Dream Job Interview? How to Make Sure You’re Prepared
Interviews / Job Search / Student Success

Dream Job Interview? How to Make Sure You’re Prepared

By Tamara Mizrachi Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs, Concentration in Global Public Health Minors in Sustainability, Sociocultural Anthropology May 2016 As a senior at George Washington University, quickly approaching graduation, I had put as much time and attention into job hunting as if it was another one of my classes. But often, between the … Continue reading

Plan Ahead, Plan Ahead, Plan Ahead – But Don’t Rely on It!
Career Coach Corner / Career Exploration / Industry Focused / Interviews / Job Search / Student Success

Plan Ahead, Plan Ahead, Plan Ahead – But Don’t Rely on It!

By Ryan Toney, BS Biological Sciences, Minor in Public Health, GWU 2016 Since middle school, I have had 5, 10, and 20-year plans in mind. I’ve always found something so romantic about extensively planning for the future. Maybe it lends me a false sense of achievement – if I tell people what I’m going to … Continue reading

My Five-Month Journey: From a Junior Without Passion to a Confident and Employed Senior
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My Five-Month Journey: From a Junior Without Passion to a Confident and Employed Senior

By Anjani Patel, BS in Public Health GWU 2016 At the end of my junior year, I watched my senior friends graduate and it dawned on me that in 365 days I would be in their place. Fear instantly filled my mind. When you’re in school you believe you have time to figure out your … Continue reading

Sometimes Success is an Unexpected Phone Call
Internships / Interviews / Student Success

Sometimes Success is an Unexpected Phone Call

By Nicole Radivilov, B.A. ’16, International Affairs Success comes in unusual ways, and as I’m wrapping up my final year at GW (a year before I expected to), I’ve realized I followed an interesting path to where I am today. Around this time last year, I was still essentially a sophomore – at least, I considered myself a … Continue reading

Five Tips from a Hiring Manager: How to Ace Your Next Interview
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Five Tips from a Hiring Manager: How to Ace Your Next Interview

By Mishri Someshwar, MA Human Resource Development, GWU 2012 As a hiring manager at The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (an honor society with chapters at 300+ universities, including GW), I’ve had the opportunity to interview many candidates for jobs at all levels of our organization. While I’ve interviewed everyone from intern candidates to vice … Continue reading

A Research Internship in Artificial Intelligence
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A Research Internship in Artificial Intelligence

By Caitlin Whitter, BS in Computer Science, GWU, 2018 This past summer I interned at the United States Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) in Washington D.C. I received this internship through the Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP). Several Department of Navy laboratories throughout the country participate in this program. Once you apply, if a lab … Continue reading

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Is reading magazines the way to finding a job?

Sadly, I don’t mean US Weekly, Star or People (unless your ambition is to become a C-list celebrity, in which case go right ahead). We’re talking about swapping magazines like those for a copy of The Economist, Foreign Policy or Bloomberg Businessweek. A great way to get ahead in a particular industry is to start … Continue reading