Yesterday, Joyce Walter, Director of Davison Health Center sent an all-campus email alerting the campus that DHC is moving forward with the search for a director of Survivor Advocacy and Community Education, ostensibly to replace Alysha Warren, who was the inaugural Sexual Assault Resource Coordinator/Therapist until she left Wesleyan earlier this fall.
A message from Quinn Frenzel ’16:
Attention, seniors! Would you like to begin your post-graduate career with a prestigious fellowship?
Apply to be the 2017-2018 Kim-Frank Fellow in the Writing Programs. Applications are due by email on Monday, March 27 at 4:30 PM.
The Kim-Frank Fellow works with Prof. Anne Greene in the Writing Programs office, helping to organize a broad range of writing programs and events on campus. The Fellow assists in running the university’s Writing Certificate and writing programs, has teaching responsibilities, and helps contribute to the development of new courses.
The Fellow also has an opportunity to work with distinguished writers, journalists, artists, and public figures.
The 2017-18 Fellow will be appointed with graduate student status and is eligible to take two academic courses, conduct research, and work collaboratively with faculty members.
To apply, please email the following application materials to Professor Anne Greene at agreene[at]wesleyan[dot]edu using the subject line “Kim-Frank Fellowship Application.”
1. A letter of interest discussing your academic work at Wesleyan, other important experiences, your fuure plans or aspirations, and your interest in this Fellowship.
2. A transcript
3. A resume
4. Two writing samples: One academic paper, with comments and a grade if they are available. The second piece should also be prose — academic, journalistic, or creative.
5. The names of two faculty members who can serve as references. Your references will be contacted if you are a finalist.
For more information, visit the Writing at Wesleyan webpage or contact Anne Greene, University Professor in English and Director of the Writing Certificate, at 860-685 3604 or agreene[at]wesleyan[dot]edu.
Due date: Monday, March 27th at 5:00 p.m.
How to apply: Send required materials by email to agreene[at]wesleyan[dot]edu
From Gabriel Borelli ’16:
Hey, seniors! Has the job panic set in yet? There’s an excellent opportunity right here at Wesleyan for any graduate interested in writing and invested in writers.
Do you have excellent editing and interpersonal skills? Are you interested in the fields of teaching or publishing/editing? Would you like to begin your post-graduate career with a prestigious fellowship? If so, apply to be a Ford Fellow in the Writing Programs for the 2017-2018 academic year!
In an administrative role, the Ford Fellow assists in running the university’s Writing Workshop and supporting the First Year Seminar program. The Fellow’s teaching responsibilities include helping to train the university’s student writing tutors, designing and leading the seminar for veteran tutors, developing workshops and tutoring services for first-year students and other campus communities, and serving as the university’s senior writing tutor. The Ford Fellow will be instrumental in designing and updating the web page of writing resources for the entire Wesleyan community.
The Fellowship also includes a generous stipend, and the Fellow has graduate student status and is eligible to take two courses.
Please email the following application materials to Professor Meg Weisberg, Interim Director of Academic Writing (mweisberg[at]wesleyan[dot]edu)
- A letter of interest explaining your academic experience and future plans
- A transcript
- A resume
- Two academic papers, preferably with grades and the instructors’ comments
- The names of two faculty members who can serve as references. Your references will be contacted if you are a finalist.
Applications are due MARCH 13, 2017 by 4:30 p.m. and interviews scheduled thereafter.
Deadline: Monday, March 13th at 4:30pm
More information here.
from the lovely Eva Steinberg ’17:
looking to show off those new overalls? love dirt and the sweet sweet earth? want to add the best job EVER to your resume?
well, by all means, what are you waiting for?! join the LONG LANE FARM SUMMER CREW!
we are looking for kind, hardworking, and loving people to tend to our plants and birds….could this be you?
More information about the positions, as well as the application questions can be found here. Email your application to weslonglanefarm[at]gmail[dot]com by Sunday, February 12 to make the priority deadline. Applications will be accepted afterward depending on how many spots have been filled.
The Grant provides up to $3,000 for students working on intersectional issues addressing gender, sexuality, race, class, and species. Students must have a faculty sponsor and ideally, the Grant will support an experience (travel for research, an internship, or other summer project) that will contribute to their senior essay or thesis.Application Process:The deadline for applications is, by noon, Monday, February 27, 2017. Student applications are to be delivered to FGSS AA Jen Enxuto (jenxuto[at]wesleyan[dot]edu) and should be accompanied by a statement of support from the faculty sponsor and an additional letter of recommendation by another professor. The application should include a title, description of project, proposed timeline and detailed budget.Grants can be combined with other funding, as long as the other funding source allows. Grants will typically not exceed $3,000.Recipients of the EcoFeminist Grant must submit a brief report upon completion of the project detailing how this grant enhanced their project, accomplishments and how the funds were used.Eligibility: Undergraduates who will be rising juniors or rising seniors by the start date of the grant (Summer 2017) are eligible to apply. Students should have an FGSS background, but need not be majors. Notification of the grant award will be made in April 2017.
