Insight on crucial steps/coursework/internships to advance your career

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 …

By Annie Delaney (Booudreau)
Annie Delaney (Booudreau)
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Thanks to Grant Thornton and Beta Alpha Psi!

Participants in the Grant Thornton Visit

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.

By Julia Paradis
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aMAzing Educators: Connect with all MA K-12 Schools

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.

http://www.doe.mass.edu/amazingeducators

Students can create a profile and standardized resume, and learn how to apply for matching positions.

http://www.doe.mass.edu/amazingeducators

By Julia Paradis
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Love your job and you’ll be happy

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 …

By Amanda Helfand
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BEHIND THE SCENES: RECRUITING INSIGHTS

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 …

By Kaylee Ruel
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Ferrera Public Service Fellowship Deadline WEDNESDAY at NOON

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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 cmurphy1@bentley.edu with any questions or submission issues.

By Julia Paradis
Julia Paradis Think Tank Consultant Julia Paradis
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Touring Akamai- Home to the Fast Internet

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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!

By Julia Paradis
Julia Paradis Think Tank Consultant Julia Paradis
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CIS Sandbox Open House 11/21

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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!

By Julia Paradis
Julia Paradis Think Tank Consultant Julia Paradis
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Comfortable with Uncomfortable

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.

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Ferrera Fellowship- 11/20 at 12 PM Deadline!

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Planning on applying for the Ferrera Fellowship? The deadline is approaching! Get your application completed as soon as possible!

By Julia Paradis
Julia Paradis Think Tank Consultant Julia Paradis
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