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Graduate Career Development

You’re in Charge of Your Career - We’re here to help

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 Services 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.

89%

placement within 3 months of graduation

60+

employers attending graduate events

45+

graduate-focused career events per year

Remy Cofield
I built a network that helped me get to the NBA.
Remy Cofield
Basketball Operations Assistant for the Boston Celtics, Class of 2014
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Bentley Hired

My career adviser suggested Deloitte Consulting, which was not one of the companies that I initially thought of applying to. [She] knew the company’s recruitment season started earlier than other companies.
—Veronica Chung, Business Technology Analyst at Deloitte, MBA & MSIT Class of 2019

Read more Bentley #HIRED stories

 

How We Support Your Career

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

Career Advising

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

Career Curriculum: Graduate Career Development Intensive Course (GCDI)

GCDI 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

Career Conversations – Our Largest Fall Event: A Career Pathing Event for Graduate Students to Meet Successful Professionals and Alumni from 25+ companies. Companies include Fidelity, iRobot, 
Nov. 6th – register on BentleyLink 
Alumni who are interested: gcs@bentley.edu
 
Fall Career Community Week – “CCW” – Oct 21st – 24th
Find a Career Community related to your program of interest and learn from professionals in a small environment – See BentleyLink under Workshops and search “GCS: CCW” for all the details

Analytics Panel : Agero, Tufts Health Plan, Staples Tell All About Careers in Analytics

Math, Actuarial, Analytics, Technology Networking Event

Interstride Workshop: International Students Learn About Utilizing this tool for their career planning Career Fair

Get to Work: These companies recruit Bentley students

Graduate Career Services

Drop-In Hours:
Tuesday 1:00 - 4:00
Thursday 1:00 - 4:00
Friday: 10:00 - 12:00

LaCava 220
Email: GCS@bentley.edu