Equitable Economy Crusader Searches Beacon Campus for Talent

| Career Development, Featured
United for a fair economy

The recruiting game is heating up at Beacon College. Recently, another out-of-state organization came calling on campus looking for prospective interns. United for a Fair Economy (UFE), a national, nonpartisan, nonprofit group that supports social movements working for a resilient, sustainable, and equitable economy, graced Beacon’s Leesburg campus for two days in late October as […]

Dell Internships Boot up Computing Opportunities for Beacon Students

| Beacon News, Career Development, Featured
Dell Presentation

Computers function using binary code, a base-2 numeric system.

Base-2 seemed apropos recently considering two Dell Technologies recruiters spent two days on campus recruiting a pair of Beacon College students for summer internships at the Texas-based computer giant — all thanks to a Beacon parent paving the way.

“Student will accrue evidence of their abilities, and will make critical professional contacts to use when future employers ask for them,” says Esteban Lopez, director of corporate and academic outreach at Beacon College.

Beacon Spring Career Fair Prepares Students for Global Economy

| Career Development, Uncategorized

The focus on preparing our students for the global job market begins in earnest from the first day students set foot on campus. From freshman year through graduation (and beyond) students at Beacon College — the first institution of higher learning accredited to award bachelor’s degrees exclusively to students with learning disabilities, ADHD and other […]

Beacon Students Preparing for First Campus Career Fair

| Career Development, Uncategorized

The team in the Career Development Center have been busily planning the first Beacon College Career Fair. While students in the Career Development Program have been exposed to the career fair environment at multiple regional venues, Kimberly McCormick, Career Development Placement Coordinator, recognized the critical need to hold an on-campus event. Current Beacon College students […]

Fall Internships Prove Productive for Beacon College Students

| Career Development, Uncategorized

Students at Beacon College have the opportunity to explore different career options. The College offers a wide variety of majors: Human Services, Business, Computer Information Systems, Web & Digital Media, Studio Arts, Psychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies. Before students graduate from Beacon College, they are required to complete an internship in the major in which they […]

Beacon Participates in JetBlue Disability Mentoring Day

| Career Development

JetBlue University set up a Disability Mentoring Day on Friday, October 3rd. Representatives from Beacon College were invited to attend at the Orlando location, along with Wounded Warriors. Beacon College students Suzy Finlon, Shia Byers, Kaila Walton, Katie McNamara, and Ariel Ben-Chitrit attended the event, and President Hagerty was a featured speaker.   The day […]

Career Development Classes Check out Local Job Fair

| Career Development, Uncategorized

This past week, students enrolled in the Career Development II course headed to a job fair held at Lake Sumter State College. This field trip afforded them the opportunity to survey the local job scene, make valuable contacts with professionals and employers in the area, and practice all the skills they have learned through the […]