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Check out this important article about who NOT to connect with on LinkedIn from former Bentley Grad Career Services advisor Marilyn Santiesteban – Strangers in Paradise: How to Keep Bad Guys Out of Your Network. Great & informative article!

CIS students and alum rock the CIS studio to tell you about this great major/ minor!

CIS students and alum rock the CIS studio to tell you about this great major/ minor!

Check out these pictures and info!

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By Janet Ehl
Janet Ehl Executive Director, Pulsifer Career Development Center Janet Ehl
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Hear from a Computer Information Systems senior why she likes this major so much!

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If you are thinking about Computer Information Systems (CIS) as a major or minor, check out this quick video with a fabulous Bentley CIS Senior and learn more.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_3oi1pvNRE&feature=youtu.be

By Janet Ehl
Janet Ehl Executive Director, Pulsifer Career Development Center Janet Ehl
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Meet the Winners of the Hartford Case Presentation Competition!

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Congratulations to Nicole Aldieri (ASC, ’17) and Brian Rodriguez (ASC, ’16) on winning the Hartford Case Presentation Competition here at Bentley on March 2nd!

All of the students who participated, a number of which were freshmen and sophomores, were outstanding.

The winning team that will compete against other colleges in Hartford on March 27th.

Congratulations and good luck, Nicole & Brian!

By Alyssa Hammond
Alyssa Hammond Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Center Alyssa Hammond
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Vistaprint – It’s not just for marketing majors!

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This morning 16 undergraduate and graduate students visited Vistaprint in Lexington to meet with managers and alumni to learn how this $1 billion global marketing firm helps micro-businesses create professional marketing materials.  During the visit, Vistaprint made it clear that they are a fact-based, data-driven, highly analytical organization. (Note Math, Economics or Quantitative Perspectives majors – business analytics opportunities exist if you’re familiar with R, SAS, SPSS or Adobe/Google Analytics) But they also draw upon a smart, passionate and highly motivated …

By Leonard Morrison
Leonard Morrison Director of Undergraduate Career Services Leonard Morrison
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Actuarial or mathematical sciences as a major can have a big payoff!

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2014 Bentley graduates who pursued actuarial careers were very well compensated with average/median base compensation of $65,000 – a 25% premium over the class average. An impressive ROI!

2015 seniors pursuing actuarial careers are also benefiting from strong employer demand with most having accepted offers prior to the winter break. Among the firms hiring this year’s class are The Hartford, Met Life, Liberty Mutual, John Hancock, CIGNA, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Prudential, XL Group, Guardian and Sun Life Financial.

Summer internship hiring remains equally …

By Leonard Morrison
Leonard Morrison Director of Undergraduate Career Services Leonard Morrison
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This is where some of your friends were during winter break – where were you?

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During Bentley’s winter break, the Bentley Alumni Association hosted several events across the country for alumni, students and parents to network and socialize. The Bentley community was invited to locations including Google/YouTube, Microsoft, NetSuite, and the New England Air Museum.

Click on the map and hover over a selected city to see all of the action  – Betchya you’ll recognize some of the faces!

If you’re interested in getting in on the networking action in your region of interest, check out …

By Alyssa Hammond
Alyssa Hammond Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Center Alyssa Hammond
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Susan Sandler Brennan
By Susan Sandler Brennan
Susan Sandler Brennan Associate Vice President, University Career Services Susan Sandler Brennan

Gallup research concludes what we’ve been practicing at Bentley for almost a century! Experiential learning and mentoring/support are keys to great careers and lives after graduation

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Words of Wisdom from New York City

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Over winter break, career services took nearly 40 Bentley students to visit companies across NYC. Below are some of the key takeaways from the Marketing, Management, IDCC, Media, Creative Industries (aka MICCM + MG) track:

Richline Group, a B2B jewelry company owned by Berkshire Hathaway where we heard directly from the CMO, Mark Hanna, as well as Bentley alum Cliff Ulrich.

“Be insatiable in something you believe in. Read.”

“Marketing is all about differentiation and authentic storytelling.”

Bloomberg, a leader in …

By Amanda Helfand
Amanda Helfand Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Amanda Helfand
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