Fall 2021The Pulsifer Career Development Center is open for IN-PERSON business.  All appointments will be offered in-person or on-line and can be scheduled using  Handshake.  Drop-ins are being offered in-person or on-line and can be scheduling using Calendly.  Please read all CareerEdge e-correspondence & your career coach emails for community updates and your career coach’s appointment and drop-in modality options.  Please email GA_UCD@Bentley.edu for questions. For the most updated career related Covid-19 information click here.

Interview Tips

Reduce Stress in Under 2 Minutes

A staggering 85% of students feel stressed on a daily basis according to a College Stress and Mental Health survey conducted by the Associated Press and MTV in 2009. In the months leading up to graduation, it is no surprise that these numbers increase. Whether you are stressed about the job and internship search or just feeling the end-of-year crunch, below is a technique to give you quick 2 minute break from it all.

The 4-7-8 Exercise
This simple breathing exercise shared widely by author …

By Amanda Helfand
Amanda Helfand Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Amanda Helfand
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What can BentleyLink do for you?

BentleyLink is a resource that is well known by students on campus.  It is where students can RSVP for numerous Career Services events, schedule appointments with advisors, and of course apply to the hundreds of jobs and internships that employers post with our Recruiting Office throughout the year.

BUT, there are many resources in BentleyLink that are either not used or under-utilized that can help you at your fingertips.

Have you ever needed sample interview questions when the Undergraduate Career …

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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Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are

In the spirit of tomorrow’s TEDxBentleyU event, I thought it was only right to share one of my personal favorite TED Talks. If you are preparing for an interview, about to give a presentation, or just generally interested in making good impressions, Amy Cullen’s Your body language shapes who you are is 21 minutes well spent.

In her talk, Amy explains the importance of body language not only on how others perceive you, but how you view yourself. After watching this, you …

By Amanda Helfand
Amanda Helfand Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Amanda Helfand
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Becoming a champion has never been easier with INTERVIEW STREAM!

March Madness is here and with a new twist. InterviewStream has made preparing for interviews easier than ever with their mobile app! Universities around the country are participating in the InterviewStream March Madness competition. With this app, available on the iTunes App Store today, you can interview on the go with live interview streaming and question prep. InterviewStream offers a variety of interactive tools to help get you ready for your next big interview.

The essence of this competition is …

By Halley McDevitt
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CPG Camp – Internship and Full-time Opportunities in Marketing and Brand Management!

Students should apply right now and complete the boot camp by mid-October to be eligible for CPG Camp’s interviews for internships and jobs!  

Land Your Dream Marketing Job or Internship!  CPG Camp™ is an online boot camp that teaches highly relevant, real-world marketing and brand management skill sets. Its curriculum was designed by senior marketers from a variety of industries. Top students earn guaranteed interviews at prestigious Consumer Packaged Goods companies.

WHO IS CPG CAMP FOR?

Undergrads, MBAs, or Recent Grads …

By Alyssa Hammond
Alyssa Hammond Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center Alyssa Hammond
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BEHIND THE SCENES: RECRUITING INSIGHTS

Winter Break is quickly approaching—promising us much-needed relaxation, home-cooked meals, and hopefully, some free time. If you’re like us, you might have a lot of downtime during winter break, so why not use that time productively? Just because it’s time for us to take a break from Bentley, doesn’t mean it’s time to take a break from the job search!

The good news: there are resources to help you even when you’re off campus over the holidays. In fact, Career …

By Kaylee Ruel
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Career Services Adviser Spotlight Blog: Welcome!

Fellow Sophomores: Welcome to the first post of the Career Services Adviser Spotlights Blog!

Sophomore year is a year filled with milestones and choices. We have to declare our major and LSM, decide if we are going to study abroad and where, attend what is probably our first Career Fair, start taking major classes; the list goes on and on. Through it all, we always have graduation and future employment at the back of our minds. We feel the pressure …

By Julia Paradis
Julia Paradis Think Tank Consultant Julia Paradis
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BEHIND THE SCENES: RECRUITING INSIGHTS

Now that the semester is winding down, we are seeing fewer companies visiting throughout the week (don’t worry, they’ll be back in the Spring!). But just because we have less recruiters visiting, doesn’t mean we have less interview and career advice to give. This week’s focus is all about Career Advisors and the advice and resources they have to offer.

Advice from a Bentley Career Advisor:

Before interning in the Recruiting Office, I had stepped foot in the Career Services …

By Kaylee Ruel
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BEHIND THE SCENES: RECRUITING INSIGHTS

If you read our last post, you got a little taste of what it’s like here in the Recruiting Office. This past week we had the opportunity to sit down with even more recruiters and employees from top companies to get their career and interview insights. Here are the companies who were here last week:

Deloitte Consulting
Northwestern Mutual Financial Network, The Wellesley Group
Arbella Insurance Group
Liberty Mutual
MaPS
And many more…

Check out what a few had to …

By Kaylee Ruel
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BEHIND THE SCENES: RECRUITING INSIGHTS

Ever wonder what happens in the Recruiting Office and Career Services—which companies are coming in? what candidates they’re seeking? and what interview tips they have? Well, we’re here to fill you in and give you a behind the scenes look into the Recruiting Office and all Career Services has to offer.

We’re Kaylee and Gillian, the Recruiting interns here on campus in LaCava 205. The office has been unbelievably busy so far this semester with over 75 companies conducting over …

By Gillian Paradis
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