Susan Sandler Brennan

Associate Vice President, University Career Services

Susan Sandler Brennan

Susan Brennan, Associate Vice President of University Career Services, has over 20 years of experience managing career development and employer outreach programs in business higher education. In her leadership role she provides strategic direction to university-wide career services functions including: undergraduate, graduate, alumni, recruiting, employer relations, marketing and career education. She is recognized for her ability to build and maintain strong relationships with corporate partners, alumni, parents, faculty, and staff to improve outcomes and expand Bentley’s reputation in the global marketplace.

Brennan is a featured career expert in major media outlets including the New York Times, Boston Globe, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Radio, Chronicle of Higher Education, U.S. News and World Report, Washington Post and Boston Business Journal. She often serves as keynote speaker for major internal and external events ranging from campus Open House events for accepted students and families, to career-oriented webinars, and conferences addressing the corporate community. She also serves as a key resource to faculty and administration on major curriculum initiatives to ensure market relevance and consideration of career implications.

Under her leadership, Bentley’s undergraduate placement surveys have yielded 98% employment or graduate school plans within six months of graduation. These results impact key rankings including Bloomberg/BusinessWeek and Princeton Review.

Prior to joining Bentley in 2003, Brennan combined her passions for business and education in diverse roles at the Arthur D. Little School of Management (now Hult International Business School), the Hay Group, Columbia University and the Children’s Museum. She has a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania, master of education from Harvard University and master of business administration from Babson College.

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Susan Sandler Brennan Associate Vice President, University Career Services Susan Sandler Brennan

While completing my MBA, I was recruited to work as a management consultant. I still remember two full days of grueling interviews, assessments, role plays and case studies. Do you have what it takes to be a consultant? Acing the case is the first step! Learn more about the consulting industry and understand why a case interview is an excellent barometer of whether this is the field for you. We are fortunate to have Alfonso Martinez, 2013 graduate and Business Analyst at Accenture sharing his inside tips and strategies for success. Not only did Alfonso ace the case when interviewing at Accenture, but he was also a member of an award winning Fed Challenge Case Competition team! Hope to see you Friday at 10am! http://careeredge.bentley.edu/events/2015/02/20/conquering-the-case-interview/

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Susan Sandler Brennan Associate Vice President, University Career Services Susan Sandler Brennan

Gallup research concludes what we’ve been practicing at Bentley for almost a century! Experiential learning and mentoring/support are keys to great careers and lives after graduation

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Bentley Alumni Connecting Across the Country!

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For my first blog post of 2015, I am excited to share highlights from my January travels. Did you know that Falcons were connecting all over the country during the winter break? Thanks to our Regional chapters run by local volunteers and supported by the Global Alumni Board and the Center for Alumni, Parents & Friends, 10 gatherings took place in key regions across the U.S. I was fortunate to be able to get to the Hartford event hosted by …

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