SPRING 2021:The Pulsifer Career Development Center is open and will conduct ALL business remotely.  All appointments will be conducted on-line and can be scheduled on Handshake.  Please read all CareerEdge e-correspondence & your career coach emails for community updates.  Please email GA_UCD@Bentley.edu for questions. For the most updated career related Covid-19 information click here.

Alumni Spotlight

Break into Management/Strategy Consulting with Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

Are you interested in a career in management/strategy consulting?  A small group of Bentley alumni who are current or former consultants at Boston Consulting Group (BCG) recently led an information session for Bentley students where they shared their experiences working at BCG and offered insight into the field of management/strategy consulting.  BCG is one of the MBB firms that is widely considered as one of the top three management consulting firms in the world.

Watch the info session here.

In …

By Brian Moccio
Brian Moccio Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Development Center, Pulsifer Career Development Center Brian Moccio
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Trading Room Fireside Chats | Pricing Innovative Treatment | March 18

The Hughey Center for Financial Services presents: FIRESIDE CHATS | Connecting you with industry experts.

Join the virtual Fireside Chat to learn more about the pricing of innovative treatments in the healthcare industry.

ZOOM REGISTRATION LINK

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center MaryEllen Ryan
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Accounting Listen and Learn Follow up!

Were you interested in going to the Accounting Listen and Learn earlier this week, but then something came up?  Or, you just needed a screen break for a little while?  I have good news!  We recorded the program so that you can watch on your own time.  Check out the recording here to learn from our amazing panelists!  I hope you enjoy!

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director/Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center Melissa J. Sawyer
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3 Consulting Events for Bentley Students This Week!

Hi Bentley Students,

I want to highlight three relevant consulting events that are happening this week as I know there’s lots of great events and opportunities to consider as you balance your schedule!

First, the Bentley Consulting Group will be hosting an Info Session tonight at 9:15pm to introduce the details of their first ever Consulting Bootcamp Program.  The Zoom meeting ID is 914 7640 9022.  Anyone who attends tonight will be given early access to the application which opens …

By Brian Moccio
Brian Moccio Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Development Center, Pulsifer Career Development Center Brian Moccio
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Actuarial Listen and Learn Follow up!

Were you interested in going to the Actuarial Listen and Learn last week, but then something came up?  Or, you just needed a screen break for a little while?  I have good news!  We recorded the program so that you can watch on your own time.  Check out the recording here to learn from our amazing panelists!  I hope you enjoy!

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director/Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center Melissa J. Sawyer
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Happy Winter Break from the Pulsifer Career Development Center

After a challenging trimester, it is FINALLY time for a bit of a break.  Take these next few weeks to relax and reflect. This time off is well deserved and we hope you can take full advantage of the time away from Bentley.

In accordance with Bentley’s winter break schedule, the Pulsifer Career Development Center will be closed on Thursday December 24 and reopen on Monday January 11.  We wish you all a festive holiday season and Happy New Year.  …

By Paul Stanish
Paul Stanish Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center Paul Stanish
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LinkedIn 101

LinkedIn is your professional platform to shine. Other than your resume and cover letter, this is a way to showcase your professional pursuits and accomplishments. It is important to keep it clean, updated, and interesting! Think of it as your way to leverage connections, build a network, and define your credibility.

Here are some tips and tricks to make your LinkedIn top notch:

Take your time writing your summary; it should be an enjoyable read
Add some interesting details about …

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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Ted Talk Thursday: Talks for when you’re starting a new job

Being the new person is never easy. Let these talks help you in walking into your workplace with your shoulders back and head held high.

What Ted Talks are in this playlist? All of the following PLUS MORE —

10 ways to have a better conversation

When your job hinges on how well you talk to people, you learn a lot about how to have conversations — and that most of us don’t converse very well. Celeste Headlee has worked …

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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Your Back to School Career Checklist 

Get your books from the bookstore. Buy your home decor for your dorm room. Get your career checklist CHECKED.

Refresh your resume with new relevant job experiences 
Write out your career goals for the academic year 
RSVP to upcoming events on CareerEdge
Sign up for your CDI course 
Plan out some LinkedIn posts and content 
Create a career action plan (full blog post coming soon!)

What else is on your career checklist?

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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Keeping Up With #Hired!

No doubt that this trimester at Bentley University looks different than prior semesters that we are all used to, but students can count on the Pulsifer Career Development Center’s #Hired posts to continue as usual! Bentley students are so focused and driven that we think their professional achievements should continually and consistently be publicly celebrated. Keep an eye out for these posts to start and make sure to hype up your friends and peers who might be featured!

So you’re …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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