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Deadline: February 2018

The Writing Workshop is starting a new series of peer-led, topic-specific workshops, and our first one is tomorrow evening, Thursday 11/9.

HOW TO DO A CLOSE READING
Gabriel Kachuk, COL ‘18
Shapiro Writing Center, Thursday 11/9, 6-7:15pm
Free food!

Senior COL major and Writing Workshop tutor Gabriel Kachuk will walk students through the ins and outs of close reading: what do I look for? How do I make it make sense? How far-reaching do I need to be? What if I don’t get it “right”?
This will be a lively, interactive, and very practical peer-to-peer workshop, with good food to boot!

Hey! Hablas español hasta que te toca decir una palabra that you don’t know how to say in Spanish?
Do you wonder why some words in Spanish have accents and some don’t?

This is the class for you!

SPAN 203: Spanish for Heritage Speakers
Spring 2018; T-Th 1:30 – 2:45 pm
A course taught at Trinity College and offered to Wesleyan students by telepresence, with plenty of academic and technical support at the home campus, both during and outside of class.

This course is designed for heritage speakers–students who understand and speak Spanish, who grew up in a Spanish-speaking environment, but whose education was primarily in English, in the US. This course, offers many benefits, such as:
• Study Spanish in an academic setting in the same way that native English-speakers study English
• Polish both oral and written language skills in Spanish
• Learn more about your language and your cultural heritage
• Meet students with similar interests and experiences
• Gain awareness and understanding of the Hispanic/Latin@ cultures: i.e., identity and communities inside and outside the US, language variation, geography, history, customs and traditions, current events, music, arts and food
• Prepare for study abroad
• Increase internship and career opportunities
• Can count towards the HISP major

Interested? Please contact Profesora Pérez-Gironés: aperezgirone@wesleyan.edu (127 Downey House; office hours: Monday 1:30-2:30, Wednesday 3-4, and by appointment.)

The Big Roll TOMORROW

The Big Roll!!!

The Wesleyan Mathematics and Science Scholars (WesMaSS) Program plans to break the Guinness world record for the largest number of people rolling down a hill within an hour. This event is scheduled from 10-12 noon on Saturday, November 4. Come join the fun and raise Cardinal spirit by having students, staff and the Middletown community work together to break a world record and get into the Guinness Book! COME for STICKERS, to WIN Cool Raffle Prizes, and a chance to throw your dorm a DESSERT PARTY!!!

Apply here:

http://wesleyan.edu/finaid/employment/job-postings/Admission/Tour%20Guide%20-%20ADM59.html

UPCOMING EVENTS
Employer Information Sessions & Workshops
Meet and network with employers, learn about their organization, respective industry, and full time and internship opportunities. Sessions are generally hosted by Wesleyan Alumni.
10.16 – L2 Information Session, 12:15pm, Career Center – Consulting/Tech/Analytics
10.17 – Horizons School of Technology Appointments (Sign-Up Required), 10:30am-12pm, Career Center – Tech
10.17 – Horizons School of Technology, 12pm, Career Center – Tech
10.18 – Bloomberg LP, 12:15pm, Career Center – IT/Consulting/Media
10.18 – Bloomberg LP Coffee Chats, 1:30pm-3:30pm, Career Center – IT/Consulting/Media
10.18 – Achievement First, 6pm, Usdan 110 – Education
10.19 – Green Corps, 6pm, Boger Hall Rm. 115 – Non-Profit/Environmental Activism
10.26 – BlackRock, 12pm, Boger Hall Rm. 115 – Finance
10.27 – Deloitte Coffee Chats, 12pm-3pm, Career Center – Consulting
10.31 – Explo, 12pm, Boger Hall Rm. 112 – Education
11.02 – Venture for America, 12pm, Career Center – Entrepreneurship

Alumni Career Talks
10.19 – Foreign Service Careers with Max Kraft ’09, 12pm, Career Center

Workshops
10.16 – The Health Professions Essential Meeting, 6:30pm, PAC 001
10.17 – Resume Writing Workshop, 12pm, Boger Hall Rm. 112
10.18 – Cover Letter Writing Workshop, 12:15pm, Boger Hall Rm. 114
10.18 – Master of Public Health Programs Panel, 6pm, Usdan 108
10.19 – Health Professions Personal Statement Writing Workshop, 6:15pm, Boger Hall Rm. 112
10.27 – LinkedIn Headshot Event, 11am-1pm, Career Center
11.01 – Health Professions Mock Medical School Interview Workshop, 6pm, Usdan 108
11.02 – Choosing Wisely: The Best Medicine for the Patient, 6:30pm, Boger Hall Rm. 112

Graduate School Information Sessions
10.17 – Columbia Law School & Financial Aid, 12pm, Boger Hall Rm. 110

UPCOMING APPLICATION DEADLINES
On-Campus Interview Deadlines
10.20 – Policy Analyst, APPRISE Incorporated
10.20 – Consulting Business Associate, Argus Information & Advisory Services
10.28 – Research Analyst Intern, The Brattle Group – Cardinal Internship
10.29 – Teacher/Coach/Advisor, Plan A Head – Sign-Up Now for Interview Slot

Wesleyan Affiliated Employer Deadlines
*Wesleyan Affiliated opportunities are continually added. Search Jobs > Filters > Show Advanced Options > Label > Wesleyan Affiliated to view current opportunities.
10.16 – Xtern, TechPointX
10.31 – Sales Compensation Analyst, Stryker
11.16 – Analyst, CamberView Partners

Cardinal Internships
*Cardinal Internships are continually added. Search Jobs > Filters > Show Advanced Options > Label > Cardinal Internship to view current opportunities.
10.23 – Software Engineer Intern, Pinterest
10.26 – Summer Analyst – Investment Management, Goldman Sachs
10.27 – Software Developer Intern, Atlassian
11.01 – Investigation Intern (Winter Break), Northern Virginia Capital Defender Office

Resume Review: You must have your resume approved by the GCC to apply to positions through Handshake. If your resume was approved in Handshake last year, you do not need to have it approved again. Adding new content from this summer? We recommend reviewing your updated resume during a career advising appointment to make sure you’re always putting your best foot forward.

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