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Mission

The Bridges program is housed in Foundation hall and is targeted towards Wagner College juniors and seniors. This program is a collaboration between Residential Education, the Dean of Campus Life Office, the Center for Academic and Career Development, and the Office of Alumni Relations and offers events for juniors and seniors to support them as they transition into a career or graduate program.

Learning Outcomes

 

Students participating in BRIDGES will: 

1. Understand the job search and graduate admissions processes, specifically the development of a resume, interviewing skills, networking skills, professional etiquette, and negotiation skills.

2. Develop a post-graduation plan regarding a job, job alternative, or graduate school.

3. Gain life skills such as managing personal finances, cooking, and securing an apartment.

4. Balance the senior year workload and experiential learning or thesis while planning for the future.

5. Establish and maintain relationships with members of the Wagner College alumni network.

6. Reflect on past experiences at Wagner as the final component of the Wagner Plan.

Events

Guildation Food Wars

Monday Sept. 29th

Guild Kitchen

9:30pm

Grant Thornton Info Session

Tuesday Sept. 30th

TBD

1:00pm

Career Cafe

Thursday Oct. 2nd

Faculty Dining Room

4:00pm

Alumni Meet and Greet

Thursday Oct. 2nd

Faculty Dining Room

6:00pm

Grant Thornton Interviews

Tuesday Oct. 7th

TBD

TBD

Kaplan LSAT Preview Class

Wednesday Oct. 8th

TBD

6:00pm

Personal Branding Workshop - Ethan Chazin

Wednesday Oct. 15th

TBD

6:00pm

Pumpkin Palooza 

Sunday Oct. 19th

2:00pm

The Fump and Manzuli

How to “Adult” Successfully

Wednesday Oct. 22nd

9:00pm

Manzuli

Speed Networking

Wednesday Nov. 5th

TBD

TBD

Career Cafe

Thursday Nov. 6th

4:00pm

Faculty Dining Room

Ditch your Debt

Tuesday Nov. 11th

9:00pm

Manzuli

Business Etiquette Dinner

Wednesday Nov. 12th

TBD

TBD

Young Alumni Panel

Wednesday Nov. 19th

TBD

TBD

Grooming for Success

Tuesday Dec. 2nd

9:00pm

Manzuli

Career Cafe

Thursday Dec. 4th

4:00pm

Faculty Dining Room

Contacts

 

Kate Koltys

Resident Director – Foundation and Guild Halls

Division of Campus Life

Office of Residential Education

100J Foundation Hall

(718) 420-4535

kate.koltys@wagner.edu

 

 

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