Coach’s Call: Paul Stanish

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Paul Stanish is a Senior Assistant Director in the Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center at Bentley University and the dedicated Career Coach for Marketing, Information Design and Corporate Communications, Creative Industry, Media and Culture, LSM in Media Arts and Society majors.

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Best piece of career advice?

Always be genuine with everything you do. Authenticity speaks volumes especially when it comes to a successful career.

What is your favorite part about being a career coach?

I love seeing the …

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Business Casual Attire Decoded

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The phrase “business casual” is constantly thrown around now. Whether it is to a networking event or to a meeting or even to an important business dinner – this formal yet informal dress code can be confusing. This article, written by The Vault, outlines exactly what business casual means and how to incorporate a list of safe clothing options and as well as a list of options to completely avoid. It is a great getting started guide on what to …

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Bentley Alum Launches Consulting Volunteer Venture to Help Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

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A talented Bentley alum from the Class of 2019 has launched a unique initiative called Probono Consulting aimed at connecting business savvy volunteers with small businesses heavily impacted the COVID-19 crisis.  Interested volunteers can complete a short application directly on the Probono Consulting website and will select their areas of interest ranging from categories such as Strategy, Marketing, Finance and Change Management.  Volunteers will work in small groups and be matched with a small business who is experiencing a severe …

By Brian Moccio
Brian Moccio Associate Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center Brian Moccio
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Questions to Ask your Career Coach

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Do you have a meeting scheduled with your career coach soon but aren’t quite sure what to ask them? Here are a list of questions that you can ask your career coach to get better guidance on navigating your career path. Knowing what you want to learn when you enter that 30 minute meeting slot will maximize your time each and every session. This list is by no means an exhaustive list but it is certainly a start and can …

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IBM new platform Open P-TECH – Help Grow Your Skill Set this Summer!

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Another resource for free skill building over the summer! IBM new platform Open P-TECH. Students can take free online classes in things like block chain, design thinking, AI amongst others.

Digital learning on cutting-edge technology, designed for students!
Engaging videos and gamified assessments to spark and keep student interest!
Free to academic institutions, students, and teachers!
Industry-recognized digital badges!
Special resources for teachers!

You can review it HERE!

By Alyssa Hammond
Alyssa Hammond Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Center Alyssa Hammond
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MindSumo – A Perfect Summer Opportunity

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MindSumo is an EduTech crowdsourcing startup that bridges the gap between large corporations and the Millennial/GenZ generations via innovation, insight and research projects. We have worked with over 350 companies in the past – everyone from Walmart, Amazon, Google, Facebook to Unilever, Spotify, Kellogg’s and Disney to name a few.

They have a couple of exciting challenges up on MindSumo for your students to solve while they take classes from home. Two of the challenges are specific to Covid19.

Universal …

By Alyssa Hammond
Alyssa Hammond Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Center Alyssa Hammond
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How to Get Ahead Without A Summer Internship

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So, current collegiate or soon-to-be graduate — you don’t have an internship this summer. Now what?

First, it’s OK to mope a little bit. Let it out. Feeling sad about this is expected and warranted.

But know that you’re not alone in this. Every college student in the US, and most of the world, is impacted by the pandemic. And recruiters and hiring managers are living through this moment with you, so they’ll show you some grace.

We spoke to …

By Alyssa Hammond
Alyssa Hammond Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Center Alyssa Hammond
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Happy Summer from Career Services

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Congrats! You are officially done with another year at Bentley University.

Freshmen – look at how far you came. From just a high school student a year ago to now a seasoned falcon owning this campus as your new home.

Sophomores – half way there. You’ve experienced a lot at Bentley thus far but trust me, you have a lot more good things coming for you in the next two years.

Juniors – the true leaders of the campus. Use your next year …

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7 Things To Do During the Summer Other than a Typical 10-Week Internship

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Internships, internships, internships. These are the three words you can’t stop hearing all of the time these days. But, what if you aren’t ready for a formal 10-week long internship just yet? What is there to do? Don’t fret just yet, there are so many other great options that will not only fill your resume with added content, but also be just as beneficial to your road to success. Here are some suggestions to get you started on making your …

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Guest Blog Series: Graduate Admissions and Graduate Career Development Center

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If you are a graduate student then the Pulsifer Graduate Career Development Center and Graduate Admissions office has you covered. 

The Graduate Admissions office “offers a world-class MBA and selection of Master of Science programs in both leading and emerging fields spanning analytics, accounting, finance and technology. With a graduate degree from Bentley, you’ll be prepared to lead and succeed – today, tomorrow and wherever you go from there.”

This office can help you navigate the perfect program based on your …

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