Make a difference! Ferrera Fellowship FAQ

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The Ferrera Fellowship offers Bentley students the unique opportunity to work on a non-profit project at a selected organization.  This year’s winners of the Ferrera Fellowship, Bentley students Kyla Reslock and Alex O’Halloran, will be working on projects at Keysteps, Inc. and Perkins School for the Blind.

You may be wondering what the Ferrera Fellowship is all about?  Here’s a quick FAQ for you!

Who is this fellowship named after?

Professor Gerald Ferrera retired three years ago.  Today, he continues …

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Interested in the Public Policy major at Bentley University? Hear more about this major from junior Maggie Buchanan in our new Featured Video!

Celebrate Bentley’s Earth Day by attending Innovator Business Series program on 4/22

Bentley University will be kicking off it’s annual celebration of Earth Day on April 22, 2015 with the Innovator’s Business Series: Innovation for a Sustainable Sea from 2-4:30 p.m. in Wilder Pavilion.

This symposium will feature panelists from the New England Aquarium, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Aquabounty Technologies, Northeastern University and Bentley who will discuss the potential and challenges of new technologies in protecting oceans, coral reefs, and fisheries while providing food and energy for a growing population.

The symposium will be …

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Reduce Stress in Under 2 Minutes

Reduce Stress

A staggering 85% of students feel stressed on a daily basis according to a College Stress and Mental Health survey conducted by the Associated Press and MTV in 2009. In the months leading up to graduation, it is no surprise that these numbers increase. Whether you are stressed about the job and internship search or just feeling the end-of-year crunch, below is a technique to give you quick 2 minute break from it all.

The 4-7-8 Exercise
This simple breathing exercise shared widely by author …

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Amanda Helfand Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Amanda Helfand

Writing cover letters this weekend? Remember to start strong, illustrate what skills/experience YOU can bring to the employer (not just why you want the role), and proof, proof, proof! Check out this article for more: