Lakeland-Sargento cover

PLYMOUTH – Lakeland University and Sargento Cheese are teaming up to provide job opportunities for Lakeland students.

The partnership, which is part of Lakeland’s Cooperative Education program, will allow students to work flexible 4-8 hour shifts that will fit into their academic schedules. It will also help Sargento fill positions in the midst of an ongoing labor shortage.

“By creating a more flexible scheduling format, we can better accommodate students participating in our Cooperative Education program,” said Lakeland President Beth Borgen.

“Ultimately this creates a richer learning environment while also developing a direct talent pipeline for the area’s employers and significantly reducing or eliminating college debt for our students. This is simply a win-win for all involved.”

The partnership was initially designed with Lakeland’s football players in mind, since their full schedule of practice, games and classes makes it difficult to work a traditional job, but the program is open to all students.

For more information, students should contact a Cooperative Education team member at career@lakeland.edu. The deadline is Aug. 30.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Thank you for taking part in our commenting section. We want this platform to be a safe and inclusive community where you can freely share ideas and opinions. Comments that are racist, hateful, sexist or attack others won’t be allowed. Just keep it clean. Do these things or you could be banned:

• Don’t name-call and attack other commenters. If you’d be in hot water for saying it in public, then don’t say it here.

• Don’t spam us.

• Don’t attack our journalists.

Let’s make this a platform that is educational, enjoyable and insightful.

Email questions to darkin@orourkemediagroup.com.

Share your opinion

Avatar

Join the conversation

Recommended for you