Are you sitting down? The average residency graduate has around $250k in medical school and/or education debt. Yes, a quarter of a million dollars! The constant rise in medical school tuition costs is not commensurate with wannabe-doctors’ ability to pay. Generous federal graduate student loan programs have enabled students from non-wealthy backgrounds to pursue their dreams of becoming physicians. Unfortunately for borrowers during the early 2000s and 2010s, these loans came with hefty interest rates.
Student loan burden in the …
At Pega, we deliver innovative software that crushes business complexity. We are a global business rooted in family. A
relentless innovator since 1983. And a trusted partner to the world’s leading brands.
We are proud to launch the Pega Scholars Program to support equitable participation in tech – by providing
scholarships to future technologists from diverse communities around the globe. We believe we can all achieve more
when we create a culture where everyone is inspired to bring forth their best, …
Anything is possible
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At Reynolds American Inc, a member of the BAT Group, our vision and purpose is to create A Better Tomorrow™. To do so, we want to empower entrepreneurs to Be The Change …
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. …
Networking can be a touchy topic for most people- it seems to always be professionals’ #1 tip to finding career success. However, there aren’t always reliable avenues to pursue networking opportunities. The Black EOE Journal weighs in on this topic by providing insight on this topic stating:
“Collin Mays, a member of the National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA), an organization committed to supporting professionals in the field of public administration, recounts his experience joining a professional organization committed …
Learn more about this scholarship opportunity through Google Lime that is open to undergraduate, graduate, or Ph.D. students in the U.S and Canada that are studying Computer Science! The Lime Connect program aims to support students with disabilities through scholarships, networking opportunities, and internships.
The application is open now until December 4th and can be found by clicking here.
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 …
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 …
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?
Got questions? Ask Alyssa!
In this episode, Alyssa tells you how to RSVPing to Career Development Center events!
Events are the perfect way to network, explore job opportunities, chat with employers, get real insight on the interview process and so much more. Events happen ALL the time for every major and every year level. Go and get yourself signed up for some upcoming events today!
Tune into this episode to learn more on what Alyssa has to share.