How to Network Digitally

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Got questions? Ask Alyssa!

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 …

By Yasmeen Alwani
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Get a jump on your internship or full-time job search!

Recruiting Season

Rising Juniors and Rising Seniors: Do you have a little extra time on your hands this summer?  Do you want to get a jump on your internship or full-time job search?

If so, join us for CDI 301 in July!   In four short sessions, we’ll cover everything you need to know to set yourself up for success for your search!

Class 1:  Tuesday, July 14, 11:00am – 12:00pm

What we’ll cover:  Job Search Overview, Targeting Companies & Roles, Taking your Resume to …

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center MaryEllen Ryan
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Career Collectives: Healthcare/Biotech/Phrama Community

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Health care, biotechnology, and pharmacy are major industries that everyone in this country, and the world, must rely on.  They are focused on innovation, administering medicine and health care, as well as helping the sick heal.  

Healthcare workers in the lab try to end the suffering everyday by looking for cures and treatment for the diseases that plague our world.  Doctors on the front line everyday administer treatment made possible by the scientatis. Making an impact is always the goal. …

By Yasmeen Alwani
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“A few words to recent graduates: How to fill a seemingly empty summer”, by Professor Walker

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Professor Elaine Walker, a senior lecturer at Bentley in the Management Department, is offering some inspiration for students on how to use their free time this summer – and some resources that can be utilized as well.  She offers ideas for some smart uses of free time, like picking up some marketable skills and volunteering, as well as using the platform Coursera. To read the full LinkedIn article from Professor Walker, you can click here.

By Courtney Copelas
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Big Interview’s New AI Feature

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The platform, Big Interview, is providing a new AI feedback feature for interview practices. With AI, the platform can help you get immediate feedback on how you are doing with interview prep — and immediate coaching on how to improve. You will get guidance on eye contact, use of “ums” and fillers, vocabulary, tone, rate of speech, and more. You can practice interview questions ranging from “What do you know about the industry?” to  “Give me an example of …

By Courtney Copelas
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Transferable Skills in the Workplace

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Got questions? Ask Alyssa!

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 …

By Yasmeen Alwani
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Check out what’s happening in the Trading Room this summer!

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Take advantage of the Trading Room this summer!

The Trading Room has started to offer Zoom sessions on software and databases in the Trading Room.  These 40 minute Zoom sessions cover baseline proficiency on Bloomberg, FactSet, Cap IQ, and MorningStar.

The Trading Room is also offering interactive tutorials on selected topics, including international finance, financial statement analysis, and portfolio management.  These tutorials are based on Bloomberg and FactSet.

And last but certainly not least, the Trading Room has resumed its …

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center MaryEllen Ryan
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Career Collectives: Sustainability Community

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Sustainability is all about focusing on the triple bottom line, people, profit, and planet.  This means a company’s sole priority is not just making money, but ensuring business operations give back to those who helped make it all happen: the people and the planet.

Sustainability is important across all industries.  We only have one planet, and many companies damage it without regard, which inevitably hurts their reputation, and profits.  Are you trying to be more sustainable? Check out these resources …

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Coach’s Call: MaryEllen Ryan

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MaryEllen Ryan is a Senior Associate Director in the Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development and the dedicated Career Coach for Finance and Corporate Finance & Accounting (Finance-Focus) Majors.

Career Questions 

What is your favorite part of your job as a career coach?  

When students come into the office to share great news about landing an internship or full-time role that they’re really excited about!

Your “golden ticket” career services tip? 

“Don’t let the perfect be the enemy of the good”.  If …

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Bentley Career Center

Check out how we are helping our students keep on their career tracks this summer in this new article in University Business!

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