News & Notes

Learn More about the MSCPA Today!

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The MSCPA is an amazing professional association for those entering into public accounting in Massachusetts.  Please read below to learn more about what you can gain as a student member of this organization as shared by the MSCPA’s very own Erica DeBiase, Director of Academic & Career Development, and Jessica Yu, Academic & Career Development Specialist.

One of the most important things we do at the Society is help fuel the pipeline to the accounting profession with high potential, diverse …

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director / Operations Manager, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center Melissa J. Sawyer
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Did You RSVP Yet?

Undergrad Career Development

By Sarah Vojta
Sarah Vojta Creative Graphic Designer Sarah Vojta
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Things to Consider When Thinking About Graduate School

Things to Consider When Thinking About Graduate School
By Paul Stanish
Paul Stanish Senior Assistant Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center Paul Stanish
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Trading Room Fireside Chat | Fixed Income Portfolio Management with Artificial Intelligence

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Join the Trading Room’s virtual fireside chat to learn more about quantitative fixed income portfolio management.  See below for additional details.  Prior registration for this webinar is required here.

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center MaryEllen Ryan
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LinkedIn 101

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LinkedIn is your professional platform to shine. Other than your resume and cover letter, this is a way to showcase your professional pursuits and accomplishments. It is important to keep it clean, updated, and interesting! Think of it as your way to leverage connections, build a network, and define your credibility.

Here are some tips and tricks to make your LinkedIn top notch:

Take your time writing your summary; it should be an enjoyable read
Add some interesting details about …

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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Racial Justice Speaker Series | Nick Moel of McKinsey & Company | Trading Room Virtual Fireside Chat

Racial Justice Speaker Series | Nick Moel of McKinsey & Company | Trading Room Virtual Fireside Chat

Registration is now open for the Virtual Fireside Chat with Nick Noel from McKinsey & Company.

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center MaryEllen Ryan
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Endless Opportunities at Liberty Mutual!

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Liberty Mutual is hosting professional development workshops as well as diversity & inclusion table discussions that can give students amazing insight into professional growth and culture at the company. Additionally, Liberty Mutual is hosting a Student Diversity Symposium on Thursday October 15, 2020 and Friday October 16, 2020. Applications for the Symposium can be found here.

This year looks a little bit different than we had all expected, but the Liberty team is here to support you as you …

By Nathan Tombo
Nathan Tombo Structured Content Creator Nathan Tombo
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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 …

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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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
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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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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