Avoid this common interview mistake!

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As you all know, recruiting season is in full swing!  I’ve seen a LOT of interview feedback over the past few weeks, and one of the common themes that is emerging is that students are not doing enough research on the companies they’re interviewing with.  “Knew nothing about the firm…”, “questioning interest due to lack of knowledge of company…”, and “should have done more company research beforehand…” are real examples of feedback provided by employers who have conducted on-campus interviews …

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Services MaryEllen Ryan
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Top 3 Reasons to Attend Next Tuesday’s Networking Night

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Next Tuesday, the Creative Engagement, Management, and Professional Sales Networking Night is the place to be! Do you know how the majority of students land in successful internships and full-time experiences? It’s because they networked! This is your opportunity to meet with professionals from different companies who have internships/full-time opportunities in different areas of their organizations. This is the perfect way to add to your network and find out what type of jobs are available within their organizations. Careers will be related …

By Amanda Helfand
Amanda Helfand Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Amanda Helfand
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Resources at your fingertips. Don’t miss out!

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Have you ever visited the Virtual Career Center (VCC) in BentleyLink?  If you have not, you are missing out!  The Virtual Career Center is full of resources that are there to help you in every step of your job/internship search, 24/7.  Starting to write your resume?  Samples are there.  Need to write a cover letter?  Get some tips.  Getting called in for interviews?  Find practice questions for resume and behavioral based interview questions.  Got an offer?  Check out the Offer …

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Services Melissa J. Sawyer
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Opportunities at a Top Ranked Hospital in the country: MEET MASS GENERAL’s recruiting team.

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By Colleen Murphy
Colleen Murphy Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Services Colleen Murphy
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To Write a Cover Letter? Or NOT Write a Cover Letter? That is the Question!

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There are many deadlines on BentleyLink approaching very quickly (or may have already passed).  I have students come into my office every day to ask me about their cover letters and if they should write one.  I’m here to say, it depends.  My recommendation when applying for opportunities on BentleyLink is, if the employer does not require the cover letter, don’t worry about it, unless you think there is something that will set you apart from other candidates that they …

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Services Melissa J. Sawyer
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