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Improve your writing,
Help other students with theirs,
And impress the whole world with your skills.

The Writing Workshop is currently hiring tutors and mentors for the spring semester!

As a writing tutor, you will receive one course credit in English and a $400 stipend. All tutors are trained in ENGL 491, the Ford Teaching Seminar, which meets weekly on Tuesdays, from 12-1pm. Students from all majors are encouraged to apply.

The pre-application is due Monday, November 1st.

To learn more or apply, visit:


Contact Professor Anne Greene at x3604 and agreene@wesleyan.edu, or Ford Fellows Katherine Eyster and Emily Schmidt at x2440 and writingworks@wesleyan.edu.

It’s that time again!  Apply now to be part of Homecoming/Family Weekend 2010.  Student workers play an integral role in the weekend by greeting guests at the registration site, assisting with activity and event preparation, escorting guests around campus in shuttle vans, and much more!  Applications close on October 8 at 5:00pm.  The application can be found at: http://www.wesleyan.edu/hcfw/2010/students/

If you plan or want to work for the Office of Community Service this academic year, which includes: Green Street Arts Center, Traverse Square, WesESL, Wes Reads/Wes Math, Woodrow Wilson and more

You must attend one of the following sessions before beginning any work.   You will only get paid for work completed after: attending a session, filling out forms, and getting approved.

  • Tues 9/7 at noon, Usdan 110
  • Thurs 9/9 at 4pm, Usdan 108
  • Mon 9/13 at 6pm, Usdan 110
  • Tues 9/14 at noon, Usdan 108
  • Tues 9/14 at 8pm, Usdan 108
  • Thurs 9/16 at noon, Usdan 110
  • Mon 9/20 at 8pm, Usdan 108
  • Tues 9/21 at 1pm, Usdan 110
  • Thurs 9/23 at Noon, Usdan 110

Info and dates can also be found at www.wesleyan.edu/ocs/workstudy.htt

Need a Job?

Apply to the Red and Black Calling Society!

Red and Black Callers have potentially the highest paid job on campus, including a huge variety of bonuses/incentives/commission! Callers also get invited to special events on and off campus with trustees and prominent alumni.

  • Learn valuable fundraising experience for a non-profit
  • Help raise money to fund the many activities and projects happening on our campus!
  • Put your enthusiasm for Wes and love of people to use!
  • Be part of a competitive team that will contact parents and alumni
  • Practice crucial communication skills
  • Establish resume builders as you learn our brand-new software
  • Help alumni establish life-long relationships with Wes
  • Highly sought after job on campus, with very limited positions left!
  • Work-Study AND Non-Work-Study applicants are eligible


Come to one of the three Info Sessions:

  1. Sunday September 12, 2010 from 7 to 8pm in Usdan 108
  2. Monday September 13, 2010 from 8 to 9pm in Usdan 110
  3. Tuesday September 14, 2010 from 8 to 9pm in Usdan 110

**Resumes and cover letters are required as we will have many applicants. No expertise is necessary, but good oral communication is critical.

For further information, please contact Jeff Breau, Head Manager (jbreau@wesleyan.edu) or Dan Bloom, Program Director (djbloom@wesleyan.edu).

Applications for Sexual Assault Response Team Intern are now being accepted.

The position provides trained peer support to help students navigate on- and off-campus resources and judicial processes.  The intern also acts as liaison between the Davison Health Center (DHC), The Office of Behavioral Health for Students (OBHS), WesWELL, Student Activities, WSA, and other student and campus groups on sexual assault prevention and response initiatives.

A full job description is available at http://www.wesleyan.edu/healthservices/geninfo/forms/SARTjobdesc.pdf.  The application form is available at http://www.wesleyan.edu/healthservices/geninfo/forms/SARTapp.pdf and is due by 5 p.m. Friday, April 16.

For more information, contact Dr. Davis Smith, Medical Director of the Davison Health Center, at pdsmith@wesleyan.edu.

The CRC is seeking undergraduate Peer Career Advisors (PCAs) who will share responsibility with the professional staff for assisting students with career exploration as well as supporting, coordinating and implementing workshops and programs for the 2010-2011 academic year. PCAs will receive thorough training in this role and continue to receive support and training from the staff throughout the year. The position is part-time and requires approximately 10 hours a week and may occasionally include both weekends and evenings.

Responsibilities include advising students on resume and cover letter writing and editing as well as providing job and internship resources during Drop In sessions for at least four hours once a week.  Other duties include presenting programming in the residential halls and publicizing CRC events in the on-campus community.  PCAs also support the recruiting and counseling staff during career fair days and information sessions and when necessary, help the front desk staff with receiving students, making appointments and answering phones.

