Making the Most of Your Internship: Questions to Ask Your Manager

Asking your manager or colleagues questions can help in making the most out of your internship. Take a look at these questions and make the most out of being #Hired!

By Julia Brockney
Julia Brockney Social Media Content Creator Julia Brockney
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Resumes: What They Are / What They’re Not

This summer is all about resumes. Almost every time you apply for a job, you will need to submit a resume. You might need to submit other documents, too, but a resume is usually a must-have for any job application that you complete, making it crucial for students to understand what resumes are.

 

RESUMES ARE:

Brief, personalized, and well-formatted overviews of your professional history
A way to show your most excellent endeavors
Documents that you should know inside and …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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Boost Your Professional Confidence!

Did you know LinkedIn Learning offers free courses and certifications to display on your profile? Get certified and let’s get #HIRED!

By Julia Brockney
Julia Brockney Social Media Content Creator Julia Brockney
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How To Ask For More (Or Less) Responsibilities This Summer

Growing both personally and professionally should be a core goal for any internship or job. If you feel that you were given a workload that is too big or too small and it is hindering your success, it is important to speak with your manager. Transparency is the key to success within any position or company.

If you feel that you have not been given an optimal workload, it is important to be as communicative with your manager as possible. …

By Nathan Tombo
Nathan Tombo Structured Content Creator Nathan Tombo
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Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

The Pulsifer Career Development Center is always here to support you! Click here to read a blog about dealing with imposter syndrome.

By Julia Brockney
Julia Brockney Social Media Content Creator Julia Brockney
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Heating Up Your Internship Part. 2: Asking for More Work

In Part 1 of this blog series, the first component of heating up your internship responsibilities was seeing if you could spend your downtime doing other important things, such as gaining mentorship or looking through company-offered resources. However, even after trying that, there are situations when you simply need more work. Let’s discuss the how’s, why’s, and when’s.

 

WHEN to ask for more work:

When your previously assigned projects take far less time than anticipated
When, even after trying …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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AICPA COVID-19 Student Hardship Grant

Has the Coronavirus impeded your studies? The COVID-19 Student Hardship Grant helps support students who have faced personal hardship as a direct consequence of the pandemic.

Provides up to $2,000 to 25 students
Assists with educational related expenses (e.g. tuition and books) for those who have experienced monetary hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic
Funded by the AICPA Foundation
Application deadline: September 15, 2021.
For more information, including eligibility requirements, click here

Don’t miss out on this opportunity!

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director/Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center Melissa J. Sawyer
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3 Creative Job-Search Strategies to Make You Stand Out

When competing against hundreds of other job candidates for open roles, you need to think and act creatively to stand out. Here are three examples of creative ways to increase your odds of landing the role you want.

To unlock everything that Vault has to offer, access Vault through the Resources tab in CareerEdge and a create FREE account with your @bentley.edu email address.

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center MaryEllen Ryan
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Take Time for YOU: Stress in the Workplace

Remember, Falcons, we’re #PARATUS! If you’re in need of some inspiration, continue to take a look at CareerEdge!

By Julia Brockney
Julia Brockney Social Media Content Creator Julia Brockney
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Your Resume’s Growth

We all learn and grow, every year, without fail. So should your resume. As you experience and grow more, your resume should slowly fill up, leaving less blank space on the paper. For example, as a high-school student, there’s a big chance you’ve had fewer jobs than a college student. As a first-year, you’re going to have (probably) less to put on your resume than a senior. Here are some rules as it relates to improving your resume… over time.

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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