The mission of the Office of Career Development (CD) is to provide Bronx Community College (BCC) students with quality career development services. The staff is committed to providing educational and career planning tools designed to help students acquire internship and employment opportunities that support the continuation of their educational and career planning goals.
Meet The Staff
Alán Fuentes | Director
24+ years of experience working in the fields of mental health and education. Having acquired his B.A. in Psychology, he began his career as a Career Development Specialist working with at-risk youth in the communities of Manhattan and the Bronx. His interest in helping others resulted in his pursuit and accomplishment of a Master of Social Work degree from Hunter College School of Social Work. In 2005 he was hired as a Career Advisor/Coordinator for the Career Services Center at Lehman College. And, in January 2014 Alán was appointed as Director of the Career Development and Transfer Services Department at BCC.
Paula Wickland | Senior Career Specialist
Employed at Bronx Community College for more than 10 years with degrees in Accounting (BS) and Human Resource Management(MS). With years of experience in Academic Advisement and involvement in joint collaborations with 1199 SEIU Health Care Union. Offers career advisement to students majoring in Engineering, Physics & Technology, Chemistry, Earth Science & Environmental Sciences and Health Care Industries. Assigned Majors
Stephanie Perez | Senior Career Specialist
Joined the Office of Career Development in July 2015 as a Career Specialist with 20+ years of experience in the fields of social services and human resource management. She is committed to identifying options for students with barriers to employment through a focus on job readiness, career awareness, and strong employer partnerships. Stephanie obtained her Bachelors of Science degree in Public Administration from John Jay College of Criminal Justice and a Master of Science degree in Human Resource Management from The New School for Social Research. Assigned Majors
Alicia Davis | Career Specialist
Joined the Office of Career Development in February 2020 as a Career Specialist with proven organizational, teamwork, communication, leadership, and industry sector knowledge. She provides support to students in securing career-related opportunities. Ms. Davis is knowledgeable working with various students and families in the areas of high school, college, career, and social work field. Ms. Davis is dedicated, and a student-focused team player with strong leadership skills whose desire is to motivate, adjust, being responsible as well as create interest in career development. Ms. Davis has a B.A. degree in Psychology from City College of New York. Assigned Majors