Career Advice

How to Figure Out Salary Expectations

How to figure out salary

Whether you’re asked about what kind of salary you expect from a position during an interview, or whether you just want to know what is reasonable to be making at a current job, we have you covered. Here are a few things that you can do to figure out salary expectations for a particular role or position.

Use resources and conduct industry analyses. 

Websites like Glassdoor and Indeed have inputs of real salaries and hourly wages for almost any company …

By Alina Minkova
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2021 Spencer Scholarship Application – Now Open Until February 1!

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Check out this amazing scholarship opportunity!

Spencer Scholarships: Spencer scholarships are merit-based, and are awarded to undergraduate, graduate and PhD students who wish to pursue a career in Risk Management and Insurance. Our 2021-2022 Scholarship application is currently live. Undergraduate Spencer scholarships are awarded in the amount of $5,000, with limited $7,500 and $10,000 scholarships awarded to the highest-ranked applicants; Graduate and PhD Spencer scholarships are awarded in the amount of $10,000. More information and the link to apply can …

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director / Operations Manager, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center Melissa J. Sawyer
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$10,000 scholarships available from RSM

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Exciting news for Bentley business and technology students! RSM is pleased to continue their Power Your Education scholarship program and is very excited to launch a new First Generation scholarship program.

Together the programs, funded by the RSM US Foundation, will award $150,000 in scholarships to 15 students for the 2021/2022 academic year.

First Generation Scholarships:
Five students each awarded a $10,000 scholarship per academic year, for up to three years and $30,000
Open to first-generation college students
Power Your …

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director / Operations Manager, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center Melissa J. Sawyer
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Spencer RMI Diversity Scholarship Opportunities!

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Exciting news regarding a number of Spencer Scholarship opportunities for students of diverse backgrounds who wish to pursue a career in Risk Management and Insurance:

Latin American Association of Insurance Agencies Scholarship: The Latin American Association of Insurance Agencies (LAAIA) has just announced that they will be funding two $5,000 scholarships in 2021, to be awarded to undergraduate students who self-identify as Latinx/Hispanic American.
Arch Insurance Diversity Scholarship: Arch Insurance will be awarding two $5,000 scholarships in 2021, to students …

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director / Operations Manager, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center Melissa J. Sawyer
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3 Very Smart Things to Do Right Now if You Want an Internship

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Welcome back to another semester, falcons! The Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center is so excited to help you grow professionally and work to get many more of you employed for Summer 2021! If you currently don’t have an internship or full-time job for this upcoming summer but want one, there are three important steps that you can take to get that coveted offer.

 

Crank out those applications.

Many companies are hiring at this point of the year and even …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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Busy Interviewing Season Ahead! How to Prepare.

Anticipate a B Make a Plan!

We are so close to classes starting up again and the Bentley Undergraduate Career Development Center hopes that your break from Bentley was restful. However, the spring recruitment season is about to pick up and between employer events and your own individual interviews, it might get hard to juggle everything. So, make a plan. Hopefully, at this point, your spring schedule is mostly solidified and you can anticipate what free time you will have to attend events, interview, and truly …

By Alina Minkova
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Jefferies Invites Women in the Class of 2023 to their Inspiring Women for Finance Symposium!

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Jefferies, a Global Investment Bank, is excited to invite women in the Class of 2023 to apply to spend an immersive day with them. Selected applicants will have the opportunity to meet professionals across divisions and experience a day in the life at a Global Investment Bank.  This is an excellent opportunity for Bentley sophomores!

Selected candidates will have the opportunity to:
• Attend a panel of Managing Directors to hear insights from successful women
• Hear from Analysts to understand why …

By Brian Moccio
Brian Moccio Associate Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center Brian Moccio
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Multi-tasking Tool for Career Success

Do This Mindless Career Hack

We all know that a long internship or job application can take several hours, between aptitude tests, HireVues, or personality matching quizzes. Even if you haven’t had time during this break to apply for jobs or simply want a total break in order to prevent future burnout, something that you can do while watching TV or hanging out with family is Quick Apply. Quick Apply is a method of applying to jobs and internships which requires one step: usually just …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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Spring Full Of Accepted Offers And Successful Falcons

Setting Yourself Up for a Successful Spring

The Spring Trimester is going to be upon us quickly. While it may seem like a good idea to spend Winter Break fully relaxed and jump back into career-related activities when school starts up again, it’s not a foolproof plan. Because while it might feel like a good decision during syllabus week when assignments and group projects and midterms start racking up, it might be hard to keep up with everything you have to do. Because academics are so important, …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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CareerEdge Bingo!

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Participate in CareerEdge Bingo and share your results with us on social media!

By Sarah Vojta
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