My Career Story Monday: Kirsten Dionne (’20, Accounting and Health & Industry LSM)

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                                                                                   Name: Kirsten Dionne

Class Year: 2020

Major: Accounting and LSM in Health & Industry

Position: Accounting Intern

Company: Liberty Mutual

 Can you describe your career path for me? 

During high school I worked in a restaurant bussing tables and I worked really hard in school so that I could have the opportunity to attend a school like Bentley. I spent the summers going into my freshman, sophomore, and junior year waitressing at the same restaurant. This past summer I had …

By Yasmeen Alwani
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Navigating the Interview: Key Stories to Talk About

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Behavioral interviews are always a big part of the interview process – whether it is all behavioral or paired with a case study, it will undoubtedly be a main section. Many behavioral questions are targeted to get a better understanding of who you are and your past experiences. They are often formatted in a “tell me a time when” manner and focused around key topics.  As mentioned in previous blog posts, the best way to answer these types of questions involve …

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5 Automation Trends Impacting the Finance Industry and 10 Fintech Firms Driving Them

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Finance firms are increasingly using tools and programs to automate their work processes. Here are five areas in which automation is disrupting the finance industry, along with some of the fintech firms driving this change—all of which are hiring.  Read more here.

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By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Services MaryEllen Ryan
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What if no one came to your event?-Infographic

What If Your Event Was A No-Show_

Is there an event you are interested in and want to attend? Don’t be fishy and RSVP.  If you put in the hard work, time, and energy to an event you’re proud of, you would want people to show up! You can ensure the success of an event by submitting your RSVP.

By Megan Nadeau
Megan Nadeau CareerEdge Graphic Designer Megan Nadeau
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6 Tips on How to Best Prepare for the Math, Actuarial, Analytics, & Technology Networking Night!

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Be sure you don’t miss the Math, Actuarial, Analytics, & Technology Networking Night on Monday, 9/16/19 from 5:30-7:30pm in the EDR! This is a fantastic opportunity to network with 30+ employers- all hiring summer interns and graduates in these areas! Here are some ways to best prepare for the event:

RSVP to attend under ‘Career Fairs’ on BentleyLink.
Update your resume  be sure you utilize our new VMock system to have your resume critiqued in seconds.
Research the companies attending.

By Jennifer Graham
Jennifer Graham Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Jennifer Graham
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Mentorship: Who and What to Look For 

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Finding a trusted and invested mentor is incredibly important when it comes to professional development. I can say from experience that you learn a lot from other individuals whether they be one or ten years older than you. 

Nevertheless, it can be quite intimidating and a bit confusing to find a mentor that is right for you. Here are some tips and pointers to help you identify what to look for when finding mentors that are invested in your career …

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Is the CPA path for you?

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If you are interested in pursuing a CPA, there are a lot of logistics that you need to consider:  what classes do you need to take?  where are you sitting?  when can you sit?  how do you study?  If you need answers to these questions or others, meet with our faculty today!  Below you will find the point people within the Department of Accountancy who are ready and able to answer your questions.  They look forward to meeting with you!

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director / Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Services Melissa J. Sawyer
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#HIRED is Back in Action!

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Were you #HIRED?! 

This Career Services blog and photo series is intended to highlight students who landed either full time or internship positions for this upcoming academic year, summer, or next year. We encourage you to reach out to the Career Services office to let us know if you have been #HIRED to be featured on the website.

Just email the CareerEdge Manager, Rachel Linehan, at linehan_rach@bentley.edu with a professional head shot and the following information filled out to be …

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My Amazing Summer Interning with: Liberty Mutual!

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Hear from a Bentley student who shares information on their summer internship experience with Liberty Mutual! Liberty Mutual is a global leader in property and casualty insurance, focused on protecting and preserving the lives and dreams of customers in more than 30 countries. . Be sure to meet with Liberty Mutual recruiters as they are on campus throughout the fall semester!

Julia Earley, Class of 2020, CIS major

Analyst Development Program Intern

This summer I was an ADP (Analyst Development Program) …

By Jennifer Graham
Jennifer Graham Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Jennifer Graham
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VMOCK: The Fastest and Easiest Way to Get Your Resume Refreshed

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Does your resume need a little TLC or even a bit of updating? If you’re questioning it than it probably is ready for a refresh. VMock is the new way that you can get your resume checked with instant feedback in just seconds.

What is VMock? 

Vmock is an online-resume review tool available for all Bentley students. It’s tailored to Bentley specific resume style and has input from the career advisors themselves! 

How does it work?

The process is simple …

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