This is a reminder that the deadline to register for the Career Programs is Monday, December 1 at Noon. There are still spots available in the programs listed below. While all of the programs are open to all class years, Choosing Good Work is most likely more fitting for first-years, sophomores & maybe juniors while CareerLab is more fitting for juniors & seniors.
Students with questions should contact: Rachel M. Munafo, Assistant Director of PR & Communications, Wesleyan University Career Center, 860.685.2180, firstname.lastname@example.org
Winter on Wyllys 2015 encompasses a variety of career programming options designed for students to focus on their own career development over Winter Break. Students interested in Choosing Good Work, CareerLab, Wall Street Prep and the Bloomberg Aptitude Test (the BAT) must register and fill-out the Res Lifehousing request form by 12pm on Monday, December 1st.
Choosing Good Work and CareerLab will be held in the mornings from January 12th through the 16th and will be followed by the Winter WESpeaker Series in collaboration with APR. Wall Street Prep will be held January 19th & 20th and the BAT will be given on January 21st. While students can only sign up for either Choosing Good Work or CareerLab all students are welcome to also sign up for Wall Street Prep & The BAT.
Choosing Good Work, taught by Sharon Belden Castonguay, is aimed at students who are undecided about their career path or what they want to do this summer. The program is designed to help students identify what factors may be influencing their choice of major, internship, or career path, and help them to mindful of their decisions and do what is right fro them regardless of the messages they may be receiving from others. Cost: $100, Fee Waivers Available. Register Here.
CareerLab , taught by Persephone Hall, is aimed at students who know what they want to do after graduation or for the summer but aren’t quite sure how to get there. The program is a boot camp style introduction to everything a student needs to know to start their internship or job search and with the skills to launch themselves as a professional in their field of interest. Cost: $100, Fee Waivers Available. Register Here.
Wall Street Prep is an intensive 2-day seminar led by former investment bankers with applied expertise in financial and valuation modeling methodologies, and bridges the gap between academics and the real world to equip students with the hands-on practical financial skills that they will need to excel during the recruiting process and on the job. Cost: $200, Fee Waivers Available. Register Here.
The Bloomberg Aptitude Test evaluates the ability to think critically on financial topics and readiness for careers in business. After taking the test, students can enter their scores into the BAT Talent Search, a tool used by employers to identify candidates for entry-level jobs in business. Wesleyan will be offering the two-hour test on-campus for no cost. Register Here.