Expanding Your Network: Facebook/LinkedIn Groups

While you’re at it, follow the Pulsifer Career Development Center on both platforms!

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bentleycareer

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/bentley-university-career-services/

By Sarah Vojta
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Boss-Friendly Small Talk Topics

Maybe you’re in person for your job or internship and you have to make morning small talk with your supervisor. Even if you’re virtual, there’s a big chance you will need to make small talk in meetings. So, what’s appropriate to discuss?

Here are some topics that you can use:

Appropriate, day-time plans you’re excited for
Have a weekend hiking trip with family planned? Mention it to your boss if he or she asks about what you’re looking forward to …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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Making the Most of Your Internship: Reflections

Be sure to reflect on your professional experiences. Reflecting on topics such as skill development and future planning is an important aspect of being #Hired!

 

By Julia Brockney
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Knowing When to Say No to a Project

As important as it is to ask for more work when you need it, it is also crucial to know when you need to back off and have enough time to make sure the work you currently have to do ends up being excellent. Quality is really important during an internship, and you don’t want to sacrifice that, no matter what kind of projects seem interesting or are offered up to you by your supervisor. You might get yourself into …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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Expanding Your Network: Professional Communities

Visit the Career Community Pages on CareerEdge and make sure to update your settings to get alerted with news that matters most to you!

By Sarah Vojta
Sarah Vojta Creative Graphic Designer Sarah Vojta
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Go for Gold by Handshake – WIN Prizes!

Is your Handshake profile fully up to date? Interested on what can make it even better? Feeling like your internship search hasn’t been going as successful as you anticipated? Starting on July 19th Handshake will be rolling out an incentive-based campaign just announced by their Senior Marketing Manager as Go for Gold!

This campaign will help keep you motivated each week, for 4 weeks with specific key action for students. We encourage you to follow @joinhandshake for social media involvement …

By Raquel Roque
Raquel Roque Administrative Coordinator, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center Raquel Roque
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Making the Most of Your Internship: How to Set Goals

Setting short-term and long-term goals is an important part of being #Hired. Check out these tips in order to make the most out of your job or internship!

By Julia Brockney
Julia Brockney Social Media Content Creator Julia Brockney
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Making Your WFH Set Up Work For You

If you’ve been virtual this entire summer (and possibly this entire year), WFH might be getting to you. It’s okay, remember that you are not alone. To refresh and rediscover the benefits of WFH, you may need to reevaluate your space, move things around, or disconnect from the stress of work. Here are some tips on how to make your WFH set up a little more comfortable after you’ve been working for a while.

Do your best to separate your …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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Expanding Your Network: Career Coaches

We’re always here to help! Make an appointment with your Career Coach through Handshake and check your emails regularly for updates from CareerEdge.

By Sarah Vojta
Sarah Vojta Creative Graphic Designer Sarah Vojta
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The Center for Communications – An Invaluable Industry Resource

Would you like to learn more about the media industry?  Is access to influential industry figures important to you?  Do you want to be informed about the ever evolving media industry? If you answer yes to 1, 2 or all 3 of these questions then you need to explore the Center for Communications website.  Coming directly from the mission statement: “The Center for Communications is a nonprofit dedicated to bringing more diversity to the media industry and giving students access …

By Paul Stanish
Paul Stanish Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center Paul Stanish
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