Summer 2022The Pulsifer Career Development Center is open for IN-PERSON business.  All appointments will be offered in-person or on-line and can be scheduled using  Handshake.   Please read all CareerEdge e-correspondence & your career coach emails for community updates and your career coach’s appointment and drop-in modality options.  Please email GA_UCD@Bentley.edu for questions. For the most updated career related Covid-19 information click here.

Student Spotlight

Ted Talk Thursday: Talks for when you’re starting a new job

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
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Your Back to School Career Checklist 

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
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GIRLS WHO INVEST: Learn more about this AMAZING PROGRAM for SOPHOMORE WOMEN on 9/23!

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, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center
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Keeping Up With #Hired!

No doubt that this trimester at Bentley University looks different than prior semesters that we are all used to, but students can count on the Pulsifer Career Development Center’s #Hired posts to continue as usual! Bentley students are so focused and driven that we think their professional achievements should continually and consistently be publicly celebrated. Keep an eye out for these posts to start and make sure to hype up your friends and peers who might be featured!

So you’re …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator
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RSVPing to Career Development Center Events

Got questions? Ask Alyssa!

In this episode, Alyssa tells you how to RSVPing to Career Development Center events!

Events are the perfect way to network, explore job opportunities, chat with employers, get real insight on the interview process and so much more. Events happen ALL the time for every major and every year level. Go and get yourself signed up for some upcoming events today!

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

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator
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When Should I Look for an Internship?

Got questions? Ask Alyssa!

In this episode, Alyssa answers – When Should I Look for an Internship?

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

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator
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What To Do if You’re a First-Year Student

Got questions? Ask Alyssa!

In this episode, Alyssa tells you what to do if you’re a freshmen!

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

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator
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Reneging On An Offer

Got questions? Ask Alyssa!

In this episode, Alyssa talks about reneging on an offer.

What should you consider when thinking about reneging? What to do if you are in the position? She shares everything that you need to know!

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

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator
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Register for AUCA Summer Virtual Career Events!

AUCA (American Universities’ China Association) is hosting a series of online events this summer to support AUCA member universities (Bentley University is a member!)  and students to learn more about the industrial development trends and career opportunities in China.

Sponsored by Bloomberg, the online career events being hosted throughout August are excellent opportunities for employers to meet virtually with candidates of different academic backgrounds from top U.S. universities.  This includes undergraduate and graduate students who are seeking full-time, part-time, and …

By Courtney Copelas
Courtney Copelas Coaching Colleague
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Tesla wants “REVOLUTIONARY” Actuaries!

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, recently commented that he “would love to have some high energy actuaries” at Tesla. Musk said, “I have great respect for the actuarial profession… [Actuaries] are great at math. …We want revolutionary actuaries.” With the company growing at a fast pace, and other large companies looking for individuals that have technical training, business acuity and risk management skills, actuaries will have an important place in the future of business.

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By Courtney Copelas
Courtney Copelas Coaching Colleague
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