What Parents of Prospective College Students Should Know


Get insight into 10 career-related areas so you can help your son or daughter plan for a career.  1. Choosing a career/choosing a major Security vs. adventure. Accountant, Peace Corps volunteer, journalist, college professor. Ultimately, your son or daughter should … Continued

What Are Your Plans for This Summer?


As the academic year winds down, it is likely that college students around the world are being asked, “What are your plans for this summer?” Interning at your dream company? Taking classes? Studying abroad? Feeling speechless because you have no … Continued

What if I Don’t Get an Internship?


As career fairs and on-campus recruiting programs launch at colleges nationwide, highly motivated students may have one goal for next summer—to secure an internship. While it is never too early to seek an out an internship opportunity, it can be … Continued

Feeling Lost? The Best Careers Change and Evolve


A senior psychology major came into my office the other day. She dropped her bag, plopped down into a chair, and said “I’m lost!” With relatively little prompting, the story came out. She already knew her long term goal: to … Continued

Daring to Decline: Knowing When to Say No to a Job Offer


Congratulations—you got the offer! This is cause for a celebration! Except…why are you experiencing the sinking feeling of dread? You may feel obligated to accept the offer because you already invested so much time and effort in getting to this … Continued

How to Say Yes (or No) to a Job Offer


If you get a job offer, here are some simple rules of thumb to help decide whether you should accept it. Do some soul searching. At Bentley, our students begin the “soul searching” process during freshman year; but it’s still … Continued

Student Spotlight: James Ennis Street


Today, we bring you James Ennis Street, interviewed by Dr. William Taylor.  James is a Senior, and is a Public Policy and Critical Race Theory Double Major.  He is an On-Campus Coordinator | Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Senior Advisor | UNC … Continued

Using an Infographic to Explore Potential Careers


The purpose of this activity is for you to assess and rank your values, interests, strengths, and identity (personal or professional) in a creative and graphic way. (Take your infographic to a career counselor at your college/university career services office … Continued

Student Spotlight: Aaron Epps


Today, we bring you Aaron Epps.  Aaron is from Fairmont, NC, majoring in Political Science with a minor in Socioeconomic Justice.   His career interests are in HR and working with diversity and inclusion within corporations as it relates to recruiting, … Continued