Balancing Individuality and Professionalism

Delicate Balance

Employers want to know the real you, so it’s definitely a good idea to let parts of your personality shine through in your tailored cover letters and in your interviews. Not only that, but evidence of you having a pleasant, team-oriented personality on top of all of your other impressive qualifications makes you a better candidate for almost any position. It can, however, be difficult to draw the line of where and when it’s best to show individuality and what …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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QU GAME Forum X is going virtual

QU GAME Forum X

We are excited to announce that this year the Global Asset Management Education (GAME) Forum will be taking place virtually on March 25-26, 2021.

We have been hard at work reimagining the live event, in an effort to continue to deliver the opportunity to connect with industry leaders through keynote speaker panels, breakout sessions, workshops and more. We will also hold the global portfolio competition virtually.

GAME Forum provides college students and faculty with unique access to explore important developments, challenges …

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director / Operations Manager, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center Melissa J. Sawyer
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Getting The Most Out Of Networking Events

How to Get the Most Out of Networking Events

Networking events are totally out of the picture now that most professional gatherings have converted to online, right? Very wrong. If anything, virtual networking events are even more important now that there are limited chances to make an impression face-to-face. Performing well at networking events can get you that internship or job, but is also very crucial for advancement in the workplace once you have started a career. So, even though Zoom-fatigue is real and spending more time looking at …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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How To Pick The Right Job

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Use these tips to help find the right job for you!

By Sarah Vojta
Sarah Vojta Creative Graphic Designer Sarah Vojta
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Three FREE Mock CPA Exams for Aspiring Accountants!

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The MSCPA has partnered with Surgent CPA Review to offer a series of FREE simulated CPA Exam sections of your choice!

The goal is to simulate the format of taking the CPA Exam, using actual multiple-choice questions and simulations which are laid out according to the Uniform CPA Examination Blueprints.

You’ll experience a simulated Exam section from the comfort of your own home while viewing your Exam results in real-time, giving you a better understanding of how prepared you are to …

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director / Operations Manager, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center Melissa J. Sawyer
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Trick or Tip! Align Your Profiles to Impress! Part Three.

TRICK OR TIP! Pt3

These past few weeks, we have been discussing aligning your LinkedIn and Handshake profiles with your resume, as well as giving general advice for each platform. Find the LinkedIn blog here and the Handshake blog here. For any of these platforms to work for you, rather than against you, you need to make sure that your strongest weapon is updated and ready-to-use: your resume. 

Your resume is an employer’s first glance at you, typically before they even look you up …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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Telling An Interviewer About Yourself: Debunked

Answering So Tell me about yourself

It’s the beginning of your interview, and after a little bit of small talk, there’s usually a transition to a serious discussion about your credentials and skills for a position. This transition is almost always, “Tell me a little about yourself.” This question is so vague and, in turn, stressful. There’s a methodology that you should follow when you craft, practice, and execute the perfect Tell-Me-About-Yourself answer. You don’t want to aimlessly list off accomplishments from your resume, that’s what …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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Learn More about the MSCPA Today!

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The MSCPA is an amazing professional association for those entering into public accounting in Massachusetts.  Please read below to learn more about what you can gain as a student member of this organization as shared by the MSCPA’s very own Erica DeBiase, Director of Academic & Career Development, and Jessica Yu, Academic & Career Development Specialist.

One of the most important things we do at the Society is help fuel the pipeline to the accounting profession with high potential, diverse …

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director / Operations Manager, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center Melissa J. Sawyer
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Q&A with Harris Williams Investment Banking Associate Bethel Hailemichael

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Bethel Hailemichael is an associate in the Healthcare & Life Sciences Group at Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services. Vault recently spoke with Bethel about life at the firm—its culture and mentorship opportunities—and his advice for young professionals interested in joining the investment banking industry. Read more here.

To unlock everything that Vault has to offer, access Vault through the Resources tab in CareerEdge and a create FREE account with your @bentley.edu email address.

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center MaryEllen Ryan
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Did You RSVP Yet?

Undergrad Career Development

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