Join the Gordon Career Center on 3/30 from 12-1pmEST on Zoom to learn more. Register on Handshake.
Fulbright Webinar 3/9
The Fulbright US Student Program is the United States’ premier international cultural exchange program for US citizens and nationals. Though Fulbright, Wesleyan graduates can teach, research, or study in one of 140+ countries for an academic year. Come to the webinar to learn more about the program and to hear how the application process works at Wes!
On Wednesday, March 9 at 2-3pm, Wesleyan will participate in a national virtual information session on the Fulbright U.S. Student Program and alumni ambassadors. The webinar will walk students through the fundamentals of Fulbright first, followed by a Wesleyan-specific breakout session hosted by Dr. Erica Kowsz, Assistant Director of Fellowships at the Fries Center for Global Studies.
Current juniors and seniors (and recent alumni) are eligible to apply in for the fall 2023 deadline, but the event is open to students from all class years. It’s never too early to learn what Fulbright is all about!
Register at the link: https://apply.iie.org/register/GPS5. Can’t make at at 2pm next Thursday? Register anyway, and you’ll receive the recording after the fact.
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Call for Papers: 2023 CSGS UG Research Conference
Undergraduate Research Conference
Historical and Current Perspectives on Guns & Society
Friday, April 28, 2023, 10 am – 3 pm.
The Center for the Study of Guns and Society at Wesleyan University is pleased to announce its first annual one-day undergraduate research conference on Friday, April 28, 2023.
Undergraduate students who are interested in presenting at the conference are invited to submit proposals by 5PM on March 20, 2023, at this link. Submissions should include: 1) a brief (one paragraph) abstract of your proposal; 2) a brief (one-paragraph) description of the context of your research project (e.g. short bio, relevant courses, extracurricular activities, etc.); 3) an indication of your preferred format to present your research (a 15-minute presentation; a 5-minute lightning round presentation; or as a poster presentation). Please remember to include in your submission a title for your research, your name, major, and an email address for us to contact you. Submissions will be reviewed by a faculty-student conference committee and presenters will be informed by the end of March 2023.
Research topics in guns and society for this conference may relate to history, religion, literature, visual arts and material culture, public health and medicine, museums/public history/memorialization, business, theater, film and media, government, policy, engineering/design, manufacturing, law, anthropology, lethality, environmental history, animal studies, psychology, and or other relevant scholarly fields.
For questions, please contact Center Director, Prof. Jennifer Tucker (HIST/FGSS/SISP/CSS) at firstname.lastname@example.org or Center Associate Director Joseph Slaughter (Religion and History) at email@example.com.
This event is co-sponsored with students at Trinity College and Amherst College with help from from Prof. Scott Gac (American Studies and History at Trinity) and Prof. Jonathan Obert (Political Science at Amherst). Special guests will include a curator from the National Museum of American History (Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.)
The event is free and open to the Wesleyan community. Lunch will be provided.
The Center for the Study of Guns and Society was established in April 2022 at Wesleyan University to foster historical research on guns in society and strengthen academic, museum, and public history collaborations.
Humanities Path to Career Path – Alumni Panel
March 2, 5:00pm, Shapiro Center for Writing
Join Wesleyan alumni to learn more about how academic backgrounds in the humanities can lead to professional opportunities. Panelists career trajectories will demonstrate the adaptability and flexibility of a liberal arts education.
More details and register to attend here.
Interested in Law (Info Session 2/16)
|Interested in learning more about careers in law or what it’s like to be a paralegal at a premier law firm specifically looking for Wesleyan students? Cravath, Swaine & Moore are hosting an Information Session this Thursday, February 16th at 4:00pm! Cravath has been known as one of the premier U.S. law firms for over two centuries. Their primary areas of practice include: corporate, litigation, tax, executive compensation and benefits and trusts and estates.|
Register on Handshake for the event and see details below:
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP Information Session
Feb 16, 2023 • 4:00pm – 5:00pm EST
Peace Corps Info Session (2/22)
“The Peace Corps is a service opportunity for motivated change makers to immerse themselves in a community abroad, working side by side with local leaders to tackle the most pressing challenges of our generation.”
A panel of alumni representing our diverse pool of current and former Peace Corps Volunteers will share their colorful stories and insights about being globally engaged beyond Wesleyan. Join us on Wednesday, February 22nd, 12.15 pm in the Fries Center for Global Studies Rm 201 (Global Commons) as we explore this historic and evolving program of friendship and collaboration across borders towards a better world.
- Ameen Beydoun ’11
- Sofia Navarette Zur ‘19
- Andrea Weires ‘19
Register on handshake.
Interested in Consulting?
For students who think they may be interesting in consulting, there are two upcoming events to consider joining: a 10-week training program and the Roland Berger Case Competition.
Wesleyan McNair Program Application
The Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program (link) is a national program supporting underrepresented students as they work toward applying to graduate school. This program serves juniors and seniors, providing summer and academic year funding, mentorship 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. Applications are due 3/10/23. To learn more, visit our website here.