Wesleyan Investments Office Info Session (4/24)

The Wesleyan Investments Office is hosting an informal information session open to the entire Wesleyan community. They will start with a quick “Endowment 101” primer and then open up for questions. their hope is to be an open resource to anybody on campus who is interested in learning more about Wesleyan’s endowment, opportunities to work in their office, and/or finance more generally (whether that is professionally or personally-motivated). They will share more information about their summer internship program open to rising sophomores, juniors and seniors for the Summer of 2024.

Resume & Professional Development Workshop (3/30)

The Jaylen D. Berry Foundation aims to connect underserved, minority, and motivated students with opportunities to enter the world of finance. We believe that everyone deserves a chance to pursue a career in finance regardless of their background.

The Resume & Professional Development Workshop will be led by Alfred B. Woodward, a current associate at Goldman Sachs and board member at the Jaylen D. Berry Foundation. Mr. Woodward has extensive experience in the finance industry and is passionate about helping others achieve success.

This workshop is free and will provide valuable insights on how to improve resumes and what employers look for during the hiring process. Attendees will gain a competitive edge in the job market and learn how to effectively communicate their strengths and abilities.”

Registration Link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfMlCjY_t1Vk-nPEMRN6jhX8G7Hc04h2hLzLcBdc62MAA7GFQ/viewform

Wesleyan Summer Grants Applications Open! (1/30)

The Wesleyan Summer Grants 2023 application will open Monday, January 30th and close on Tuesday, February 28th. Wesleyan Summer Grants provide up to $5,000 to fund summer opportunities such as internships, faculty-mentored research, language study, volunteer work, field study, creative projects, or an academic program related to your career interests and aspirations. To learn how to apply and find more information, head to the WSG website.

Website Link: https://careercenter.wesleyan.edu/channels/wesleyan-summer-grants/ 

Contact Info: wsg@wesleyan.edu


Explore career paths, gain first-hand insight into specific roles and industries, and build meaningful connections with Wesleyan alumni through WesLink.

WesLink (formerly WEShadow) pairs students and alumni for one-on-one, virtual career conversations during winter break. Learn about the backgrounds and careers of alumni volunteers by reviewing the WesLinkpostings on Handshake. Apply for up to 10 opportunities by submitting your approved resume to the relevant postings on Handshake by Sunday, November 27 at 11:59 pm.  If you need help creating or developing a resume or applying for opportunities, schedule an appointment to meet with a Peer Career Advisor.

Don’t hesitate to reach out to careercenter@wesleyan.edu with any questions.

MMUF/McNair Info Session

MMUF/McNair Info Session | Monday 10/10 | 5:30 – 6:30pm in Boger 114

The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program (link) and the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program (link) are national programs supporting underrepresented students as they work toward applying to graduate school. Both programs serve juniors and seniors, providing summer and academic year fundingmentorship and training, as well as a community of students of similar backgrounds who are all striving toward the same goals.

Students are eligible to apply to these programs during their sophomore year.

First-years and sophomores are invited to join us for this session to learn about eligibility, the application process, and additional details about program benefits!

Choosing Majors and Careers for F-1 Visa Holders

Intended Audience: Classes of 2025 and 2026 F-1 visa holders

Join us for this session to learn about important factors (personal interests, career prospects, immigration-related benefits/regulations) to consider when choosing a major as an F-1 visa holder. Class Deans from the Office of Academic Advancement and staff members from the Office of International Student Affairs (OISA) and Gordon Career Center will lead this informational workshop, which will include an overview of the major selection process, post-completion employment as an F-1 visa holder, and STEM Optional Practical Training (OPT) Extension-eligible programs of study at Wesleyan. You will also have the opportunity to hear from upper class international students who will share their own academic major and career decision making experiences.

Co-sponsored by the Office of Academic Advancement, Office of International Student Affairs and the Gordon Career Center