Latest Entries
Even When You’re Brushing Your Teeth
Uncategorized

Even When You’re Brushing Your Teeth

  Rachel A. Brown Assistant Provost for University Career Services George Washington University If I had to name two “secrets to my success” – they are being present and being grateful. While there is plenty of research to support the benefits of mindfulness and gratitude (here’s a great article in the Harvard Business Review) I’d … Continue reading

Senior Year Professional Reflections
Uncategorized

Senior Year Professional Reflections

By: Eric Smuda B.A. International Affairs and Political Science MInor in German Language and Literature December 2016 (Expected) I was raised on the belief that anything worth having must be achieved through hard work and perseverance. Since beginning my collegiate career at the George Washington University in 2013, I have used this wisdom as motivation to … Continue reading

The Key to Happiness is in Your Hands
Uncategorized

The Key to Happiness is in Your Hands

[Pocket-book attached to key chain – this page features information about the Copper-T (Intrauterine Device)… “shukher chabi Haater muthei” (meaning: key to happiness in your hands).] By: Farzana Karim| Master of Public Health (Maternal & Child Health) | Anticipated Graduation: May 2017 Background: International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b) is a research institution “committed to solving public health … Continue reading

A Truly Glamorous Internship
Uncategorized

A Truly Glamorous Internship

By Moshe Pasternak ∣ BA in Political Science ∣ May 2017 (expected) Many students attend GW for the fantastic internship opportunities. Internships on Capitol Hill,  Fortune 500 companies, the National Institutes of Health and other first-class organizations that call Washington D.C. home are as much a part of the Colonial experience as Thurston, late night walks to … Continue reading

The Hardest Goodbye
Uncategorized

The Hardest Goodbye

By: Danielle Zukoff  | B.S. in Economics  |  May 2019 (Expected) My Freshman Summer Internship Experience: Part Three-Final Chapter* My summer internship at Vested, a financial communications agency, unfortunately, had to come to an end. Twelve amazing weeks flew by way faster than I could’ve possibly imagined, and I was definitely unprepared for what seemed like … Continue reading

The Value of Alumni Mentors: DC Real Estate & Finance Alliance (REFA) Sophomore Mentoring Program
Uncategorized

The Value of Alumni Mentors: DC Real Estate & Finance Alliance (REFA) Sophomore Mentoring Program

By Clarke Indek / BS in Economics & Finance / May 2018 (Anticipated) When I originally applied last fall to the DC Real Estate & Finance Alliance (REFA) Sophomore Mentoring Program, I did not know exactly into what I was getting myself.  I had come to the conclusion beforehand that I wanted to pursue some form … Continue reading