WesWIS writes in:
Are you a graduating senior with no concrete plans for next year? Are you a junior who wants to get a jump start on your post-grad life? Come see what’s out there at the Post-Graduation Panel, hosted by Wesleyan Women in Science!
The careers of our panelists include medicine, teaching, engineering and science-related community engagement. You’ll have the opportunity to hear about each panelist’s experience, from job searching and networking to securing a position.
Come with any questions you may have about life after graduation! As always, all majors and genders are welcome. Refreshments will be provided.
Date: Thursday, April 21
Time: 7:30-8:30 PM
Place: Hall-Atwater 84
Elizabeth Warren continues to be a powerful force in the campaign to fix the student loan system. Warren spoke at a recent hearing for the Health, Education, Labor & Pensions committee, saying that although the interest rate necessary to cover the cost of the student loan program without making a profit would be about 2.5%, the government is charging students nearly twice that amount for undergraduate loans, and even more for graduate and direct loans. But Warren has come under fire from critics who say that the figures she is using in her argument are wrong.
In the follow-up to the controversy surrounding the suspension of Northeastern‘s chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine by the school,
FoodCorps, nationwide service network dedicated to healthy food, is having an information session on campus:
FoodCorps is a nationwide team of leaders that connects kids to real food and helps them grow up healthy.
We do that by placing motivated leaders in limited-resource communities for a year of public service. Working under the direction of local partner organizations, we implement a three-ingredient recipe for healthy kids. Our service members:
– Teach kids about what healthy food is and where it comes from
– Build and tend school gardens
– Bring high-quality local food into public school cafeterias
FoodCorps is in Connecticut! We have 12 service members are doing this work in school districts across the state. Come learn about FoodCorps, what is happening in Connecticut, and how you can get involved!
Learn more about the FoodCorps application and about FoodCorps Connecticut. Feel free to email Syed Ali ’13 with questions at syed.ali[at]foodcorps[dot]org.
Date: Thursday, February 13th (Valentine’s Day Eve)
Place: Olson Commons, Wesleyan Career Center, 41 Wyllys
Do you believe in life after Wes? The Career Center’s Rachel Berman does:
Virtual panel featuring six recent Wesleyan graduates discussing their careers, how they found their jobs, and recommendations they have for current students.
Meet Our Panelists:
Kara Hayward ’10 Major: Economics
Consultant, Deloitte Consulting
Lily Mandlin ’10 Major: Government
Social Investment Council Manager, Echoing Green
Julia Pearlman ’10 Major: American Studies
U.S. History Teacher, Teach for America
To help ease the friction of unemployment and the possibility/probability of ending up with a life not unlike that of characters in a Kevin Smith movie, Eric Mendell ’11 sends in an e-mail:
Deloitte Consulting Information Session and Meet n’ Greet
From 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm learn about the array of post-graduate opportunities that Deloitte Consulting’s Business Analyst program has to offer from a group of Wesleyan Alumni (Rob Cho’ 91, Jed Rosenbaum ’02, Kara Hayward ’10, Jayvan Mitchell ’11, and Eric Mandell ’11).
From 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm meet with David Rosenblum ’75 P’09, Deloitte Consulting’s National Managing Director of Consulting Corporate Developement and Wesleyan Board of Trustees member.
Refreshments will be provided.
Date: Sept. 25 – Sept. 25
Time: 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Place: Usdan 108
(Do click on the picture for a flyer of the events.)