Winter Work Hunt #CareerToolThursday

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Take advantage of the long break (which is just around the corner!) and spend some time looking for internships and full-time jobs! BentleyLink and CareerEdge are not the only resources available; EventBrite is a great resource to find job fairs in a given area! Just search “job fairs in Boston” to find tons of local (and typically free!) networking and exposure opportunities for this upcoming summer. Note: It is not limited to Boston! EventBrite can be a great resource for …

By Rachel Linehan
Rachel Linehan CareerEdge Colleague Rachel Linehan
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How to Answer the 7 Most Important Sales & Trading Interview Questions

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More great insight from Vault…

Here are the most common (and important) interview questions that you’ll face in a sales and trading interview—and that you’ll need to nail to get an S&T job.  Read more here.

To access everything that Vault has to offer for FREE, go to the Resources page of CareerEdge and create an account with your @bentley.edu email address.

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Services MaryEllen Ryan
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Paid Spring Internship Opportunities with Ceres!

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Are you ready to change investor and company practices on climate change and other sustainability challenges? Located in Boston, Ceres is a sustainability nonprofit organization working with the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy. Through powerful networks and advocacy, Ceres tackles the world’s biggest sustainability challenges, including climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and human rights abuses.

We are seeking dynamic, committed interns who would find it exciting to join the Ceres team!

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By Jennifer Graham
Jennifer Graham Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Jennifer Graham
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How to thank those in your network

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Not sure how to say thank you to the people that have helped you in your career?  Here are a few ways that you can give thanks to those that have helped you in your network this holiday season! Also, check out Colleen Murphy’s blog post, “Give thanks to your Network,” for additional tips!

By Megan Nadeau
Megan Nadeau Senior CareerEdge Colleague Megan Nadeau
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Talent Tuesday: Connectedness

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What do we mean by Connectedness? 

The Clifton StrengthsFinder results describe this talent theme as follows; “Things happen for a reason. You are sure of it. You are sure of it because in your soul you know that we are all connected. Yes, we are individuals, responsible for our own judgments and in possession of our own free will, but nonetheless we are part of something larger. Some may call it the collective unconscious. Others may label it spirit or …

By Rachel Linehan
Rachel Linehan CareerEdge Colleague Rachel Linehan
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Do you want to stand out in your interviews?! Watch this week’s episode of Ask Alyssa to find out how!

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It’s not enough to just “do well” in an interview, you have to stand out! In this week’s episode of Ask Alyssa, Alyssa tackles sophomore Joanna’s question and tells YOU how you can stand out in your next interview! Make sure to click the link to watch!

 

By Lauren Nicol
Lauren Nicol Senior CareerEdge Colleague Lauren Nicol
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Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!

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We hope everyone has a wonderful and safe holiday break! Be sure to give thanks to your family and friends who have supported you in both your academic and career endeavors.

Rest up, fill up on turkey and we will see you all next week!

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

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What do we mean by Competition? 

The Clifton StrengthsFinder results describe this talent theme as follows; “Competition is rooted in comparison. When you look at the world, you are instinctively aware of other people’s performance. Their performance is the ultimate yardstick. No matter how hard you tried, no matter how worthy your intentions, if you reached your goal but did not outperform your peers, the achievement feels hollow. Like all competitors, you need other people. You need to compare. If …

By Rachel Linehan
Rachel Linehan CareerEdge Colleague Rachel Linehan
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Are You Keeping Up with Your Professional Network?! Watch This Week’s Episode of Ask Alyssa to Find Out How!

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We all know professional networking is important. But do you know how to manage and maintain your professional network successfully? In this week’s episode of Ask Alyssa, Alyssa gives you all of the information you need to succeed!

 

By Lauren Nicol
Lauren Nicol Senior CareerEdge Colleague Lauren Nicol
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How I Chose My Career in Sales #MyCareerStoryMonday

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Name: Emily Niemiec

Class Year: 2018

Major: Marketing

Position: Sales Representative

Company: Liberty Mutual

 

 

I started thinking about my marketing career when I started out in my first job during the summer of 2013 as a lifeguard back home in Connecticut. From there I moved throughout a few different lifeguard/swim instructor positions during summers only from summer 2013-2015. In the summer of 2016 I did the summer abroad internship program and was placed in a nonprofit called Team …

By Rachel Linehan
Rachel Linehan CareerEdge Colleague Rachel Linehan
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