The Berkshire Business Interns, winnowed from more than 500 applications this past spring, worked in 20 different organizations, businesses and municipalities throughout the county this summer. About two-thirds hail from the Berkshires.
Durocher was one of 20 students who successfully completed this year's summer programs that brought young people into participating businesses and organizations to experience not only a work environment but tryout potential careers.
The Summer Academy program, first instituted in 2016, has been designed to give motivated young adults a headstart into college by providing them with two free college courses; Statistics 101 and English 101, both of which award three college credits upon completion.
Instead of taking the summer off, the Berkshire Business Interns are hard at work getting a glimpse of life after college.
Some of the 32 Berkshire Business Interns enjoyed some well-deserved respite Wednesday at Taconic Golf Club’s Fourth of July Feast and took a small break from their ten-week long summer internships.