Skip to main content

University Life

Highlighted Resource

Are you preparing for a Case Interview?

FREE CQI (Case Questions Interactive) vault designed by author of Case In Point 11th edition by Marc Cosentino.

Register with your Bentley email address in Handshake and gain access to:

  • The Video Vault to practice and see demonstrations and test your skills! 

  • A video case interview workshop 


Case in point book cover



Handshake - #1 way to connect with employers, and apply to jobs and internships with employers who are seeking Bentley talent. It is free for Bentley students with your Bentley email address.


European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)

The European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) career portal connects you to global opportunities. Corporate members of EFMD’s global network post internship and job opportunities. Bentley is a member school of EFMD’s global network.



GoinGlobal connects you to more than 16 million internship and job listings, plus city and country career guides. Access 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.   

To access GoinGlobal from off-campus, access our Handshake portal and then click on the GoinGlobal icon at the bottom of the page. Create an account the first time you visit.

If you are having difficulty accessing this resource off-campus, please contact  to get access.



Interstride: Using data-driven technology, Bentley has partnered with Interstride to offer a portal that provides international students with all the FREE resources they need to transition and thrive in their educational journey abroad with 500k+ jobs and internships, webinars and more.

Interstride highlights many pathways to help international students with their employment search, immigration hurdles, community integration, and overall university engagement. Through our user-friendly portal, a network of services, workshops and engaging content, Interstride offers students a one-stop-shop for all career-related needs. Register for Interstride

Job search strategy for international students is a new course that Interstride developed just for you! The course will breakdown the job search process into three distinct steps:

  1. Understand the challenges and the process to execute a successful job search
  2. Assess your profile and tailor it to the opportunities in the job market
  3. Strategize and prepare to execute a proactive job search process
Firsthand (formally Vault)

Create a free Firsthand account to accelerate your job search today. Firsthand 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. 

If you need help getting started, contact Graduate Career Development at


When you are launching your career, Micro-Internships provide a tremendous opportunity. Not only can you explore different career paths and work on interesting assignments, you can also demonstrate your abilities to potential employers while building your professional portfolio and network. Create your profile here

Other Resources
  1. Indeed: Indeed has been recognized as the top job search board for several years. You’ll find all levels and categories of jobs on this huge job board making it one of the best options for almost every job seeker.
  2. VentureFizz: Discover the best jobs and companies in the tech industry
  3. Green Job Resources:

               Sustainability & Analytics one pager,  Sustainability & Consulting one pagerSustainabilty & Accounting one pager,  

               Sustainability & Finance one pagerSustainability & Sales one pager


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.

View Resource


No matter when the last time you negotiated for a better salary was, the time will come again when the value of the work you do is not reflected in the compensation you receive for that work.

View Resource


Discover events for all the things you love including career networking.

View Resource


Networking via LinkedIn is an amazing, proven strategy to make connections in your industry that can further your career and these days you no longer have to wait for the next local networking event to do so.

View Resource




CliftonStrengths is an online talent assessment to help graduate students:

  • Discover what their naturally good at it
  • Learn how to develop their greatest talents into strengths
  • Use their personalized results and reports to maximize potential

This assessment is FREE when completed during CDI-501 (Graduate Career Development Intensive). Register for CDI-501 in WorkDay and contact with any questions.  


Career Guides to Build Your Way Forward
  • Check out Handshake’s “Career Toolkit” in resources for your resume guide, cover letter guide, interview guide and more!  

CAREER TOOLKIT (for current students only)


Resume and Skills Evaluation

Do you have skills to be successful in your next role? Check out these FREE resources to help you fill the gap on your resume to ensure your top skills are highlights to land your next job.

  • LinkedIn Career Explorer Uncover potential career paths and see how your skills match to real job titles, or skip ahead to explore jobs and skills on your own.
  • Resume Optimizer You can use this tool to optimize your resume for the type of job that you would like apply for.
  • Jobscan Analyzes your resume against recruiter preferences and hidden requirements to help you beat the Applicant Tracking Systems. Get a score and ways to improve your resume to increase your chances of an interview.  

Do you need more support on your resume? Check out our Career Guides by searching for the CAREER TOOLKIT” in Handshake under “Resources” with your Bentley student email address.



VMock: Your Go-To Resume Resource

Think of your resume as your first impression. Every time you meet someone you want to make sure they walk away thinking something great, especially if this is the first time you are ever meeting. The same is true with your resume. Before you walk in the door, someone is looking at your resume and getting an idea of who you are and what your experience has been up till that day.

For that reason, your resume is one of the most important pieces of your career and can certainly open (or close) doors for you from internships to full times and beyond. But …. writing a resume, a GOOD resume, can be hard. That’s why WE have VMock! This resource uses sophisticated algorithms and data science. VMock analyzes hundreds of parameters from your profile, and generates a personalized score leveraging a proprietary scoring engine. Know exactly where you stand in matter of seconds. Learn more HERE. Don’t have access? Email for an invitation.

The process is broken down into 3 easy steps to success.

  1. Upload your resume
  2. Get instant feedback
  3. Improve and succeed

Here are some best practices to follow:

  • Save the resume in PDF format
  • Students receive 10 uploads per academic  year so make your changes before uploading
  • This is a 24/7 online service
  • Follow up with conversations with the career coaches afterwards

Now get started on with VMock today!

Professional Development

                         Seeking out various Professional Development opportunities is a mainstay of the job search process, here are a couple to consider.

Graduate Academic Internships