Lighthouse Events

Study Away Program (SAP)

International Student Exchange Program (ISEP) Information Session
Monday, September 21, 2020 5:00-6:00 p.m.
Interested in studying abroad for a semester? Join us for an interactive session, featuring VWU’s International Student Exchange Program (ISEP) representative and a former ISEP study abroad student. The workshop will focus on the programs available, benefits of ISEP, and the semester study abroad process.
The application deadline for fall 2021 study abroad is Friday, October 16, 2020.

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International Student Exchange Program (ISEP) Information Session
Thursday, October 8, 2020 10:00-11:00 a.m..
Interested in studying abroad for a semester? Join us for an interactive session, featuring VWU’s International Student Exchange Program (ISEP) representative and a former ISEP study abroad student. The workshop will focus on the programs available, benefits of ISEP, and the semester study abroad process.
The application deadline for fall 2021 study abroad is Friday, October 16, 2020.

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Fall 2021 Global Scholar Applications Due
Friday, October 16, 2020
Applications to study abroad in fall 2021 through Virginia Wesleyan’s Global Scholars Program are due on Friday, October 16, 2020. The application and information are on The Lighthouse's webpage. For more information, contact the director of the Study Away Program, Ms. Mandy Reinig, in The Lighthouse: Center for Exploration & Discovery at 757.455.3116 or set up an appointment online.


Career Development Program

GEICO Presents: Resumes, Cover Letters, and LinkedIn
Tuesday, September 15, 12:00 p.m.
Do you need help with your professional documents or professional online presence? Regional GEICO recruiters will host a virtual session to give students advice on resumes, cover letters, and LinkedIn profiles. This event is open to students in all majors. Hosted by the Career Development Program in The Lighthouse: Center for Exploration & Discovery.

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LinkedIn Webinar
Wednesday, September 16, 3:00 p.m.
Learn how to build your LinkedIn profile to aid in your career search, network, and highlight your achievements. Hosted by the Career Development Program in The Lighthouse: Center for Exploration & Discovery.

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Virtual and In-Person Interviewing Webinar
Wednesday, October 14, 3:00 p.m.
Learn what to expect in an interview, ways to prepare, and how to follow up, whether you are interviewing in person or virtually. Hosted by the Career Development Program in The Lighthouse: Center for Exploration & Discovery.

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Virtual Mock Interview Day
Tuesday, October 20, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Virginia Wesleyan students are invited to practice interviewing in virtual mock interviews with various employers. Students in all majors are welcome to participate. Advance registration is required by October 13th. A link to register will be available soon. Dress in business attire and update your resume in advance. Interviews typically last 30 minutes. Each student will receive immediate feedback on his/her responses, attire, resume, and communication style. Hosted by the Career Development Program in The Lighthouse: Center for Exploration & Discovery. For more information, contact the director of Career Development, Ms. Jessica Harrington, at 757.455.3107 or jharrington@vwu.edu.

Virtual Career Fair
Wednesday, November 18, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Students in all majors are invited to talk with employers about part-time employment, full-time employment, and internship opportunities. Instructions about the fair, uploading resumes, and the Handshake app are forthcoming. Hosted by the Career Development Program in The Lighthouse: Center for Exploration & Discovery. For more information, contact the director of Career Development, Ms. Jessica Harrington, at 757.455.3107 or jharrington@vwu.edu.