My Career Story Monday: Victoria Wong (’17, MG)

My Career Story_ Victoria Wong

Name: Victoria Wong

Class Year: Class of 2017

Position: Long Term Disability Benefit Specialist

Company: Unum Insurance Company

Can you describe your career path for me?

Coming into Bentley University, I knew I wanted to pursue something in healthcare but on the business side. As a Management major with a concentration in Global Perspectives and a Health and Industry double major, the broad range of classes allowed me to gain a global perspective on the health industry while learning how …

By Caroline Gervais
Caroline Gervais CareerEdge Colleague Caroline Gervais
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HIRE Love Episode 1: Just Press Pause

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The first segment of Career Services’ new talk show, HIRE Love is all about the importance of reflection. In the episode, hosts—Alyssa Hammond, Colleen Murphy, Susan Brennan, and Kristine Vidic—discuss the importance of “pressing pause” to think about what you’ve just experienced. They point out that in the fast-paced world we live in today, we are always so busy thinking about what’s happening next that we don’t stop and think about our current experiences. However, it is incredibly important to …

By Caroline Gervais
Caroline Gervais CareerEdge Colleague Caroline Gervais
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Bentley Career Communities Featured in BizEd Magazine

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Innovation is a key component of Bentley’s Career Services formula for success; therefore we’re always working on new initiatives to help Bentley students make smarter career decisions and advance them towards their goals!

Recently one of our newer initiatives, Career Communities, was featured in BizEd magazine. Click here to read the article and learn more about what Career Communities are, their benefits, and how they came to be!

If you don’t already know, Career Communities consist of a network of alumni, …

By Caroline Gervais
Caroline Gervais CareerEdge Colleague Caroline Gervais
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Lessons from the Big Apple

You are the CEO of Your Life

At the end of August, I had the privilege of spending the day with my colleagues, Brian and MaryEllen, and joining a group of amazing students on our bi-annual Success in the City program. What an incredible experience to connect with our Falcons who have flown Bentley’s nest and launched successful careers on Wall Street. Through panels and informal networking, alumni shared their experiences with our students. While there were so many words of wisdom, here are my top 10 …

By Susan Sandler Brennan
Susan Sandler Brennan Associate Vice President, University Career Services Susan Sandler Brennan
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How to Get in the Game 2.0!

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It’s hard to believe that it’s already the third week of school… and this beautiful weather isn’t making it any easier! While the semester seems like it’s already in full swing, I think it’s safe to say everyone’s struggling a bit with getting back into a routine. Here’s some advice from the fabulous Colleen Murphy, the Senior Associate Director of Undergraduate Career Services, on how to get back into the swing of things and start the semester off on the right …

By Colleen Murphy
Colleen Murphy Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Services Colleen Murphy
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