Bentley Marketing Association & Career SUCCESS

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New semester and we are back with our club highlights! This week, let’s talk about Bentley Marketing Association, or BMA. If you’re not a marketing major, please keep reading, as BMA is inclusive of any individual who even has a slight interest in marketing. If you are a marketing major and have not joined BMA yet, definitely keep an eye out for this awesome organization on campus, as it can be one of the best moves for your career.

How …

By Alina Minkova
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Your Guide to Volunteering as a College Student

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Volunteerism is one of the core identities of the United States. According to Americorps, 25% of Americans participate in formal volunteering and 62.5% participate in informal volunteering. Committing an act of service to your community has a ripple effect in its ability to positively shape someone else’s day. Additionally, there are some great benefits of volunteering that are unique to college students. Some of these benefits may include:

increase in job prospects
positive effect on mental health
can help with …

By Alyssa Hammond
Alyssa Hammond Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Center Alyssa Hammond
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5 Questions to Ask in Your Second-Round Interview

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You’ve made it to the second round, now what? Here are some additional questions to ask as the interview is wrapping up to show the employer that you are still interested!

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Network More Naturally

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Networking is hard for many individuals because it can sometimes feel fake or like it’s necessary to try really hard to even get noticed. The great part of networking is that you have the power and control to shape the experience into something you’re comfortable with. In fact, the best networking is often when it feels like a simple conversation – that natural, interesting, and constant flow really puts people at ease and makes them want to continue talking to …

By Alina Minkova
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Reflecting on the Career Fair (and Any Other Recruitment Event Ever)

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Recruitment events are all the rage. In fact, the career fair is often one of the best things you can do for your career. Exposure to dozens of companies who are all looking for young professionals and a chance to practice your networking skills? Yes, please. But after the Career Fair and any other networking event, to get the most out of your experience, it’s important to reflect and take some additional steps. Although the Career Fair might have felt …

By Alina Minkova
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Celebrating Black CEO’s

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It is Black History Month, which is the time to appreciate and acknowledge Black culture and communities, as well as applaud the African-American individuals that contribute so much to our society. This year especially has been a tumultuous one for Black people in America, from deeply-embedded societal injustice and violence coming to the surface, finding its way to social media, and exploding in the extremely important Black Lives Matter movement. 

America was founded on years of social injustice, racism, and …

By Alina Minkova
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Haley & Aldrich Essay Contest – Cash Prizes

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We want to share with you an exciting opportunity for college students to participate in our essay contest.  Haley & Aldrich recently launched a student essay contest focused on diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The contest is open to all current university students and the essay submission deadline is March 15, 2021. Ten essay winners will each receive $1,000 and participate in a virtual workshop with Haley & Aldrich leaders.  For more information click here.

 

By Paul Stanish
Paul Stanish Senior Assistant Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center Paul Stanish
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Myth or Truth: Resume Style

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There’s a lot of information out there about what your resume should include, what it should never have, how you should format it, and everything else that many people seem to have different opinions on. For today’s interactive blog, read the statements one by one and decide whether the statement is true or false. Once you’ve made your decisions, scroll down to the bottom for the answer key and explanations. 

 

It’s okay to go over a page if you …

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Black Professional Associations to Join

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In conjunction with Black History Month, we want to highlight some professional associations that our students of color can join! Below find links to each of the mentioned associations.

National Association of Black Accountants: https://www.nabainc.org/

National Association of African Americans in Human Resources: https://www.naaahr.org/default.aspx

National Sales Network: https://www.salesnetwork.org/

Blacks in Technology: https://www.blacksintechnology.net/

National Black MBA Association: https://nbmbaa.org/

100 Black Men of America: https://100blackmen.org/

Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA): https://bdpa.org/

 

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Learn More About American Universities’ China Association (AUCA)!

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The American Universities’ China Association (AUCA) is hosting a series of program programs are for undergraduate, graduate and alumni who are seeking positions and internships in China. As most Chinese employers will kick off their spring recruitment and internship program in March, AUCA will be hosting a series of online and in-person events in Spring 2021 to bridge employers with top universities in the U.S. and oversea students.

– Virtual Career Fairs & Physical Career Fair in Shanghai – flexible …

By Alyssa Hammond
Alyssa Hammond Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Center Alyssa Hammond
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