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dbleon

I thought this was a tad discriminatory??? :)

edited to add that my comments were regarding the company's position pertaining to hiring ONLY those with a 4 yr college degree....

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albq

Dbleon, my thoughts exactly. Not all kids are cut out for a bachelor’s degree, for various reasons. This was one company my DD was interested in, but not now. I believe she read about it in Pointe magazine. To bad there aren’t more companies with their body philosophy.

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dancemaven

There are many, many jobs in the workplace that require a bachelor's degree.

 

As I see it, this particular company is looking for a specific set of credentials and is being quite up front about it. Not much different than the companies that list minimum or maximum height requirements, just a different set of credentials.

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balletbooster

At least this set of credentials is one that you can do something about; not so for height requirements! :dry:

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Clara 76

So true, Ladies.

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apv37

anyone have any updates on this? Trainee at Alonzo King LINES trying to move back to the east coast and dance professionally out there. If you have any suggestions in Massachusetts, Maine, Rhode Island, New Hampshire let me know!! Thanks so much

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Clara 76

Welcome to Ballet Talk for Dancers, apv37!

I think the following forum will help you:

Company listed dance job options

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