Goals are incredibly important to plan and strategize where your career is going. Make sure your goals are both for the short term and the long term. Another big tip is making sure that they are S M A R T – specific, measurable, actionable, relevant, and timely.
Some good career goals to start with are:
Sign up for CDI
Network with 5 new people
Develop a new technical skill
Land an internship
Find a reliable mentor
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Now that the summer months have wrapped up and we are starting yet another year of college, it is time for reflection. Reflection is such a key element to your professional development because it allows you to think back and be honest with yourself on your own growth over a period of time. Many of you might have had summer internships, some virtual others in the office. Many of you may not have had any traditional work experience and focused …
Get your books from the bookstore. Buy your home decor for your dorm room. Get your career checklist CHECKED.
Refresh your resume with new relevant job experiences
Write out your career goals for the academic year
RSVP to upcoming events on CareerEdge
Sign up for your CDI course
Plan out some LinkedIn posts and content
Create a career action plan (full blog post coming soon!)
What else is on your career checklist?
Got questions? Ask Alyssa!
In this episode, Alyssa tells you how to RSVPing to Career Development Center events!
Events are the perfect way to network, explore job opportunities, chat with employers, get real insight on the interview process and so much more. Events happen ALL the time for every major and every year level. Go and get yourself signed up for some upcoming events today!
Tune into this episode to learn more on what Alyssa has to share.
Bentley University has continued its partnership with the international American business-focused newspaper, the Wall Street Journal. All students, faculty, and staff will be provided membership that can be activated through WSJ.com/ActivateBentley. In addition to unlimited access to the WSJ, students can benefit from the diverse range of valuable career resources that are available through the WSJ Student Hub. This hub provides curated content related to professional development, personal finance, job prep, work/life balance, and everything else that can be of …