Managing and Maintaining a Professional Network

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In this episode, Alyssa tells you about managing and maintaining a professional network!

Networking is the best way to work on career development. It is a life long skill and your network can truly be an asset to you for years to come. How can you manage and maintain your network? Alyssa has all the tips you need to know.

Tune into this episode to learn more on what Alyssa has to share.

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What is CDI201 and CDI301?

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In this episode, Alyssa tells you all about CDI 201 and CDI 301!

In 2016, Bentley launched Career Development Introduction 201 (CDI 201) for sophomores which focuses on job search readiness.   The curriculum is centered on advanced StrengthsFinder based assessment, Strong Interest Inventory assessment, customized career action planning, advanced internship search techniques, and interviewing preparation and practice (which includes a mock interview with an employer).

Specialized CDI 301 courses are offered in the following major fields …

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How to Network Digitally

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In this episode, Alyssa tells you how to network digitally! This is important because with any career path it is important to NETWORK. The saying “network like it’s your net worth” is so true at Bentley and for all students of every age. What should you put in the email to network? How about networking through LinkedIn? What’s the best strategy?

Hear some top notch tips and tricks to navigate your networking journey. Tune into the …

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Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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Transferable Skills in the Workplace

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In this episode, Alyssa talks about transferable skills in the workplace. What are soft skills? How can you further develop your problem solving skills or communication skills or team building skills. These are ALL career competencies that can be showcased in future interviews to land the next job opportunity. All employers look for these soft skills for new students to be a part of their team.

Learn how to identify these competencies, talk about these soft …

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How to Approach a Company Not on BentleyLink

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In this episode, Alyssa answers one of her favorite questions “How to Approach a Company Not on BentleyLink”. With many companies out there that don’t have job applications on BentleyLink many students might wonder what to do to get to these desired firms. How should you go about getting into these companies that are on your career goals? Should you email or call? What should you say? What tools can you use that are at your …

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What To Do if You Haven’t Heard Back from Employers

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In this episode, Alyssa shares insight on “What To Do if You Haven’t Heard Back from Employers”. She gives tips on how to follow up, network, continue the conversation and more. What should you put in the email and who should you reach out to and when should you initiate that process? It can be confusing for students who are new to the job search process but this video gives you an in depth view of …

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Stay Up to Date with CareerEdge

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In this episode, Alyssa tells you how to stay up to date with CareerEdge!

What is CareerEdge and why should you use this as your go-to career resource for your time at Bentley University? There are SO many resources and tools on this site that are geared to get you up to speed on all things career related. Whether you are a freshman or a senior this page has something for you.

Alyssa gives insight on …

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What To Do this Summer if You Don’t Have an Internship

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In this episode, Alyssa answers the question “What To Do this Summer if You Don’t Have an Internship”.  With COVID impacting many summer internships, students are searching for different ways to develop experiences and skills for a career path.

What CAN you do and what SHOULD you do? Here are a few tips she shares in the video:

Volunteer
Join professional associations
& MORE

Tune into the episode to hear her share why these are awesome …

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Lynne Landers (’21, Marketing) is #HIRED!

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Congratulations to Lynne Landers for accepting a position at Nassau Re as a Marketing Intern!

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Congratulations to Christina Cramer (’21, Public Policy) for getting #HIRED!

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Congrats to Christina Cramer on accepting an offer at U.S Department of Education as an Diversity and Inclusion/Budget Service Intern!

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