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 20

Overland Information Session

07:00 pm

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