How to Make the Most of Summer 2020: Suggestion #8

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Suggestion #8: Join a Professional Association!

Joining a professional association is a great way to boost your networking efforts!  Many professional organizations offer a free or reduced membership cost for students.  Membership in a professional organization may include access to the following benefits:

Career Resources
Networking Events
Educational Events
Scholarship Programs
Mentorship Programs
Membership Directory
Job Opportunities
Private LinkedIn Groups
Newsletters / Other Publications

Here are some finance-related professional associations to consider:

CFA Society Boston
The Risk Management Association (RMA)
Society …

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center MaryEllen Ryan
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Congratulations to Carly Boccone (’22, Accounting) for getting #HIRED!

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Congratulations to Carly Boccone on accepting an offer at Grant Thornton as an Accounting Intern!

By Rachel Linehan
Rachel Linehan CareerEdge Manager Rachel Linehan
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Interested in Learning More about Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality This Summer?

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XR Terra, a talent accelerator and aggregator for companies focused on Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) technologies offers an affordable solution for university students to obtain training and real work experience in AR & VR development this summer.

They are offering a 12-week live, online AR & VR Developer Program with industry-expert instructors and live enterprise projects. 50% off scholarships are currently being offered to the June cohort for this 12-week program!

For more details and to apply, …

By Jennifer Graham
Jennifer Graham Senior Assistant Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center Jennifer Graham
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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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How to Make the Most of Summer 2020: Suggestion #7

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Suggestion #7: Build your professional network!

No matter what stage you’re at in your career, having a strong professional network will pay major dividends.

Not sure what area of finance interests you most?  Conduct informational interviews with professionals in a variety of areas to learn more about the day-to-day responsibilities, work-life balance, career path, company culture, and more.

Know exactly what you’re looking to do?  Conduct informational interviews with professionals working in your target roles / at your target companies.  They …

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center MaryEllen Ryan
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How to Make the Most of Summer 2020: Suggestion #6

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Suggestion #6: READ!

The world of finance is a source of endless material for writers and has resulted in fascinating stories. Check out this list of the Top 20 Best & Most Recommended Finance Books:

1. The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing | Benjamin Graham and Jason Zweig
2. Think and Grow Rich | Napoleon Hill
3. One Up On Wall Street | Peter Lynch
4. Security Analysis | Benjamin Graham and David Dodd
5. Rich Dad Poor Dad | Robert T. …

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center MaryEllen Ryan
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Arafat Rasheed (’22, Management) is #HIRED!

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Congratulations to Arafat Rasheed for accepting a position at Athenahealth as a Human Resources Intern!

By Rachel Linehan
Rachel Linehan CareerEdge Manager Rachel Linehan
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SENIORS: Want to win a $50 Amazon giftcard?

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Fill out a quick survey to enter to win a chance at a $50 Amazon giftcard!

By Kristen Novit
Kristen Novit CareerEdge Manager Kristen Novit
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Successfully Disclosing a Disability by Lime Connect

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If you have not heard of Lime Connect, you have been missing out!  They are an organization that’s rebranding disability through achievement.  They work to connect high performing students with their corporate partners.  Lime Connect also creates amazing resources to help our students at every step of the way.

With the current COVID-19 situation, they have developed an amazing resource for students about whether, when and how they should disclose their disability.  Check out this amazing resource here.  And, check …

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director / Operations Manager, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center Melissa J. Sawyer
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Congratulations to Helena Leskow (’20, Accounting) for getting #HIRED!

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Congrats to Helena Leskow on accepting an offer at BDO as an Audit Intern!

By Rachel Linehan
Rachel Linehan CareerEdge Manager Rachel Linehan
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