The job numbers for the Bentley University class of 2017 are in and they tell a great story.
- More than 97 percent of graduates report that they are employed or enrolled in graduate school just six months after graduation
- 60 percent obtained their full-time employment through career services offerings including campus recruiting, career fairs, referrals and internships
- Median starting salary of $57,000
Four Steps to Your Dream Career
Planning for your dream career starts the day you step on campus, with a six-week intensive course in career development, from strengths assessment to building your job-search toolkit. From there, your customized four-year career plan will help you build a frameworks for success. We employ a four-step program that begins during your first year, and produces results for the vast majority of graduates.
Develop an understanding of your skills, interests and abilities and discover possible career paths. The Career Services staff, including your dedicated first-year adviser, will work closely with you in the classroom as you begin your exploration.
Work with your dedicated adviser, narrow and define objectives and create a more focused, effective resume. Consider the major you would like to choose, career-related programs, activities and first internships to try things out and see what fits.
Get an internship, apply the knowledge you've learned in the classroom to the workplace, and expand your practical experience. Revise and confirm your career goals, advance your résumé, and take advantage of on-campus interviews and Bentley career fairs to find relevant internships or jobs that will develop your experience and further you on your career path.
Build professional relationships, land a full-time position, and successfully transition to the workplace. Leverage your education, experiences and activities. The Career Services staff will work closely with you every step of the way. You’ll quickly discover just how valuable you are to employers — 97 percent of the class of 2017 are hired or accepted to graduate programs. Regardless of where you go after graduation, you will have all the skills you need for lifelong professional success.
Where are you headed once you leave Bentley? Check out just some of the organizations that employ our graduates:
Bain & Company
Ernst & Young
Windsor Marketing Group