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
2018-19 Career Development Events
Fall Graduate School, Study Abroad and Service Fair
Thursday, Sept. 20, Rogers Hall
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
(For all Wesleyan Students)
Explore graduate schools, service/volunteer and study abroad opportunities. (Complete list of graduate schools and organizations attending will be updated on the Career Development page weekly starting Sept. 10.
Speed Mock Interviews and Networking Event
Wednesday, Oct. 24, Rogers Hall
5:20 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
(For Seniors; Underclassmen by special permission.)
30+ Business Leaders, 4 minute interviews, followed by Mocktail Networking Event
Each senior will sit down with 12-15 business professionals who will help participants perfect their interview skills.
During the Mocktail Networking Event students will have the opportunity to speak with professionals in their field. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served.
RSVP: Students must make reservations by Friday, Oct. 19 at 5 p.m. to [email protected]
Interview Attire Mandatory! No Charge to students.
Business Etiquette Dinner
Wednesday, Nov. 14, Rogers Hall
5:20 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
(Purposely for Juniors and Seniors, but all students welcome.)
“How To Avoid Social Embarrassment While Dining Out.”
The Business Etiquette Dinner will consist of a formal 4-course meal and each student will learn the proper manners to be used at a business dinner, including conversation topics, how to handle difficult foods, and appropriate silverware and glassware use.
Cost: $15 in advance
RSVP: Must make advanced reservations by 4 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 9. Payment can be made in the Cashier’s Office or by indicating that you will use Flex dollars.
Interview Attire Mandatory!
January Special Event!!
Inaugural Wesleyan to the World
Friday, Jan. 4 – Sunday, Jan. 6
(Various Campus Locations)
Professional conference-style three-day workshop about all things Career and Life After College. Learn from industry-experienced alumni, community leaders, and more. Seminar schedule and details coming soon!
You can find more information and resources regarding the Office of Career Development on PantherNet.
Graduate School, Internship and Study Abroad Fair Speed Mock Interviews
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