College of Letters alumna Anne Lebleu ‘00 will return to campus this Thursday to talk about her career in corporate social responsibility, foundation consulting and management and to answer your questions about work in the social sector. The discussion will be relevant to students with a wide variety of academic interests, extra-curricular passions, and career aspirations, and there will be lunch for those who register.
Read more about Anne’s post-Wes journey here. This event is hosted by the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship.
Date: Thursday, February 26
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 PM
Place: Allbritton 311
Bring your brunch on Sunday, March 30 and hear about Jacob’s experiences as a Venture for America Fellow in Las Vegas. This is an opportunity to not only learn more about VFA but also to discuss community-catalyzing investment and his adjustment to work with startups and life in a new city.
Jacob Eichengreen ’13 is a VFA fellow working with VegasTechFund, a part of Downtown Project that seeks to build a vibrant tech community and diversify the local economy in downtown Las Vegas by investing in early-stage startups. Jacob recruits promising companies who will support the startup ecosystem and facilitates their relocation and expansion.
Date: Sunday, March 30
Time: 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Place: Usdan 110
Bring your lunch on Monday, March 24 and hear Marcus and Rebecca talk about corporate social responsibility, business writing and strategy, forging a path of meaningful work, and generally navigating life after Wesleyan.
Marcus Chung ’98, Vice President of Social Responsibility and Vendor Compliance, Children’s Place
A recognized leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR), Marcus has held CSR roles at Gap, McKesson and Talbots. Marcus serves as Vice President, Social Responsibility & Vendor Compliance for specialty apparel retailer The Children’s Place, leading a global team responsible for protecting garment workers’ rights and minimizing environmental impact in the company’s supply chain. Through partnerships with local and global stakeholders, leadership in industry associations and integrating CSR throughout the company, the Social Responsibility & Vendor Compliance team seeks to create opportunities where both the company and communities can benefit and thrive.
Attention, seniors! Unsure what to do next year? Looking for a job with significant responsibilities and learning opportunities? Interested in a career in teaching, writing, or the arts?
Look no further. Apply for the Wesleyan Writing Fellowships! Every year, the Writing Programs awards three graduating seniors with prestigious one-year, post-graduate fellowships:
Two Ford Fellows assist the Director of Writing Programs in running the university’s Writing Programs and Writing Workshop, including training more than one hundred student writing tutors. The position offers significant teaching and administrative experience.
The Kim-Frank Fellow organizes and supervises writing and music events and helps with other literary events on campus. The job offers an opportunity to work with distinguished writers, journalists, and other artists.
From Jennifer Healey, Career Center Staff:
Join us for a virtual information session about the consulting industry with Josh Atwood ’08. Josh currently works at McKinsey & Company and will be discussing the consulting field, the career of a consultant, as well as team and project management.Josh is Wesleyan class of 2008, and was an Economics and French Studies double major. On campus, he was a manger with Red & Black and captain / coach of the Wesleyan Men’s Club Volleyball team. He joined McKinsey two weeks after graduation in the summer of 2008. Josh initially did research work with MGI and McKinsey’s Knowledge Network, then transitioned to a Business Analyst role in 2010. In his time as a consultant, he has worked in the consumer goods, financial services, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, aerospace, private equity, not-for-profit, and government / public sectors in the US, UK, Netherlands, Germany, Spain, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Turkey, and China. He is currently a senior associate with McKinsey’s Geneva and Boston offices and on secondment to the World Economic Forum in Switzerland leading a project on health system sustainability.