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788 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 499-7924
Public Notice - Joint Commission
For Immediate Release
Hillcrest Educational Centers, Inc.
788 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
Hillcrest Educational Centers Starts Local Internship Program

PITTSFIELD, Mass. Jan. 14, 2015– Hillcrest Educational Centers launches Summer Internship Program. The program first began in the summer of 2014.

The goals of creating an internship program were twofold, to offer local students in the community an opportunity to develop their skills and expose those students to real-life work experiences.

The internships have proven to be very valuable to those students who have participated, with one intern stating, “Working with the members of the Human Resources department at Hillcrest Educational Centers for the past two years has been a very positive experience. They have provided me with many different opportunities to learn and grow as an individual. They treat me as a true member of their team, in a setting that is fun and

Richard Belair, Director of Human Resources, expresses his excitement for the program: “Hillcrest has so much to offer students from experience in accounting, admissions, nursing, clinical, and education, to facilities management and workforce development. There are many opportunities for students to learn and be involved with how a business operates at all levels”.

For more information about this program please contact Richard Belair, Director of Human Resources at Hillcrest Educational Centers at 413-499-7924 ext. 126 or

About Hillcrest Educational Foundation
A top area employer, Hillcrest Educational Foundation is a private not-for-profit agency serving students from across the country. Hillcrest was started as an organization that provided residential programs for students with complex psychiatric, behavioral and/or developmental disorders, including autism, and a variety of high risk behaviors. While the agency still provides these residential services, today Hillcrest also offers nonresidential day programs and services for emotionally/behaviorally disturbed students at their Housatonic Academy, general family dentistry at Hillcrest Dental Care and outpatient mental health services for children, adolescents and adults through Hillcrest Community Support Services. Hillcrest’s Administrative Offices are located at 788 South Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201. More information is available at


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Hillcrest Educational Centers, Inc.
Katrina Cardillo
Director of Communications
413-499-7924 ext. 114