Tips from TJX Recruiters: Interviewing & Internships

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Like I said in my last post, Instagram is arguably the most popular social media platform for college students. Thus, the growing popularity of Instagram has spurred an increase in Instagram accounts created by companies as a way to recruit students or share recruiting-related information in a more informal and fun setting. A week or two ago, @tjxcareers posted another series of videos on their Instagram Stories discussing college student-specific advice about various career-related topics. Of course, this recruiter had …

By Caroline Gervais
Caroline Gervais CareerEdge Colleague Caroline Gervais
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10 Job Positions to Consider As a Creative Engagement Students

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One of the most advantageous reasons to pursue a career in creative engagement is the range of jobs options. From a graphic designer to a marketing research analyst and everything in between, there are so many paths one can take. Finding a job that best suits your interests and skills may be a little hard, but hey, you’ve got a lot to choose from! Here is a list of ten popular career paths to get your search started!

1. Social …

By Yasmeen Alwani
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Cultivating a Consultant | What kind of feedback did you receive from people who helped you practice case interviews?

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Here is the third video in our Cultivating a Consultant series including some very helpful commentary below from Alex.  Enjoy!

As mentioned in the previous commentaries, the case interview has different components that are used to evaluate the candidate in different ways.  Although every single part of the case interview is important, the framework used to solve the case is the most important part since it is the backbone of the case.

The framework is so important because it shows …

By Rachid Macer
Rachid Macer Student Director, CareerEdge and Think Tank Colleague Team Rachid Macer
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2018 Credit Suisse Women’s Mentor Program

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Are you a Sophomore interested in financial services and looking to jumpstart your career?

Applications are now open for the 2018 Women’s Top Talent Mentor Program on April 12 & 13. This highly selective, two day career development program gives outstanding female college sophomores the opportunity to learn more about the various divisions and summer internship programs at Credit Suisse. Participants will gain early access to Credit Suisse leaders, mentorship, networking, and an accelerated interview process for our junior year summer internship …

By MaryEllen Ryan
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Liberty Mutual’s Emerging Talent Summit

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With internships becoming increasingly competitive, finding a way for students to distinguish themselves among the applicant pool has never been more vital. Comparatively, with the vast number of employers seeking Bentley students, how can students align themselves with a company that is perfect for them?

Fortunately, Liberty Mutual Insurance has the solution! First and second-year students are invited to apply for the Liberty Mutual Insurance Emerging Talent Summit, a three day externship that provides: invaluable professional development, exposure to …

By Rachid Macer
Rachid Macer Student Director, CareerEdge and Think Tank Colleague Team Rachid Macer
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Talent Tuesday: Adaptability

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What do we mean by Adaptability? 

The Clifton StrengthsFinder results describe this talent theme as follows; “You live in the moment. You don’t see the future as a fixed destination. Instead, you see it as a place that you create out of the choices that you make right now. And so you discover your future one choice at a time. This doesn’t mean that you don’t have plans. You probably do. But this theme of Adaptability does enable you to …

By Caroline Gervais
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How I Chose My Career in Sales #MyCareerStoryMonday

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Name: Anna Grimalyak

Class Year:  Senior

Major: Professional Sales and LSM: Health and Industry

Position: LED Product Marketing Intern/Product Marketing Specialist EC/LED

Company: LEDVANCE

When I came back from studying abroad, I was in the process of looking for an internship. As I spent time looking online searching for an internship, I stumbled upon an opening at LEDVANCE for a Product Marketing Co-Op. I’ve known of the company ever since I was young. My mother has worked for LEDVANCE for …

By Caroline Gervais
Caroline Gervais CareerEdge Colleague Caroline Gervais
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How a Media and Culture Major Makes a Large Impact on Bentley’s Campus

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“A Media and Culture major, Offermann is leading a team of Bentley students who will operate the in-house media control room along with a small crew of production professionals.”

Check out this article posted by Bentley University on how Jillian Offermann, a current sophomore majoring in Media and Culture, is using her academic coursework and off-campus work experience to add value to the new Bentley Arena. Her skills have allowed her to synthesize her interest in media and make an …

By Yasmeen Alwani
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Inside the Net Impact Boston Summit: a Recap by Bentley Junior, Christina Clune Persichetti

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Last Friday, February 9th, I attended the Net Impact Summit hosted by Boston University. Net Impact is a non-profit organization that acts as a community for students and professionals focused on “using their skills and careers to drive transformational social and environmental change.” The keynote speaker Stephen Ritz, founder of the Green Bronx Machine worked to find a way to turn one of the worst neighborhoods in America in to a home for urban garden development. Ritz was able to …

By Jennifer Graham
Jennifer Graham Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Jennifer Graham
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Cultivating a Consultant | How did you Prepare for the Case Interview?

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Here is the second video in our Cultivating a Consultant series as well as some accompanying commentary from Alex.  Enjoy!

One key characteristic of case interviews is that it requires a lot of preparation both on your own and with someone else. When you talk with people in consulting, you realize that there is no one person that was able to get an offer without preparing extensively for the case. In my opinion, one of the reasons that people from …

By Rachid Macer
Rachid Macer Student Director, CareerEdge and Think Tank Colleague Team Rachid Macer
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