Stand Out on LinkedIn to Recruiters

There are several reasons why someone would decide to create a LinkedIn profile. For many, creating a profile is a chance to improve one’s personal brand and get one’s name, experience, and skills out on the Internet. This enables users to be easily found by common connections, alumni, and recruiters.

What is the best way to stand out to recruiters on LinkedIn?

Optimize your LinkedIn profile: Completely fill in the sections that are available to you by listing past experiences and employers … Read more »

By Stephanie Berenson
Stephanie Berenson Intern Stephanie Berenson
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Freshmen Feature: The company you keep

“Tell me about your friends”. 

You’ve probably heard somewhere that you’re only as good as the company you keep. While you’re eyeballing your buddies who may be sitting across the room or table from you right now, consider that – right now – you have the advantage of a “clean slate”. You can begin to choose your next group of friends.  In addition to shaping much of the next 4 years at Isenberg, these are people  who will be business partners and … Read more »

By Kim Figueroa
Kim Figueroa Director, Internships and Co-ops Kim Figueroa
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iIntern Feature: Jacob LeBlanc

Jacob LeBlanc, OIM, 2016
App Developer/PMO Intern
C&S Wholesale Grocers

What did you do?
I interned at C&S Wholesale Grocers in Keene, New Hampshire. I worked in their Information Services department working mostly with Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher (OBIEE); therefore, most of my time was spent building Analysis, Dashboards, and Reports for the company to examine all of the data they have. I finished up creating a dashboard that tracks all the usage of the reports by User, Subject Area, Report … Read more »

By Stephanie Berenson
Stephanie Berenson Intern Stephanie Berenson
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Send a Thank You Note. Seriously, Do It.

Don’t feel like writing a thank you note? You’re not alone.

The good news is you’ve made it through the hard part! You revised your resume, wrote a cover letter, submitted the actual application, signed up for an interview slot, and survived the interview. You should feel good — you’re almost done. However, to truly put yourself in the best possible position after leaving an interview, it is important that you follow-up as well as you can.

I agree that first impressions are incredibly … Read more »

By Gabriel Sehringer
Gabriel Sehringer Intern Gabriel Sehringer
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UPCOMING DEADLINES: Week of 10/12

The following internships and full-time opportunities have fast approaching deadlines. Be sure to check Isenberg Experience and UMass Experience for other job postings.

Arbella Insurance Group: Customer Service Representative      Deadline: 10/14

Domino’s: Domino’s Pizza Leadership Development Program     Deadline: 10/15

Abercrombie & Fitch/Hollister Co.: Manager in Training (MIT) Program   Deadline: 10/15

Proficio Capital Partners LLC: Investment Analyst (Seeking December ’14 Grads or Recent Alumni)   Deadline: 10/15

Bain Capital Group Sankaty Advisors: Sankaty Portfolio Operations Associate … Read more »

By Stephanie Berenson
Stephanie Berenson Intern Stephanie Berenson
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Grant Thornton hosts Women’s Leadership Workshop: APPLY by OCT 24

Grant Thornton is a public accounting firm that values our women’s career aspirations. To help our women achieve their goals, we established Women at Grant Thornton, a program with the mission to enhance the recruitment, retention, and advancement of women into leadership positions.

On Friday, November 14th, Grant Thornton’s New England Cluster is inviting a select number of students to spend a day with our Women at Grant Thornton group to explore what sustains women in global leadership positions and … Read more »

By Kim Figueroa
Kim Figueroa Director, Internships and Co-ops Kim Figueroa
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