Summer Experiences Bring Beacon Students Closer to Job Readiness

| Beacon News, Career Development
Javier Escudero hangs out with a furry friend during his summer internship through the Beacon Career Immersion Program.

By Darlyn Finch Kuhn Beacon College students don’t seek just internships anymore. That’s because now they can take part in experiential learning opportunities that, in addition to traditional internships, also include job shadowing, volunteer work, and apprenticeships. This flexibility “supports a wider scope of opportunities students can engage in during their school breaks that provide […]

Bradley Hopes to Turn Graduate-to-Career Pipeline on Full Blast

| Beacon News, Career Development

By Marco Santana Melissa Bradley has a mantra that she has helped spread across Beacon College’s Juan & Lisa Jones Center for Career Preparation. “All ways. Always.” That approach to helping students as the office’s new director means understanding that each case is different, especially at a school like Beacon College, which specializes in students […]

Opportunity Knocks at Beacon’s Career Week

| Beacon News, Career Development

The Beacon College Career Center is pleased to announce Career Week 2022 which will be held the week of April 4 through April 8.  This year’s event features an array of events including a Job Fair, guest speakers in a variety of fields, a career fashion show, and an ice cream social. The Job Fair will include a dozen employers who will be present to talk to students about opportunities at their organizations.

Internships Immerse Students In ‘Transformative’ Experience

| Beacon News, Career Development, Student News

As a college intern, Jack Jones built his own field of dreams this summer for a parks and recreation department. And to draw from a famous line in the 1989 movie “Field of Dreams,” the memories were so thick, it was like dipping in magic waters. Jones joined more than 40 Beacon students who filled real-world jobs this summer as part of the Career Immersion Program (CIP). The three-week internships immersed them in a range of fields, including hospital human resources, information technology, web design, animal care and rescue, law enforcement, and recreation management.