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To accept or not accept…that is the question

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Now that you have evaluated your job offer in terms of total compensation (salary + benefits), what’s next? Do you want to have a conversation with your potential employer about compensation? Are you expecting a competing offer and you need more time to decide? Or have you come to a decision? Here are some tips to help you navigate each of these situations…

How to explore flexibility with compensation
Entry-level positions typically have a limited salary range. The degree to which …

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center MaryEllen Ryan
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Check out this important article about who NOT to connect with on LinkedIn from former Bentley Grad Career Services advisor Marilyn Santiesteban – Strangers in Paradise: How to Keep Bad Guys Out of Your Network. Great & informative article!

Internship Success Part 2 – Give it your all!

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Last week, I offered a few tips for making the most out of your internship: Be Positive, Don’t be afraid to ask questions, and Listen carefully and take notes.  Here’s a few more…

Work Hard  

Working hard at your internship sounds pretty obvious, but it needs to be said.  Show up on time and don’t take extended coffee or lunch breaks.  Be diligent and efficient, and complete every task that is assigned to you to the best of your ability …

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center MaryEllen Ryan
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Not sure what to do at the Career Fair today? Check out the Top 5 Ways to Prepare for the Career Fair from the Undergrad Career Services team – 90 seconds of great advice!

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Free Advice Friday: How do I start my internship or job search?

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Last week I hosted an Internship and Job Search Kickoff event in Koumantzelis. Did you miss it? Have no fear! The full video is available in the Virtual Career Center in BentleyLink, and below I have pulled out some specific tips and tricks just for you:

First ask yourself the 3 BIG QUESTIONS:
What TYPE of internship do you want?
What INDUSTRY/ENVIRONMENT do you want to work in?
Where GEOGRAPHICALLY do you want/need to work?
Next dig into job postings, …

By Amanda Helfand
Amanda Helfand Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Amanda Helfand
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