BereaCorps is a unique, grant-funded program that provides recent Berea graduates with the opportunity to work in staff positions at the College to gain professional experience. BereaCorps employees earn an hourly wage in a full-time staff position that includes health insurance and other benefits. Employees sign a one-year contract from June 1 through May 31, with the option of renewing for a final second year in the program upon approval.
To help young Berea College alumni transition smoothly towards professional goals.
Apply by visiting the BereaCorps job postings on the Berea College Human Resources website. Available positions are posted by March 1 each year. Some positions offer travel opportunities. The BereaCorps program is available to graduates within two years of the application year. We are looking for highly motivated, recent Berea graduates who are interested in maximizing potential for future career aspirations and who possess a strong desire to continue supporting the mission of the College.
- 2022 or 2023 graduate of Berea College
- Cover letter
- Two letters of recommendation
As part of the program, BereaCorps participants attend a series of workshops geared toward career development and professional skills, including but not limited to the following:
- Public Speaking and Networking
- Leadership Development
- Time Management
- Strengths-Based Leadership
- Health and Wellness
- Financial Wellness
- Tax Filing
Participants are also eligible to receive funding by submitting a proposal for additional professional development opportunities towards future goals.
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