LinkedIn 101

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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
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Check Out the Bentley Consulting Group’s New Website!

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The Bentley Consulting Group provides its members with a community that works together to help each other achieve their goals through projects, case studies, short courses, events and more.  They built an amazing website that highlights their upcoming events, current team leaders, partnership organizations and it allows interested students and companies with a venue to connect with them.

To learn more, please visit their website: http://www.bentleyuniversityconsultinggroup.com

 

By Brian Moccio
Brian Moccio Associate Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center Brian Moccio
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Did Your Internship Get Cancelled Because of COVID?

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Did you internship get canceled because of COVID-19? Here is how you can add it to your resume!

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Want to break into investment banking, private equity, or equity research? Check out Adventis’ Financial Modeling Certification (FMC) Program!

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Want to break into investment banking, private equity, or equity research?

Classes and recruiting efforts may be in unchartered territory, but one thing remains consistent: aspiring professionals looking to break into top finance positions face intense competition.

With Adventis’ online Financial Modeling Certification (FMC) Program, you can develop financial modeling skills that will impress employers, improve your technical interview capabilities, and ultimately provide you with the edge needed to win top internship and entry-level positions.

The link below can be …

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center MaryEllen Ryan
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Study Abroad and Your Resume: Perfect Match or Not?

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Studying abroad is a coveted and treasured college student experience. When coming back from abroad, many students say that their life has been changed, personally or professionally. Studying abroad definitely widens your horizons, but should it be on your resume? When faced with this question, I would almost always say yes.

Opposition to studying abroad may call it a “student vacation,” but fails to mention that while abroad course-work may be lighter or less intense than the classes you regularly …

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Endless Opportunities at Liberty Mutual!

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Liberty Mutual is hosting professional development workshops as well as diversity & inclusion table discussions that can give students amazing insight into professional growth and culture at the company. Additionally, Liberty Mutual is hosting a Student Diversity Symposium on Thursday October 15, 2020 and Friday October 16, 2020. Applications for the Symposium can be found here.

This year looks a little bit different than we had all expected, but the Liberty team is here to support you as you …

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Top Dogs: Interns Who Stand Out

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In any size of internship program, there are often shining stars who get offered full-time positions with the company (or internships again next year). There are three things that all of these students have in common with each other that allow them to reach this level of success.

1. Cooperation

These students are always cooperative with upper-management adding on extra tasks to their daily work or projects, recognizing that to stand out, they have to be as fluid as the …

By Alina Minkova
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Investment Banking Q&A Panel on 9/29!

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If you’re interested in learning more about what it takes to land an offer from a top investment bank, don’t miss this great opportunity to hear from Bentley upperclassmen who have done it!  See the flyer below for additional details.

Location: https://bentley.zoom.us/j/91516873944

Zoom Meeting ID: 915 1687 3944 | Zoom Password: 350199

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center MaryEllen Ryan
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2020 Women in Alternative Investments Virtual Career Form – Registration is OPEN!

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Join WAVE for the fourth annual forum to learn, engage and network with industry veterans across the spectrum of careers (buyout, VC, LP, placement agents, FOFs, distressed, real estate, private credit) and continue to expand the “pipeline” of talented women in the industry.

The headlines and studies are pervasive on the gender gap in the alternatives industry and the value of diversity. The WAVE Career Forum will provide a platform for young women to learn, engage and network with industry …

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center MaryEllen Ryan
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Ted Talk Thursday: Talks for when you’re starting a new job

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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 …

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