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Summer Position: Orientation Intern 2010

The Orientation Program is seeking four Interns to assist with the planning and implementation of the Orientation Program for the incoming Class of 2014 and the new transfer, exchange, & visiting students. Interns plan both International Student Orientation (ISO) and New Student Orientation (NSO) with position responsibilities varying based on specific assignments. As an intern, you will work with professional staff in creating interesting, informative programs and activities for new students.

The internship will be June 1 – September 5, 2010. Compensation is $8.25/hour plus on-campus housing. Interns will work 35 hours/week.

Click here to apply online.

Applications are due by February 5th at 5:00 p.m. Students who will be returning to Wesleyan in fall 2010 are eligible to apply. Selected candidates will be interviewed mid-February and notified before spring break.  If you have questions, contact Tim Shiner (tshiner at wes)

Meditation at Buddhist House

Interested in living in Buddhist House? Want to learn how to meditate? Never meditated before? Still wondering what the sound of one hand clapping is?

This semester, Buddhist House will offer meditation with instruction SIX TIMES PER WEEK! If you thought freedom and happiness and college life were mutually exclusive, think again. Join Buddhist house members and experienced meditators for seated and walking meditation and morning tea.

This semester, evening meditations will be at 6:30 pm on MONDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS and morning meditation will be at 8 am Mondays-Thursdays. All at 356 Washington Street, Buddhist House.

Please join us.

One Open Spot!

Buddhist House has one spot open for spring ’10. If you are a Sophomore, Junior, or Senior, and you are interested in living in Buddhist house, please email ahorvitz@wes for an application. The merits of Buddhist House are incomprehensibly vast, and do not need to be restated here, although they include the meditation hall, the awesomely huge kitchen, and lots of concerts, not to mention 17 other intelligent and beautiful young people to live with.

Compassion: Practice and Meditation at Buddhist House


Come to Buddhist House this Sunday, December 6th, to hear Professor Jan Willis of the Religious Studies Department inform us about compassion, a essential concept in Buddhist philosophy. During this hour-long program we will meditate and seek to understand and begin the practice of compassion. This promises to be wonderful night– come and bring your friends!

WHAT: Meditation on/practice of compassion
Buddhist House (356 Washington)
Sunday 12/6 from 6-7pm
It’s good for you

Intro to Zen at Buddhist House!

What is the sound of one hand clapping? Come to Buho this Wednesday if you want to find out! Mark Minniberg, a Zen teacher and a super cool guy, will be he leading an introduction to Zen meditation and you’re invited. No experience? No worries–this event is for beginners and veterans alike. So if you’re interested in meditation or are curious about living at Buho next year, stop by. And of course, there will be FREE snacks and tea.

Date: Wednesday, December 2
Time: 7:30 PM
Place: Buddhist House