My Experience with the Center for Women and Business Fellowship: Applications Open NOW!

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After my freshman year at Bentley I realized a lot of my time wasn’t spent on activities that held a lot of meaning for me. Rather, I was spending the majority of my day just in class and with friends. This just was not fulfilling enough – I wanted to feel like I was making a difference, learning outside of the classroom, and getting involved in something I am passionate about. That’s when I found the Center for Women and Business …

By Yasmeen Alwani
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Non Profit Internship Program Testimonial: Tabbi Levengood, 2020

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Interested in a career in non profit or government? Do you want to learn more about community organizations? Would you like to leverage your business skills for social good? 

Bentley University’s Service Learning & Civic Engagement Center through a grant from the Yawkey Foundation offers the opportunity to pursue a full semester internship that provides students with the opportunity to work for a local nonprofit or government agency to improve civic, citizenship, and academic skills. The program is a 70 …

By Jennifer Graham
Jennifer Graham Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Jennifer Graham
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MSCPA Educational Foundation Scholarship Program

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Designed to recognize and encourage today’s students who become tomorrow’s accountants, the Foundation promotes new accountancy programs in higher education, and strengthens the links between business and academia. Contributions fund educational scholarships and provide financial assistance to CPA Exam candidates who have limited access to support. In addition, donations help to underwrite the cost of summer programs that introduce minority high school students to the accounting profession.

Go here to learn more about how to apply for the scholarships ranging …

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director / Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Services Melissa J. Sawyer
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Deutsche Bank: dbAchieve applications are open!

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dbAchieve Internships are offered in the following divisions at Deutsche Bank

With dbAchieve, Deutsche Bank’s highly selective and competitive summer internship program exclusively for sophomores, the company is committing to making diversity and inclusivity a vital part of its global work environment. Through training, networking sessions, and intensive on the job experience, you’ll gain unique insights into the opportunities at Deutsche Bank, discover how global banking works, and learn everything you need to choose the next step in your career.

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Services MaryEllen Ryan
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Best Recruiting Practices: A Comprehensive Guide 

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Recruiting is a process. Make sure that throughout the whole recruiting journey you are living by best practices and presenting yourself in the best manner possible. This will ensure that you keep lasting professional relationships with different firms and will even allow you to create a network throughout the process. Here are some general accepted guidelines to follow: 

Arrive Early 

Always plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to their scheduled interview time. If you are driving to a new location …

By Yasmeen Alwani
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What does your social media do?- infographic

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Not sure if you are getting the most out of your social media? Take a look at how Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn can help your career!

By Megan Nadeau
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Who are the Best Boutique Consulting Firms?

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This is a great question and luckily as a Bentley student, you have free access to a great resource called Vault.com where you can see Vault’s List of their Top 25 Boutique Consulting Firms.  In addition to the list, you’ll be able to dig deeper into each company on the list to read a company overview, review ratings/comments from verified employees and see their major likes and dislikes about their company.  This is an excellent resource for any student looking …

By Brian Moccio
Brian Moccio Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Services Brian Moccio
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Find Your Passion Career Podcast Featuring Alyssa Hammond

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Alyssa Hammond, the Director of Undergraduate Career Education and Outcomes at Bentley University, was recently featured in the Find Your Passion Career podcast! During her episode she shares her insider tips on living your best career from her years of experience in the industry. Her passion lies in what she does each in every day – aiding undergraduate Bentley students in navigating their own professional path.

Alyssa highlights a few main points including  the importance of informational interviewing, networking, and …

By Yasmeen Alwani
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Tyler Holbert-Catania (’20, Economics-Finance)

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Name: Tyler Holbert-Catania

Class Year: 2020

Major: Economics-Finance

Position: Retail Banking Intern

Company: Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank

Can you describe your career path for me? (This may include HS jobs, internships, etc.)

I started out in the restaurant industry as a busser and events server. My family has been in the hotel and restaurant business my entire life as it is my family’s legacy. I thought that one day I would want to go into hospitality but after working …

By Yasmeen Alwani
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What to Post on Your LinkedIn

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LinkedIn is one of the best tools in our modern day that connects professionals at all levels across all industries together in one centralized platform. This network is a golden ticket waiting to be used. But, building a credible LinkedIn page and knowing what and when to post is sometimes confusing, especially in your college years. Outlined below are four different types of posts you can publish on your LinkedIn page that will generate more users to your page, increase …

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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