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Graduate School:

So you are graduating soon and wondering what’s next? For some students, continuing their education is an excellent choice! If you are interested in continuing your education by obtaining a Master’s degree, or if you are coming back to school in search of an even higher degree (PhD., EdD., JD, etc.) you can find information about several different institutions and degree programs below!

Online Master’s Programs:

Internship Opportunities:

Internships are a fantastic way to gain hands-on job experience, network with industry leaders, and find out what exactly you would like to do following graduation. (Note: This is an active, rolling list and will be updated weekly)

Interested in pursuing an internship for course credit? Career Services will begin accepting paperwork for Spring 2018 internships in late September! For more information, contact Morgan Russelburg, Director of Career Services at: [email protected]

    • James H. Dunn Memorial Fellowship: The James H. Dunn, Jr. Memorial Fellowship Program provides bright, highly motivated recent college graduates a unique opportunity to experience firsthand the operations of state government for one year. Dunn Fellows are recruited from public and private colleges and universities across the nation. Qualified applicants must have completed a bachelor’s or higher graduate degree in the 18 months prior to the program’s commencement and must demonstrate a commitment to excellence through academic honors, leadership ability, extracurricular activities, and community/public service involvement. The program begins on the first weekday in August and ends on July 31st of the following year. Dunn Fellows are paid $31,332 annually and receive full state benefits. If you are interested in this opportunity please email [email protected] or apply at: http://www.illinois.gov/gov/about/opportunities/Pages/default.aspx

       For more information about Internship Opportunities, please contact Career Services (270) 686-4268

Part-Time Employment Opportunities:

If you are looking for a way to earn some extra cash, or get your feet wet in the job world, a part-time position is a great place to start. Below you will find a list of current employers looking for YOU! (Note: This is an active, rolling list and will be updated weekly)

    • Comfort Keepers: Comfort Keepers provides in-home care and is an excellent resource for individuals who wish to remain in the comfort of their own homes. They are committed to helping seniors by providing care and support that improves quality of life and enables independent living at home. There are several positions open with this company and they are looking to hire immediately. To apply please go to the Comfort Keepers building at 401 Frederica Street, Building B-102, Owensboro, KY, 42301. You should be prepared for an immediate interview upon applying. Please take the contact information for 3 references, driver’s license, and proof of insurance when you apply.
    • Fresh Ideas: Fresh Ideas is looking for hardworking and motivated students to fill their part-time evening, weekend, and concession stand positions. They offer flexible schedules and competitive pay based on experience and reliability. If you are interested in working for Fresh Ideas please apply at apply.freshideasfood.com with a Brescia reference and then stop by the dining hall to introduce yourself to Jeremy.

Career Opportunities:

Are you a senior, recent graduate, or Brescia alum looking for your first career move, or maybe looking for your next step? Below you will find links to current full-time positions in and around the Owensboro community. (Note: This is an active, rolling list and will be updated weekly)

  • Greater Owensboro Economic Development Corporation: The EDC is hiring an Office Manager to assist in the operations and organization of the EDC office and assists the President/CEO and staff as receptionist, clerical, and other office responsibilities. If interested, please submit a resume and cover letter to the Greater Owensboro Economic Development Corporation at 200 East Third Street, Owensboro, Kentucky 42303, or [email protected] 
  • Payroll Specialist: This position compiles payroll data to maintain payroll records. Applicants must have 3-5 years of payroll experience, experience working with Paycor/ADP/Kronos, and a bachelor’s degree is preferred. Interested applicants should send a resume with contact information to Aleks Rostovs, Recruiter with Aston Carter, via email to [email protected].
  • Southwestern Behavioral Healthcare:
    • Child & Family Community Resource Specialist: Southwestern Behavioral Healthcare, Inc. and its affiliate corporations are the largest providers of community-based behavioral healthcare in Southwestern Indiana, offering a full range of mental health and addictions treatment and related educational services. We are seeking a full-time Community Resource Specialist in our Child & Family Services Division.  This position offers a competitive benefits package including health, dental, vision, 401K plan including employer contribution and match and a generous PTO plan. This position provides community-based case management, skills training/development, and other clinical services to children and families referred by the Department of Child Services, Juvenile Probation, the System of Care, Southwestern assessment team and therapists, local schools, etc.  Evening hours are required for this position. Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Criminal Justice, or other related Human Service degree.  Experience working with children who have severe emotional disturbances preferred as well as knowledge of community resources.  Applicants must pass the required criminal background checks, pass a drug screen, hold a valid driver’s license and qualify for Southwestern’s vehicle liability coverage. To apply please contact Lindsey Hays at [email protected].
    • High Fidelity Wrap Around Facilitator: We are seeking a full-time High Fidelity Wraparound Facilitator (WF) to work as part of our System of Care network of providers.  This position will be responsible for providing on-going clinical management for High Fidelity Wraparound referrals and coordinate with multiple agencies and organizations on behalf of children and their families who are engaged in the Wraparound Facilitation program.  WF credentialing must be maintained as required by the State of Indiana to comply with the High Fidelity Wrap model currently being endorsed by the State. This position offers a competitive benefits package including health, dental, vision, 401K plan including employer contribution and match and a generous PTO plan.  Applicants must have a Bachelor degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology or a related field and two years of clinical experience working with youth.  Must have acquired or be eligible for Wraparound Practitioner Certification according to DMHA policy.  Direct experience working with Seriously Emotionally Disturbed (SED) youth in a way that builds functional skills, such as group counseling, one-on-one counseling, provision of skills training, and/or provision of therapeutic recreational activities is preferred but not required.  Prior Wrap Facilitation experience is preferred. Applicants must pass the required criminal background checks, pass a drug screen, hold a valid driver’s license and qualify for Southwestern’s vehicle liability coverage.  Once hired, candidates must successfully complete the DMHA and OMPP- approved training and certifications for CMHW and CMHI services including CPR and First Aid.  To apply please contact Lindsey Hays at [email protected].
    • Therapist – Child & Family Services: We are seeking a full-time Community Based Therapist. This position offers a competitive benefits package including health, dental, vision, 401K plan including employer contribution and match and a generous PTO plan. This position will provide individual, family and group therapy to at-risk children and adults.  Position also provides clinical assessment, crisis intervention, and treatment services in a community setting. Applicants must have a Master’s degree in Social Work, LSW and prefer LCSW.  If not currently licensed, candidates must pass the LSW within 3 months of hire and the LCSW within six months of eligibility. Applicants must pass the required criminal background checks, pass a drug screen, hold a valid driver’s license and qualify for Southwestern’s vehicle liability coverage. To apply please contact Lindsey Hays at [email protected].

Additional Job-Search Resources

You may wish to browse the sites of particular employers in which you are interested for current openings. Below you will find links to National, State & Regional job databases. Have your resume ready to post!

Give Back! Volunteer and Community Service Opportunities:

Want to give back while you are in school? Or maybe you want to join a volunteer organization following graduation? Community service and working with local an/or national volunteer organizations are a great way to gain experience, while interacting with all different people, and giving back! H