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 …

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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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 …

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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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 …

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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Quotes for a Career “Pick Me Up”

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Are you in a bit of a career daze? Are you feeling unmotivated and uninspired? Well then, this blog post is the one for you!

This article goes over a list of over 40 quotes that will leave you feeling resilient, fulfilled, and empowered to make an impact in your career today. A few highlights from the list are the following:

 

“Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there”

Will Rogers

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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Career Prep Workshop for Nonprofit, Social Enterprise, B Corporation Careers

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Are you interested in learning about working within a nonprofit organization, B Corp company, or social enterprise? Join the Pulsifer Career Development Center and the Bentley Service-Learning & Civic Engagement Center for a session on how to best prepare for your job or internship search in this specific area:

– Learn resume requirements

– How to land the position

– Understand how to connect & follow up with contacts

– Build your career toolkit for success

– Learn industry trends …

By Jennifer Graham
Jennifer Graham Senior Assistant Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center Jennifer Graham
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Career Corner: Why are informational interviews important?

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Informational interviews are a great strategy for students especially when they are just getting started with the interview process for internships or full time jobs.  It is the perfect way to learn more about an individual’s real experience in that particular role, industry, and company.  If you are unsure of what you envision your career path looking like then setting up a few casual informational interviews is a great first step to take.

It is also a fantastic way to …

By Brian Moccio
Brian Moccio Associate Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center Brian Moccio
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Consult the Consultants & Consulting Career Community

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Interested in pursuing a career in consulting?

Consulting is a big, one-size-fits-all term that includes virtually any form of advice-giving. Many people think first of management consulting, also called strategy consulting, which specializes in providing advice about strategic and core operational issues – but there are many other types of consulting, including marketing consulting, technology consulting, human resources consulting, just to name a few. Through professionals in the field and in collaboration with the Bentley Consulting Group, the Consulting Career Community …

By Brian Moccio
Brian Moccio Associate Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center Brian Moccio
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