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Brew Bakers Looking for Bands

 

Brew BakersCecilia Cereijido Bloche ’16 writes in:

Hi people!
Brew Bakers is looking for a band to play chill acoustic music on weekends (at both the main restaurant and the new cafe location). In the past they’ve had student bands perform and found that customers really love it. Though this wouldn’t be a paid thing, previous student bands that played there received generous tips. It’s meant to be background music while people chat and eat so please no drums or anything too intense. If you are interested, please contact me or Brew Baker’s owner Eloise Tenchermybrewbakers[at]gmail[dot]com

Date: February 17th through May 31st, 2016
Place: Brew Bakers

Zitter Health Insights Info Session

zitter whateverAlumni Camille Casareno ’15 writes in:

Do you:

Have interest in healthcare but don’t know how to explore the increasingly complex industry?
Want to develop market research and consulting skills, valuable experience that can be applied to many other fields?
Want a job out of college that provides a culture of learning and mentoring that will provide you a solid stepping stone into your professional career?

If you said yes to any of the above, come to this informational session about Zitter Health Insights (ZHI), hosted by yours truly and Mark Zitter ’80.

ZHI is the healthcare industry’s leading market research firm that assists life science companies with issues related to product access, reimbursement, and managed markets.

ZHI is taking applications from Class of 2016 graduates for the full-time Research Analyst role.

Feel free to email me with any questions at mcasareno[at]wesleyan[dot]edu

Convinced already? Apply online here:
http://zitter.com/who-we-are/careers/

Date: Thursday, February 25th, 2016
Time: 5:00PM to 6:00PM
Place: Wesleyan Career Center
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Female Hysterics Comedy Show (PERFORMERS STILL WANTED!)

Lauren Langer ’16 writes in to tell us: 

On Friday, February 26th at 8pm in 200 Church, the Female Hysterics (an all female comedy collective) will be having their first show of the semester!

Come support your local female comics, many of whom will be trying stand up or sketch for the very first time!

*We are still looking for female-identifying performers! Beginners are especially welcome! If you’ve never tried comedy before, this is a chance to put yourself out there in a supportive environment! If you’re interested in performing or have any questions about the group, email Lnlanger[at]wesleyan[dot]edu

Date: Friday, February 26th, 2016
Time: 8PM to 9PM
Place: 200 Church

Connect @ Wes

Connect@Wes

Amanda Roosa ’16 types in:

Connect@Wes is a networking “practice” event for Wesleyan students of all class years and interests. The event will be set up in a speed networking format with students rotating through short sessions with different mentors to perfect their version of, “Tell me about yourself”.

Wesleyan alumni, and recruiters from employer partners use their experience and expertise to critique student “presentations” and give valuable insight on how their presentation might be stronger or more effective. This format allows Wesleyan students to build confidence while preparing to be a professional in the future. A reception will follow in Beckham for all participants.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:
If you’d like to participate in the event you must REGISTER on CareerDrive with an approved resume by MARCH 1st. Click HERE to register. Space is limited so register as soon as possible. By registering you are automatically accepted into the program.

If you have questions, please contact Anne Holstead Santaniello in the Career Center at 860-685- -978 or by emailing asantaniello[at]wesleyan[dot]edu

Date: Friday, April 1st.
Time: 1:30pm to 4:00pm
Place: Beckham Hall

China’s Youth: Another Cultural Revolution

china's youth another cultural revolutionFrom the CFA:

Barbara Pollack moderates a panel discussion about issues facing the post-Mao generation in China. Eric Fish is the author of the book “China’s Millennials: The Want Generation,” and a writer at Asia Society New York focusing on Chinese youth, politics, education, and social issues. Stanley Rosen teaches political science at the University of Southern California, specializing in Chinese politics and society. Michelle Yun is the Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Asia Society Museum.

Date: Saturday, February 27th
Time: 1-2 PM
Place: CFA Hall

The Unofficial Guide to Managing Your Internet Self

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Spring semester is now fully underway – and with that comes the renewed efforts to get a job because never have you been in as much debt as you are in this moment.  A seventh of the population of Wesleyan is now probably transfers, and all the cushy year long job positions are full. It’s too cold and wet for potential employers to post flyers with information you need; and so you turn to the internet to get hired…. and face it, the internet turns back at you and gives you the judgemental once over, looking at the literal and metaphorical sweatpants you have inhabited since the snow started.

So, let’s be honest here – we’ve all ignored the “you must be over thirteen to join this site” clause and have been on social media since the grim days of Myspace and AIM chat. Ahhh, the internet.

But, more seriously, we have ourselves spread extremely thin – you Snapchat™ your best friend so they will respond to you on Facebook™, only so you can link them to your Instagram™ post – which is, of course, a screenshot of you vaguely being salty and calling someone out on Twitter™. Oh, that’s only me? Anyway, we’ve got a lot of places where we speak, and, while that’s great for fostering self-expression – it might not be the expression you choose to share with your bosses/professors/anyone who has access to $$$. Because we all want that $$$ – [insert broke college student joke here].

Without further ado, here is an Unofficial Guide to Managing Your Internet Self

Opening Reception + Exhibition – We Chat: A Dialogue in Contemporary Chinese Art

Image: Pixy Yijun Liao, "The King Under Me," 2011, digital c-print, 34 x 44 x 2 inches, courtesy of the artist.

Image: Pixy Yijun Liao, “The King Under Me,” 2011, digital c-print, 34 x 44 x 2 inches, courtesy of the artist.

Some information first about the opening reception from Andrew Chatfield:

Come join us for the debut of an exhibition by ten emerging artists from Beijing, Shanghai and New York that will include paintings, installations, video art, photography, and an artist-designed video game. This exhibition debuts at Wesleyan, and features works by Sun XunJin ShanMa QiushaLu YangBo WangPixy Liao, Liu ChuangShi ZhiyingGuo Xi, and Yan Xing. The exhibition is curated by Guest Curator Barbara Pollack.

Date: Tuesday, January 26th (Snow Date: January 27th)
Time: 4:30 PM
Place: Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery, 283 Washington Terrace

And now for in-depth information about the exhibition sponsored by the CEAS:

Accepting Book Donations

From Jennifer Hadley:

Done with your books and don’t want to pack them? We’ll help them find good homes. Please consider donating them to the Friends of the Wesleyan Library for our ongoing book sale. You can leave the books in the donation bins in Olin Lobby or Science Library Lobby. All proceeds help support library events and special projects. Thank you, and have a good winter break!

Date: Today, December 16th through December 23rd
Time: Ends at 5:00 PM on the 23rd
Place: Olin and SciLi Lobbies 

Finals Freakout (A Liveblogging Spectacle)

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We’ve all been stagnantly rotting this past weekend with reading period, AKA the final chill. But now, it’s here and there is no doubt that we are trembing with fear – the moment we’ve all been dreading. Finals. And, like everything that happens at Wes, taking things too far is a skill we would all get an A+ on (or a check plus but honestly what the hell is a check plus, god damn HUMANITIES, man. I don’t get that shit.) Anyway, if you burnt through our incredible Procrastination Destination posts, have been shamed by Netflix one too many times (WHAT DO YOU MEAN, “AM I STILL WATCHING?”), and are still trying to not distract yourself by eating copious amount of Weshop desserts, then I’ve got the perfect solution for you!