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

Oct 17

Columbia Law School & Financial Aid

12:00 pm

n Admissions officer from Columbia Law will discuss this top-ranked law school, the nuances of the application process, and financial aid for law school in general. Of note will be Columbia Law School's financial aid options. Note that Columbia Law School admitted three graduates from the Class of 2017. This information session is co-sponsored by the College of Social Studies, the Government Department, and Wesleyan Mock Trial. Handshake Event Page:

Resume Writing Workshop

12:00 pm

This interactive workshop is ideal for all students. If you are just getting started writing your first resume, well help you leave with an awesome first draft.. Maybe you need a resume revamp? We can help you improve your resume (no matter how good it is). Learn insider tips to assure your resume gets noticed by employers. Gordon Career Center staff will be available to provide individual feedback. Please bring your laptop. Space is limited. Pre-registration required. Handshake Event Page:

Oct 18

Cover Letter Writing Workshop

12:15 pm

Attend this cover letter writing workshop to help you land the job or internship of your dreams! Learn how to read and analyze job descriptions to write an effective narrative and compose targeted prose that conveys your skills and abilities in the strongest possible light. To get the most out of this workshop, bring a rough draft of a current cover letter and/or a job description of a position you are considering applying to. Well help you leave with a polished document! Space is limited. Pre-registration required. Handshake Event Page:

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