Bentley Marketing Association Ad Competition on 12/4 – Enter to Compete!

BMA is seeking students to enter and compete in their Advertising Competition on 12/4.  This year’s theme is “Commemorate 2013” and they are asking those who compete to advertise the biggest and most important event(s) that have occurred in 2013.  Your method of advertising (i.e. print ad, video, social media, etc.) and topic choice is totally up to you.

Advertisement entries can be funny, serious – anything that you want!  First place prize is $100; second place is $75; and third …

By Alyssa Hammond
Alyssa Hammond Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center
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BEHIND THE SCENES: RECRUITING INSIGHTS

Home for the Holidays?

Do you have a contact that you’ve been meaning to reach out to but haven’t had the time to commit to writing that e-mail or card during the semester? Don’t panic! Thanksgiving break is coming up and the end of the semester is approaching. It is the perfect time to reach out to contacts!

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, take the time to say thank you to people that have helped you (mentors, bosses, colleagues, etc.) …

By Gillian Paradis
Gillian Paradis
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Success in the City 1/15/14

Success in the City is back!

Possible participating companies for FINANCE TRACK:

Lazard, Jefferies, Blackrock, BNY Mellon and Standard and Poor

Possible participating companies for MARKETING TRACK:

Kate Spade, Microsoft, Guess, Inc., Coach and Nintendo World Store

By Julia Paradis
Julia Paradis Think Tank Consultant
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Graduate Education Programs at Merrimack College

Are you a student seeking a graduate program for education? Merrimack College offers year-long fellowship programs in teacher education, higher education, and community engagement. These fellowships cover all tuition costs and provide a clinical residency on-site while students take a full graduate load of master’s courses. Coursework begins in early summer and ends June 2014. These fellowships are open to all academic majors and backgrounds; the only requirement is a bachelor’s degree! Applications are excepted until February 15, 2014. Visit …

By Julia Paradis
Julia Paradis Think Tank Consultant
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Vladimir Lich Roundtable Discussion 11/25

Interested in strategy consulting? Come learn from an AT Kearney partner about corporate restructuring, crisis management, business planning and what it takes to succeed in this highly competitive field.

By Julia Paradis
Julia Paradis Think Tank Consultant
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$10,000 BE VITAL Challenge

Don’t miss this opportunity to win important funding from Johnson & Johnson for the work your student organization is doing!  For more information and competition details, visit www.bevitalchallenge.com.

By Julia Paradis
Julia Paradis Think Tank Consultant
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Insight on crucial steps/coursework/internships to advance your career

What steps have you taken to get to where you are today?

Hard work, dedication, and being open and eager to learn. In public accounting, we are typically working long hours so having a good work ethic is essential. There is an incredible learning curve; you can move up quickly when you embrace this learning, know what you don’t know, and have the eagerness to learn and grow.

 

What sort of coursework and/or internship experiences would be helpful in …

By Annie Delaney (Booudreau)
Annie Delaney (Booudreau)
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Thanks to Grant Thornton and Beta Alpha Psi!

Thank you Grant Thornton and Beta Alpha Psi for coordinating a great visit to Grant Thornton on Monday, November 18th.  We all learned so much about the Ghana Program, which is supported by Grant Thornton and run by Prof. Diane Kellogg.  The students also had a great time helping to give back through the “Birthday Wishes” community service project.

By Julia Paradis
Julia Paradis Think Tank Consultant
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aMAzing Educators: Connect with all MA K-12 Schools

The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (ESE)  is excited to introduce aMAzing Educators – our newly improved, free job searching website tool to better connect candidates  to all of the Massachusetts’ K-12 schools.

http://www.doe.mass.edu/amazingeducators

Students can create a profile and standardized resume, and learn how to apply for matching positions.

http://www.doe.mass.edu/amazingeducators

By Julia Paradis
Julia Paradis Think Tank Consultant
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Love your job and you’ll be happy

What do you love about your job?

As a naturally curious person, I love that I am always learning. I learn about my coworkers, the business strategy and structure of our company, the industry in which we work, my clients and how they market themselves. There always seems to be new information coming through.

 

Any additional advice/words of wisdom?

I have a picture hanging in my room that says”If you follow your dreams, at least you will exhaust yourself …

By Amanda Helfand
Amanda Helfand
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