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The Career Center is hosting our annual speed-networking event, Connect@Wes on-campus on Friday, April 1st. This event is designed to match students with industry professionals across a number of fields and to give students the opportunity to  learn how to network professionally and practice their personal pitches. 

I’m wondering if you can pass the event registration information on to any students you think may be interested in participating. Students need to register here  www.myinterfase.com/wesleyan/event_view.aspx?token=sEHYD4skKKBpeHLUEEmR+w%3d%3d  by Sunday, March 6th at 11:59. Students can reach out to me directly if they have questions or need help registering—rmunafo@wesleyan.edu

Thank you in advance for your help spreading the word about this exciting career development opportunity!

Best,

Rachel 

Connect@WES 2016

Connect @WES: Creating Connections is a networking exercise and event for Wesleyan students of all class years and interests. Register to participate and meet with Expert Advisors (recruiters and hiring managers as well as alumni and parent volunteers) for brief, one-on-one sessions. By registering you are automatically accepted into the program and you will receive an email confirmation once the deadline has passed.

You should be prepared to answer the networking/interview question, “So, tell me about yourself,” in about 5 minutes. Expert Advisors will then use their experience and expertise to critique what they have heard. When the bell rings, you’ll move on to meet your next advisor. This structured speed-networking event will allow you to meet a few advisors in a short period of time and practice your “presentation”. Whether you’re preparing for interviews or internships, this event will help you to polish your networking skills!

Rachel M. Munafo

Assistant Director of PR & Communications

Wesleyan University Career Center

860.685.2180

rmunafo@wesleyan.edu

Summer Session courses are an opportunity to catch up, get ahead, or fulfill GenEd expectations with an immersive study option. The small course format of Summer Session supports close interaction with faculty and fellow students. Courses include biology, chemistry, and numerous writing courses. The full list of Summer Session courses is available online at http://www.wesleyan.edu/summer/curriculum/index.html.

Registration for Summer Session is currently open; visit the Summer Session bucket in your e-portfolio to download the registration form. Enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis. Bring your registration form and tuition payment to the Summer Session office at 74 Wyllys Avenue to be enrolled.

If you are a U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident currently receiving Wesleyan Scholarship support, you may be eligible for Summer Session financial aid.  The form is available in your portfolio and applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through Monday, March 28. You will need to have your award finalized before you register for Summer Session if you plan to use aid.

Please visit http://www.wesleyan.edu/summer/wesleyan-students/tuition.html for a complete list of deadlines and other important dates related to Summer Session financial aid.

If you have any questions about Summer Session financial aid, please contact Mary Kelly at mgkelly@wesleyan.edu. For more information about Summer Session in general, please visit http://www.wesleyan.edu/summer or contact summer@wesleyan.edu.

TO:                  Members of the Class of 2018

DATE:              February 1, 2016

FROM:             Scott Backer, Associate Dean of Students

SUBJECT:         Student Judicial Board Applications

Attention Class of 2018:

The Student Judicial Board is seeking to fill vacant positions with students from the Class of 2018. The position is a two-year appointment beginning in the Fall 2016 semester and

continuing through the Spring 2018 semester. An application form is attached and is also available through Karen Karpa, Clerk of the Student Judicial Board, located in the Dean of Students Office, North College, First Floor, Room 108. The deadline for applications to be handed in is Monday, February 22, 2016 at 5:00pm. A description of the duties of the Student Judicial Board can be found in the Student Handbook at http://www.wesleyan.edu/studenthandbook/.

As a member of the SJB, you play a major role in caring for not only the student beside you but the Wesleyan community as a whole.  The role will provide you with an opportunity to engage in inspiring and critical conversations, where you will develop skills applicable to both your time at Wesleyan and the larger world.

If you have any questions about being on the Student Judicial Board, you can get in touch with any of the current members:

Lorin Ferris ‘16

Simon Levin ‘16

Martin Malabanan ‘16

Chando Mapoma ‘16

Yadira Ochoa ‘16

Manyata Berbick ‘17

Selena Gonzalez ‘17

Caleb King ‘17

David Sneed ‘17

Alexandra Stovicek ‘17

Psychology Open House, March 1 at Noon 

Overview of the Psychology Major for New and Prospective Majors

March 1st (Tues.), 12:00 – 1:00 pm, Judd 116

The purpose of this meeting is to provide an overview of the major to newly declared sophomore psychology majors and prospective sophomore majors, and to review requirements with junior and senior majors.  This meeting is not appropriate for first year students (due to a change in major requirements).  The chair (Prof. Andrea Patalano) will be available before and after the meeting to sign any forms (e.g., study abroad, transfer credits).  Please taking advantage of this event for getting your questions answered about the major! Pizza will be provided. 

Helpful links can be found at Majors Guide (Psyc Majors Manual for the Class of 2018 & Earlier, Admission Worksheet, Cultural Immersion Description and Petition) and more; and How to Declare the Psychology Major.

 

 

 

Open House for Prospective FGSS Majors Flyer

The Usdan Center is looking for student leaders!

If you are looking for on campus employment this Fall, the Usdan Center is now accepting applications in the following areas:

Student Managers

Usdan / Chapel Event Staff

The Usdan Operations Department* believes that we are not the average on campus employer.  We invest time in our students.  We value and encourage their feedback.   Our student employees are involved in decisions concerning how the Usdan Center functions.  We’re looking for students who want to be part of a dynamic environment, who want to make a difference on campus, and who are willing to learn while gaining valuable skills such as leadership, communication, and problem solvingCritcal and active thinkers are encouraged to apply!

Click here to learn more and to fill out an application.  Applications are due by February 15th

*Usdan Operations is a department within Student Affairs.  Not to be confused with Bon Appetit Dining Services which is a separate department.  Learn more about us here!

There will be a coat drive on Friday, Feb 12, 2016

Anyone who needs a coat should stop in to see Myers-Brown, Michelle <mmyersbrown@wesleyan.edu> in the Usdan Administration Hall. If you miss this date, send an email or stop in on another day.

Program House selection has begun, and House Hopping Day is this Sunday from 1:00-4:00.  I wanted to share with you Recess House’s expanded mission statement, which hopefully will appeal to First Class students: 

Recess House is for student groups who historically have remained on campus during school breaks, including low income, first generation and international students, for reasons of employment or the costs or time related to travel.  Residents benefit from not feeling isolated during times when there are few students on campus, having use of the large kitchen and common spaces that are shared with Full House, and being connected to supportive resources on campus. 

If there is a critical mass of First Class students in the house next year, it provides a wonderful opportunity for programming that addresses and supports their needs.  Please encourage students who might benefit from living in Recess House to apply, and if possible, to stop by the house (202 Washington Street) on Sunday to check it out.  The first round of applications are due February 17.   

The Career Center and Disability Resources are cosponsoring a workshop on Disability Disclosure in the Job Search Process this Friday, February 12th, at noon in 41 Wyllys, room 114. We will discuss the why, when, what and to whom to disclose your disability in your job search process and examine situations that current Wesleyan students and alum have shared with us. We look forward to a lively, interactive discussion!

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