Insight on crucial steps/coursework/internships to advance your career
What steps have you taken to get to where you are today?
Hard work, dedication, and being open and eager to learn. In public accounting, we are typically working long hours so having a good work ethic is essential. There is an incredible learning curve; you can move up quickly when you embrace this learning, know what you don’t know, and have the eagerness to learn and grow.
What sort of coursework and/or internship experiences would be helpful in …
Thank you Grant Thornton and Beta Alpha Psi for coordinating a great visit to Grant Thornton on Monday, November 18th. We all learned so much about the Ghana Program, which is supported by Grant Thornton and run by Prof. Diane Kellogg. The students also had a great time helping to give back through the “Birthday Wishes” community service project.
aMAzing Educators: Connect with all MA K-12 Schools
The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (ESE) is excited to introduce aMAzing Educators – our newly improved, free job searching website tool to better connect candidates to all of the Massachusetts’ K-12 schools.
Students can create a profile and standardized resume, and learn how to apply for matching positions.
Love your job and you'll be happy
What do you love about your job?
As a naturally curious person, I love that I am always learning. I learn about my coworkers, the business strategy and structure of our company, the industry in which we work, my clients and how they market themselves. There always seems to be new information coming through.
Any additional advice/words of wisdom?
I have a picture hanging in my room that says”If you follow your dreams, at least you will exhaust yourself …
BEHIND THE SCENES: RECRUITING INSIGHTS
Now that the semester is winding down, we are seeing fewer companies visiting throughout the week (don’t worry, they’ll be back in the Spring!). But just because we have less recruiters visiting, doesn’t mean we have less interview and career advice to give. This week’s focus is all about Career Advisors and the advice and resources they have to offer.
Advice from a Bentley Career Advisor:
Before interning in the Recruiting Office, I had stepped foot in the Career Services …
There are only two days left to apply for the Ferrera Public Service Fellowship! If you are interested in working at a non-profit organization this summer, apply on BentleyLink by 11/20 at noon! Email email@example.com with any questions or submission issues.
Last week, a group of 35 Bentley students, accompanied by Professor Ahmed traveled into Cambridge to visit Akamai’s Network Operations Command Center, and receive networking advice from Bentley alum working at Akamai. The group was led on the tour by Bentley alum, Chris Meyfarth, who explained quite a bit about Akamai’s strategy.
To read more about how this trip went, visit the CIS blog!
Want to learn more about the CIS Sandbox? Here’s your chance! There will be an open house on Thursday, November 21st from 4-6pm in Smith 234. The winner of this month’s Microsoft game contest will receive an Xbox at this event!
Comfortable with Uncomfortable
My one piece of advice for those considering this major would be to get comfortable with the feeling of being uncomfortable. What I mean by this is to always be open to trying out new technologies and coding languages, while at the same time not losing sight of the business application and how it all ties back to the big picture.
Planning on applying for the Ferrera Fellowship? The deadline is approaching! Get your application completed as soon as possible!