Affordable Housing Bridge Program: Powered by Project Destined

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By Paul Stanish
Paul Stanish Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center
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Project Destined x Bentley University : Fall 2022 Commercial Real Estate Internship

We are excited to announce a new Paid, Commercial Real Estate Virtual Internship Opportunity with Project Destined (see CNBC feature here) in Fall 2022.

Project Destined, founded by a former Carlyle Group executive, has partnered with 100+ leading real estate firms and 70+ universities around the country to provide diverse students with internship opportunities to explore ownership through live real estate deals. The 10-week Paid, Virtual Internship Program will launch in 30+ U.S., Canadian and International markets in Fall 2022 …

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center
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Finding Happiness At Work

After all, success looks and feels different depending on who you are and what you want out of life. But there is one thing that most people agree on, no matter what you do for work, it would be nice to be happier while doing it! So what are some tangible ways that you could make that happen? Below are my tips, but if you want to read about somebody else’s experience with this, here’s a great article for you.

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator
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Join MAPFRE Insurance for The Insurance Collegiate BMAP Challenge and Competition – Register today!

BMAP is a full-day experiential learning simulation requiring a number of decision points as related to the insurance industry. It focuses on applying learned knowledge in a variety of fields, and utilizing your critical thinking skills in a team environment.   The team’s decisions that result in the best business value win the competition, and each member receives a $100 cash prize!

WHO? Actuarial Science / Mathematics majors, Business majors; accounting, finance, economics, management, Student Clubs with a focus in these areas.

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director/Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center
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What’s A Professional Personality?

We all have personalities that are based on who we are as people, stemming from the unique experiences that we have had. However, we definitely modify the way that we act depending on the people we’re around. This happens around family, friends, professors, mentors, and other relationships we have formed. Because of this, it’s important to think about what our professional personality is and how we will behave around coworkers, other colleagues, supervisors, and more, no matter where we end …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator
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How To Answer These 3 Difficult Interview Questions

“Why Should We Hire You?” 
This question is a really tricky one to answer. Beyond very obvious or blunt answers that you may want to give, you are trying with your answer to make the interviewer and the company feel as if the role or position is tailored to you in some way. Read this article for some great examples of how to answer this question.
“What Is Your Greatest Achievement?”
When asked this interview question, you want to highlight …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator
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How To Show Your Passion(s):

Passion is something that you want to display – whether you’re still a student, preparing to go into the corporate world, or working on another professional or personal project! Passion is important whether you are trying to change the world or start your own business. Passion is how people succeed. Here are 3 ways to show that you are passionate!

Align your interests!
Make sure that your values and passions are working alongside together and that there are few contradictions. …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator
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Job Board for the Marketing and Communications Industry

If you have met with me to discuss resources for your job search chances are high that I mentioned the Center for Communications.org.  The website targets students who aspire to work in the media and communications industry.  For years I’ve endorsed this site for their free access to virtual events, webinars, talks, networking opportunities and much more.  I’m happy to inform you that the website designers have added a job board under their resource tab.  The board has slowly grown …

By Paul Stanish
Paul Stanish Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center
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5 Ways To Facilitate A Meeting

As Bentley students and beyond, you will be expected to act as leaders in academic and corporate environments. Below are 5 ways to better facilitate a meeting!

Create a safe space!
Make sure that boundaries, rules, and expectations are set either before or right at the beginning of an initial meeting. Whether that’s done verbally or using a written contract, it is important to ensure everyone at the meeting is comfortable and on the same page. It will make meeting …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator
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Don’t Miss the Wells Fargo – Campus Analytics Challenge 2022: Determine Transaction Categories Using Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing

Students can compete individually (preferred) or submit as a team for a chance to win a significant cash prize (the prize pool is at $20,000) as well as develop skills around a real world application.

This challenge will likely be best suited for those pursuing degrees in computer science, information science, data analytics, mathematics, or engineering. The challenge is also open to those in undergrads, maters and PhD programs.

Please note: ​​To be eligible to receive any prize, potential winners …

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director/Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center
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