Harper Stories

Alexandra Cardenas 911 Dispatcher, Northwest Central Dispatch System

Thanks to this program, I was able to have certain advantages over other applicants wanting to go into this field.


February 18, 2016

Joseph Rosner

Once hired as a probationary firefighter, I felt confident I would succeed and make it through probation with the foundation my degree provided me.


February 11, 2016

 Adam Rothenberg

Unlike many college experiences, mine did not start immediately after high school. I took several years to find my true calling and get into a career I love.


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Harper College has partnered with Northrop Grumman, a leading global security company and one of the largest manufacturers in the northwest suburbs, to offer internships to students that lead to, not only real-world experience, but also jobs.


Michelle Mabry

Welding is not commonly associated with women. This never dampened my desire. I only think of my good fortune and how much I like fire anyway.