5 Tips for Career Decision-making When Graduating With a Master’s Degree

Dear New Graduates:

Congratulations! You have earned yet another degree. This time, you have accomplished this goal during an unprecedented pandemic when lives are turned upside down across the globe. It takes incredible courage, resilience, and positivity to get to …

By Sonia Liang
Sonia Liang Associate Director, Career Strategies Center MSBA Career Coach Sonia Liang
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Greetings to Brandeis International Business School Class of 2021!

Congratulations to each of you on the momentous occasion of your graduation.

The Career Strategies and Engagement team (CSE) has enjoyed partnering with you, from the weeks before your program began (do you remember your CSE Pre-Arrival Assignments?), to Launching …

By Julie Miller
Julie Miller Director, Career Strategies Center Julie Miller
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How Trust Can Advance Your Career

Want to improve your professional relationships and be more effective as a team member and leader? Try this: make as your default to always assume the best in people, right from the start. Show the other members of your team …

By Frank Fessenden
Frank Fessenden Executive Director Frank Fessenden
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Be BOLD in Your Intention and Gentle in Your Approach When Networking

Networking is important to your job search. Using on-line platforms such as LinkedIn can help you build a robust network from both inner and outer connections. Inner connections are people you know well, like mentors, friends, close peers and colleagues. …

By Alice Ain Rich
Alice Ain Rich Senior MBA Career Coach & Adjunct Professor Alice Ain Rich
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The 50 Best Companies to Grow your Career, from LinkedIn

Lists and rankings of companies are ubiquitous these days. From the Fortune 500 to the Inc 5000, there are published company lists for many different types of rankings.  At the CSE we really like this brand new list from LinkedIn:

By Frank Fessenden
Frank Fessenden Executive Director Frank Fessenden
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Feeling Zoom Fatigue? You’re Not Alone!

Zoom fatigue is a topic of conversation practically everywhere. While some of us begin easing our way back into classrooms and offices, others have a way to go. And even post-pandemic, portions of the virtual world are likely here to …

By Marcia Katz
Marcia Katz Director, Career Development and Alumni Engagement Marcia Katz
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Important CSE Update: The Internship Awards Application Deadline Has Been Extended!

Good news for students pursuing summer internships – the Internship Awards application deadline has been extended until May 31st!

As a reminder, the Brandeis International Business School Internship Awards Program consists of funding from the Dean’s Office, donors, Centers & …

By Career Strategies and Engagement (CSE)
Career Strategies and Engagement (CSE) Career Strategies and Engagement (CSE)
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What’s a Phone Screen? Here’s What You Need to Know Before That “Quick Chat” With the Recruiter

So you got an email back from a job you applied to—awesome! The person who reached out is asking to schedule a phone screen. Or perhaps they’re asking to schedule a “quick chat” or “brief phone call.” What does this …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile with these Expert Tips

Would you like some simple steps for creating a great LinkedIn profile? Jeremy and Omar, The LinkedIn Guys, worked at LinkedIn and constantly research the most effective ways to be found by recruiters on LinkedIn.

Check out their new article, …

By Julie Miller
Julie Miller Director, Career Strategies Center Julie Miller
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How to Navigate Interviews as An International Candidate

You just got a call or an email from a recruiter: you’re invited to an interview.

You’re excited but also nervous at the same time. How am I going to talk about my status as an international candidate? 

The most …

By Sonia Liang
Sonia Liang Associate Director, Career Strategies Center MSBA Career Coach Sonia Liang
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