Qualifications include working well with others, both individually and in a team, as well as being able to act independently.  Critical to the position is the ability to follow through with commitments, being self-motivated, and maintaining confidentiality.  Applicants must demonstrate strong writing and editing skills as well as have solid presentation skills.

Please submit a cover letter addressed to Ms. Caitlin Cincotta (860.685.2180 ccincotta@wesleyan.edu) which includes the name and phone number of one reference, a resume, and a separate Word document with a response to the essay question: “How would your role as a PCA benefit and enhance your overall experience here at Wesleyan?”  Also answer “What other extracurricular responsibilities are you anticipating to participate in this upcoming year?”

You will be required to come back to campus the last week of August to participate in a week long training orientation.

Applications due Friday, April 9, 2010 by 4pm!

Basic CA Job Description:

  • Summer CAs will live in Hewitt 9.
  • You CANNOT be a Dean’s Orientation Intern, Orientation Leader, Senior Interviewer, or a Res Life staff member for Fall ’10.
  • The position runs from May 17, 2010 to September 5, 2010.
  • In addition to hours spent in the residence hall, you will work 30 hours per week in the Office of Residential Life.
  • See the full job description.

Basic RA Description (anticipated):

  • Summer RAs will live in Hewitt 10.
  • The position runs only during the Summer Session.
  • You CAN be a returning Res. Life staff member for Fall ‘10
  • Position compensation for this position will be Room/Board.
  • See the full job description.

If you are interested in applying for either position, please go to http://www.wesleyan.edu/reslife/Forms/student_staff_forms/selection/summer_staff_app.htm and complete the online application form by 4:00pm on Friday, April 9, 2010.

Note: Preference will be given to current and past Res Life staff members.

Reunion & Commencement 2010 is fast approaching (May 20-23!), and you know what that means- we need student workers.  If you didn’t work last year, you should come see what you missed, and if you did work with us, we’d love to have you back!  Work for University Relations, and aside from getting paid, you’ll also receive housing, have the unique opportunity to help out with Wesleyan’s biggest event, make lasting connections with alumni, and get the chance to say a final farewell to your graduating friends.  Potential jobs include working at the Registration site, hanging out with kids at Camp Cardinal, and, if you’re over 21, driving the shuttle vans.  The Office of Alumni and Parent Relations is now accepting applications.

Applications will be accepted until this Friday, April 9 at 5:00 PM. We will notify you of your employment status no later than Wednesday, April 14.

There will be a mandatory student worker meeting on May 18 in Science Center 150, at 5:30 PM.  We will provide your schedule for the weekend at that time, among other things.

If you are employed for Reunion and Commencement, University Relations will provide housing past the move-out date, which you will be required to vacate on May 24 at 5:00 PM. Please note—if you do not show up for your shifts, University Relations will no longer provide housing, and it will be billed to your student account.

Please apply at http://www.wesleyan.edu/rc/2010/students/students.html

If you have any questions, please contact us at interns@wesleyan.edu or x2418.

Thanks for your interest!

Carolyn Szaiff ’11 and Cuong Nguyen ’12
Interns, Office of Alumni and Parent Relations

The Orientation Program is now accepting applications for 30 Orientation Leaders for the Class of 2014, and new transfer, exchange and visiting students.  Orientation Leaders (OLs) will work for both International Student Orientation (ISO) and New Student Orientation (NSO). Orientation Leaders work with Resident Advisors to mentor and guide students during both ISO and NSO.  Orientation Leaders also help manage events, including welcoming international students at airports, working at residence hall arrival sites, informational forums and social events.

Questions: Please contact Timothy Shiner at tshiner@wesleyan.edu

Apply online: www.wesleyan.edu/orientation by March 24 at 5pm.

  • Blog to new students over the summer
  • 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
  • Guide students to access Wesleyan’s full range of academic resources
  • Facilitate study skills and time management workshops

Application deadline is March 29 at 5:00 p.m.
Applications and additional information are available at:

Email Dean Sarah E. Lazare at slazare@wesleyan.edu

Volunteer one evening a week with Let’s Get Ready!

Where: Macdonough Elementary (three blocks from Wesleyan). Transportation from/to Wesleyan is provided
When: March 1 – April 28, 2010. Monday or Wednesday Nights, 6:00–8:30 p.m.

LGR is a FREE college access program serving the under-resourced students of Middletown. The program consists intensive SAT preparation and real college preparation, which includes searching for colleges, writing application essays, and financial planning.

As a tutor, you’d be given a class of 5 high school juniors with whom you’d meet once a week throughout the semester and guide along the path to college, providing either math or verbal SAT prep. Training, curriculum, and full support is provided by the program – you just need to bring an interest in tutoring and your enthusiasm!

