companies not listed on BentleyLink! Click on the link below to watch the video!

 

By Lauren Nicol
Lauren Nicol Senior CareerEdge Colleague Lauren Nicol
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Get Advanced Career Advice by MAJOR This Fall – The Time to Register for CDI 301 is ALMOST HERE!!

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Attention Class of 2020 and 2021, make sure you include CDI 301 in your schedule plan for next fall! Career Development Intensive 301 (CDI 301) is comprised of four-week intensive courses specialized by major for the Classes of 2020 and 2021. This latest addition to our Career Education program has been uniquely developed to help YOU get the most out of your upcoming internship and job search!

The class sessions will cover:

Specialized resume & cover letter development
Advanced interview …

By Caroline Gervais
Caroline Gervais Student Director, CareerEdge & Event Planning Team Caroline Gervais
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Seniors, There’s Still Time to Spring Into Action to Get Your Full-time Job!!

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If you have NOT visited Career Services this year and need to update your senior career toolkit (resume, cover letter, elevator pitch, networking contacts, etc.) this is your chance to work with a career coach and put your career ball in motion before graduation!

There’s still time to attend our Senior Series: Spring into Action. which began on March 19th and runs through April 3rd. This series is run by experienced Career Coach and Senior Associate Director of Undergraduate Career Services, Colleen Murphy. This …

By Caroline Gervais
Caroline Gervais Student Director, CareerEdge & Event Planning Team Caroline Gervais
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Are you interested in a company that’s not on BentleyLink?

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Did you find a company you want to work for that doesn’t have a job posting on BentleyLink? Watch next week’s episode of Ask Alyssa to find out how you can approach these companies for jobs!

By Lauren Nicol
Lauren Nicol Senior CareerEdge Colleague Lauren Nicol
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Lights, Camera, Internship!

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How did Valerie Boucher (’20, IDCC) land a Hollywood internship with Bradley Cooper’s production company (the one responsible for the box-office hit A Star is Born)? Well, she used her business skills that she’s built here at Bentley, as well as the career development lessons she gained through CDI, to turn her passion for film into the chance of a lifetime. Click here to learn more about Valerie’s road to Hollywood in this PreparedU View article. The article details everything …

By Caroline Gervais
Caroline Gervais Student Director, CareerEdge & Event Planning Team Caroline Gervais
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Consult the Consultants

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Interested in consulting? On Wednesday, March 27th from 2 – 3 PM in Smith 101, hear from a handful of current Bentley seniors who have been hired by consulting firms like Deloitte, KPMG, and RSM! This is a great opportunity to hear their advice, tips & tricks about how you can best prepare & position yourself for success in consulting opportunities!

Be sure to RSVP via BentleyLink if you plan on attending this wonderful opportunity!

By Rachel Linehan
Rachel Linehan CareerEdge Colleague Rachel Linehan
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The Princeton Review’s Student Resources #CareerToolThursday

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Are you struggling with a looming standardized test that is crucial to your acceptance into your dream graduate school?  Most students dread large tests, especially when they weigh so heavily on your future.  The GRE, GMAT, LSAT, and MCAT are all intimidating, but with the right support, they can be conquered.

These test are required for respective graduate schools.  The Princeton Review provides an abundance of free resources for these tests that will help you ace the test, get into …

By Isabella Capone
Isabella Capone Advising & Event Planning Colleague Isabella Capone
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Take advantage of a great program offered through the MSCPA and PwC!

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Register for the annual FREE spring career workshop, “The Next Step”!

Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Time: 4:30-7:30pm, registration begins at 4:00pm
Location: PwC, 101 Seaport Blvd, Boston, MA

This special workshop, organized by the MSCPA and hosted by PwC, is designed for students who are interested in learning about the transition from student to accounting professional. Panel discussions will focus on different career paths and what you can expect in your first year on the …

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director / Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Services Melissa J. Sawyer
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Guess who is #HIRED! Rachel Linehan (’20, Actuarial Science)

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  Congratulations to Rachel Linehan for accepting a position at John Hancock as an Actuarial Intern! Good luck this summer!

 

By Abigail Springfield
Abigail Springfield Event Planning & Advising Colleague Abigail Springfield
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