Career Development makes available to students the information and skills necessary for becoming more marketable and finding satisfying employment in the global job market. Career Development provides support and resources for students, faculty, staff and alumni through individual assistance and professional development programs. Facilitating workshops including but not limited to; Career Planning/Job Search, Resume and Cover Letter Development, Effective Interviewing, Mock Interviews, Workplace Protocol, Business Etiquette and Networking.
The office is located in the Student Success Center inside the Winchester Campus Community Center, and is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Director of Career Development
Kentucky Wesleyan College
Spring 2019 Career Development Events
Wesleyan Into The World
Saturday, Jan. 5 – Winchester Center
Advance Reservations Required
Speed Mock Interviews and Networking Event
Wednesday Feb. 6 – Rogers Hall, 5:15- 7:30 p.m.
30+ Business Leaders, 4 minute interviews, followed by a Mocktail Networking Event
Each senior will sit down with 12-15 business professionals who will help participants perfect their interview skills.
Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served.
RSVP: Students must make reservations by Friday February 1 to [email protected]
Interview Attire Mandatory! No charge to students.
Employers: Contact Deborah Jones if interested in being an interviewer – [email protected]
Sunday, Feb. 17 – JCPenney, 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Get an extra 40% off business clothing, shoes and accessories.
Bring your student ID to receive your special discount. JCPenney staff will be available to help you.
Business Etiquette Dinner
Wednesday, Mar. 13 – Cox Conference Room, 5:15-7:30 p.m.
“How To Avoid Social Embarrassment While Dining Out.”
The Business Etiquette Dinner will consist of a formal four-course meal and each student will learn the proper manners to be used at a business dinner.
Cost: $15 in advance; RSVP: Must make advanced reservations by Friday March 8 in the Cashiers Office. All students welcome.
Business Attire Mandatory!
Spring Career Fair
Wednesday March 20, Rogers Hall 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Grad Schools, Full-time, Part-time, Summer Job and Intern opportunities.
The cost to participate as an employer is $30.
To register to attend as an employer, contact [email protected]
Career Development Director, Deb Jones, will be available to help you. All discussions will be in the Student Success Center conference room. Reservations are not required. Topics are suggested but you can bring any questions you have:
January 10 Resumes January 24 Interviewing
February 7 Summer Jobs/Internships February 21 Networking
March 7 Preparing for a Job Fair March 21 Resumes
April 4 Applying to Graduate School April 18 What’s next?
You can find more information and resources regarding the Office of Career Development on PantherNet.