To learn more, come to an information session:

February 3r, 4:15pm, Usdan 108
There will be free food!

Visit http://www.letsgetready.org/ for more information or http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/5WLHNGD to apply!  Or contact Martine and Julia at wesleyanlgr@gmail.com.

Applications due February 13th. Compensation available for those with federal work-study.  Partnered with Teach for America!

Enjoy the unique opportunity of living with and programming for, upperclassmen. As a CA, you are responsible for the wood frames, hi/lo rise, or other apartments. Like the RAs, the CAs plan fun and/or educational programs to benefit their assigned area. Working with extensive Reslife support, CAs have a great opportunity to create unique programs and play a key role in community development. The position helps develop many essential life skills while providing the chance to work with similarly motivated and interesting people. Ultimately, get paid to live in good housing while simultaneously developing marketable skills and helping your classmates!

Info Sessions

  • Monday, January 25 @ 7pm
    Nicolson Lounge
  • Wednesday, January 27 @ Noon
    Usdan 108
  • Thursday, January 28 @ 8pm
    Butt A Lounge

Applications Due: February 4, 2010 by 4:00pm

For more information and to apply: www.wesleyan.edu/reslife

The Orientation Program is seeking four Interns to assist with the planning and implementation of the Orientation Program for the incoming Class of 2014 and the new transfer, exchange & visiting students. Interns plan both International Student Orientation (ISO) and New Student Orientation (NSO) with position responsibilities varying based on specific assignments.

These internships provide students an excellent opportunity to learn about large-scale event management and higher education administration, and to help lead one of the most important events on campus: the welcoming of new students to the University.

Duties: As an Intern, you will be an integral part of the planning and implementation of Orientation. You will work with professional staff in creating interesting, informative programs and activities for new students. Interns will monitor email and phone lines, answering questions from new students and families related to all aspects of life at Wesleyan. They will also be instrumental in training and supporting student Orientation Leaders, and will serve as point persons for specific events during Orientation.

Qualifications: Students who will be returning to Wesleyan in the Fall of 2010 are eligible to apply. Successful candidates should possess excellent written and oral communication skills, sound judgment, experience and/or interest in working with diverse student populations, an ability to work independently and with a group, organizational and planning skills, strong computer skills, and a willingness to work with staff to make the transition to Wesleyan as smooth, enjoyable and informative as possible for all new students.

Terms and benefits:
Period of internship: June 1 – September 5, 2010
Hours per week: 35
Compensation: $8.25 an hour plus on campus housing.

Applications: Click here to apply online or here to download a paper application.

Application Deadline: Applications are due by 5:00pm on Friday, February 5th. Selected candidates will be interviewed mid-February and notified before spring break.

If you have questions, please contact:

Timothy Shiner
Director, New Student Orientation

Want to know more? Attend an info session this week:

  • Tonight (Jan 25) @ 7pm – Nicolson Lounge
  • Wednesday (Jan 27) @ Noon – USDAN 108
  • Thursday (Jan 28) @ 8pm – Butterfield A Lounge

More info…

  • Applications are due February 4th by 4:00pm
  • Go to www.wesleyan.edu/reslife to apply
  • You don’t have to attend an info session to apply, but we suggest you do to get more information about the positions and the selection process.

Are you still in the market for a job?  Come join the Red and Black Calling Society!

  • Make phone calls and fundraise for Financial Aid
  • EXCELLENT chance to network
  • Build your resume with extensive communications experience

Anyone may apply, but there are only a few spots left.  Hours consist of two shifts per week, 2 hours a shift.

Resumes and cover letters are not required but are very helpful as we will have many applicants. No expertise is necessary, but good oral communication is critical.

Please email, as attachments, any such documents to one of the contacts below. Interviewing begins January 24th and ends January 31st, so respond soon.

For further information, please contact Ellika Healy, Head Manager at ehealy@wesleyan.edu or Zach Webster, Program Director at zwebster@wesleyan.edu.

Second Semester Hiring!

Are you still in the market for a job?

– Come join the Red and Black Calling Society! –

· Make phone calls and fundraise for Financial Aid

· EXCELLENT chance to network

· Build your resume with extensive communications experience

Anyone may apply, but there are only a few spots left.

Hours consist of two shifts per week, 2 hours a shift.

**Resumes and cover letters are not required but are very helpful as we will have many applicants. No expertise is necessary, but good oral communication is critical.

Please email, as attachments, any such documents to one of the contacts below. Interviewing begins January 24th and ends January 31st, so get back to us soon.

For further information, please contact:

Ellika Healy, Head Manager: ehealy@wesleyan.edu


Zach Webster, Program Director: zwebster@wesleyan.edu

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