Wall Street 101 – BootCamp Recap

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Wall Street 101 is held at Bentley University’s world-class academic Trading Room in Waltham, MA. This 5-day non-residential program provides a fun and interactive opportunity for rising high school juniors and seniors to learn about the global financial markets.  Through simulated trading exercises, equity valuation classes, industry analysis, portfolio construction and engagement with senior level executives from the financial services industry, students are introduced to the fascinating world of global finance and investing.

During Wall Street 101, students will …

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Job Shadowing: Open Opportunities & Benefits!

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Job shadowing is the perfect way to get insight on different possible career paths in just a day or two. It gives you the opportunity to get a sneak peak into the life of someone else and what they might be doing on a day to day basis to see if that piques your interest.

Here are some of the benefits of job shadowing:

NETWORKING. You get to meet so many people when you job shadow. These individuals can be …

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Got a Job Fair or Networking Event Coming Up? Here’s How to Prepare. 

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As stated many times before in CareerEdge, networking is critical for professional development and can be a catalyst for your career trajectory. One of the easiest ways to network are at job fairs or events dedicated to bringing professionals together in one room. This gives you the chance to introduce yourself to employers and make your first impression. There are a few things you should know in order to present the best version of yourself. 

This article gives you key …

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Recruiting and Employer Relations: How We Can Help YOU

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We are focused on bringing employers to you on campus! We host networking and on-campus events for employers to present themselves to help you learn about their companies. Sometimes you realize that you don’t know what you don’t know – so be open minded to new ideas and companies you may not have heard of before. Be sure to attend as many as you can to broaden your knowledge and opportunities.

Check BentleyLink and CareerEdge for updates on activities.
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5 Ways to Stay Career Motivated

 Write down your goals 

Having your goals written down dramatically improves the chance of them getting accomplished. Whether this means creating a career mood board with goals in the form of visual graphics or a list on a sticky note posted on your desk – seeing what you want to manifest in your career will render great benefits. 

Seek advice from other professionals 

Call a trusted friend or acquaintance that has a job that piques your interest or works for …

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