Paul Stanish

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

Paul Stanish

Paul Stanish is a Senior Assistant Director of Undergraduate Career Development in the Pulsifer Career Development Center at Bentley University and the dedicated Career Coach for Management, Marketing, Information Design and Corporate Communications, Professional Sales, Creative Industry, Media and Culture, LSM in Media Arts and Society majors.  In addition to working with those constituents, he teaches all levels of students in the award winning CDI 101, 201 and 301 courses and manages the CareerEdge Career Colleague team.   Paul spends time cultivating relationships with corporate partners and has visited over a dozen companies such as LL Bean, NESN, MullenLowe, L’Oreal, Horizon Media and more in the past year.  As a certified Gallup strength coach, Paul has coached multiple staff and students on how to best utilize their strengths in the personal and professional lives.  He currently serves on the department strengths task force.  Paul has over 17 years of prior experience at Bentley working in Student Affairs and the Center for Alumni, Parents and Friends.  Since 2006 Paul has worked as an event planner, merchandise manager and consultant for various sports memorabilia companies in New England.  Prior to Bentley, Paul worked for CVS corp. in their management and operation training programs.  Paul graduated from Bentley with a Bachelor of Science in Management.

Dedicated Career Coach for the following majors:

  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Professional Sales
  • Information Design and Corporate Communications
  • Creative Industries
  • Media and Culture
  • LSM in Media, Arts and Society

Junior & Senior Drop In Hours (Fall  2020):

Due to the current COVID 19 situation coaches are no longer hosting drop in hours this semester.  However, coaches did expand appointment times and students may use Handshake to access the calendar and availability of each coach, including myself.  You can also email me at PStanish@Bentley.edu if you have appointment questions.

 

 

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American Marketing Association Free Virtual Events

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Many of you know that I consistently tout the importance of joining a professional organization.  Moreover, one of the associations I highly recommend joining is the American Marketing Association.  One of the many reasons is due to the access an individual has to their free events.  There are 7 upcoming events on topics such as engagement strategies for B2B, Virtual Event Planning, Marketing Strategies for Business Growth.  Viewers can also access previously recorded webinars on demand.  Remember, candidates can stand …

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How To Network In New York City As A Student Or Intern This Summer

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Wondering about living and networking while working in New York City this summer?  The thought of this can make one feel overwhelmed and stressed.  But also, we recognize this is a great opportunity for an individual to come out of their comfort zone and broaden personal horizons.  If an adventure such as this is of interest to you I highly recommend you read this article.  It is informative, useful and will answer many of your questions about being in NYC …

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Mediahub Rising Talent Mentorship Program Opportunity – Apply by Apr. 20

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Mediahub Worldwide has created an exciting mentorship program, Mediahub Rising Talent Mentorship Program. Mediahub (www.mediahubww.com) is an award-winning, full-service global media company and one of the best media agencies in the ad industry. They describe the agency as “built for challenger brands or companies that are disrupting the status quo and as a result, want a media agency that is challenging and disrupting the norms of media.”

Mediahub’s roster of “challenger brands” includes some of the best in the world, …

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Invest in Marketing Related Certifications

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Are certifications important?  What should I be certified in?  Do employers care about certifications?  These are good questions I have heard from students.   I’m hear to tell you these are worth exploring.  In fact, some companies might require that you have earned a specific certification to be considered for employment.   These can also help you stand out when asked to demonstrate your intellectual curiosity and passion for the industry.

While some classes include an industry related certification in their curriculum, …

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Important Information: Assessing You Internship or Job Opportunity

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During these trying times, we would like to send this reminder of factors to be aware of when applying and accepting any job / internship offers. We urge you to be careful in assessing a job or internship opportunity that may come your way. If you have an uneasy feeling about the opportunity, trust your instincts and contact our office for assistance with any questions you may have.

The Pulsifer Career Development Center works diligently to prevent fraudulent companies from posting …

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Check out Bloomberg’s 2021 Virtual Externship

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These 4-day programs are open for December 2022-June 2023 graduates who identify as Black, Latinx, Native American, or first-generation students. Participants will have the opportunity to learn more about Bloomberg, our departments, company culture, and work on real-life projects with current employees. At the end of the program, students have the opportunity to interview for our 2022 Internship program and secure some of our first spots.

Internships Include:

• Global Data

• Financial Research

• Analytics & Sales (NYC and SF)

https://www.limeconnect.com/programs/

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Live Brand Response to Racial Injustice Blog

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If you’re wondering how brands are responding to racial injustice issues in the past year, Adage has a live blog updating the “latest moves of marketers, media companies and agencies as they take a stand against racism”. In this blog, you can find updated information on these companies responses to social justice problems spanning from July 1, 2020 to today. For example, it notes Tiktok’s “TikTok for Black Creatives” initiative and Chevy’s “Real Talk” series. To access this blog, click

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ALKU Goes Viral – Supporting Students on Social Media

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Check out ALKU’s current campaign, #ALKUGoesVirtual.

ALKU Goes Virtual is an original Instagram TV series for college students and entry-level professionals. This covers everything from tips, tricks, and best practices for resumes, interviews, elevator pitches etc. We also cover who ALKU is as a company and what it is like to work here!  These are all posted on ALKU’s Instagram TV, @LifeAtALKU.

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Best Places to Work 2021

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Wondering what companies have been proven to be the best to work for? Adage has recently published their list of Best Places to Work in 2021. They looked at companies with over 200 employees and a separate list of companies with up to 200 employees. Factors such as company culture, company environment, and employee perks were part of the scoring system that thousands of employees used to give each workplace its own overall score. The companies on this list are …

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Networking Opportunity in Entertainment, Media, and Sports Industry!

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Bentley undergraduate and graduate students interested in meeting with alumni in the Entertainment, Media, and Sports industries are invited to attend this interactive networking event on Brazen.

Alumni will meet 1:1 with students in virtual break-out rooms (via text chat and video) for 10 minute conversations to network, share career paths and answer students questions related to their field/role/industry.

This event will be particularly helpful, as the Entertainment, Media, and Sports industries are difficult to break into due to their …

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