SPRING 2021:The Pulsifer Career Development Center is open and will conduct ALL business remotely.  All appointments will be conducted on-line and can be scheduled on Handshake.  Please read all CareerEdge e-correspondence & your career coach emails for community updates.  Please email GA_UCD@Bentley.edu for questions. For the most updated career related Covid-19 information click here.

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#MeetTeamCigna and Risk Management & Underwriting Development Workshop

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Great news! #TeamCigna will be hosting a #MeetTeamCigna and Risk Management & Underwriting Development Workshop on Friday, March 26, 2021.

During this virtual event, you’ll meet some of Cigna’s current Risk Management and Underwriting Program associates. You’ll also learn about the basics of health insurance, develop analytical skills, and be able to network all while competing for a Grubhub gift card! Lunch via Grubhub will be provided as well!

To learn more and for the registration link, click here.

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center MaryEllen Ryan
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Accounting Listen and Learn Follow up!

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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, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center Melissa J. Sawyer
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Investment Management Opportunity for First Year and Sophomore Women: Apply by 3/8!

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FIRST YEAR AND SOPHOMORE WOMEN: If you’re interested in INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT…

The Undergraduate Women’s Investment Network (UWIN) offers mentorship and paid internships in investment management at Loomis Sayles.

The mentorship program matches students with a mentor to help connect the educational experience to a potential career in investment management. The program provides professional and technical skill development needed to succeed in this industry.

The internship program is rotational during the school year. Undergrads will experience two investment or client facing …

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center MaryEllen Ryan
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Women’s Association of Venture & Equity (WAVE) Open House

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Check out this great educational opportunity being offered through WAVE (Women’s Association of Venture & Equity)!  Register here for the March 5th Open House.  See the flyer below for additional details.

 

 

 

 

 

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center MaryEllen Ryan
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Bentley Marketing Association & Career SUCCESS

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New semester and we are back with our club highlights! This week, let’s talk about Bentley Marketing Association, or BMA. If you’re not a marketing major, please keep reading, as BMA is inclusive of any individual who even has a slight interest in marketing. If you are a marketing major and have not joined BMA yet, definitely keep an eye out for this awesome organization on campus, as it can be one of the best moves for your career.

How …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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Network More Naturally

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Networking is hard for many individuals because it can sometimes feel fake or like it’s necessary to try really hard to even get noticed. The great part of networking is that you have the power and control to shape the experience into something you’re comfortable with. In fact, the best networking is often when it feels like a simple conversation – that natural, interesting, and constant flow really puts people at ease and makes them want to continue talking to …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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Reflecting on the Career Fair (and Any Other Recruitment Event Ever)

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Recruitment events are all the rage. In fact, the career fair is often one of the best things you can do for your career. Exposure to dozens of companies who are all looking for young professionals and a chance to practice your networking skills? Yes, please. But after the Career Fair and any other networking event, to get the most out of your experience, it’s important to reflect and take some additional steps. Although the Career Fair might have felt …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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Black Professional Associations to Join

Black Professional Associations to Join

In conjunction with Black History Month, we want to highlight some professional associations that our students of color can join! Below find links to each of the mentioned associations.

National Association of Black Accountants: https://www.nabainc.org/

National Association of African Americans in Human Resources: https://www.naaahr.org/default.aspx

National Sales Network: https://www.salesnetwork.org/

Blacks in Technology: https://www.blacksintechnology.net/

National Black MBA Association: https://nbmbaa.org/

100 Black Men of America: https://100blackmen.org/

Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA): https://bdpa.org/

 

By Sarah Vojta
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3 Must-Have Topics for Business at Dinner

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Whether you’re meeting a college colleague for a far overdue dinner or dining with a client (socially distanced, of course), you want to be thinking about ways to advance your career or better your business. Here are some topics that are appropriate to speak up on and that may get you some better insight.

Emerging Trends + Best Practices. (Eg. How’s business been amidst COVID-19?)
It’s true that many industries and businesses have been struggling during the pandemic, due to consumers’ …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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Networking Tips for International Students

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Like many other international students, I was very focused on the academic part of student life when I arrived in the U.S. In my junior year of college, I suddenly felt this job-seeking urgency. I was only a couple of years away from graduation, with one more summer internship opportunity left before entering the real world. As someone whose first language isn’t English, who did not fully understand the rules of job seeking in the U.S., and who didn’t have …

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