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Networking advice

Are You Optimizing the Power of LinkedIn

More often than not, when I ask students if or how they are using LinkedIn, I typically get an indifferent toned response.  Some students will share they live on LinkedIn, but that is rare.  Additionally, there are students who will share they check it 1-2 times a week.  But a heavy majority tell me they don’t use it, or they do not know how to use it.  Regardless of how often you use LinkedIn and all of the platform’s tools, …

By Paul Stanish
Paul Stanish Associate Director, Pulsifer Career Development Center Paul Stanish
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Boston Women in Finance (BWF) Inspire Scholarship – Apply by 10/15!

Boston Women in Finance (BWF) is a professional women’s group dedicated to bringing together a diverse community of accomplished women with financial backgrounds, experience, and industry interests, to network, collaborate, and inspire. Its membership is a powerful community of women leaders, innovators, and influencers that include executives from PNC Bank, MindWise Innovations, Granite Telecommunications, Boston Partners Global Investors, and The CFO Leadership Council among other organizations.

BWF has just announced the launch of its inaugural BWF Inspire Scholarship! BWF is …

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center MaryEllen Ryan
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Wells Fargo Corporate & Investment Banking – 2021 Sophomore Diversity Summit – Apply Today!

Wells Fargo is recruiting talent for its Corporate & Investment Banking 2021 Sophomore Diversity Summit.

The below opportunity is for undergraduate sophomores with an expected graduation of December 2023 or May/June 2024.

Visit the 2021 Sophomore Diversity Summit application page to submit your application by 11:59 p.m. EST on October 11, 2021!

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center MaryEllen Ryan
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ON DEMAND ACCESS to the CAREER DEVELOPMENT CENTER with CDI 301!

Hello Finance and Corporate Finance & Accounting (FI-Focus) Students!  Recruiting season is HERE…

Make sure you’re prepared by registering for asynchronous CDI 301.  Get advice and recommended resources from the Career Development Center ANYWHERE, ANYTIME!

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center MaryEllen Ryan
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Once The Internship Is Over: Stay Connected

Go out of your way to make your connections last long-term! Find more networking advice on CareerEdge.

By Sarah Vojta
Sarah Vojta CareerEdge Manager Sarah Vojta
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Three Ways To Connect With Alumni

Connecting with Bentley alumni might be the most authentic way to “get your foot in the door” at your dream company or even just a way to learn about different career paths. Networking with Bentley alumni offers a more genuine connection because, at the end of the day, you have at least one thing in common: four years of similar experiences!

LinkedIn search
By searching for Bentley alumni on LinkedIn, you’ll be sure to find alumni from all over the …

By Nathan Tombo
Nathan Tombo Structured Content Creator Nathan Tombo
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Once The Internship Is Over: Ask for Recommendations

If you made a strong connection during your internship, consider sending a polite note to see if they’d be willing to recommend or endorse you on LinkedIn (or write a full letter!)

By Sarah Vojta
Sarah Vojta CareerEdge Manager Sarah Vojta
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Making Connections With Other Interns Virtually

A lot of us virtually interning have been missing the serendipity of randomly running into coworkers and making connections through daily conversations. If you are in the same situation, make sure to look at the tips down below for connecting with your fellow interns while having a fully digital internship.

1. Open up a line of communication – Even if this isn’t something you did at the beginning of the internship, make sure that the other interns know how to …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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Once The Internship Is Over: Pitch Update

How are you going to articulate what you accomplished this summer? Make sure to update your elevator pitch and practice with a friend or Career Coach!

By Sarah Vojta
Sarah Vojta CareerEdge Manager Sarah Vojta
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Interstride: The One-Stop Shop for International Students

Click here to access Interstride.

By Paul Stanish
Paul Stanish Associate Director, Pulsifer Career Development Center Paul Stanish
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