Upcoming Events

Sep 17

Veterinary Medicine with Pieper Memorial Veterinary Center Information Session

12:00 pm

Usdan University Center Usdan 110 (Andersen Meeting Room)

Join us to hear Chris Ruggiero speak about the unique volunteer, shadowing and internship opportunities that Pieper Memorial Veterinary Center offers students to help them gain exposure to veterinary animal care. Presented by the Gordon Career Center Co-Sponsored by the American Medical Student Association, Wesleyan Chapter Co-Sponsored by the National Organization on Rare Diseases Student Association of Connecticut Co-Sponsored by the Wesleyan Pre-Veterinary Medicine Club Co-Sponsored by BLACBrown Latinx Asian and Color Premed Society

Booz Allen Hamilton Information Session

06:00 pm

Boger Hall Boger Hall 101 (Olson Commons)

Put Your Passions into Practice with Booz Allen Hamilton Come join University Recruiting Lead, Dr. William Rowe, and learn how were helping our new consultants combine their management consulting skills with technical knowledge to solve problems with a different, more effective mindset. Were hiring for full-time and internship opportunities. Food will be provided. We cant wait to meet you!

Sep 19

Data Science Talk with CKM Advisors

12:00 pm

Boger Hall Boger Hall 101 (Olson Commons)

Human-generated data is often unreliable and requires creative problem solving to produce trust-worthy results. Come for a discussion over pizza about the challenges and approaches to working with human data. We will also discuss the Data Scientist position for which we will be interviewing on campus.

Techpoint Info Session

06:00 pm

Boger Hall Boger Hall 101 (Olson Commons)

Interested in interning for the summer in the tech industry? Are you interested in either the tech OR non-tech side of technology? Like to throw in free housing for a full-time, paid summer job? Then join us for an introduction to a great summer internship program focused on the tech world! Whether you are a developer looking for real world programming experience, or a marketing or public relations student interested in working in the fast-paced tech industry, Xtern has an opportunity for you. We have internship opportunities within tech companies for these types of roles: Business Analyst Data Science Devops/IT Networking Design Marketing Product and Project Marketing QA and Testing Sales Security Software Engineering/Development Technical Customer Success and Support TechPoint's Xtern program places you with a high-growth tech company for a 10-week 9-to-5 paid internship over the summer. Xtern finalists will interview with 3-5 potential tech companies for their internship in-person on November 9, 2018. By the end of the event, most Xterns will have matched with their host company for their 2019 internship. If that does not happen, the TechPointX team will provide continued 1:1 company connections and work with you to find your internship placement. In Handshake: https://wesleyan.joinhandshake.com/events/337673/share_preview

Sep 20

Deloitte Coffee Chats

11:00 am

Boger Hall Boger Hall 101 (Olson Commons)

Meet with Steve Thompson '95, Chase Knowles `16, and Sara Bennet `18 who will talk about Deloitte Consulting and consulting careers in general. They will discuss full time roles. Bring your resume and feel free to come by anytime between 11am - 1pm. They plan to make this coffee chat casual so that you can come by/leave as your schedule allows.

Oct 1

Harvard Law School Information Session

12:00 pm

Usdan University Center Usdan 108 (Taylor Meeting Room)

A representative from Harvard Law School (HLS) will speak about studying at HLS and the admissions process for both the regular J.D. program and the new Junior Deferral Program (JDP). The application process and requirements, including the acceptance of the GRE, will be covered. The session will last approximately one hour and will include a presentation and Q&A portion. To learn more about HLS J.D. Admissions, please visit our website at http://hls.harvard.edu/dept/jdadmissions/.

Oct 4

Career Paths in Sustainability

02:00 pm

Boger Hall Boger Hall 101 (Olson Commons)

