Connecting with Bentley alumni might be the most authentic way to “get your foot in the door” at your dream company or even just a way to learn about different career paths. Networking with Bentley alumni offers a more genuine connection because, at the end of the day, you have at least one thing in common: four years of similar experiences!
- LinkedIn search
- By searching for Bentley alumni on LinkedIn, you’ll be sure to find alumni from all over the world. Additionally, through this method, you’ll also be able to find their complete work history and maybe even some activities that they were involved with while they were on campus. Click the “Alumni on LinkedIn” tab on CareerEdge to get started!
- Personal network
- Having conversations about career development with your friends can be extremely helpful! Maybe they know a Bentley alum that they worked with at an internship or on-campus organization. They might even be able to put you in contact with that person!
- Internal company directory
- You should definitely leverage every resource that your company gives you—including some sort of company directory. This might be in the form of a company-wide internal messaging system. Maybe you are interested in a vacant position and a fellow Bentley alum that works on a team; this can be a great way to connect!
With these three ways to connect with Bentley alum, what are you waiting for?