SPRING 2021:The Pulsifer Career Development Center is open and will conduct ALL business remotely.  All appointments will be conducted on-line and can be scheduled on Handshake.  Please read all CareerEdge e-correspondence & your career coach emails for community updates.  Please email GA_UCD@Bentley.edu for questions. For the most updated career related Covid-19 information click here.

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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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Keep This In Mind As You Take Spring Classes

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It’s yet another semester and Bentley students are getting into the full swing of things with group projects, assignments, and examinations for their spring classes. Remember, your courses this semester are not just important for your academics, but can also lead to work opportunities by receiving a highlight on your resume or being discussed by you in an interview. Here are some things to think about while you’re going through the semester.

Are any of my group projects relevant to …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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Listen Up: Goals For This Spring!

Pre-Trimester Career Goal Checklist

Whether you have an internship/job for the summer or not, here are 3 career goals that every individual should be thinking about right now, working towards during the semester and checking off by the end of this semester. To get a more individualized checklist, meet with a Career Colleague or a Career Coach via Handshake.

 

Add 100+ people to your network and make 20+ personal connections through events or your own networking.

 

Continue going on LinkedIn twice or …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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Tips To Get That Ideal Professional Headshot:

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Professional headshot photos are important! They’re often the first look that recruiters and employer representatives get when searching up your name or LinkedIn Profile. This first glimpse should be high quality, especially if it’s going to be the perfect final touch on your already-strong profile. For tips on exactly when to change your professional headshot, check out this article from last semester. When it is time to change your professional headshot and if you don’t want to pay $$ for a …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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The Three R’s of Virtual Career Fairs

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As virtual career fairs are approaching, get prepared with these tips so you’re ready when the day comes!

By Sarah Vojta
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