Monday, October 24th, 2016

Investment Banking Hiring Timeline

The competition for full-time analyst roles in investment banking is fierce. Sadly, too many students go unaware of the accelerated and intense recruitment process; the key is starting early. Below we’ve detailed the preparation you should be doing your sophomore, junior, and senior years.

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Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

Finance Industry Hiring Timeline

Hiring and recruiting for finance internships/jobs is carried out during the fall semester. Depending on the area within finance that you’re interested in, whether it be wealth management, investment banking, accounting, etc., the timeline, days in the hiring cycle, and traditional path to securing an internship may vary.

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Monday, September 24th, 2012

On Campus Interviewing

It’s post-Expo and we are in full swing with interviews on campus! We talk a lot about tips for interviewing: what to wear, questions to ask, but we also need to discuss another topic: the ethics of interviewing on campus. An interview is a business commitment; once you apply and are granted an interview, it is expected that you will attend. It is our policy that, if you are a no-show for an interview, you will be suspended from the BRIDGE immediately. The Career Development Center does not advocate missing classes for interviews and we recommend that you do your […]

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Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

Are Your Listening Skills Killing Your Chances Of Landing A Job?

With On-Campus Recruiting (OCR) in full swing we thought this post from Glassdoor.com Blog by Debra Wheatman was very pertinent. Enjoy! Good Luck! Schedule a Mock Interview! Come to Interview Tips (every Monday at 5pm)! In this article Debra explains, “It is normal and expected that you will be slightly nervous. The art of listening should not be diminished! Oftentimes, people tend to talk more when they are nervous. During an interview this can work against you.” She goes on to explain the other problem with failing to listen, “you may miss some important clues or red flags related to […]

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Monday, October 3rd, 2011

Hitting with a spoon? Deal Breaker. And other Interview Do’s & Don’ts you can learn from toddlers

A fun article in honor of the first day of OCR You all should know by now that I LOVE NPR! Yup. I say it loud and I say it proud: I love NPR! I love it even more when I can use it for work (like we did when discussing Elevator Pitches). Well, courtesy of NPR comes yet another post from me, this time about preschoolers and interviewing. It really made me laugh. Then it made me feel bad for these little tykes. My preschool days were carefree bliss of making play dough (and of course taste testing it), […]

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Monday, January 31st, 2011

On-Campus Recruiting Starts February 7th

Did you know that several employers come to campus to recruit Bucknellians to work at their companies? If the thought of this makes your blood pressure rise…don’t worry! Here are 5 easy steps to help you stand out and conquer the on-campus recruiting (OCR) process. 1) Accentuate the Positive. Rather than getting stuck on the ways you think you aren’t competitive, focus on what strengths (and you all have them) you bring to the position. The easiest way to do this is to first understand what skills an employer is looking for so… 2) Know the industry. Following what’s going […]

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Monday, September 27th, 2010

What to Wear for the Interview

On-Campus Recruiting begins today so we thought we’d share some tips on dressing for an interview. Although certain qualifications and skills are mandatory for many jobs, the interview can often make or break one’s chances. First impressions say a lot, and what interviewers absorb in the first 30 seconds is what they are most likely to remember. You’ll want that first impression to be not just a good one, but also a great one. Not only do you need to keep a cool composure, be confident in your skills and know all about the organization you are interviewing with, you […]

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Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

What is OCR?

On-Campus Recruiting, also known as OCR, provides Bucknell students the opportunity to interview with employers who visit the Career Center during the Fall and Spring semesters. Full-time entry-level jobs and summer internships, primarily in business and technical fields, are offered through the OCR program. OCR interviews occur from mid September through mid November for the Fall semester and late January through mid April for the Spring semester. Resume submission deadlines can vary but are typically every Monday night by 11:59 p.m. but it doesn’t hurt to check the BRIDGE often! You’ll find OCR listings on the BRIDGE. It always helps […]

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Monday, February 1st, 2010

Employer Spotlight: Deloitte

DELOITTE CONSULTING INTERVIEW TIPS WORKSHOP February 4th @ 6:00 – 7:00 pm in the ELC Forum Representatives from Deloitte Consulting will be on campus to give you some interview tips and insight! PIZZA will be served. Regardless of your major or career interest don’t miss this great opportunity to hear tips directly from employers.

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Friday, January 29th, 2010

Employer Spotlight: Accenture

Accenture News Accenture is proud to announce our big leap on BusinessWeek’s “Best Places to Launch a Career” list—to No. 11! Learn more about all the recognition. Accenture Scholarship Program for Minorities This scholarship program supports minority students pursuing degrees in engineering, computer science, information systems and decision or management sciences. Please let eligible students know the application process is now open for the 2010/2011 school year. Review scholarship details and application process. Application closes on January 31, 2010. Spotlight On: Skills to Succeed Accenture has long been committed to social sustainability. We understand that skills are a key driver […]

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