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Grace Hopper Celebration Scholarship Opportunity!

I want to introduce Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) to you. GHC is the world’s largest gathering of women technologists, where women from around the world learn, network, and celebrate their achievements. It attracts between 20,000 to 30,000 attendees from industry and academia coming together from 80+ countries each year. Since 2017, the faculty members of the Computer Information Systems Department at Bentley have provided support for Bentley’s female students who are interested in STEM-related careers to attend the annual GHC …

By Neena Fink
Neena Fink Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Center
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Virtual Career Fair Tips

During career fairs, recruiters often spend hours meeting with students. Speaking virtually can make it even harder to form a genuine connection. These 8 tips will help you make a great first impression and get the most out of your sessions.

By Hailey Jennato
Hailey Jennato CareerEdge Colleague
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The Everything Guide to a Career in Public Service

When I was 13 years old, I went to science camp. One day, I sat and listened as a scientist described what global warming was going to do to the planet—rising ocean levels, mass extinctions, devastation of populations around the world. As he spoke, I felt shock and then horror, and then realized: Someone had to do something—even if it was a small thing— and I felt compelled to be one of those “someones.”

After that, I decided that whatever career …

By Heather Krasna - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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First-Year and Sophomore Women: Are you interested in Investment Banking?!

ibRecruit is a pro-bono entity committed to helping undergraduate women from non-target schools place into investment banking internships on Wall Street.  The ibRecruit team is made up of a Junior and Senior Board, consisting of women with varied backgrounds with one common goal: increasing the number of women from non-target schools on Wall Street.

The ibRecruit program shepherds women through their entire investment banking internship recruiting process by pairing candidates with mentors who have successfully been through the recruiting process themselves, and …

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center
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Practicing An Investment Banking Case Study:

If you’re in the midst of interviewing for a role within an investment bank, you most likely will need to ace a case study interview. This can be stressful, especially if you’ve never gone through the process of a case study before. This article shows you everything you need to know about a possible banking case study. It even has tips and a case study practice question with guidance on how to solve the given problem. Definitely check it out …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator
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We Have a New Consulting Case Interview Prep Resource for Bentley Students!

All Bentley undergrad and graduate students now have free access to Marc Cosentino’s Case One Program!  Marc is the author of “Case In Point”, the go-to book for consulting candidates that helps to demystify the consulting case interview process.  His Case One Program includes several powerful elements:

Case Questions Interactive (CQI) – Learn by doing in this section that allows you to get hands on experience with math drills, market sizing cases, chart analysis and design, brainstorming, making recommendations and …

By Brian Moccio
Brian Moccio Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Development Center, Pulsifer Career Development Center
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Freshen Up During A SuperDay: How?

SuperDays are often LONG. You usually have to get to an office early in the morning and interview for hours on end, typically in formalwear. At the same time, you want to make the absolute best impression and probably land that role, since SuperDays can be the last step for candidates to complete at many companies. So how do you best prepare for a full day of actively interviewing while looking and feeling your best? You need to make sure …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator
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First-Year and Sophomore Women: Are you interested in Investment Banking?!

ibRecruit is a pro-bono entity committed to helping undergraduate women from non-target schools place into investment banking internships on Wall Street.  The ibRecruit team is made up of a Junior and Senior Board, consisting of women with varied backgrounds with one common goal: increasing the number of women from non-target schools on Wall Street.

The ibRecruit program shepherds women through their entire investment banking internship recruiting process by pairing candidates with mentors who have successfully been through the recruiting process themselves, and …

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center
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How to Make Your Emails More Professional

When reaching out to employees for an informational coffee chat, or when following up after an interview or networking event, it’s incredibly important to write a professional and thoughtful email. Follow these tips to craft memorable, confident emails that will help you stand out from the crowd.

By Hailey Jennato
Hailey Jennato CareerEdge Colleague
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Ultimate Glossary for Accountants

Can’t remember the different between accounts receivable and accounts payable? The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants created a comprehensive online dictionary of common accounting jargon and terms. This dictionary will help you brush up on your accounting knowledge and prepare for exams and interviews. Check it out here.

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director/Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center
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