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

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

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

What Students & Alumni Do

Education
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Where Students & Alumni Work

Citi
NYC Department of Education
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