From Ariel Garber ’17:
Are you interested in sustainability? Want to help lead change on campus? Want to learn more about web design and pick up some communication skills? Then consider applying to be the Communication and Outreach Intern starting in February 2017!
This awesome job will have you working on publicizing events & projects all throughout campus to promote sustainability! You will also be involved in strategic planning for the office and act as liaison between administration, faculty, staff and students. You’d be working within an established structure with as much support as needed! It’s a great opportunity to learn how to be an operator of change with an important issue! Apply through the Google Form below by Sunday, January 29!
Application Deadline: 11:59 PM on Sunday, January 29
Ford Fellow Gabe Borelli writes in:
If you love to read, write, and—most importantly—help others with their writing, apply to be a writing tutor this spring!
The Writing Workshop has several positions open for qualified students looking to be Writing Workshop tutors, writing mentors, and thesis mentors for the spring 2016 semester.
Writing tutors receive a $500 stipend and 1/2 course credit in the Writing Certificate. In order to apply, you will need to do the following:
1) Fill out a pre-application form HERE.
2) Fill out a hard copy of the full application by November 1st at 8:00 AM. Applications are due to Ford Fellow Gabe Borelli in Downey 103 and can be found HERE.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Gabe Borelli at writingworks[at]wesleyan[dot]edu or Interim Director of Academic Writing Meg Furniss Weisberg at mweisberg[at]wesleyan[dot]edu.
Application Deadline: Tuesday, November 1 at 8 AM
From Amarachi Asonye ’16:
Interested in healthcare, technology, finance, or big data? Interested in working for a rapidly growing leader in healthcare reform? Looking for a full-time job or a rewarding summer internship?
Then come join Dr. Win Whitcomb ’84, Anju Paul ’14, Ben Record ’15, Zaida Garcia ’15, Nabilah Kabir ’15, Amarachi Asonye ’16 and Mike Greenwald ’16 on September 28th 6pm Usdan 108 to hear about job opportunities and the innovative work culture at Remedy!
Remedy Partners is one of the fastest-growing healthcare organizations in the country. Specializing in advancing value-based healthcare, Remedy’s mission is to dramatically improve the quality of patient care by implementing reforms in healthcare proposed by the Affordable Care Act. Remedy represents a breakthrough in both the delivery and financing of healthcare services. Remedy currently has offices in New York City, Darien CT, and Shelton CT and is looking to fill positions in all different departments.
If this hasn’t been enough to sway you, pizza from Mondo will be provided!
Date: Wednesday, September 28
Time: 6-7 PM
Place: Usdan 108
Espwesso writes in:
Espwesso is currently looking to hire two new employees! Applicants must be work-study and must fill out the questions below. Please send answers as well as relevant resumes to rmanayan[at]wesleyan[dot]edu by Friday, September 30. Hope to hear from you soon!
- Are you work-study?
- What is your relative availability Sunday – Thursday nights (9pm – 1am), and how many hours do you anticipate wanting to work per week?
- Describe your relationship with coffee. Why do you want to work at the café?
- What other activities/organizations do you participate in during the school year?
- Tell us something interesting or weird you’ve heard/read about this past week!
- Use an experience to illustrate your ability to work in customer service. What are your strengths? What are your weaknesses?
- You’re working at Espwesso and you realize we are ALL OUT of non-dairy milk. Sasha and Malia Obama walk in and both ask for almond milk lattes. What do you do?
Application Deadline: Friday, September 30 at 12 AM
WE’RE HIRING AGAIN !!! crazy how quickly this happens. See the application questions below, and email your answers as well as a resume to rmanayan(at)wesleyan(dot)edu by this Sunday, May 1st. Work-study only, underclassmen preferred!!!
1. Are you work-study?
2. What is your relative availability Sunday – Thursday nights (9pm – 1am), and how many hours do you anticipate wanting to work per week?
3. Why do you want to work at the cafe?
4. What other activities and organizations do you take part in during the school year?
5. Tell us about something interesting or weird you’ve heard/read about this past week.
6. Use an experience to illustrate your ability to work in customer service or group environment. What are your strengths? What are your weaknesses?
7. You’re working at Espwesso and we are ALL OUT OF non-dairy milk. Sasha and Malia Obama walk in and ask for almond milk lattes. WHAT DO YOU DO?
Application Deadline: Sunday, May 1