Student Opportunities

Election Year Opportunities






Students! It is an election year, which means it can be a great time to get involved in politics. Some possibilities: General Election Participation Connecticut League of Women’s Voters Help inform voters! General Website Connecticut Citizen Election Audit Help protect the integrity of the electoral process! General Website Common Cause Connecticut Help promote voter registration…

Campaign Intern Wanted






I have no connection to this, nor do I know anything at all about Harry Rilling, but this might interest some Wesleyan students: Harry Rilling’s campaign for Mayor of Norwalk is currently looking for interns and fellows.  This will be a great opportunity for students to become civically engaged, learn how campaigns work, and participate…

Help Organize a Conference on International Development!






PARTICIPATE IN ORGANIZING WESLEYAN’S FIRST ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT TO BE HELD IN THE SEMESTER SPRING OF 2015 FRIDAY, OCT 4th, USDAN 114 (ULLIAN MEETING ROOM) 4:30 pm Confirm your attendance by emailing Chazelle Rhoden (crhoden- at – wesleyan.edu)

Honors Theses | Michael Nelson






I have just posted my own requirements for students who wish to work with me on an Honors Thesis. Please note that I strongly recommend you contact me PRIOR to Spring Break. Go this page for more information: Honors Theses | Michael Nelson.

Apply Now! International Human Rights Conference in Storrs






International Human Rights Leadership Conference Announcement – Call for Applications 2013: The UNESCO Chair & Institute of Comparative Human Rights at the University of Connecticut invites applications for the ninth annual International Leadership Training Programme: A Global Intergenerational Forum, to be held August 9 – 18, 2013 in Storrs, Connecticut. Applications must be received by…

For Juniors: Information on Government Honors






If you are serious about this, NOW is the time to begin thinking about it. Information on our honors program can be found here: http://www.wesleyan.edu/gov/honors.html Here is the relevant information about eligibility: To be eligible for Honors in Government you must (1) be a Government major on track to complete the major requirements in a timely…

Undergraduate Research Opportunity






Summer 2013 Research Experience For Undergraduates (REU) in Conflict Management and Peace Science Call for Applications   The University of North Texas    Contact:  Dr. John Ishiyama, PhD (John.Ishiyama@unt.edu) Opportunity:  Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates
Theme:  Civil Conflict Management and Peace Science
Dates:  June 3 through July 26
Benefits:  $4000 stipend, housing and board
  Program Information The aim…

Peace Corps Info Sessions Feb. 5 @ Noon






Peace Corps at Wesleyan: Make a Difference Abroad with Peace Corps 02/05/2013 12:00pm 41 Wyllys, Room 112 Middletown, CT 06457 Find your place in the world and make a difference in the lives of others. Come to this session to hear from a returned Peace Corps Volunteer who will walk you through the highpoints: what…