Internship and Volunteer Positions Abroad with Hatua Likoni

Two exciting volunteer positions from Wes Alum, Gabrielle Fondiller ’07, Director of Hatua Likoni. These are great opportunities for students looking to get experience abroad and connect with the powerful Wesleyan-NGO network. VOLUNTEER POSITION: Organization: Hatua Likoni Description of Organization: Hatua Likoni is a community based NGO working to reduce unemployment and poverty in Likoni, Kenya.…

Changemakers in Education

From this article on Educating Changemakers in New York City: “Last Thursday, educators from across the New York City metropolitan area gathered to share the great work they are doing to cultivate their students as changemakers. The second selection panel in two weeks, the gathering shared several similarities with the previous week’s Bay Area Changemaker Schools…

Looking for Wesleyan Students // TFA Position

Position Summary The mobilization campus campaign coordinator (CCC), in partnership with other CCCs and full-time Teach For America staff, will strive to mobilize and unify communities on campus in the movement to address the issue of educational inequity. The mobilization CCC will work to develop and execute a detailed strategic plan aimed at building knowledge,…

Panels and Networking Opportunities during R&C2013

  Reunion & Commencement 2013 begins on Thursday, and we’d like to call your attention to some PCSE and CCP events that are taking place this weekend. All are excellent opportunities to meet alumni, network, and learn about the paths Wesleyan students take after graduation. Please join us!     WESEMINAR Making Change Happen: Approaches…

Senior Week Hackathon Interview on Wesleying

Be sure to jump on over to Wesleying for a Senior Week Hackathon interview. An excerpt from the article: “Meet the participants of the first ever Senior Week Hackathon, a heated, unimaginably sexy 36-hour coding competition organized by Carmi, Julian Applebaum ’13, and Anastasios Germanidis ’13. The participants, most of them Comp Sci majors, have been awake for the…

Senior Week Hackathon

From the Senior Week Hackathon website: “What would you build if you only had 36 hours? Better course registration? No problem. Tracking down alums? Done. Reliving your campus years with music? Get your smartphone out. On Saturday, May 18th, 3 teams of Wesleyan students will go head-to-head to build the best Wes-themed web app. Apps will be judged by…

Saturday On Campus // Artists for World Peace “A Chorus of Peace”

The CitySingers of Hartford will perform A Chorus of Peace at the Wesleyan University Chapel, 221 High Street, Middletown, on Saturday, May 18 at 7 pm. The event benefits Artists for World Peace. As part of the evening, Artists for World Peace will host an art show and sale in the Zelnick Pavilion, adjacent to the chapel.…

13 Students Awarded Grants from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship

The Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship is pleased to announce its 2013 Seed Grant and Internship Grant recipients. The PCSE Seed Grant program was launched this spring.  Individuals and teams of students competed for $5000 prizes intended to provide capital to help Wesleyan students launch their socially-oriented project or idea and/or build capacity of their…

Summer Job Opportunities // Urban Farming in Hartford

This just in: TWO POSITIONS AVAILABLE FOR WES STUDENTS! Summer Jobs in Urban Farming in Hartford! We’re hiring for two Green Fund-sponsored positions with Summer of Solutions Hartford! Summer of Solutions Hartford is a youth-led food justice non-profit in the South End of Hartford.  We run a 9-week summer program in which youth participants work to construct and run…