Network like it’s your NET WORTH

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Let’s face it, networking is a skill and it’s a hard skill to master. However, despite how hard it might be to some, it is critical to learn in order to advance your career and professional development. 

Networking can happen anywhere at any time so it’s always good to know the basics and have a solid understanding of what to say when the occasion arises. It’s not just about attending career forums or formal conferences, networking can happen at a …

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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Investment Banking Q&A Panel on 9/29!

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If you’re interested in learning more about what it takes to land an offer from a top investment bank, don’t miss this great opportunity to hear from Bentley upperclassmen who have done it!  See the flyer below for additional details.

Location: https://bentley.zoom.us/j/91516873944

Zoom Meeting ID: 915 1687 3944 | Zoom Password: 350199

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center MaryEllen Ryan
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2020 Women in Alternative Investments Virtual Career Form – Registration is OPEN!

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Join WAVE for the fourth annual forum to learn, engage and network with industry veterans across the spectrum of careers (buyout, VC, LP, placement agents, FOFs, distressed, real estate, private credit) and continue to expand the “pipeline” of talented women in the industry.

The headlines and studies are pervasive on the gender gap in the alternatives industry and the value of diversity. The WAVE Career Forum will provide a platform for young women to learn, engage and network with industry …

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center MaryEllen Ryan
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Ted Talk Thursday: Talks for when you’re starting a new job

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Being the new person is never easy. Let these talks help you in walking into your workplace with your shoulders back and head held high.

What Ted Talks are in this playlist? All of the following PLUS MORE —

10 ways to have a better conversation

When your job hinges on how well you talk to people, you learn a lot about how to have conversations — and that most of us don’t converse very well. Celeste Headlee has worked …

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Finding a Mentor: Why, Where, When, and How

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Look at the clock! It’s time to find a mentor.

WHY?

Whether you haven’t had an internship or you’ve had five (also applicable to full-time jobs), you can benefit from mentorship. Anyone can, because nobody knows everything about their specialty or field of study, partially because that would require a limitless amount of experience and knowledge and partially because information and common practices are constantly changing! The absolute best way to learn more about anything is through first-hand experience and …

By Alina Minkova
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Bentley Investment Banking Club: Club Overview Meeting on 9/16!

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First Year and Sophomore Students:  Are you interested in learning more about pursuing a career in investment banking?

If so, don’t miss the Bentley Investment Banking Club’s Club Overview Meeting on Wednesday, September 16th, from 9:15pm – 10:15pm via Zoom (https://bentley.zoom.us/j/8220306019).

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center MaryEllen Ryan
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How YOU Can Tackle a Virtual Career Fair!

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The virtual setting has shifted everything about the world of professionalism- even the way students find and search for jobs. It has become increasingly important to be comfortable pursuing professional endeavors virtually.

Career fairs have been a great way for students to learn more about roles at a wide range of companies as well as network with Bentley alumni and recruiters alike. Even in the age of virtual events, a career fair can still be a great resource!

The Pulsifer …

By Jennifer Graham
Jennifer Graham Senior Assistant Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center Jennifer Graham
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Your Back to School Career Checklist 

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Get your books from the bookstore. Buy your home decor for your dorm room. Get your career checklist CHECKED.

Refresh your resume with new relevant job experiences 
Write out your career goals for the academic year 
RSVP to upcoming events on CareerEdge
Sign up for your CDI course 
Plan out some LinkedIn posts and content 
Create a career action plan (full blog post coming soon!)

What else is on your career checklist?

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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GIRLS WHO INVEST: Learn more about this AMAZING PROGRAM for SOPHOMORE WOMEN on 9/23!

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Girls Who Invest, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the number of women in portfolio management and executive leadership in the asset management industry, is seeking bright and talented diverse sophomore women from all majors for its 2021 summer intensive program and online intensive program.

The summer intensive program consists of four weeks learning core finance and investment concepts from world-class business professors, followed by a six-week paid internship at a leading investment firm. The program is tuition free and …

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center MaryEllen Ryan
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Sports Management Professional Development Opportunity

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Sports Management is a challenging industry to break into.  It is highly competitive and frankly new opportunities for entry are rare.

I’m happy to share that the Fenway Sports Management Group has created the FSM University.  This is a free virtual education program hosted by Fenway Sports Management that will offer industry insights and networking opportunities.  This is open to college students and virtual classes will occur once a week.  The program starts on September 23 but you need to …

By Paul Stanish
Paul Stanish Senior Assistant Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center Paul Stanish
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