You’re Hired! Quick Tips for Finding a Job in the Consulting Field
Job Search / Student Success

You’re Hired! Quick Tips for Finding a Job in the Consulting Field

By Michelle Migdalovich | BA in International Affairs and Economics | Class of 2016 There is no word to describe the job-search process better than daunting. You will be permanently in a suit and heels, checking GWork incessantly, and your bag will be filled with a million random business cards. Get ready to wait anxiously by … Continue reading

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

Opportunities with Teach for America
Career Exploration / Industry Focused / Job Search / Student Success

Opportunities with Teach for America

By Juman Kekhia B.A. in International Affairs and Dance, Minor in Sociocultural Anthropology May 2016 When I look back and think about why I initially applied to Teach For America (TFA), a flurry of things come to my mind. It starts with my love of helping others, even if it’s just a single person, and it ends with … Continue reading

5 Takeaways from GW Career Quest
Industry Focused / Job Search / Networking / Student Success

5 Takeaways from GW Career Quest

By Avra Bossov, MA Candidate in Media & Strategic Communication (2016) “The mission of an organization can’t be changed, but the traditions can.” As these words percolated the air of the conference room in The New York Times building I found myself in on Monday afternoon – after having dreamed of entering the building since … Continue reading

GW is the Epitome of Opportunity, But it’s What You do With it That Matters
Industry Focused / Internships / Job Search / Student Success

GW is the Epitome of Opportunity, But it’s What You do With it That Matters

By Zach Kahn, BA in Organizational Sciences 2016 As a second-semester senior, with graduation just weeks away, I’ve been taking some time to reflect on my entire collegiate experience. I have been reassessing the validity and implications of some of the most significant decisions I’ve made over these past four years. Since January, I’ve thoroughly … 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
assessments / Career Exploration / Industry Focused / Interviews / Job Search / Student Success

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