Join us to hear how Wesleyan alumni have used their liberal arts education to pursue various careers in the sustainability sector. Panelists will describe their unique career trajectories in environmental planning, public policy, and communications. A networking mixer with our Wes alumni panelist will follow after the Q&A discussion. Food will be provided. Co-organized by Sustainability Office and Gordon Career Center Event schedule: 2-2:45p - Panel Discussion 2:45-3:15p - Q&A Discussion 3:15-4:30p - Networking Mixer Alumni panelists include the following (refer to campus flyer for full bios): Georgia Silvera Seamans `98, Founder and Director, Washington Square Park Eco Projects Wesleyan Major: Biology Georgia Silvera Seamans is an urban and community forester. She lives in NYC where she directs Washington Square Park Eco Projects, an environmental initiative that celebrates and conserves the natural resources of the park through monitoring, education, and advocacy. Looking at trees in Washington Square Park led her to bird watching and to develop a pop-up bird education program with the Uni Project/Street Lab. Georgia is a freelance writer and has bylines with Audubon.com, Audubon Magazine, and UrbanOmnibus.net. Georgia holds a PhD from the University of California, Berkeley where she studied the evolution of the role of the street in municipal and nonprofit urban forestry policy. She credits her urban forest lens to the Urban Resources Initiative where she worked as a community forester after graduating with a Masters in Environmental Management from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. Shes a Wesleyan alumna and fondly remembers her research on microbial mats and her senior essay about community gardens in Middletown. Shubhada Kambli 99, Sustainability Coordinator, City of Hartford Office of Sustainability Wesleyan Major: English Shubhada has 10+ years of experience leading climate change and neighborhood revitalization programs at the local, state and federal level across the country. Currently, she works for the Office of Mayor Luke Bronin in the City of Hartford. Shubhada specializes in creating strong educational outreach and conservation training programs for diverse audiences. She has also built multiple successful, data-driven initiatives in New England, the Midwest, and Southern United States. Shubhada received her MS in Environmental Health, Policy and Planning from Tufts University and a Master in Design Studies from Harvard University. Adam Liebowitz 02, Community Food Funders Director, North Star Fund Wesleyan Major: English Adam has a rich history in the nonprofit sector and extensive experience in community outreach and development, urban farming, program design and management, youth development, and environmental justice. He currently directs Community Food Funders (CFF) at North Star Fund, a philanthropic organizing project for funders in the tri-state area to invest in the transition to an equitable, ecologically sound, and sustainable regional food system that emphasizes local growing, processing, and distribution. Prior to joining North Star Fund, Adam worked as an independent consultant to nonprofit organizations and private firms specializing in food systems planning and food access projects in New York. He received an M.S. in Urban Policy Analysis and Management from The New School. Nora Vogel 11, Director of Communications, Coalition for Green Capital Wesleyan Major: Environmental Studies, Science in Society (SISP) Nora received her MS in Strategic Communication from Columb

Oct 8

Optional Practical Training (OPT) Workshop

12:00 pm

Boger Hall Boger Hall 101 (Olson Commons)

Optional Practical Training (OPT) Workshop for International Students in the classes of 2020 & 2021. This session is optional, but, if you are a candidate for December completion, you are strongly encouraged to attend. You MUST RSVP on Handshake to this event. Information covered during this session will include: OPT (optional Practical Training Eligibility Step by step instruction on completing the I-765 (Application for Employment Authorization) Maintaining your F-1 visa status while on OPT

University of Saint Joseph Doctor of Pharmacy Program

12:00 pm

Boger Hall Boger Hall Room 113 (Klingher Classroom)

Ms. Hannah Smith an admissions counselor with the USJ PharmD program will share information about pharmacy as a profession, the growing role of pharmacists as part of the primary care team and the evolving scope of practice for pharmacists. She will also discuss the University of Saint Josephs three-year fast tract, integrated, modular curriculum, experiential education throughout the entire curriculum, faculty and staff who are highly skilled in pharmaceutical sciences, pharmacy practice, and administration and review for the admissions process. The USJ School of Pharmacy embraces the mission of the University as it develops student and faculty scholars who are dedicated to impacting the health care needs of the people in the State of Connecticut and the global community. The program provides a firm foundation in biomedical, pharmaceutical, socio-behavioral, clinical science, and lifelong learning skills, resulting in pharmacy practitioners who are committed to providing quality pharmacist-delivered patient care and advancing the pharmacy profession. Presented by the Gordon Career Center Co-Sponsored by the American Medical Student Association, Wesleyan Chapter Co-Sponsored by the National Organization on Rare Diseases Student Association of Connecticut Co-Sponsored by BLACBrown Latinx Asian and Color Premed Society

Oct 9

The Road Less Travelled: Choosing Paths in Medicine

12:15 pm

Boger Hall Boger Hall Room 112

Join Cliff O'Callahan, MD, PhD, to learn about his contributions to medicine throughout his ongoing career. Dr. O'Callahan is a pediatrician and the Director of Nurseries at Middlesex Hospital, he is also an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at UCONN, an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at Quinnipiac and an Assistant Clinical Professor at Yale. He spent three years building a community health system with community health workers in rural Guatemala, worked as the pediatrician for the Puyallup Tribe of Indians in Tacoma, Washington and served as the Maternal Child Health Consultant for the region. During a sabbatical year in Rwanda, Dr. O'Callahan developed a pediatric residency training program. Dr. O'Callahan maintains his clinical pediatric practice while doing clinical research. Come hear his story. Presented by the Gordon Career Center Co-Sponsored by the American Medical Student Association, Wesleyan Chapter Co-Sponsored by the National Organization on Rare Diseases Student Association of Connecticut Co-Sponsored by BLACBlack Latinx Asian and Color Premed Society

Oct 16

Optional Practical Training (OPT) Workshop

05:00 pm

Boger Hall Boger Hall 101 (Olson Commons)

