Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Andrea Popa (center), director of the Office of International Student Affairs, with international students in 2019.

International students face limited prospects after graduation

By Gabriel Borges, Staff Writer
September 30, 2021

Most recent Emerson graduates have their job prospects at the front of their minds, but for international students, the question of what to do with their lives after getting off the commencement stage...

The old student mailroom in the basement of the Colonial Building.

College sees dip in student job availability amid pandemic

By Julia Burns
November 24, 2020

At the onset of the pandemic, mass layoffs and unemployment decimated the U.S. and its businesses. Now, in Emerson’s first full semester during COVID-19, some students struggled to secure the on-campus...

Career Development Center Director Carol Spector said staff members from career services have been working remotely with students who applied for free summer internship housing through the college to help them find ongoing opportunities this summer. / Photo by Emily Oliver

As pandemic worsens, the threat of unemployment looms for students

By Abigail Hadfield, Deputy Copy Editor
April 7, 2020

Just a few weeks ago, sophomore journalism major Annie Bennett had a complete plan laid out for her summer internship and housing.  “I was going to do the summer conference assistant job at Emerson...

Respect college employees with improved communication

Respect college employees with improved communication

By Editorial Board
October 2, 2019

Over the summer, the college switched their employment software from their old system, People Admin, to a new software called Workday. In the process of implementing this new system, many students employees...

I never could have imagined how students’ excessive online shopping could impact the workers, and how much worse this purchasing habit would get over the course of my college career. / Illustration by Ally Rzesa

Op-ed: Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

By Kaitlyn Bryson
September 3, 2019

In a world filled with instant gratification, personally tailored advertisements, and one-click shopping, it can be easy to overlook how our purchases impact others. But our lack of knowledge is exactly...

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