Lighthouse Events

Global Engagement Program (GEP)

Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Information Table
Thursday, October 21, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

During this event students will be able to learn about an amazing opportunity, offered through the State Department, to learn a language deemed critical to the security of the United States, for free. This is a summer opportunity and languages include Swahili, Punjabi, Indonesian, Hindi, and more. For more information, please contact the director of Global Engagement, Mandy Reinig, areinig@vwu.edu or visit https://clscholarship.org/ 

 

Virtual Study Away Fair
Thursday, October 28, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Students will have the opportunity to participate in VWU’s first ever Virtual Study Away Fair. There will be sessions with VWU’s exchange partners, faculty-led course instructors, and summer program providers. Students will also have the chance to win prizes for attending. Students will be required to have an active Handshake account to participate. For more information, please contact the director of Global Engagement, Mandy Reinig, areinig@vwu.edu

 

Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Information Table
Thursday, November 4, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

During this event students will be able to learn about an amazing opportunity, offered through the State Department, to learn a language deemed critical to the security of the United States, for free. This is a summer opportunity and languages include Swahili, Punjabi, Indonesian, Hindi, and more. For more information, please contact the director of Global Engagement, Mandy Reinig, areinig@vwu.edu or visit https://clscholarship.org/ 

 


Career Development Program

Mock Interviews
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Virginia Wesleyan students are invited to practice interviewing in mock interviews with one of four employers. All students in all majors are welcome to participate in a day of mock interviews. Advance registration is required by October 12 at 12:00 p.m. To register, please fill out this form. Come dressed in business attire and bring copies of your updated resume. Interviews typically last 30 minutes. Each student will receive immediate feedback on his/her responses, attire, resume, and communication style. Hosted by Virginia Wesleyan’s Career Development Program (CDP) in the Lighthouse: Center for Exploration & Discovery. For more information, please contact the director of Career Development, Jessica Harrington, at jharrington@vwu.edu

 

Virtual Career and Internship Fair
Thursday, October 28, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Students in all majors are invited to talk with employers about part-time employment, full-time employment, and internship opportunities. Attendees are encouraged to complete their Handshake profiles prior to the event and dress in professional business attire. Hosted by Virginia Wesleyan’s Career Development Program (CDP) on Handshake. To learn more and register, click here. Employers may register here. For additional information, please contact the director of Career Development, Jessica Harrington, at jharrington@vwu.edu

 

Creating a Poster or Oral Presentation
Friday, October 29, 2021 @ 10:00 am

Get ready for Virginia Wesleyan’s next Port Day, on Tuesday, November 30! This workshop explains how to create a poster that effectively represents an internship or undergraduate research experience. It focuses on both the technical elements of poster design and content. We also discuss strategies for effective oral presentations. Hosted by Virginia Wesleyan’s Career Development and Research Programs in the Lighthouse. For more information, contact 757.455.3107 or careerdevelopment@vwu.edu.

 

Walk-in Graduate School Assistance
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

 

 

Walk-in Graduate School Assistance
Monday, November 8, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

 

 


Undergraduate Research

Creating a Poster or Oral Presentation
Friday, October 29, 2021 @ 10:00 am

Get ready for Virginia Wesleyan’s next Port Day, on Tuesday, November 30! This workshop explains how to create a poster that effectively represents an internship or undergraduate research experience. It focuses on both the technical elements of poster design and content. We also discuss strategies for effective oral presentations. Hosted by Virginia Wesleyan’s Career Development and Research Programs in the Lighthouse. For more information, contact 757.455.3107 or careerdevelopment@vwu.edu.