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Interning At The Same Place: Pros and Cons

Pros and Cons of Interning at the Same Place Multiple Times

After an internship experience, there’s a time to reflect on the work and the time that you’ve had in a particular role and at a specific company. Sometimes, after a great experience, a lot of interns accept return offers for the next summer. Let’s discuss some of the benefits and also not-so-great things about staying with the same company for two consecutive internships.

PROS:
More Trust & Greater Responsibilities

When you intern somewhere AGAIN, there’s a huge chance that the …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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5 Recommended Career Books To Check Out

Best career Books to read

Have some free time on your hands? Maybe not right now as finals season is almost upon us, but what about after that? Focus on your professional development a little by reading a career-related book! Through researching these novels, some are better than others for specific situations. Scroll down for five great choices that can get you on the way to becoming a better candidate for jobs or a better professional in general! 

 

If you can only read one:

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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Cover Letters & The 2 Ways To Do Them

2 cover letter approaches

There’s no doubt that a resume is unanimously voted to be the most important and talked-about document when candidates apply for jobs. However, there are other application materials you need to worry about. To list some of the common ones you might have to attach include:

Cover Letters
Unofficial or official transcript
References
Letters of Recommendation

Cover letters are almost just as common as simply needing to attach a resume, though, so let’s discuss them. Cover letters serve three main …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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Break into Management/Strategy Consulting with Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

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Are you interested in a career in management/strategy consulting?  A small group of Bentley alumni who are current or former consultants at Boston Consulting Group (BCG) recently led an information session for Bentley students where they shared their experiences working at BCG and offered insight into the field of management/strategy consulting.  BCG is one of the MBB firms that is widely considered as one of the top three management consulting firms in the world.

Watch the info session here.

In …

By Brian Moccio
Brian Moccio Associate Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center Brian Moccio
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Women’s Association of Venture & Equity (WAVE) Open House – 4/2 @ 10:00am!

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Check out this great educational opportunity being offered through WAVE (Women’s Association of Venture & Equity)!  Register here for the April 2nd Open House.  See the flyer below for additional details.

 

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center MaryEllen Ryan
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Vault Guide to Government Agency Careers

Government is getting all the buzz this year, with a new high-profile administration at the top and hundreds of newly …

Vault Guide to Top Internships, 2021 Edition

The Vault Guide to Top Internships rates more than 100 internship programs. Based on a survey of approxiomately 11,000 interns, …