The Key to Networking & Success: 4 Steps
Networking / Student Success

The Key to Networking & Success: 4 Steps

Guillermo J. Martinez | BA Political Science and Political Communication |  Expected Graduation Date: May 2017 | @GuilleMarti Many friends and students I work with at the GW Center for Career Services have talked to me about how they are often put off by the idea of networking, usually for two reasons.  First, it’s hard; … Continue reading

A Paid Internship: Money is Not the Only Benefit
Internships / Networking / Student Success

A Paid Internship: Money is Not the Only Benefit

By Kara Zielinski B.S. in Biophysics (Expected 2018) My name is Kara Zielinski, a sophomore biophysics major, and I would like to talk to you about the benefits of a paid internship. I know that may not make too much sense; the benefit is in the money itself, right? A lot of people are convinced, especially … 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

How to Make the Most of Being an International Student
International Students / Networking / Student Success

How to Make the Most of Being an International Student

By Laura Gomez Cadena, BA in International Affairs and Economics, GWU 2018 Studying abroad is a great opportunity. You not only get to embrace a different culture and different education system, but you most importantly will learn to see the world from the perspective of many other students around the globe. Being born and raised … Continue reading

Exceeding Expectations and Standing Out as an Intern
Career Exploration / Industry Focused / Internships / Networking / Student Success

Exceeding Expectations and Standing Out as an Intern

By Andrew Zysk, BS in Computer Science, GWU ’17 Last summer, I worked as an intern for Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG), a diversified energy company headquartered in Newark, New Jersey. PSEG is the largest provider of electric and gas in the state of New Jersey. When I was applying to internships during my sophomore … Continue reading

My Career Success: Working and Learning at GW
Career Exploration / Job Search / Networking / Student Success

My Career Success: Working and Learning at GW

By Lauryn King, International Affairs and Sociology, GWU 2015 As senior year progresses, students are constantly asked one difficult and pressing question: What are your plans after graduation? For some, these plans are clear. For others, they’re a little more cloudy. As GW students, we are afforded incredible opportunities for scholarly and professional development. That … Continue reading

Taking the Training Wheels off of the Recruitment Cycle
Career Coach Corner / Job Search / Networking / Social Media & Online Presence

Taking the Training Wheels off of the Recruitment Cycle

By Jen Cadman, Employer Development Consultant at the GW Center for Career Services Searching for job is a job in and of itself.   There are a lot of moving pieces and intricacies between industries and doing your research is a lot of the battle.  I work to build relationships with employers within Arts, Media and … Continue reading