Stay Away from the Social Media Blues

Social Media

For so many of us in the workforce social media may serve as a needed break from the stresses of the work day.  It can also be an unwanted distraction and cause us to lose focus at any given moment.  When used inappropriately, the wrong post can bring on unforgivable consequences in your job or career.   It’s so important to remember public social media platforms are looked at by your managers, peers and other employers.  Read the tips in this …

By Paul Stanish
Paul Stanish Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Paul Stanish
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Still looking for a summer internship – why not try MICRO-INTERNSHIPS?!

Micro internships

If you haven’t had any luck with your summer internship search, it’s still not too late to get meaningful experience this summer by doing micro-internships!   Read about how Bentley student Adam Rekkbie successfully obtained meaningful practical experience by doing micro-internships in HR Dive’s latest article.

To apply for micro-internships, simply click on the “JOBS & INTERNSHIPS” button at the top of this CareerEdge page or click here!

By Alyssa Hammond
Alyssa Hammond Director, Undergraduate Career Education and Outcomes Alyssa Hammond
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Interested in Tech or Entrepreneurship? Don’t Miss Boston TechJam Happening June 13th!

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Are you a student interested in any area of tech or entrepreneurship? There’s no better place or way to meet up with cool tech companies than at Boston TechJam! Great companies — from startups to established tech leaders – will be showing off their innovations and hosting fun festival type games and activities that makes meeting them easy, low-key,and fun! Plus enjoy some awesome local bands & local food.

Massachusetts has the world’s greatest concentration of entrepreneurs, emerging and leading tech companies, …

By Jennifer Graham
Jennifer Graham Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Jennifer Graham
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Do you think you are professionally savvy? Read this to find out.

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Have you ever taken a class about professionalism?  I never did.  How do you learn about professionalism?  Can you even define what it is and how to appropriately demonstrate being professional both in person and online?  I remember I was in my 2nd or 3rd job, around the age of 17 or 18, when a former boss pulled me aside after I had a “moment” with a customer.  Yes, I clearly made my point with the customer and proceeded to …

By Paul Stanish
Paul Stanish Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Paul Stanish
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Managing Those First Day Butterflies.

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Recently, I was meeting with a college senior who is preparing to graduate and start their new job.  The student was seeking any advice I could offer about how to manage those first few days and weeks in their new position.  That got me thinking about the early days in my first position out of college.  I remember experiencing a wide range of emotions such as anxiety and excitement, the thought of I cannot fail at this or the ever …

By Paul Stanish
Paul Stanish Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Paul Stanish
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