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Interview Tips

Tell Me About Yourself – PAWS Method

By Sarah Vojta
Sarah Vojta CareerEdge Manager Sarah Vojta
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Interview-Approved Behaviors!

Good morning, Falcons! Interview season is fully upon us, as you know if you’ve been putting in the work and applying for those positions. Interviews seem to have changed a lot, but in reality, only the medium where they happen has been altered. In virtual interviews, there might be slight discrepancies in how you should act, but almost everything does stay the same. Here are some tips of how to behave in interviews, whether your interview is being conducted virtually …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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Gear Up for Professional Development, Still Seeking Seniors!

Are you a senior still in the job search process? The Pulsifer Career Development Center has created the GEAR UP program to be there for support at every step of the full-time job search process.

Some resources that will be covered include:

Resume update
Cover letter assistance
Putting your Career Action Plan together
Learning about additional job search resources
Discuss what is working, and what is not in your job search

Students are able to attend as many sessions as …

By Alyssa Hammond
Alyssa Hammond Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center Alyssa Hammond
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It’s Not About Luck, It’s About Preparation!

When it comes to interviews, preparation is the pot of gold that will secure your internship/job! If you take a chance on your interview, solely depending on luck, then you are also taking a chance on your internship/job placement.

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

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, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center MaryEllen Ryan
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Accounting Listen and Learn Follow up!

Were you interested in going to the Accounting Listen and Learn earlier this week, but then something came up?  Or, you just needed a screen break for a little while?  I have good news!  We recorded the program so that you can watch on your own time.  Check out the recording here to learn from our amazing panelists!  I hope you enjoy!

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director/Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center Melissa J. Sawyer
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3 Consulting Events for Bentley Students This Week!

Hi Bentley Students,

I want to highlight three relevant consulting events that are happening this week as I know there’s lots of great events and opportunities to consider as you balance your schedule!

First, the Bentley Consulting Group will be hosting an Info Session tonight at 9:15pm to introduce the details of their first ever Consulting Bootcamp Program.  The Zoom meeting ID is 914 7640 9022.  Anyone who attends tonight will be given early access to the application which opens …

By Brian Moccio
Brian Moccio Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Development Center, Pulsifer Career Development Center Brian Moccio
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5 Questions to Ask in Your Second-Round Interview

You’ve made it to the second round, now what? Here are some additional questions to ask as the interview is wrapping up to show the employer that you are still interested!

By Sarah Vojta
Sarah Vojta CareerEdge Manager Sarah Vojta
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12 Questions You Should Be Ready to Answer in a Financial Analyst Interview (Plus Examples!)

Are you applying for a position as a financial analyst? Interviewing for a job can be stressful, but being prepared for the experience can go a long way toward making you feel confident and on top of your game. That means being ready to answer common interview questions and those that are likely to come up specifically for a financial analyst role.

Financial analysts evaluate their company’s and other organizations’ past and present financial data and might give guidance to …

By Kate Ashford - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Leadership Development Program Interview Rules

Leadership Development Programs are a great way to get exposure to a number of incredible entry-level positions. These programs provide the experience that many companies are looking for as well as networking opportunities and professional mentorship but are also a huge resume booster if given the opportunity to participate in one. Here are some tips on how to ace your interview for a Leadership Development Program!”


By Kristine Vidic
Kristine Vidic Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center Kristine Vidic
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