Paul Stanish

Senior Assistant Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center

Paul Stanish

Paul Stanish is a Senior Assistant Director in the Pulsifer Undergraduate 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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ProPublica’s Emerging Reporters Program

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Are you a college student of color interested in doing great journalism? ProPublica wants to help. Apply for their Emerging Reporters Program by Aug. 20. The Emerging Reporters Program provides a $9,000 stipend, along with mentoring and trips to the National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting conference and our New York office (or, this year, virtual programming!), for five students each year who work or want to work at college journalism outlets: newspapers, websites, radio stations or TV stations.

People of …

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ALKU Goes Viral – Supporting Students on Social Media

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ALKU’s new campaign, #ALKUGoesVirtual, a series of videos that they will be releasing twice weekly on their social media platforms for students and persons interested to tune into! At ALKU, they are trying to think of ways to still offer support, give different tips and tricks, and get helpful information out there to students and schools they have built such good relationships with, as well as reach some new audiences that may have never heard of us before.   In these …

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Video Communication: Best Practices

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With Bentley’s new transition to online learning for the rest of the semester it is important to know how to get the most out of your education here at college. This isn’t an easy transition for many but it is worth taking a few extra moments to figure out how YOU can best prepare. Zoom is an online learning platform that allows students to continuous learn through the power of virtual technology. For those who are not familiar with Zoom …

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Parker Dewey: Micro Internships for YOU!

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Are you looking to gain more real world experience? Do you have the desire to work on projects to gain NEW skills and expertise? Are you hoping to boost your resume with additional relevant work? Parker Dewey has a solution for you!

What is Parker Dewey?

Parker Dewey is the largest network of highly motivated college students and recent graduates who are excited to complete short-term, paid, professional assignments. While executing these Micro-Internships, Career Launchers demonstrate their skills and grit, …

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Are Marketers Rejecting AI?

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In today’s business world we are hear much about the usage of AI.  AI has infiltrated all business models.  You cannot go into a supermarket or retail store without a self checkout.  Hiring managers are using virtual video interview platforms.  It is around us and certainly needed.  However, this article shows a different picture of how marketers are using or not using AI in their businesses.  Is this more hype or reality?  Click here to read more.

 

 

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Are You Effectively Utilizing LinkedIn?

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LinkedIn is without a doubt a conspicuous fixture of the Bentley Culture.  There are over 50,000 people who follow the Bentley page.  Bentley has its own set resources and statistics on its LinkedIn homepage.  We teach students how to create a profile and the fundamentals of how to navigate the platform.  However, despite out best efforts, keeping up with LinkedIn’s copious amount of tools and shortcuts is a challenge.  That does not mean making students aware of the offerings is …

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Have you thought of the best place to work?

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At least 5 times a week I’m asked “Can you tell me the name of a good company?”.  Or “Who is the best in this industry?”.  And yes  there are copious amounts of information on company rankings.  Many credible publications produce their own versions of lists using different methodologies.  One of the most recent lists I came across is specific to the marketing, advertising and media relations industries.  Adage.com recently published a list called Best Places to Work 2020.  They …

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Do You Have the Right Habit to be Successful?

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So often we look up to highly successful professionals and teams and may ask, “How did they get there?” or “I wonder what works for them?”.  There are so many factors that play a role in the successful career trajectory of an individual.  Certainly skills, mindset, and education all are essential pieces a person utilize to succeed.  This article will offer another perspective on what practices successful professionals use to achieve their high level of success.

https://theundercoverrecruiter.com/surprising-career-habits-of-highly-successful-people/

 

 

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Calling all Marcomm and Media Majors: A Trip to NYC!

Calling all Marcomm and Media Majors: A Trip to NYC!

Have you ever dreamed of going to the Big Apple? Are you interested in the fashion industry? If you answered yes to these questions than this program is for YOU.

This September 2020 will be NYC Fashion Week Adventure in New York City!

 

This experience will get you deep into the fashion industry to learn more through hands on training and experiential learning.  The students will stay at a deluxe hotel in midtown Manhattan.  Each morning the group will …

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NYC Student Summer Housing

NYC Student Summer Housing

Got a job or internship lined up in New York City? If yes, first off, congrats! New York City is an incredible place to start a career and it is the hub for many industries. The hardest part about living in the city can be finding the actual place to live in. Luckily, there are many opportunities for student housing options that are great to check out. The best part of these student housing options is that many other interns …

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