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.

Career Decisions Online Course

Career Decisions: From Insight to Impact, our new Coursera course, aims to help learners understand their motivations, strengths, and goals, and appreciate how personal identity affects career decision making. 

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Upcoming Events

Oct 24

Bloomberg Information Session and Panel

12:15 pm

Presented by: Degan Mercado Leopold 03 and Tyler M. Clarke 18 Bloomberg is a forward-looking company focused on building products and solutions that are needed for the 21st century. It is a global information and technology company that works to connect decision makers to a dynamic network of data, people and ideas accurately delivering business and financial information, news and insights to customers around the world. Come chat with Wesleyan alumna Degan Mercado Leopold 03 and alumna Tyler M. Clarke 18 to learn about the company culture and discuss 2019 summer internship and full-time employment opportunities at a global business, financial information and news leader. They will also feature a Q&A with current students Sam Harris 19 and Henry Martellier 19 in addition to discussing best practices for recruiting and interview preparation within Bloomberg LP. Lunch will be provided! Information session from 12:15pm - 1:15pm and coffee chats will follow from 1:15 - 3:15pm. Handshake Event Page

Oct 29

Harvard University: "Biological and Biomedical Sciences Graduate School Preparation and Career Options Advising Session"

12:15 pm

Members of the Harvard Medical School community will be visiting to connect with students interested in discussing graduate school applications, graduate training and professional development, and the expanding range of career options for PhDs. For decades, science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education has followed very traditional models of training and career preparation. These models are now undergoing change to better prepare graduates for a rapidly evolving career landscape. Dr. David Van Vactor and Dr. Jason Heustis will open a dialogue with the audience to explore how students can effectively navigate portfolio development, graduate school applications and training. Please come and join the conversation! Presented by the Gordon Career Center Co-Sponsored by the Wesleyan Ronald E. McNair Programs Co-Sponsored by the American Medical Student Association, Wesleyan Chapter Co-Sponsored by WesMASS

Stryker Information Session

12:15 pm

Presented by William Huegel 14 and Joseph Ricciardi `14 Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine, which help improve patient and hospital outcomes. Stryker is active in over 100 countries around the world. Bring your resume for internships and full-time opportunities if interested. All majors welcome! Food from Mondo will be provided! Handshake Event Page

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