Our Mission

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

(718) 933-1604 | alan.fuentes@bcc.cuny.edu

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

(718) 220-6139 | paula.wickland@bcc.cuny.edu

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

(718) 220-6584 | stephanie.perez03@bcc.cuny.edu

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 Bachelor’s 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

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