Homecoming/Family Weekend Employment Opportunities — 9/28 deadline

Have you ever wanted to…

Meet alumni and parents from around the world?  Make money, friends and gain a whole new perspective on life at Wesleyan?  Drive a shuttle van around campus and use a walkie-talkie?  AND get a FREE Wesleyan T-Shirt?

Apply now to be part of Homecoming/Family Weekend 2012. Student workers play an integral role in the weekend by greeting guests at the registration site, assisting with activities and event preparation, escorting guests around campus in shuttle vans, and much more!

Applications close on Friday, September 28th  at 5:00pm.

The application can be found at:


If you have any questions, feel free to email interns@wesleyan.edu!

 **Please note: students who are hired to work for Events during this period cannot also work for Bon Appétit.

Aubrey Courville ’13, James Gardner ’13 and Raymond Wong ’14
Interns, Office of Alumni and Parent Relations

Be Part of the ResLife Staff! — Mtgs. 2/8 & 2/9; Apps due 2/13 at 5 p.m.


Want to be part of a dynamic staff team?

 Want to develop great leadership skills? Want to help your peers and shape their residential experience at Wesleyan?  Consider becoming a resident advisor (RA) or community advisor (CA).   Learn more at an information session this week:

Wednesday, February 8, 2012 @ 7 P.M., Usdan 108 (CA applicants ONLY)

Thursday, February 9, 2012 @12 Noon, Usdan 108

You can also check out the website for more information at https://www.wesleyan.edu/reslife/stu_staff_selection.html .  The deadline for all applications is Monday, February 13th at 5:00 PM EST.

“Now That You’ve Declared” Dinner: ECON & Life post-Wes — Nov. 30, 6 p.m.

You are cordially invited to a

“Now That You’ve Declared” Dinner 

for any junior interested in ECON-type subjects 

with Professors Richie Adelstein and Damien Sheehan-Connor 

and CRC Associate Director Persephone Hall

Wednesday, November 30     6-7 p.m.

Limited to 20 juniors 

R.S.V.P. to Susan Kulesza at skulesza@wesleyan.edu by Tues., Nov. 29

Sponsored by the Office of Residential Life and the Deans’ Office



Be a Peer Advisor! Apps due 3/28

Be a SARN Peer Advisor!  You’ll get to:

  • Blog to new students over the summer, blog about academic resources and experiences!
  • Help new students plan their academic schedules and work with their advisors during Orientation week.
  • Act as a resource during course registration and major declaration.
  • Learn effective strategies for time management, reading retention, public speaking, test and note taking and effective communication.
  • Participate in First Year Matters programming.
  • Direct students to Wesleyan’s full range of academic resources.
  • Facilitate study skills and time management workshops.

Application deadline is March 28, 2011 at 5:00 p.m.

Applications and additional information are available at:

A direct link to the application is here.    QUESTIONS?  Email Dean Sarah E. Lazare at slazare@wesleyan.edu.

New York Times: “Win a Trip with Nick” contest — 1/18 deadline

The New York Times is inviting readers to submit entries to the fifth annual “Win a Trip with Nick” contest. 

Through this contest, Op Ed-columnist and Pulitzer Prize winner Nicholas D. Kristof hopes to increase awareness and understanding about the many complex issues and opportunities for the developing world.  This year, Mr. Kristof will choose two winners – one currently-enrolled college or graduate student and one adult over the age of 60 – to accompany him on a reporting trip.  To be considered for the contest, applicants are invited to submit either a written essay or a video entry that articulates their desire to accompany Mr. Kristof on a reporting trip and explains why they are an ideal candidate for such an experience. 

 Essay submissions are limited to 700 words and should be send to WinATrip@nytimes.com.  Video submissions must be under three minutes and should be posted on Mr. Kristof’s YouTube channel www.youtube.com/nicholaskristof.  Submissions must be received by January 18, 2011, and students must be 18 or older to be eligible for the contest.

For additional details on Win a Trip, please go to Nick’s Blog – On the Ground, nytimes.com/ontheground.