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June 24th, 2010

Pursuing an MBA: Notes from an Alumni Panel

In February, 2009, three representatives of four well-regarded MBA programs discussed their experiences as applicants and as staff in the admissions office for a mixed audience of students and alumni at Bucknell.   Here is a rather lengthy but informative summary of the useful and first-hand information they shared*: Pursuing an MBA: Perspectives from Harvard, Wharton and Dartmouth written by Jamie Leacock ’11 [Summarized from a panel program presented at Bucknell University on February 7, 2009;  includes information from a previous presentation by Sam Lundquist on 10.24.06. ] Panelists: Garry Thaniel ’04, Harvard 2+2 Program, 2nd Year Student Sam Lundquist, […]

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June 23rd, 2010

Bucknellians in Government Now on 7/21

4th ANNUAL BUCKNELLIANS IN GOVERNMENT – Any Bucknellians interested in government or employed in this sector are invited to attend this event to hear from other Bucknellians working in this industry.  Alumni are encouraged to get involved and share their own stories and career paths. Please register at this link: REGISTER NOW Date WEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 2010 Time 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Location Conference Center Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, DC  20036 Partnership for Public Service Career Fair If you are a recent graduate or graduated five or less years ago, you may also […]

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June 21st, 2010

Blackberry Etiquette – Put Down the Phone and Look Up

Challenged (or annoyed) by the proliferation of smartphones in the office and all around you?  So are others. Helpful guidelines below: For planned meetings, use an out-of-office message on the device, letting the sender know that you will get back to them as soon as you can, suggests The Globe and Mail. Keep it out of sight while driving, or use the silent option. And always excuse yourself to take your calls outside, says The Boston Globe. Article by Cynthia Good in June 10th edition of The Little Pink Book

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June 21st, 2010

Use the Internet to Find a Job – The Social Networking Trifecta

Author Byline: Matthew Warzel Author Website: http://www.mjwcareers.com If you are not a member already, you need to join what we call “The Social Networking Trifecta”. It consists of LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. You are probably asking yourself, “Do I really need to be on ALL of them?” The answer is: Yes. Why? Because everyone else is! Also, different people have different preferences on which one is their “favorite” to use. Some people may think Facebook is more user-friendly than LinkedIn. Others may find that they receive more activity on Twitter than on Facebook. Whatever the case may be, you must […]

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June 21st, 2010

Southern Teachers Agency – 267 listed vacancies!

Southern Teachers Agency currently has 267 vacancies listed by schools for the 2010-11 school year.  We expect schools to post additional openings with STA for the remainder of the spring and summer. STA is the oldest educational recruitment service in America.  We receive job listings from hundreds of PK-12 private schools around the South.  Schools come to STA because they recognize the value of STA’s help in recruiting & screening talented candidates. Certification is not required for most middle- and high-school teaching positions. This week’s current openings include the following jobs: Art –– 6 jobs in DC, IN, MD, TN, […]

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June 21st, 2010

Job Opportunities on the Bucknell Network – Oil Spill Analysts, Associate Recruiter, Trader, Project Manager…

These are some of the recent opportunities through the Bucknell Network that have been posted on Beyond the BRIDGE.  Once you log on to B-Link, select Career Center and then Alumni Career Services to find where jobs are posted and other helpful career resources.  As always, let us know if you have questions by emailing acs@bucknell.edu or calling 570-577-1238.

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May 25th, 2010

MBA conference in New York City…

The 2nd Annual Asian MBA Leadership Conference and Career Expo (AMBA) is taking place August 26-28, 2010 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. In 2009 we made history with the launch of this groundbreaking event.  Over 2,500 present and emerging leaders from the pan-Asian community came together to rise to new heights and to overcome barriers faced in the corporate world.  AMBA, through its inaugural event, was the spring board for many new careers and helped to propel numerous more to greater horizons. With our first event under our belt, preparations for our 2nd AMBA Conference […]

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May 19th, 2010

BMTN LA Event: “Get the inside track in the Entertainment Industry”

SAVE-THE-DATE Thursday, June 10, 2010 6:30-8:30 pm Hosted at: 100 Universal City Plaza Universal City, Ca*** A Roundtable Discussion and Networking Event with Bucknellians… Scott Edel ’82, Partner, Loeb & Loeb Sean Gamble ’96, Executive VP/CFO Universal Studios Christina Kounelias ’84, Executive VP, Marketing – New Line Cinema PART ONE of the event features an expert panel of Bucknell alumni currently working in different functions of the media industry.  They will be sharing essential information and thoughts about the state of the industry today as well as forecasting the trends they see becoming hot buttons for the future.  PART TWO […]

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May 18th, 2010

Alumni Access to Bucknell Library Resources

Did you know that your alumni status gets you access to multiple library resources, offered for free by Bucknell?  Why would this matter to your career?  Imagine you are targeting a particular company – plug in the name and see what articles are out there. The Alumni Library Resources are in the Alumni Career Services part of  the Career Center in B-Link, in the bottom right corner. Or you can go to this direct link (and log in)  Happy searching!

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