Wall Street 101 – BootCamp Recap

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Wall Street 101 is held at Bentley University’s world-class academic Trading Room in Waltham, MA. This 5-day non-residential program provides a fun and interactive opportunity for rising high school juniors and seniors to learn about the global financial markets.  Through simulated trading exercises, equity valuation classes, industry analysis, portfolio construction and engagement with senior level executives from the financial services industry, students are introduced to the fascinating world of global finance and investing.

During Wall Street 101, students will …

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Job Shadowing: Open Opportunities & Benefits!

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Job shadowing is the perfect way to get insight on different possible career paths in just a day or two. It gives you the opportunity to get a sneak peak into the life of someone else and what they might be doing on a day to day basis to see if that piques your interest.

Here are some of the benefits of job shadowing:

NETWORKING. You get to meet so many people when you job shadow. These individuals can be …

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University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy: Data and Policy Summer Scholar Program

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Are you interested in pursuing a career in data analytics and policy research implementation? Are you interested in accelerating your career and academic growth in just four weeks? Then check out this Data and Policy Summer Scholar program offered by the University of Chicago’s Harris School of Public Policy!

This program teaches students quantitative data analytical skills, exposes them to a wide range of public policy issues, and prepares them with hands on research project experience. Students will have opportunities …

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Got a Job Fair or Networking Event Coming Up? Here’s How to Prepare. 

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As stated many times before in CareerEdge, networking is critical for professional development and can be a catalyst for your career trajectory. One of the easiest ways to network are at job fairs or events dedicated to bringing professionals together in one room. This gives you the chance to introduce yourself to employers and make your first impression. There are a few things you should know in order to present the best version of yourself. 

This article gives you key …

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Non Profit Internship Program Testimonial: Erin Desimone, 2021

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Interested in a career in non profit or government? Do you want to learn more about community organizations? Would you like to leverage your business skills for social good? 

Bentley University’s Service Learning & Civic Engagement Center through a grant from the Yawkey Foundation offers the opportunity to pursue a full semester internship that provides students with the opportunity to work for a local nonprofit or government agency to improve civic, citizenship, and academic skills. The program is a 70 hour, …

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Jennifer Graham Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Jennifer Graham
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