The Breen Center for Career and Professional Development is one of LVC’s most powerful career readiness tools for students, wherever you are in your college journey. At the Breen Center you’ll find a dedicated team of experts and trained Career Peers who coach, counsel, and guide you to success in your chosen career.
Real Outcomes. Real Success.
Refine the skills needed to succeed in the workplace in a supportive environment with coaching from the Breen Center team.
Create connections that last a lifetime with career fairs, internships, and networking events.
Develop professionally, plan grad school, or take on your next career move at the Breen Center.
Wherever You Go, We’re with You All the Way
Explore resources and see how the Breen Center is supporting career success. For students and faculty: you can now find information about drop-in hours, resources, student employment opportunities, internship funding, career coaching and planning, interviewing, Handshake, and more, in our new internal website.
Our Success Stories
LVC Success Expo
LVC hosted its first-ever Advising and Career Exploration Day on Tuesday, March 21, 2023.
- met with their academic advisors and developed a plan for success
- talked with employers about internships and jobs
- learned about career-related topics through workshops and presentations.
Student employees assist faculty, staff, and administrators in a variety of ways. Many offices utilize student employees for clerical support and tasks such as filing, copying, answering phones, and distributing mail. Students may work as LVC representatives in positions such as Valley Ambassadors (tour guides). The athletic department hires students as lifeguards, team managers, and event staff. Jobs are available in everything from food service to community service and a complete list of jobs is available in Handshake.
Students work, on average, 8-10 hours per week. Academics are the priority, therefore students’ schedules are made according to their class schedule. The wages for student employment positions range from $8–$11 per hour depending on the type of job and the level of responsibility.
Happening at the Breen Center
We’re grateful to our corporate partners who support Breen Center events, including Pizza with Professionals, Etiquette Dinner, our first-ever LVC Success Expo: Jobs & Internship Fair, and more.