The Gordon Career Center works with students of all class years to translate their liberal education into a lifetime of meaningful work.

The Center’s innovative approach to career education encourages students to design their own careers by exploring the intersection among their interests, the skills they have and wish to acquire, and market demand. The Gordon Career Center links students to alumni and employers across the globe in fields that reflect the impressive breadth of opportunities explored by Wesleyan graduates.

Careers By Design

Careers by Design is a program to help students explore the many influences on their career decision-making, cut through the noise, and make choices that are right for them.

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Upcoming Events

Apr 24

LinkedIn Headshot Event

12:00 pm

H ave you always wanted a more professional picture for your LinkedIn profile? Do you want to take your LinkedIn from Intermediate to All-Star status? Your chance is coming up on Tuesday, April 24th from 12-1pm. The Peer Career Advisors from the Gordon Career Center are providing you with an opportunity to get a free and professional picture taken during this LinkedIn Headshot Event! Note that this event is first come , first served. Why is a professional picture important? 1.Recognition: Employers and professional contacts can recognize you if theyve seen you at a networking event, interview or in another professional setting. 2.Personal Appeal: Any profile is more appealing when there is a persons face associated with it. 3. Credibility: A professional picture gives a candidate more credibility than if the picture is casual and includes other people or pets in the picture. More Information: https://wesleyan.joinhandshake.com/events/145912/share_preview Share on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/2058378001070253/

Apr 26

Getting into Law School: Wes Seniors Show the Way

12:00 pm

Considering law school? Gearing up for next year's application cycle? Every year, Wesleyan seniors apply to law school; every year, they navigate the application process and the stress that can accompany it; and every year, they're admitted to at least one excellent law school. Are you headed for the legal field, or just mulling it over? Either way, join us for a law school "peer-to-peer" advice-&-discussion session, and get tips and information from seniors who experienced the application process and are headed for the "1L" in fall '18. Speakers: Rachel Alpert '18, Brandon Ho '18, and Matt Renetzky '18. Pizza lunch provided; bring your own beverage. Co-sponsored by the Gordon Career Center (GCC), College of Social Studies, the Government Department, Wesleyan Mock Trial, and the Wesleyan Lawyers Association (WLA).

What Students & Alumni Do

Education
Media & Communications
Research
Entreprenuership

Where Students & Alumni Work

Citi
NYC Department of Education
Google

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