Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

The Impossible job market for students

The Impossible job market for students

By Shannon A Garrido
September 10, 2021

For young people everywhere, looking for employment after graduation has become much more difficult. High competition, little work experience, a pandemic, and the recession it caused, have made it increasingly...

Students walking along Boylston Street.

Emerson students wary of making definite summer plans due to pandemic

By Bailey Allen, Editor-at-Large
March 11, 2021

With the uncertainty of the pandemic still looming, three Emerson students said they were hesitant to cement summer plans out of fear they would be upended once again.  After the pandemic upended the...

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...

While developing a personal brand will not guarantee a job after graduation, it can certainly help with the search. / Illustration by Ally Rzesa

Op-ed: Using personal branding as a means to landing a job

By Danielle Finelli
March 23, 2019

“Please write about your personal brand story.” That was the final question on my summer internship application. Luckily, I had done my research and studied self-marketing. But before this semester,...

Op-ed: Risking financial security for a coveted college education

Op-ed: Risking financial security for a coveted college education

By Emily Cardona
March 21, 2019

Low-income students, like myself, frequently get put in a position where we must put aside our basic necessities, including toiletries and food, to attend Emerson. Low-income students, or those coming...

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