MaryEllen Ryan

Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center

MaryEllen Ryan

MaryEllen Ryan is a Senior Associate Director of Undergraduate Career Development in the Pulsifer Career Development Center and the dedicated Career Coach for Finance and Corporate Finance & Accounting (Finance-Focus) Majors.

Ryan has over 14 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining the Undergraduate Career Development team, she was a Private Client Relationship Advisor with Brown Advisory, an independent investment management firm.  She has extensive experience working with multi-generational families to address a wide variety of wealth management needs.

Ryan has a Bachelor of Arts from Dartmouth College and MBA from Boston College. She enjoys combining her financial services experience with her commitment to education to help students evaluate their skills sets and interests and find a rewarding career path.

Career Coach for the following majors:

  • Finance
  • Corporate Finance and Accounting (Finance-Focus)

Fun fact: MaryEllen loves to travel and has visited 24 states and 15 countries and look forward to adding to the list.

Favorite part about the office: When students come in to share great news about internship/full-time offers!

Junior & Senior Appointments:

Please schedule an appointment via Handshake (Career Center > Appointments > Schedule a New Appointment > follow remaining prompts).

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Boston Women in Finance (BWF) Inspire Scholarship – Apply by 10/15!

Boston Women in Finance (BWF) is a professional women’s group dedicated to bringing together a diverse community of accomplished women with financial backgrounds, experience, and industry interests, to network, collaborate, and inspire. Its membership is a powerful community of women leaders, innovators, and influencers that include executives from PNC Bank, MindWise Innovations, Granite Telecommunications, Boston Partners Global Investors, and The CFO Leadership Council among other organizations.

BWF has just announced the launch of its inaugural BWF Inspire Scholarship! BWF is …

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Wells Fargo Corporate & Investment Banking – 2021 Sophomore Diversity Summit – Apply Today!

Wells Fargo is recruiting talent for its Corporate & Investment Banking 2021 Sophomore Diversity Summit.

The below opportunity is for undergraduate sophomores with an expected graduation of December 2023 or May/June 2024.

Visit the 2021 Sophomore Diversity Summit application page to submit your application by 11:59 p.m. EST on October 11, 2021!

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Buy Side vs. Sell Side Finance Event on 9/12 (featuring alumni from the Class of 2020!)

Don’t miss this great educational event spearheaded by three impressive alumni from the Class of 2020!  Click here to register.

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2021 Women in Alternative Investments Career Forum – DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 9/10!

Join WAVE for the fifth annual Women in Alternative Investments Career Forum – the industry leading event to recruit and source the next generation of women in finance!

The link to apply for the 2021 Career Forum is available here.  Applications close at 11:45pm ET on Friday, September 10th (yes, this different from what is noted below…the deadline was extended!).

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2021 Women in Alternative Investments Career Forum – APPLY BY 9/3!

Join WAVE for the fifth annual Women in Alternative Investments Career Forum – the industry leading event to recruit and source the next generation of women in finance!

The link to apply for the 2021 Career Forum is available here.  Applications close at 11:59pm ET on Friday September 3rd.

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ON DEMAND ACCESS to the CAREER DEVELOPMENT CENTER with CDI 301!

Hello Finance and Corporate Finance & Accounting (FI-Focus) Students!  Recruiting season is HERE…

Make sure you’re prepared by registering for asynchronous CDI 301.  Get advice and recommended resources from the Career Development Center ANYWHERE, ANYTIME!

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2021 Women in Alternative Investments Career Forum – Registration is OPEN!

Join WAVE for the fifth annual Women in Alternative Investments Career Forum – the industry leading event to recruit and source the next generation of women in finance!

The link to apply for the 2021 Career Forum is available here.  Applications close at 11:59pm ET on Friday September 3rd.

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Attention Finance Students – Recruiting Season is Underway!

ATTENTION FINANCE STUDENTS!

It is hard to believe that we are already halfway through August…

And that means that recruiting season is underway!

It is time to start monitoring Handshake regularly for Summer 2022 internship opportunities and full-time positions.

Here’s a sample of some of the great opportunities that are currently posted:

Jefferies LLC: Jefferies 2022 Investment Banking Summer Analyst Program – Charlotte, Aerospace & Defense Group at Jefferies, LLC

Financial Technology Partners: Investment Banking Summer Analyst – FinTech Investment Banking

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3 Creative Job-Search Strategies to Make You Stand Out

When competing against hundreds of other job candidates for open roles, you need to think and act creatively to stand out. Here are three examples of creative ways to increase your odds of landing the role you want.

To unlock everything that Vault has to offer, access Vault through the Resources tab in CareerEdge and a create FREE account with your @bentley.edu email address.

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The Big Post-Covid Interview Question and How to Answer It

Here’s the one question you’re sure to receive in any post-Covid job interview—along with how to answer it.  Read more.

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