Optional Practical Training (OPT) Workshop for International Students in the classes of 2020 & 2021. This session is optional, but, if you are a candidate for December completion, you are strongly encouraged to attend. You MUST RSVP on Handshake to this event. Information covered during this session will include: OPT (optional Practical Training Eligibility Step by step instruction on completing the I-765 (Application for Employment Authorization) Maintaining your F-1 visa status while on OPT

Oct 18

Public and Community Health

12:00 pm

Boger Hall Boger Hall Room 115 (Braitmayer Family Classroom)

Joyce Hall, MPH 78, along with Brian Gilchrist, PhD, will discuss the importance of public and community health programs along with opportunities within these two important fields of practice. Presented by the Gordon Career Center Co-Sponsored by the American Medical Student Association, Wesleyan Chapter Co-Sponsored by the National Organization on Rare Diseases Student Association of Connecticut Co-Sponsored by BLACBrown Latinx Asian and Color Premed Society

Oct 24

Health Professions Student Panel on Preparing for the MCAT and the Application Process

12:00 pm

Boger Hall Boger Hall Room 112

Fellow students who have taken the MCAT will address how they prepared for the exam and will also share their application process experience. Presented by the Gordon Career Center Co-Sponsored by the American Medical Student Association, Wesleyan Chapter Co-Sponsored by the National Organization on Rare Diseases Student Association of Connecticut Co-Sponsored by BLACBlack Latinx Asian and Color Premed Society

Nov 7

Optional Practical Training (OPT) Workshop

05:00 pm

Boger Hall Boger Hall 101 (Olson Commons)

Optional Practical Training (OPT) Workshop for International Students in the classes of 2020 & 2021. This session is optional, but, if you are a candidate for December completion, you are strongly encouraged to attend. You MUST RSVP on Handshake to this event. Information covered during this session will include: OPT (optional Practical Training Eligibility Step by step instruction on completing the I-765 (Application for Employment Authorization) Maintaining your F-1 visa status while on OPT

Nov 11

Psychology Health Careers Q&A Speaker Series - Liza Bourchtein '10

12:15 pm

Boger Hall Boger Hall 101 (Olson Commons)

Are you interested in exploring and/or pursuing a career path in the mental health field? Do you have plans to apply to graduate programs in clinical psychology (PhD or PsyD) or clinical social work? If so, come join us for a Q&A series with Wes alumni focused on clinical careers in psychology, moderated by Prof. Chuck Sanislow in the Psychology Department. FOOD WILL BE PROVIDED. Have a question for our speaker? Submit it at the link below for it to be addressed during the Q&A discussion. https://forms.gle/EqMnZKPrYPk26rK36 Elizaveta Bourchtein '10 is a fifth year Ph.D. candidate in the clinical psychology program at Virginia Commonwealth University and presently on her internship at Penn State Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, PA.After she graduated from Wes, Liza worked as a Research Coordinator in the Psychology Department at Queens College, City University of New York. At Virginia, she works with Prof. Joshua Langberg to develop interventions for youth with ADHD. Her internship at Penn State Hershey Medical Center offers her exposure to a diverse range of patients and the opportunity to do some research. Liza is interested in sleep and its relation to chronic mental and physical health conditions in children and adolescents. Please note this is a virtual, interactive session, held in the Gordon Career Center. Co-sponsored by the Psychology Department https://wesleyan.joinhandshake.com/events/291670/share_preview

Nov 12

Master of Public Health Programs Panel

12:00 pm

Usdan University Center Usdan 108 (Taylor Meeting Room)

Come meet with the members of this panel to learn more about the curricula, admissions criteria and the diversity of areas of study within their public health programs at Yale, Columbia, Johns Hopkins, and Harvard. Public health has as a goal the monitoring of health indicators, developing interventions, assessing risk factors and educating communities in order to improve health and quality of life through prevention and awareness of behavioral modification. Examples of public health initiatives and promotion include vaccinations, diabetes prevention though healthy eating and exercise, prevention of disease through hand washing, prevention of sexually transmitted diseases/infections and many others. Come learn how public health specialists are trained to work within healthcare teams. Presented by the Gordon Career Center Co-Sponsored by the American Medical Student Association, Wesleyan Chapter Co-Sponsored by the National Organization on Rare Diseases Student Association of Connecticut Co-Sponsored by BLACBrown Latinx Asian and Color Premed Society

Nov 18

Optional Practical Training (OPT) Workshop

12:15 pm

Boger Hall Boger Hall 101 (Olson Commons)

Optional Practical Training (OPT) Workshop for International Students in the classes of 2020 & 2021. This session is optional, but, if you are a candidate for December completion, you are strongly encouraged to attend. You MUST RSVP on Handshake to this event. Information covered during this session will include: OPT (optional Practical Training Eligibility Step by step instruction on completing the I-765 (Application for Employment Authorization) Maintaining your F-1 visa status while on OPT