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Career Advice

Nonprofit vs. Not-for-Profit vs. For-Profit: What’s the Difference?

Have you ever been confused by the differences between non-profit, not-for-profit, and for-profit? Take a look at this article by US Chamber that helps break down the priorities, structures, and legal differences each type holds. Whether you are looking to start a business yourself or looking for job opportunities and are unsure of what space you want to be in, this is a great place to start!

https://www.uschamber.com/co/start/strategy/nonprofit-vs-not-for-profit-vs-for-profit

By Sarah Vojta
Sarah Vojta CareerEdge Manager Sarah Vojta
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Learn more about a career in Actuarial Science!

Are you thinking about majoring in actuarial science or pursuing that career path?  This week I moderated a panel of fabulous Bentley students who shared the ins and outs of majoring / interning in the field.  For those who were not able to attend, I’m happy to share we were able to record the event.  Please take some time to watch and hear their words of wisdom as you progress through your career search process.

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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Snag That Big Four Opportunity!

The Big Four: KPMG, PwC, EY, and Deloitte. These four amazing professional services firms employ many Bentley graduates year after year. No matter what aspect of business you are interested in, there is likely a niche opportunity within a Big Four firm for you. Big Four internships and job opportunities provide structured programs that teach you a variety of important skills, expose you to new parts of business, help you build your network by meeting so many new professionals, offer …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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Soft Skills Are SO Important

Wherever your career goals take you, you need to focus on developing soft skills. Soft skills are important no matter what industry or role you want to pursue. Soft skills are those that are not related to your specific job function but still need to be developed and practiced. Why? Well, when you are approaching entry-level positions or student opportunities like internships, many employers don’t even care about your technical or “hard” skills. 

This is because as you are just …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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Women interested in Cyber Security, this article is for you!

If you are looking into a career in security but do not have any background this article breaks down the main aspects of what the career entails. In this article you will find an interview from Erin Joe, Senior Vice President of Strategy and Alliances at Mandiant who also worked as an FBI agent and leader for 25 years! Joe explains why she chose the career path that she did and what her day to day assignments looks like.

If you …

By Alyssa Hammond
Alyssa Hammond Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center Alyssa Hammond
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Consulting Majors, Listen Up!

If you are interested in opportunities within consulting, whether within the Big Three or elsewhere, there are definitely some amazing things that you can do to prepare yourself for your first day at a consulting internship or full-time job.  This article explains some of the best ways to get ready for a great first day at any consulting firm. It first discusses the preliminary steps you can take to make sure you are well rested for your job and then …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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Networking on LinkedIn: Ace Your Cold Outreach

Did you know that, according to CNBC, up to 80% of jobs are filled from personal or professional connections? Networking is more important than ever before when it comes to landing an internship or full-time job. But how can you start to build a relationship with employees who you may not know? LinkedIn is a great tool to identify and connect with employees from your dream company. Here’s some tips on how to send a great outreach message on LinkedIn.

By Hailey Jennato
Hailey Jennato CareerEdge Colleague Hailey Jennato
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Boutique Consulting Virtual Career Fair On Wednesday!

Are you interested in consulting and ready to talk to employers? If you are looking for an event to attend and are available on Wednesday, October 13th, we have the consulting-centered opportunity for you! You can enjoy one-on-one conversations with employers or drop off your resume at virtual booths for consideration. There are also tons of amazing panel participant sessions. For more information, click here!

By Brian Moccio
Brian Moccio Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Development Center, Pulsifer Career Development Center Brian Moccio
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How to Break into the Non-Profit Space with No Experience!

Want to work for a Non-Profit but don’t know where to start? Check out this article that breaks down what a non-profit is, what non-profit companies are looking for when hiring new employees, and where to get started when emerging into your job search!

https://www.localwise.com/a/1081-how-to-break-into-the-nonprofit-space-with-no-experience

By Sarah Vojta
Sarah Vojta CareerEdge Manager Sarah Vojta
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Careers in Sustainability

Interesting in a career in sustainability? Look no further! Princeton Review has a great resource to kickstart your job search in sustainability! Get advice from industry experts and see how their journey got started!

https://www.princetonreview.com/college-advice/green-guide/careers-in-sustainability

By Sarah Vojta
Sarah Vojta CareerEdge Manager Sarah Vojta
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