The Gordon Career Center works with students of all class years to translate their liberal education into a lifetime of meaningful work.

The Center’s innovative approach to career education encourages students to design their own careers by exploring the intersection among their interests, the skills they have and wish to acquire, and market demand. The Gordon Career Center links students to alumni and employers across the globe in fields that reflect the impressive breadth of opportunities explored by Wesleyan graduates.

Careers By Design

Careers by Design is a program to help students explore the many influences on their career decision-making, cut through the noise, and make choices that are right for them.

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Upcoming Events

Feb 5

The Educational Consultant Experience at Elite Scholars of China

07:00 pm

Elite Scholars of China is looking for talented, motivated Wesleyan seniors to join our team! Please join Dorothy Ajayi '15 as she introduces professional opportunities at ESC. As the premier Beijing-based education consulting firm, ESC (co-founded by Wesleyan alumnus Tomer Rothschild '94) helps Chinas brightest students apply to top US colleges and universities. What sets ESC apart from other education consulting companies in China is that we believe in upholding ethical consulting practices, and we create a holistic learning environment to ensure that our students can thrive academically and socially on an American college campus. The Educational Consultant position is ideal for someone who wants to develop their professional skills with a fast-growing entrepreneurial company. Former ESC colleagues have continued on to pursue degrees at Yale Law School, Harvard Business School, UPenns Graduate School of Education, and Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. Attire: Business Casual

Feb 6

Apogee Adventures Information Session

07:00 pm

Apogee is looking for responsible, dynamic, and motivated applicants to lead experiential-education and adventure programs throughout the United States, Europe, and the Caribbean in the summer of 2018. Leaders must serve as excellent role models while fostering an atmosphere that is safe and welcoming to bring out the best in each student. Excellent decision-making, adaptability, risk management skills, and the ability to cooperate in a shared leadership position are necessary.

Feb 20

Overland Information Session

07:00 pm

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