The Yale Club of Washington is proud to present . . .
Gettysburg and the Civil War:
High Water Mark of the Confederacy
Wednesday, June 25 - Sunday, June 29, 2014
Join other Yale alumni, their friends, and families in a four-night, three-day guided tour of the Gettysburg Battlefield with illustrated talks and guided tours by Yale scholars. The locus the of battle which determined the outcome of the Civil War, the battlefield has over 1,000 monuments, nearly 150 historic buildings, 2 observation towers, and is one of the largest collections of outdoor sculpture in the world.
The event begins with a welcome reception and dinner at the historic and recently renovated Gettysburg Hotel. Daily activities will include illustrated talks, in-depth tours, and visits to each specific day's battlefield events. The tour includes a visit to the National Park Service's Gettysburg Museum and Visitor Center, a viewing of the movie, "A New Birth of Freedom," and the opportunity to explore the Gettysburg Museum of the Civil War with its inter-active exhibits, multi-media presentations, and restored Gettysburg Cyclorama which depicts the final fury of Pickett's Charge. There will also be the opportunity to explore other local Gettysburg attractions and experience the historic and charming town of Gettysburg.
This event is fully subscribed. For more information, or to sign up for the waiting list, click HERE.
Spring Break Job Shadowing Opportunity
March 8 – March 23, 2014
Interested in allowing a current Yale undergraduate to shadow you on your job during Spring Break 2014? If you would able and interested in hosting a student during this time, contact Lori Ferrara at Yale's Center for International and Professional Experience.
Those interested in inviting applicants should supply the following information: position description and title (if applicable), information on the maximum number of days (or specific dates) for shadowing, and name and email address that will receive student applications.
All position descriptions must be submitted by December 13. Students will be able to apply between December 13 and January 17. Application materials will include a resume and cover letter to assist with the selection process. Alumni employers are not required to interview candidates, but if they so choose they will be responsible for managing that process through phone interviews or Skype.
For more information, contact Lori Ferrara.