The Do’s & Don’ts of Writing a Thank You Letter

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After you have finally finished your long-awaited interview and you think that you’re all done with the employer—you’re not. Now it’s time to write a follow-up thank you note. Whether this comes in the form of a professionally crafted email or hand written delivered letter, thank you letters are incredibly important. Inspired by an article on thebalance.com, the following are some do’s and don’ts I recommend following for thank you letter success.

Now, what to do and what not to do: …

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani Freelance Blogger Yasmeen Alwani
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Career Tool Thursday: Cover Letters!

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Ah, the elusive cover letter. I think everyone can agree that cover letters are the WORST. While you may have the formatting down pat, the hardest part is figuring out what to say. Not to mention, it’s always awkward talking about yourself and the added pressure that it could make or break your chances at getting an interview doesn’t make it any easier.

Luckily we are here to help take a bit of the pressure off and help you write a …

By Caroline Gervais
Caroline Gervais CareerEdge Colleague Caroline Gervais
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Creative Engagement Kickoff Recap

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Looking for a job or internship but couldn’t make the kickoff meeting? Good news: we taped it for you!

Watch this 30ish minute video in order to learn whenwhere, and how to land the role you want.

By Amanda Helfand
Amanda Helfand Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Amanda Helfand
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Interested in a brand-name company like Ann Taylor?

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…get your foot in the door through a post-grad internship! Below is how 2017 grad, Ashley Latimer, landed on the site merchandising team for Ann Taylor.

Ashley Latimer

BS Marketing & Global Perspectives, Minor IDCC

Assistant Site Merchandiser, Ann Taylor

Getting your first job is not easy. As a Bentley student, you probably have high expectations of what you see yourself doing post-grad and the salary that goes along with it. I was actively looking for full-time marketing positions all …

By Amanda Helfand
Amanda Helfand Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Amanda Helfand
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Fall 2017 Career Fair Recap

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It’s hard to believe the Career Fair has already come and gone! Despite the insane heat we experienced two Wednesday’s ago, the Career Fair was a huge success. Thanks to a campus wide effort, the Career Fair attracted approximately 1,400 students (p.s. that’s the largest we’ve ever had!) and corporate representatives from 137 companies!

Career Services would like to thank everyone who contributed to the Career Fair’s success! Without the collaboration of faculty, students, and the university, the event wouldn’t have been …

By Caroline Gervais
Caroline Gervais CareerEdge Colleague Caroline Gervais
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