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Twelve Graduate from New Welding Training Program

Only a few months ago, Matthew Kennelly would have described himself as “lost.” Like many recent college graduates, the 22-year-old Lincroft native found himself with a degree but little direction – no true passion to follow or dream career to chase down. By chance, he saw an ad in the paper for a free welding training […]

Welding Program Provides New Path for Local Workers

After working for years as a mechanic, Matawan resident Justin Dapolito found himself in an unfamiliar situation. Despite his extensive experience and a host of professional certifications, there simply wasn’t enough work to go around. Like countless others before him, Dapolito was laid off. Seemingly overnight, the 36-year-old was faced with a difficult decision:  keep […]

Brookdale Hosts Barnabas Health Career Fair

Dozens of allied health students and Brookdale alumni sat down with one of the largest employers in the state on June 30 during the Barnabas Health and Monmouth Medical Center Career Fair at the Long Branch Higher Education Center. Barnabas representatives met one-on-one with attendees to discuss a wide range of open positions at the […]

Brookdale Hosts Veterinary Career Fair

After completing more than 170 hours of intensive training and sitting for a national certification exam last week, the Spring 2015 graduates of Brookdale’s Veterinary Assistant Certificate program are officially ready to get to work. To assist them in their job search, Brookdale’s Business and Community Development (BCD) division invited a number of local employers […]

Brookdale, Monmouth Medical Open New Training Lab

Brookdale has partnered with Monmouth Medical Center to open a new patient care technician (PCT) training lab at the Long Branch Higher Education Center. The lab, featuring professional-grade equipment and tools donated by Monmouth Medical personnel, will serve as a training center for Brookdale students and help fill employment vacancies at the hospital. Students who […]

Brookdale Honors Student Workers, Supervisors

Brookdale administrators, faculty and staff took time out on April 21 to honor the more than 250 students have worked on campus this academic year. During the 5th Annual Student Worker Appreciation Ceremony in the Student Life Center, Career Services Director Sarah McElroy joined Dean David Stout in recognizing the contributions student workers have made […]

Hundreds Attend 3rd Annual Law Enforcement Career Fair

More than 500 students and local job seekers attended the third annual Law Enforcement Career Fair and tribute to first responders, held April 3 in the Warner Student Life Center. Sponsored by Brookdale’s Criminal Justice Department and the Central New Jersey chapter of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE), the event featured […]

Career and Internship Fair Draws Over 70 Employers

In the finale to this year’s Career and Internship Week, Brookdale’s Career Services division partnered with the ALPFA student business club on March 26 to host the second annual Career and Internship Fair. More than 70 local and national employers participated in the event, offering internships and part- and full-time career opportunities to students in […]

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