Career Decisions: From Insight to Impact
Career Decisions, our online course on Coursera, aims to help learners understand their motivations, strengths, and goals, and appreciate how personal identity affects career decision making. The course is taught by adult developmental psychologist and career counselor, Sharon Belden Castonguay, Director of the Gordon Career Center at Wesleyan University and is offered free of charge to Wesleyan students and alumni.
Find more information on accessing the course here.
Ideals into Practice
Ideals into Practice is a program that allows you to reflect on your time at Wesleyan, identify skills you learn through courses and extracurriculars, and develop goals for your life after college. The quarter credit course is self-paced and centers around a digital portfolio. Through building relationships and reflecting on your experiences, Ideals into Practice provides you with the context to make grounded decisions as you move through Wesleyan and beyond and prepares you to pursue meaningful work after graduation. For more information, visit http://idealsintopractice.site.wesleyan.edu
Tune in to our Podcasts
Tune in to our podcasts First Year Out, and Careers by Design: The Interviews, hosted and produced by Sharon Belden Castonguay, EdD, Director of the Gordon Career Center.
First Year Out looks at the college-to-work transition through the eyes of recent graduates and brings in experts to discuss topics including achieving success at your first job, handling stress, self-awareness, and managing money. Listen on SoundCloud, or on iTunes. Be sure to subscribe and leave us a review on iTunes so others can find us.
Careers by Design: The Interviews explores the careers of some of Wesleyan’s famous alumni.Listen on SoundCloud, or on iTunes.