With higher education institutions facing tough questions about the value of their offerings, Bentley’s 2012 graduates report encouraging news: 98% of the responding class is employed or attending graduate school.
Susan Brennan, executive director of Career Services, discusses how Bentley stands out for its successful approach to career planning and how she plays a visible role in faculty advising in order to create a more supportive, career-focused environment across campus.
Freshmen at Bentley University are learning that it’s never too early to start thinking about a career. In fact, career development is an essential part of the undergraduate experience, says Susan Brennan, executive director of University Career Services, beginning freshmen year. The university recently launched a Career Development Introduction Seminar (CDI 101), an innovative seven-week program offered to all first-year and transfer students.
The Washington Post College Inc. blog features a guest post from Bentley University Career Services Managing Director Susan Brennan, who explains Bentley's four-year approach, and argues that career services departments everywhere need to do more to engage students from the minute they arrive until graduation day.
Managing Director of Career Services Susan Brennan explains the importance of utilizing Career Services before graduating in the spring, and highlights that Bentley "covers the nuts and bolts that you may not expect to be part of the [college to real world] transition."
Bentley University is highlighted for University Career Services' "Thanksgiving Networking Challenge" - a contest encouraging students to make professional connections with family and friends over the holiday break. Managing Director of Career Services Susan Brennan explains the challenge to US News.