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Alumni Career Development

Bentley excels when Falcons pay it forward, like posting jobs and internships, lending expertise and more. Take advantage of one of our many free resources today!

Find/Post a Job

Use the job portal to connect with fellow alumni and future employers. Create an account using your alumni ID number. Once you’re logged in, you can post and search jobs, upload your resume or access the alumni directory. If you need help getting started, contact the Office of Alumni and Family Engagement at alumni@bentley.edu or 781-891-2025.

To register as a non-alumni employer, send your company name, address, email and phone number to Alumni Career Development at alumniccs@bentley.edu. We’ll respond to your request within two business days. 

Lend Your Expertise

Fill out the Volunteer Interest Form if you’d like to get involved with any of these activities! Until further notice, all opportunities can be done virtually.

If you have questions about the opportunities listed in this section, please contact the Office of Alumni and Family Engagement at alumni@bentley.edu or 781-891-2025.


Bentley Industry Connector

Are you interested in supporting Bentley students and alumni with career advice? Do you have a network of colleagues, experts or professionals in a specific industry? If so, we encourage you to become a Bentley Industry Connector. We’ll ask you to:

  • Respond to emails from current students and alumni who have an interest in learning more about your industry 
  • Suggest additional connections or resources to support their networking and search for information 
  • Facilitate LinkedIn connections from your network (as appropriate)

Time commitment: Varies; approximately 1 hour per month


Recruit a Bentley Student or Fellow Falcon

Post your open positions and internships on Bentley’s job board. Simply complete our Job and Internship Posting Form and the Career Development team will advertise the position to Bentley candidates. Students and alumni will submit their resumes to you via Handshake, our online recruiting system.

Time commitment: As often as you have positions


Consulting Case Interview Workshops

If you have the expertise and willingness to develop and deliver a workshop for students interested in consulting, email Brian Moccio, an Undergraduate Career Coach.

Time commitment: Minimum of 2 hours; available throughout the academic year


Mock Career Fair and Speed Interviewing Night

Help graduate students practice their elevator pitches and develop their interview skills at either of these two events.

Time commitment: Minimum of 2 hours; each evening event is held during the fall and spring semesters


Networking with Nonprofits

Introduce your nonprofit to Bentley graduate students during an annual networking night. Share the vision and mission of your organization and promote volunteer and job/internship opportunities.

Time commitment: Minimum of 2 hours each event; held during an evening each October


Career Communities for Graduate Students

If you have experience in accounting, analytics, finance, information technology and marketing, share your experiences with graduate students to help them research their path beyond Bentley. These programs are meant to be small groups of productive conversations and engagement.

Timing: Throughout the academic year


Career Community Events

Are you working in any of the following areas: technology, data analytics, sustainability, healthcare, nonprofit or public policy? Come to campus to share your career story and connect with students.

Timing: Throughout the academic year


Graduate School Career Fair

Attend our Graduate School Career Fair and hire Bentley talent! Come to this event to promote open positions and opportunities at your company.

Time commitment: Minimum of 2 hours each event; an evening event is held each spring semester


CDI 201 Mock Interviews

If you have experience conducting job interviews and are interested in interviewing sophomores enrolled in Fall CDI 201 courses, we’d love your help!

Timing: October and November


Career Conversations

Share valuable work experience and information about your career path with graduate students.

Time commitment: Minimum of 2 hours; an evening event held each fall semester

Fast Track Job Search Group

Bentley alumni can join our Fast Track Job Search Group. It meets weekly to connect alumni and help them stay focused and motivated throughout their search. The team will help you set and track activity goals toward your job search. Share your progress and get feedback from peers and Career Development professionals.

Fast Track meets on Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m. Registration is free and guaranteed by emailing alumniccs@bentley.edu.

1:1 Job Search Strategy Sessions

Don’t have time to meet every week? Try a 1:1 job search strategy session. Every Bentley graduate gets one free session with our Job Search Strategist to help you jumpstart your next big step to take charge of your career. To request your 30-minute appointment, complete this online form.

Tools and Online Resources

We want you to make a great first impression. Backed by research about how resumes are collected, read and evaluated, we’ve prepared a comprehensive Alumni Resume and Cover Letter Guide. Leverage these templates, samples and suggestions to stand out. The Bentley Business Correspondence Kit includes a comprehensive list of “do’s” and “don’ts” for writing effective cover letters, thank you letters and professional correspondence. Also, check out LinkedIn's Behavioral Question Guide to help you prepare for your next interview.

A number of free and discounted online services are available to Bentley alumni:

Big Interview

Transition your degree into your dream job with Big Interview. You’ll learn and practice interview skills using video lessons and an interactive practice tool. Use access code 1917 to register.


CareerLeader™

CareerLeader™ is a self-assessment tool used by top business schools to help alumni uncover their career interests, motives and abilities. Contact alumniccs@bentley.edu to receive a $20 discount.


European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)

Bentley is a member school of EFMD's global network. The EFMD career portal connects you to global opportunities, where corporate members of EFMD’s global network post internship and job opportunities. You can also access global organizations and their full-time opportunities by participating in a series of virtual career fairs sponsored by EFMD Global.


Glassdoor

Use Glassdoor to explore company reviews, salary information and interview tips from past and current employees. Glassdoor also has job boards and relevant blogs.


GoinGlobal

GoinGlobal connects you to more than 16 million internship and job listings, plus city and country career guides. With an alumni account, you get free access to job search tools and location-specific salary and cost-of-living data. GoinGlobal also describes work permit regulations and global employment trends, and gives you practical tips for resume writing and multicultural working and interviewing. Connect with executive recruiters, staffing agencies and networking groups worldwide.

If you need help getting started, contact Alumni Career Development at alumniccs@bentley.edu. Send us your full name and graduation year so we can help you faster.


Jobscan

Stand out from the crowd—and show who you truly are—by tailoring your resume for each job via Jobscan. This easy app scans and compares your resume with a job description to provide an instant analysis of how well you’ve met the job post’s criteria, and provides suggestions for improvement. The first scan is free!


Vault

Create a free Vault account to accelerate your job search today. Vault allows you to create job alerts, search for positions and upload your resume. You’ll also find comprehensive company profiles, industry outlooks, sample interview questions and more. Learn how to navigate Vault and access your alumni Vault benefits today.

If you need help getting started, contact Alumni Career Development at alumniccs@bentley.edu. Send us your full name and graduation year so we can help you faster.

Contact Us

For alumni looking to lend their expertise or for help with the job portal, contact the Office of Alumni and Family Engagement at alumni@bentley.edu or 781-891-2025.

For all other career inquiries, please contact Alumni Career Development at alumniccs@bentley.edu or 781-891-2164.
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