Career Conversations Overview

career conversations

On Monday, February 4th, Bentley University Undergraduate Career Services hosted an event called Career Conversations.  This event included over 30 employers from all industries and dozens of students from across all majors!  The event was a perfect opportunity for students to network with professionals and learn more about various companies.

Why is it so important students attend events like this?

“These events are a fantastic opportunity to meet and talk to professionals in all different industries and roles within one …

By Megan Nadeau
Megan Nadeau Senior CareerEdge Colleague Megan Nadeau
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LinkedIn Infographic

LinkedIn

For all the college students that aren’t sure how to utilize LinkedIn properly, this infographic has a few tips for you!

By Megan Nadeau
Megan Nadeau Senior CareerEdge Colleague Megan Nadeau
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Last Minute Career Fair Prep

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Hey, hey, hey today is Career Fair Day!!! As everyone anxiously prepares for the big day, here are a few last-minute tips to help you have a successful experience!

Don’t stress! While the Career Fair is an important event, it is not the be-all-end-all of Career Events. It is certainly a great way to get your foot in the door with your desired company(s) and expand your network, it is not something you should completely stress out over. A bit …

By Caroline Gervais
Caroline Gervais Student Director, CareerEdge & Event Planning Team Caroline Gervais
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Happy Career Fair Day!

HAPPY CAREER FAIR DAY! the office is closed, see you in the ARENA between 1 & 4 pm! (1)

There will be no sophomore or career coach drop-ins today, but we will see you all between 1 pm and 4 pm in the Arena for the Career Fair!

For last minute tips, click here.

For last minute Dress for Success advice, click here.

For snowy weather prep, click here.

Don’t forget your lanyard, your student ID (just in case), your padfolio, and your resume! If you need water or a mint, stop by the Career Services table! …

By Caroline Gervais
Caroline Gervais Student Director, CareerEdge & Event Planning Team Caroline Gervais
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Career Fair Prep: Snow Edition!

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Despite the snow, the show must go on… so we will see you tomorrow at the Bentley Arena between 1 and 4 pm! Since snowy, icy weather complicates pretty much everything, we figured it would be a good idea to share some advice about things that you might not think of needing to do because of the snow. In preparation for the Career Fair, besides the career-specific advice and checklists we’ve already shared, you should…

Check your email for any …

By Caroline Gervais
Caroline Gervais Student Director, CareerEdge & Event Planning Team Caroline Gervais
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Look Who’s #HIRED! Congrats to Johanna Osiecki (’20, Accounting)!

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  Congrats to Johanna Osiecki for accepting a position at Grant Thornton as a Tax Intern! Good luck this summer!

By Abigail Springfield
Abigail Springfield Event Planning & Advising Colleague Abigail Springfield
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SNOW DAY!

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Due to the impending snowstorm, our office will be closing at 2 pm in accordance with the rest of campus. Stay safe and warm during the snow! We will see you tomorrow in the Bentley Arena at the Career Fair between 1 and 4 pm.

By Caroline Gervais
Caroline Gervais Student Director, CareerEdge & Event Planning Team Caroline Gervais
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Talent Tuesday: Includer

Talent Tuesday Includer

What do we mean by Includer? 

The Clifton StrengthsFinder results describe this talent theme as follows; “‘Stretch the circle wider.’ This is the philosophy around which you orient your life. You want to include people and make them feel part of the group. In direct contrast to those who are drawn only to exclusive groups, you actively avoid those groups that exclude others. You want to expand the group so that as many people as possible can benefit from its …

By Rachel Linehan
Rachel Linehan CareerEdge Colleague Rachel Linehan
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Spring 2019 Career Fair Checklist

CF Checklist

The Spring 2019 Career Fair is just one day away! Tomorrow from 1 to 4 pm, 300 professionals from over 100 companies will be in the Bentley Arena ready to meet YOU! While I’m sure you’ve been preparing all semester for this, here’s a comprehensive checklist for your final day of preparation!

Get your Career Fair Fast Pass: Today is the last day for you to come to the Recruiting Office (LaCava 205) and obtain your Fast Pass to the …

By Caroline Gervais
Caroline Gervais Student Director, CareerEdge & Event Planning Team Caroline Gervais
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How I Chose My Career in Accountancy #MyCareerStoryMonday

Frank Elenio

Name: Frank Elenio

Class Year: 2019

Major: Accountancy

Position: Incoming Financial Services Office Assurance Intern

Company: Ernst & Young (EY)

I started thinking about my accountancy career after entering college. I started as a lifeguard and swim coach at the age of 15 in Ridgefield, New Jersey. I held both jobs on-again off-again until I was 21. I am also a Resident Assistant here at Bentley University, a position I have held since my sophomore year. I am tasked with maintaining …

By Rachel Linehan
Rachel Linehan CareerEdge Colleague Rachel Linehan
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