Join us for a thought-provoking and inspiring panel discussion on “Unlocking Your Path to a Rewarding Career in Higher Education,” which is taking place on Friday, October 27, 2023 from 2pm – 3pm. This event will be held in the Holman Room in Mary Lyon Hall. This event is open to all undergraduates who are eager to explore their career options and gain valuable insights into the world of higher education.

As you navigate your undergraduate years, we understand that you may have many questions about your future career path. The panel discussion aims to shed light on the diverse career opportunities within the field of student affairs and higher education. Our  panelists, with a wealth of experience , will share their personal journeys, insights, and expertise to help you make informed decisions about your future.

  • Ashley Noyes – Assistant Dean of Students
  • Audrey Spina ’17 – Assistant Director of Career Services
  • Mikayla Barnes – Graduate Assistant, Residential Life

We encourage you to attend this event to gain valuable insights, ask questions, and connect with professionals who share your passion for education and student development. Whether you’re considering a career in academia, student services, counseling, or administration, this panel discussion is designed to equip you with the knowledge and tools you need to make informed decisions.

Meghan Quigley Graham, Wheaton class of 2011, will share her experiences in the museum field as a student intern, administrative assistant, graduate student and museum educator as well as a pro-union organizer. She will explore both the ways in which inequality is reinforced by gendered labor and pay inequity and by the privileging of postgraduate degrees over hands-on experience and the ways in which emerging museum professionals, in particular, are organizing and collaborating to change the system.

Do you enjoy working with children?  Associate Managers, Jackie and Kerri from Champions, part of the KinderCare family of brands, will be in Balfour-Hood to share information about current job openings and opportunities to work with children in local before- and after-school programs.  Drop by and learn how you might benefit.  Additional information can be found here: