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Odyssey Interest Meeting

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From Maria Massad ’16:

Do you want to write for a nationally-based and even potentially get PAID for it? Then you may be interested in The Odyssey (theodysseyonline.com), a social content platform that crowdsources ideas from millennial thought leaders in their local communities that is just launching at Wesleyan. In the highly-competitive field of Digital Media, this on-campus opportunity will ensure that you stand out to employers.

I’m looking for great weekly writers who are are passionate about writing on a national online platform! If this is you, please apply here under Student Positions: http://www.theodysseyonline.com/apply. If you’d like to learn more, come to an Odyssey Interest Meeting at the Career Center on Dec 1 at 6:30 pm.

Date: Tuesday, December 1
Time: 6:30 – 7:30 PM
Place: Career Center

Come work for the Shapiro Center!

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERASofi Goode ’17 writes in:

Apply to be the Spring 2016 Junior Fellow for the Shapiro Center for Creative Writing! This paid position is a wonderful opportunity to work closely with Writer-in-Residence Amy Bloom, collaborate with the Senior Fellow to plan Shapiro Center events, and continually reach out to Wesleyan’s vibrant writing community.

We are seeking an applicant that is adaptable, a self-starter, responsible, and in possession of a sense of humor (hilarity, while appreciated, is not required). A car as well as a mild interest in reading and writing are a huge plus. If interested, please shoot an email to Sofi Goode expressing your interest. Include your history with creative writing at Wesleyan, and an informal resume including any relevant experience. Please direct all questions and applications to sgoode(at)wesleyan(dot)edu.



Apply to Work Homecoming/Family Weekend 2015!

wesleyan-cardinalFrom Avaa Saniee ’17

Apply now to be a part of Homecoming & Family Weekend 2015 (November 6th-8th), an event put on annually by the University for students, family, alumni and friends of Wesleyan! Student workers play an integral role in the weekend by greeting guests at the registration site, assisting with activity and event preparation, escorting guests around campus in shuttle vans, and much more!

To apply for a position, please fill out and submit this form by Friday, October 16, 2015 at 5:00 PM.

Preference will be given to those with flexible schedules. You will be notified of your application status via email no later than Tuesday, October 20, 2015.

Application deadline: Friday, October 16 at 5 PM

Apply to Work at Russell House

Professor Anne Greene and Kim-Frank Fellow Rachel Warner ’14 write in:

Love the writers and poets who come to speak at the Russell House? Want to get paid to watch them read? Come work for the Russell Series of Prose and Poetry!

At the Writing Programs we are hiring several students to join the staff of the Russell House for the fall semester. You will work closely with the Kim-Frank Writing Fellow, helping to run the visiting writers’ talks. Duties include greeting the campus audience and members of the public, managing the reception, setting up and breaking down each event, and helping to meet the speaker’s needs. Perks include meeting the authors (and having your books signed!) and sharing the reception food after the event, including desserts from the Green Room. Applicants should be well-organized, polite, and calm in the face of last-minute problems.
To apply, please send the following material to Rachel Warner at
russellhouse[at]wesleyan[dot]edu by 4 p.m. on Monday, May 11:
1) A statement of interest that describes your work experience.
2) A resume, if you have one available.
3) Your spring class schedule and a list of any other time commitments you’ve already made.

Date and time: Applications due Monday, May 11th by 4:oopm
Send applications to: Rachel Warner, russellhouse[at]wesleyan[dot]edu

Quaker Voluntary Service Info Session

Screen Shot 2015-02-03 at 10.12.52 PMFrom Caroline Monahan ’16:

Are you a senior looking to engage in meaningful community work next year? Come to the Quaker Voluntary Service info session on Wednesday, Feb. 4 at 12 pm in PAC 125.

Quaker Voluntary Service is a faith-based service-year program for individuals passionate about living lives committed to social justice. Volunteers will live together in intentional community, work in professional roles in nonprofit organizations, and be actively engaged in exploring their individual and common spiritual paths. Volunteers receive housing, all utilities, health insurance, a transportation and grocery allowance and a small living stipend. There will be many opportunities for training, retreat and reflection. The QVS Volunteer experience is an exploration of our four core values: Community, Service, Transformation, and the Quaker Way. QVS Volunteers look to engage in social justice work at a nonprofit through a faith perspective. Click here for more info. If you have any questions, email recruitment[at]quakervoluntaryservice[dot]org or cmonahan[at]wesleyan[dot]edu.

Date: Wednesday, February 4
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 PM
Place: PAC 125

JDS Therapeutics- Info Session for Internships and Full-Time Positions


Straight from Wes alum Hannah Plon ’14,

JDS Therapeutics is an innovative pharmaceutical and nutraceutical start-up that launched in November 2011 by two highly accomplished entrepreneurs. JDS Therapeutics develops and commercializes natural bioactive compounds for the treatment of human disease and improved quality of life. The company is on the smaller side with tremendous
aspirations. JDS will be looking to fill 2 different types of roles at both a full-time and internship level.

We are recruiting seniors for the entry-level Business Analyst and Scientific Affairs Analyst positions. We are looking for sophomores and juniors to fill our Summer Business Analyst and Scientific Affairs Summer Analyst internship roles. Job descriptions are currently live on the Career Center website for each of the positions.

Date: TODAY– Tuesday, February 3rd
Time: 7PM – 8PM
Place: Career Center, 41 Wyllys

Red & Black Society Info. Sessions


An invitation from Brian H. Lee ’13:

Need a job? Want the (potentially) highest paying job on campus? Come to an Info Session for the Red & Black Society! Red & Black Student Ambassadors connect alumni and parents with the University and solicit gifts on behalf of the Wesleyan Fund. Red and Black ambassadors are often the only contact alumni have with the school during the year. As such, it is a unique opportunity to bond with Wesleyan grads, young and old, and for them to connect with you.
This position allows students the opportunity to polish communication skills, post a coveted and marketable position on their resumes, and earn a recommendation from Wesleyan’s University Relations department. Ambassadors will also have the opportunity to be invited to special events on and off campus with trustees and prominent alumni.
Information sessions will be in PAC 001 on Monday, September 8 at 1:00 PM and Tuesday, September 9 at 6:00 PM.
Come with your resume if you’re ready to apply!

Dates: Monday, September 8th and Tuesday, September 9th
Times: 1:00pm on Monday and 6:00pm on Tuesday
Place: PAC 001

Apply to be a writing tutor


It is a truth universally acknowledged that Savannah Whiting ’13/GRAD has written in with a great job proposal:

Have you always dreamed of having your name on one of those colorful Writing Workshop posters? Want to get Wes Compliments on your brains, not (just) your body?

If you’re an articulate writer, organized student, and all-around gregarious person looking for a job next year, look no further. Apply to be a writing tutor!

The Writing Workshop is currently hiring Workshop Tutors, Course Tutors, and Writing Mentors for the Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 semesters.

Tutors will be compensated for one semester of work with a $400 stipend and 1 course credit in English. All tutors are trained in ENGL 491/2, the Ford Teaching Seminar, a one-semester course that meets on Tuesdays from 12-1 PM.

There are two steps in the application process:

Writing Programs now accepting applications for Ford and Kim-Frank Fellowships


Savannah Whiting ’13/GRAD seeks an heir:

Do you like to write and work with writers? Are you interested in teaching or arts administration? Would you like to begin your post-graduate career with a prestigious fellowship? If so, apply to be a Ford Fellow or Kim-Frank Fellow in the Writing Programs next year!

The Writing Programs Fellowships, awarded to graduating seniors at Wesleyan, are prestigious one-year, post-graduate positions. The Fellows work closely with Prof. Anne Greene, Director of Writing Programs, and play a central role in Writing Program development. The Fellows also have graduate student status and are eligible to take two academic courses, conduct research, and work collaboratively with faculty members.

Find more detailed information about the positions and how to apply here.

Deadline to apply: Wednesday, March 26th at 4:30 p.m.

For more information, contact Professor Anne Greene at 860-685-3604 or agreene[at]wesleyan[dot]edu.