Career Interest Communities

What is a career interest community?

A career interest community is a career-focused page for students, alumni, faculty, staff, and employers to connect with resources that are meaningful to their field of interest. Each page offers core skills, potential position titles, labor departments and majors/minors to explore, jobs, internships, news, various career resources, and campus resources. These pages are not an exhaustive list! If you are in need of further resources or you wish to suggest a resource that has been helpful to you, please email careerdevelopment@berea.edu.

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Advocacy, Social Service, & Nonprofits Culture, Education, & Human Development
Agriculture, Food, & Environment Government, Global Affairs, Public Administration, & Law
Arts, Media, & Journalism Healthcare & Wellness
Business, Finance, Sales, & Marketing Science, Technology, Innovation, & Entrepreneurship 

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Ask Alexis | Should I Include Potentially Controversial Volunteer Experience On My Resume?

Dear Ask Alexis,

Over the last few years, I’ve been doing quite a bit of volunteering. I’m concerned, however, that some of my stints may be just a little controversial depending on the organization I’m applying to work for now …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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Alumni Spotlight: Jeanne Marie Hibberd ’84

Jeanne Marie graduated from Berea College in 1984 with a degree in Philosophy. But don’t let that fool you – while Jeanne Marie can wax and wane philosophically with the best of them, Jeanne’s spent much of her career …

By Rowan Swift
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Student (now Alumni!) Spotlight: Michelle Mecham ’22

Meet Michelle Mecham, a senior student at Berea College who is double majoring in Asian Studies and Child & Family Studies. At the time of the interview, she had only recently applied to the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program (JET). …

By Hannia Amaro-Zambrano
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Student (now Alumni!) Spotlight: Agnes Dotse ’22

Agnes Dotse is a senior nursing student at Berea College whose path to nursing was not a straight line. During her first semester of classes at Berea College, she realized that she wanted to pursue nursing to help and take …

By Hannia Amaro-Zambrano
Hannia Amaro-Zambrano Peer Consultant
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Alumni Spotlight: Malachi Holden’ 19

“I love coding because it lets me transfer an idea to a working app” that is how Malachi Holden, a Berea 19 alumni described his passion for coding. Right now, Malachi is a Mobile Software Engineer at Sittercity, a job …

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