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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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Negotiating Your Salary… Like A Girl!

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Negotiation is a touchy subject sometimes. With news that the wage gap might slowly be getting smaller, but still far from where society needs to be, it sometimes feels disheartening and scary as a woman to negotiate. This can be out of fear that the job you’re interviewing for (or maybe the promotion you’re trying to snatch) will go to another, qualified male candidate. This mentality often leads women to work for less money than they deserve, less money than …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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Thinking You Are Underqualified Makes You Underqualified

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Many students don’t apply for internships or jobs because they either see or believe that they do not fit all of the job criteria, automatically taking themselves out of the applicant pool and guaranteeing that they will not receive that particular job offer. This can be potentially harmful to an individual’s career-related self-esteem, but it is a problem that can be rectified with a simple change in mindset.

 

WHY THIS HAPPENS:

The thought process behind not applying for a …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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You Got The Job, Now What?

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You’ve secured the job, these are the next steps to take!

By Sarah Vojta
Sarah Vojta Creative Graphic Designer Sarah Vojta
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Happy Winter Break from the Pulsifer Career Development Center

Winter Break

After a challenging trimester, it is FINALLY time for a bit of a break.  Take these next few weeks to relax and reflect. This time off is well deserved and we hope you can take full advantage of the time away from Bentley.

In accordance with Bentley’s winter break schedule, the Pulsifer Career Development Center will be closed on Thursday December 24 and reopen on Monday January 11.  We wish you all a festive holiday season and Happy New Year.  …

By Paul Stanish
Paul Stanish Senior Assistant Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center Paul Stanish
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