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Pulsifer Career Development Center

Graduate Career Development

Pulsifer Graduate Career Development

You’ll master more than just academic content at Bentley—you’ll also gain the skills and network you need to launch a successful career. You’re the CEO of your life, and our team stands behind you.
The Graduate Career Development team helps you make informed decisions about your future. Through programs, assessments and workshops, you get to practice interview skills and polish your professional presence. And we connect you to jobs, internships and interview opportunities, both online and on-campus.
Career Outcomes

In a survey of alumni (National Alumni Career Mobility Survey of graduates from the Classes of 2010 and 2015) of U.S. Universities, Falcon satisfaction came out on top, ranking #1 in three out of five categories; students prepared for careers, academic satisfaction, and economic mobility, when compared to colleges and universities nationally. 

2010 and 2015 Bentley Graduate Alumni reported:

86%

overwhelmingly agree that they were prepared to begin their careers

81%

say they have advanced in their careers as planned

90%

experienced “no impact at all” in their career status during COVID

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The Graduate Career Development team is amazing; always eager to help. They assisted me in getting where I am today and I am so grateful to them for this. I am very proud of my MBA & MSBA!
Pearl Esema, MBA & MSBA '19
Consulting Digital Analyst, Accenture

How We Support Your Career

You’re CEO of your career search. We support you with learning opportunities, tools, programs and events.

Career Coaching

Bentley graduate students work one-on-one with our career coaches, who have corporate and coaching experience. Our career coaches are knowledgeable and connected to industry trends, so they understand what employers want.

Career Curriculum: Graduate Career Development Intensive Course (CDI-501)

CDI-501 is a 6-week career development course to help you build a personal brand and develop a growth mindset.

The course is led by Bentley’s seasoned career advisors, leveraging their corporate and coaching experience. They’ll guide you through:

  • Strengths-based assessment and reflection

  • Resume and cover letter development

  • LinkedIn best practices

  • Strategies for networking strategies and informational interviews

  • Job search tools and resources

Networking

We have a network of 60,000+ alumni, strong employer connections and a vibrant community — all supportive of your learning, development and career potential.

On-Campus Recruiting

We connect you to a global network of alumni, employers and partners through events and opportunities. Through the Bentley community, you can explore careers and find key internships and job openings.

Strengths-based Education

Strengths-based education helps you find and enhance your natural strengths, which can accelerate your career and lead to greater fulfillment and joy. All of Bentley’s graduate advisors are trained or certified in strengths-based development. We follow a strengths-based approach in our advising and offer practical applications during events and workshops.

Workshops and Events

We develop 45+ interactive programs each academic year to support your professional development and job search. We connect you to a global network of alumni, employers and partners through events and opportunities like:

  • The Graduate School Career Fair

  • Career Pathing sessions

  • Company visits

  • International student workshops

  • Advanced job search workshops

  • Mock interviews and resume reviews

Highlighted Event

Hiring Outlook & Career Wellness Event

Laura Aiken, Director of Graduate Career Development is joined by Linda Micciche, Head of Executive Recruiting, PTC & Whitney Kuhnlenz, Director of Graduate Academic Advising.

#Hired Success Stories

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Victor Obetta

Program: MSBA

Graduation: May 2022

Company: Bain & Company

Title: Global Collaboration Intern

 

 

 

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Taoyanran (Alice) Sun

Program: MSMA

Graduation: May 2021

Company:  Merkle

Title: Senior Analyst

 

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Suchithra Vengalil

Program: MSBA

Graduation: May 2021

Company: Indegene

Title: Manager Omnichannel Marketing

 

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Success Stories

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