Virtual Interview Tips

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Because many events have quickly had to convert to virtual platforms, students must now anticipate virtual interviews becoming the norm for communicating with companies. With this new interviewing method becoming increasingly popular, here are several tips that can help alleviate stress and make it feel more like an in-person interview. If you need more tips, check out even more virtual interview tips here

Be early, or at least on time. Although the prior rule of thumb of being at your …

By Alina Minkova
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Study Abroad and Your Resume: Perfect Match or Not?

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Studying abroad is a coveted and treasured college student experience. When coming back from abroad, many students say that their life has been changed, personally or professionally. Studying abroad definitely widens your horizons, but should it be on your resume? When faced with this question, I would almost always say yes.

Opposition to studying abroad may call it a “student vacation,” but fails to mention that while abroad course-work may be lighter or less intense than the classes you regularly …

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Top Dogs: Interns Who Stand Out

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In any size of internship program, there are often shining stars who get offered full-time positions with the company (or internships again next year). There are three things that all of these students have in common with each other that allow them to reach this level of success.

1. Cooperation

These students are always cooperative with upper-management adding on extra tasks to their daily work or projects, recognizing that to stand out, they have to be as fluid as the …

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Defining Your Goals 

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Goals are incredibly important to plan and strategize where your career is going. Make sure your goals are both for the short term and the long term. Another big tip is making sure that they are S M A R T – specific, measurable, actionable, relevant, and timely. 

Some good career goals to start with are: 

Sign up for CDI 
Network with 5 new people 
Develop a new technical skill 
Land an internship 
Find a reliable mentor 
Get a good …

By Yasmeen Alwani
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Websites for Career Development

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As you may know, Bentley University’s Undergraduate Pulsifer Career Development Center has ranked #1 in the nation yet again. At Bentley, students are always seeking more on how exactly they can bring their career development to the next level. Career development is also something that can be worked on at any point during your time as a student or far beyond. It’s a never-ending improvement.

Career development doesn’t have to be intimidating, it can be fun! There is so much …

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