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

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. 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

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