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“Investors don’t have to choose between making money & making the world better... Today’s smart money is investing in people and the planet.”

“When students ask me how I became a teacher, I’m quick to credit serendipity; I didn’t intend to spend my career in education when I took my first teaching job, but I couldn’t be more grateful to have landed here.”

“Although I am still deep in the throes of being a ‘first year’ teacher, I would not trade my experience for anything.... Teach For America has taught me to be strong, to be critical and to be thankful.”

“I hear from the parents of Dynamo Girls whose daughters are on the cusp of taking great risks: at the top of mountains, at the sides of a pool, in the wings before going on stage, and the parents say to them—‘You can do this. You are a Dynamo Girl.’”

German Studies Department Internships in Dresden

Students with an effective command of German are encouraged to apply for one of three paid summer internships in Dresden. Internships run for 10 weeks (June to August) and students may expect to work 300 hours during that time (a minimum of 30 hours/week). 

    Jewish Studies Research and Grant Opportunities

    The Jewish Studies program offers both research and grant opportunities for students pursuing work related to the interdisciplinary study of Jewish culture and civilization. 

    • Diarna Geo-Museum Internship

    “From the beginning, my career mentor was there to brainstorm, encourage, and motivate me to pursue an internship that aligned with my interests.”

    Graduate Degrees and Program Examples

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    This resource covers key questions to explore when considering a degree and program type, and provide information about:

    • Certificate & Post-Baccalaureate Programs
    • Master’s Programs (MA, MS, MBA, MFA, MEd, etc.)
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • Dual Degree Programs

    “I’m incredibly grateful for the opportunity to build community with other like minded people across the country who are dedicated to working on the same kinds of issues that I am.”

    “By living in vegan communities and exploring their foodscapes, I hope to understand the lived experiences of being vegan across cultures and find ways to adapt veganism to various cultural contexts and customs.”

    Princeton Review: Discounted Test Preparation

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    Wellesley Career Education is pleased to announce a partnership with Princeton Review that will enable Wellesley students and alumnae to purchase test review products at a discount!

    On-Campus Recruiting Program Policies (Students)

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    Wellesley Career Education

    Career Education requires all students to abide by the following rules in order to maintain the success and integrity of Wellesley’s recruiting program.

    Navigating the Job Search: The 4 Step Model

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    Wellesley Career Education

    The four steps in this resource will help keep you focused and productive in your search. You should plan on revisiting each step as your knowledge and understanding of positions and industries grow. Each step below is outlined without a specific industry or position in mind. It is best to schedule an appointment with a Career Community Advisor or your College Career Mentor to customize your process. The questions we have provided at each step are designed to help you reflect on your preparedness and identify what you may need to move forward in the process.

    Udall Scholarship (sophomores & juniors)

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    Kate Dailinger

    Supports a year of undergraduate study for American Indians and Alaska Natives working on an array of policy issues in Indian country or interested in pursuing health-related careers, or for students with demonstrated leadership, service, and commitment to issues related to conservation and environmental issues. Eligible are college sophomores and juniors who are US citizens, nationals, and permanent residents. Campus application deadline typically in early February.

    Russian Department Internships in Moscow

    The Russian Department, in close collaboration with Wellesley Career Education, 8-10 week internships in Moscow that come with a stipend of $4,000. Students may apply for more than one placement, if interested. For Summer 2020, the program is able to offer up to 2 sponsored placements at the Carnegie Center, the Donors' Forum, and the Andrei Bely Memorial Apartment Museum.

    Wellesley Grants Program: Application Process & Timeline

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    Lorraine Hanley ’98

    This resource page offers in-depth details about the Grants Program application process, timeline, and selection process. For an overview of program eligibility & opportunities, visit the main page for the Wellesley Grants Program.

    Wellesley Career Education Signature Internship Programs

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    Lorraine Hanley ’98

    Wellesley College Internships are funded internships with organizations who maintain ongoing partnerships with the College to offer intern placement with them every year. Our program partners are leading cultural, educational, and scientific institutions; international agencies; media outlets; advocacy and community organizations; and businesses both within the United States and in countries around the world.

    Wellesley Career Education Summer Internship Grants (Stipends for Student-Identified Placements)

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    Lorraine Hanley ’98

    Through the ongoing and generous support of our donors, the College is able to offer funding to support unpaid internships which students identify on their own. Many award recipients pursue internships in nonprofit organizations focused on education and other community development areas, but funding is available for opportunities in other sectors both within the United States and internationally, as well. In addition to the stipends, Wellesley Career Education staff provide ongoing professional development and career education training throughout their summer experiences.

    Wellesley-Yenching Fellowship at the National Palace Museum in Taipei (rising seniors & alumnae)

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    Kate Dailinger

    This one-year, full-time position is available to Wellesley College graduates, thanks to a long-standing arrangement between the college and the National Palace Museum (NPM). Each fellow’s responsibilities and job description will be determined, to some extent, according to the Museum’s current staffing requirements as well as the fellow’s personal background, interests and skills.  The Wellesley liaison at the National Palace Museum will work with the Wellesley-Yenching Committee to place the fellow in an appropriate position(s) at the Museum.  The liaison will also serve as the fellow’s advisor during her term at the Museum.