Websites for Career Development

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As you may know, Bentley University’s Undergraduate Pulsifer Career Development Center has ranked #1 in the nation yet again. At Bentley, students are always seeking more on how exactly they can bring their career development to the next level. Career development is also something that can be worked on at any point during your time as a student or far beyond. It’s a never-ending improvement.

Career development doesn’t have to be intimidating, it can be fun! There is so much …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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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 …

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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Summer Wrap Up – Infographic

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As the summer comes to an end, get yourself ready for future employment opportunities and virtual recruiting events!

By Sarah Vojta
Sarah Vojta Creative Graphic Designer Sarah Vojta
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Interview Anecdotes & Examples of Relevant Stories:

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Interviewers want stories. Imagine this and tell me what would better capture your attention. I want a job and you are my first-round interviewer. You ask me to talk about a point on my resume.

I talk a little about what it is exactly, whether it be a club or coursework, with several sentences on what I have done for it. 

VERSUS

I launch an engaging and passionate conversation about a specific project that I fearlessly dove into, complete with …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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How to Research a Company Efficiently

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Good news! Your dream company just invited you to a first-round interview. The catch? You have to convey exactly what interested you enough to apply there and why you would like to work for the company. What differentiates this particular organization from the thousands of other businesses and corporations that you could choose instead? Employers understand that students are applying to many different jobs and internships, but they still need you to give them audible proof of why exactly you …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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Bentley Investment Banking Club: Club Overview Meeting on 9/16!

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First Year and Sophomore Students:  Are you interested in learning more about pursuing a career in investment banking?

If so, don’t miss the Bentley Investment Banking Club’s Club Overview Meeting on Wednesday, September 16th, from 9:15pm – 10:15pm via Zoom (https://bentley.zoom.us/j/8220306019).

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center MaryEllen Ryan
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Your Back to School Career Checklist 

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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?

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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Weakness Question Debunked

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“Great, thank you. Now, what do you consider to be your greatest weakness?”

One of the most infamous behavioral interview questions that can make any qualified candidate weak in the knees. The two important aspects of approaching this question are how long you should take to answer it and what you should say. 

Now, you may think that length of your response does not matter as long as you say the “right thing,” but it does. For example, interviewers are …

By Alina Minkova
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GIRLS WHO INVEST: Learn more about this AMAZING PROGRAM for SOPHOMORE WOMEN on 9/23!

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Girls Who Invest, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the number of women in portfolio management and executive leadership in the asset management industry, is seeking bright and talented diverse sophomore women from all majors for its 2021 summer intensive program and online intensive program.

The summer intensive program consists of four weeks learning core finance and investment concepts from world-class business professors, followed by a six-week paid internship at a leading investment firm. The program is tuition free and …

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center MaryEllen Ryan
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Handshake: Bentley Students’ Newest Career Resource

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Bentley University has partnered with Handshake, a resource that has democratized access to jobs for students. Handshake is the new one-stop-shop for Bentley students to search for jobs, find relevant events, schedule appointments with career coaches, and attend virtual career fairs.

Students can activate their account on bentley.joinhandshake.com, sign in with their Bentley login credentials, and even download the app which available on the App Store and Google Play. When registering, it is recommended to fill out as much of …

By Nathan Tombo
Nathan Tombo Structured Content Creator Nathan Tombo
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