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Professional Sales

The Professional Sales career community is focused on the fundamental, specialized and complex skills and techniques needed to successfully manage an organization’s sales objectives to their customers and clients. This community will provide students exposure to various sales functional areas such as sports and entertainment, technology, medical services,  Biotechnology, products and services, financial services and much more.  The Professional Sales community will provide opportunities for students to learn from and interact with local and national companies from various industries to navigate a successful career path in these disciplines.




All About the 2023-24 Vault Internship Guides

In case you didn’t know, one of the many resources that CareerEdge offers are the Vault Guides. To put what they do simply, Vault looks at thousands, if not hundreds of thousands, of companies, employers, and ranks them and the job/internship positions they offer on a variety of categories, such as industry trends and general statistics. These rankings, as well as interesting metrics to look out for in different fields, are compiled into an internship report. And just last week, …

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Interview Got You Feeling Spooked?

Interviews can be scary, especially if you’re really interested in the job or company. With practice and preparation though, interviews can feel easier over time. Here are a few tips to help you prepare for an interview so you can go in feeling confident!

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All About Interstride

If you are an international student like me, chances are the thought of applying to and interviewing for jobs as a non-U.S. citizen applicant is confusing, stress-inducing, and terrifying. However, this does not have to be the case! Even though a company does not sponsor OPT or work visas, countless more are waiting to receive your application. But even then, how exactly do you find out what companies offer visa sponsorship without scrolling past pages of information on a website? …

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Best LinkedIn Learning Courses Regardless of Your Major

Did you know LinkedIn Learning is free for all Bentley students? If yes, did the site have too many courses, and you need help figuring out where to start? We’ve got your back! Though an extensive catalog can overwhelm anyone, there are luckily plenty of LinkedIn Learning courses you can take regardless of your academics, and they serve as an excellent introduction to how these courses work. So, if you need a good starting point, here are some LinkedIn Learning …

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Vault Guides

Vault Guide to Sales Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Behavioral Interviews

The Vault Guide to Behavioral Interviews contains essential tips for preparing for and acing behavioral interview questions. These questions (which …

Vault Guide to Entrepreneurial Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Career Resources



The University Career Center wants all students to be successful regardless of their financial circumstances. The closet will provide …

LinkedIn Learning Classes

Running a Webinar or Event on Zoom, YouTube, or Facebook

Taught by Richard Harrington
Running a webinar can be stressful enough without worrying about the technological aspects in addition to the actual content. In…

Exam Prep MB-920: Microsoft Dynamics 365 Fundamentals (ERP)

Taught by Sharon Bennett
The Dynamics 365 Fundamentals exam measures your understanding of the essentials of Microsoft Dynamics 365, specifically artificial intelligence, mixed reality,…

Soft Skills for Sales Professionals

Taught by Meridith Powell
As a sales professional, you probably know your product inside and out. But success in sales requires more than just…

The 10 Pillars of Customer Experience

Taught by Brad Cleveland
Customer experience is a team sport! When everyone understands customer experience and the key pillars that support it, powerful enthusiasm,…

The Art of Impossible: On Peak Performance (Book Bite)

Taught by Next Big Idea Club
While it’s sometimes easy to think of tasks or goals as nearly impossible, we are all capable of so much…

Aligning Customer Experience with Company Culture

Taught by David Brownlee
Customer experience is emerging as the key driver of growth and a key differentiator for brands that do it well.…

Creating Lasting Habits

Taught by Dave Crenshaw
It’s common for individuals to take a course, attend a seminar, or read a book and feel inspired to make…

Inclusive Selling: Selling Across Culture, Race, and Gender Differences

Taught by Meridith Powell
How does diversity shape what your clients need from a sales relationship? Find out what can happen when you invest…

Flip the Script: A Toolkit for Sellers and Negotiators (Blinkist Summary)

Taught by Blinkist
Your customers don’t want to be pushed into making a deal; they want to make their own decisions on their…

Selling with Empathy during Uncertain Times

Taught by Lisa Earle McLeod
View Lisa’s LinkedIn Newsletter It’s only natural that uncertain economic conditions create anxiety for salespeople and buyers alike. But a…

Pivoting to Virtual Events

Taught by Taylor Estes
All good events can be used as a catalyst to achieve larger business objectives—that’s what makes them so powerful. By…

How to Have Compassionate Presence

Taught by Kelly McGonigal
While you may feel compassion toward others, you yourself are always the first recipient of your own loving kindness and…

Achieving More through Smart Energy Management

Taught by Pete Mockaitis | How to Be Awesome at Your Job
A common trait among top performers in any field is that they do well because they proactively plan out how…

How to Rock a Conference

Taught by Madecraft
In order to grow your network and advance your skills, you need to attend conferences. In this course, business expert…

Self Compassion When Compassion Is Difficult

Taught by Kelly McGonigal
Even if you consider yourself a compassionate person, feeling compassion all the time can simply be overwhelming, especially when confronted…

Framing Cloud Discussions for the C-Suite

Taught by Lee Atchison
The decision-makers who green-light new projects and ventures at your company may not be familiar with the benefits and risks…

Sales Management Foundations

Taught by Drew Boyd
When sales forces are managed well, companies drive more revenue. In this course, marketing professor Drew Boyd explains what sales…

Break Free from the Negative Chatter in Your Head

Taught by Pete Mockaitis | How to Be Awesome at Your Job
How often do you encounter a problem and, instead of trying to think of a solution, you spend time thinking…

Develop a High-Performance Mindset

Taught by Arit Eminue
How do you future-proof your career? You may love the job you’re in, but what if, a few years down…

Strategic Selling: How to Communicate with the C-Suite and Decision Makers

Taught by Meridith Powell
If you want to become a successful salesperson, you need to know how to move an audience. You need to…

Contact & Location


Undergraduate Career Development
Pulsifer Career Development Center
LaCava Center 225
175 Forest Street
Waltham, MA 02452

Career Service Hours

Day of the week
Career Development 2023-2024 Hours of Operation First-Year and Sophomore Drop-In Hours (Starting on Sept. 11, 2023)
Monday 8:30am-4:30pm 1:00pm-3:00pm
Tuesday 8:30am-4:30pm 1:00pm-3:00pm
Wednesday 8:30am-4:30pm 1:00pm-3:00pm
Thursday 8:30am-4:30pm 1:00pm-3:00pm
Friday 8:30am-4:30pm 1:00pm-3:00pm

Visit our Staff Page to see Career Community Coach’s Individual Drop-In Hours for JUNIORS & SENIORS.