Finance: Summer Resource Roundup for Careers in Finance

If you are interested in Finance and eager to learn more, we’ve got you covered! Here are some helpful resources for understanding what a career in Finance entails, and to help you decide if finance is the right fit for …

By Ayswarya Salil
Ayswarya Salil CSE Career Captain Ayswarya Salil
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8 Big Secrets for Using Big Interview | CSE Resource of the Month Series

Interview Jitters? Never heard of them! Just kidding… Pre-interview nerves are totally normal, but never fear, Big Interview is here! If you have an interview coming up, set yourself up for success using Big Interview. Not sure where to start? …

By Stephanie Borr
Stephanie Borr Junior Career Captain Stephanie Borr
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How do I check my application status without being a pest?

It’s a common situation: You’ve interviewed, but days have passed since the interview and you haven’t heard anything from the company. How do you check the status of your application without being a pest?

First, let’s note that there could be …

By Julie Miller
Julie Miller Director, Career Strategies Center Julie Miller
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What Companies Look For In A Candidate – According To Two Capital Group Recruiters

Figuring out the best strategy to land a job can be stressful. To help ease your mind and prepare you for success on the job hunt, we spoke with two senior recruiters at Capital Group to find out what they’re …

By Mahogany Aminzia - WayUp
WayUp
Sign up to WayUp to personalize your job search and apply to opportunities from Fortune 500s to startups, all in one place. Let’s get you hired! Click here
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How to Build an Online Presence

Tips from the Careers and Engagement Office:

Set aside time each day to add to your online presence by liking, sharing, and/or commenting on a LinkedIn post that you find interesting or that you have a positive thought about. It …

By Alice Ain Rich
Alice Ain Rich Senior MBA Career Coach & Adjunct Professor Alice Ain Rich
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Traits Employers Look for When Hiring

Take a look at these interesting and relevant results from a recent survey that asked US Employers how they hire students into jobs:

First, what traits do employers view as most important when reviewing students’ resumes?

TRAITS AND STRENGTH

Ability …

By Frank Fessenden
Frank Fessenden Executive Director Frank Fessenden
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Interested in companies committed to diversity?

Your future employer’s commitment to diversity is very important. Companies that have a strong DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) program are in line with the current trends and evolution in our society. They are progressive, innovative, and forward-looking compared to …

By Chisomo Billy
Chisomo Billy Junior Career Captain Chisomo Billy
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What Interviewers Want to Know When They Ask You to “Describe a Time You Had to Make a Difficult Decision”

When you’re in a job interview, you’re likely to get asked questions that require you walk your interviewer through past experiences. “Describe a time you had to make a difficult decision,” for example, asks you to do this in a …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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5 Tips for Using GoinGlobal | CSE Resource of the Month Series

GoinGlobal consists of… Career-related resources for job and internship search in 36 countries and 50 US and Canadian cities, along with H1B (US) employer information and country-specific resume and cover letter templates.

The best time to use GoinGlobal is when …

By Ruchi Shrivastava
Ruchi Shrivastava Junior Career Captain Ruchi Shrivastava
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Can Massachusetts lead the FinTech revolution?

Brandeis University is contributing to a public-private coalition in Massachusetts that believes financial technology is the Bay State’s next big thing.

Brandeis is among the partners behind Mass Fintech Hub, an initiative launched earlier this month in an effort to …

By Career Strategies and Engagement (CSE)
Career Strategies and Engagement (CSE) Career Strategies and Engagement (CSE)
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