Inspirational moments from TedxBentleyU to help you stay motivated and ‘Limitless’ during finals!

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As we enter the final week of Spring 2019 finals, we are all looking for sources of motivation to get us through. Bentley’s TEDx LIMITLESS Conference, held this past month, had 8 motivated, amazing speakers, all of which are connected to the Bentley community either as students, alumni, or professors. Read up on a brief summary of each talk below:

Deepak Chhugani, Class of 2014 Alumni

If you’re going to “go big or go home”, you have to be prepared …

By Rachel Linehan
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Congrats to Megan Nadeau (’20, IDCC) for getting #HIRED!

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Congrats to Megan Nadeau for accepting a position at Pegasystems as an Associate Education Specialist! Good luck this summer!

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CFA Society Boston: Women In Investment Management Event on 4/25

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Bentley women undergraduates are invited to a FREE Panel Session — CFA Society Boston’s Women in Investment Management: Choosing a Career in Investment Management

The panel will be held on Thursday, April 25, from 6-8 pm  at Babson College (10 Babson College Drive, Wellesley, MA, The Innovation Center at Park Manor West).

Students will have the opportunity to:

Celebrate CFA Society Boston’s inaugural group of undergraduate women participating in summer internships with four leading investment management firms
Listen to accomplished women professionals …

By MaryEllen Ryan
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How I Chose My Career in Human Resources #MyCareerStoryMonday

Ryan Cadorette

Name: Ryan Cadorette

Class Year: 2018

Major: Management (Concentration in Human Resources)

Position: HR Business Partner I (People Supervisor)

Company: Anheuser-Busch

 

I started thinking about my Human Resources career when I originally worked at a local savings bank as a teller after high school. Once in college, I was able to get an HR internship at TD Bank working in Employee Relations one summer and then returned to the same company to do an internship in compensation going …

By Rachel Linehan
Rachel Linehan CareerEdge Manager Rachel Linehan
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How I Chose My Career in Accounting #MyCareerStoryMonday

Jeff Peloquin

Name: Jeff Peloquin

Class Year: 2009

Major: Accounting (minor in Law)

Position: Senior Tax Director

Company: Peloquin and Company, LLC

 

I started thinking about my accounting career when I was in high school. I started off by scooping ice cream in high school, which lasted for a few summers.  I could’ve kept doing that forever (it was a blast and the ice cream was delicious), but decided to get into the accounting world by interning at a local machining …

By Rachel Linehan
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Bentley wins NACE Career Services Excellence Award at national conference in New Orleans

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It was all celebrations and smiles when Bentley Undergraduate Career Services was recently awarded the National Association of Colleges and Employers Career Services Excellence Award.

NACE’s Excellence Awards competition is national in scope and recognizes the outstanding achievements of college career services and HR professionals.  NACE represents over 8,200 four-year and two-year college members and over three thousand employer members who hire college graduates.

The entry entitled “Bentley University HIRE Education CDI Course Suite” was judged on program need/objectives, relevance …

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Rachid Macer Student Director, CareerEdge and Think Tank Colleague Team Rachid Macer
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Our own Alexandra Steinman shares great employability advice for college students in CommonWealth Magazine

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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 …

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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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Cultivating a Consultant | Knowing Yourself and Your Top 5 Strengths

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We are pleased to share the first video in our Cultivating a Consultant series as well as some accompanying commentary from Alex.  Enjoy!

Before realizing that consulting might be the job that best fit my needs and strengths, I spent two years interning in wealth management at Goldman Sachs.  After my first internship, the decision to accept the offer for a second internship was a no brainer for me: I was working with a great team, at a very good …

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