A new masters program created by Wake Forest’s Center for Energy, the Environment & Sustainability (CEES) will give students and early career professionals the diverse skillset they need to carve out a place in the burgeoning global sustainable business market.
Personal and Career Development
James Beshara (’08), CEO and co-founder of Crowdtilt, a social group-funding platform, came to campus to meet with student innovators and shared ideas with faculty on how to prepare students to launch start-ups after graduation.
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Wake Forest has been at the forefront of transforming the traditional, outdated concept of “career services” into a holistic, four-year approach to personal and career development. Now Andy Chan, the vice president for personal and career development, is building upon the success of our students to help colleges and universities nationwide do the same.
When Rahel Tafese spent a day job shadowing a sales representative for BioRx, she learned about treatments for immune deficiency, but more important, she made connections that will help her as she figures out her career path. Forty alumni offered an insider’s view of their work to current students as part of the new program.
As Wake Forest seniors watch the days of their last semester on campus tick by, they might feel additional pressure to find and secure their next steps after graduation. That’s where the Office of Personal and Career Development (OPCD) can really help. Find out what a second semester senior learned, on Andy Chan’s Heart of the Matter blog.
Go-getters, collaborators, critical thinkers, creative problem solvers, and great communicators. When it comes to a short list of qualifications in a job prospect, Wake Forest students of all majors fit the bill for employers at the 2013 Spring Career Fair held in Benson University Center.
For most students, a Friday night in December means studying for the next week’s exams, with maybe some social time to celebrate the last week of classes. Instead of getting ready for the library or a party, 16 juniors and seniors spent a recent evening preparing themselves for life after college.
More than 30 of Ray Kuhn’s former students, plus their spouses or significant others, gathered in Clemmons last month to celebrate their mentor’s 70th birthday and their shared experiences as his research partners. Kuhn’s work as a mentor has grown a close-knit group that spans generations.
When Corynn Kolberg arrived as a first-year student last August, she was surprised to see a session with the Office of Personal and Career Development (OPCD) on her orientation schedule. As it turned out, the introduction to OPCD far surpassed any expectations that she had.