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Building a Tradition: 2nd Annual GW Women in STEM Symposium
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Building a Tradition: 2nd Annual GW Women in STEM Symposium

Eve Boyle Ph.D. Candidate in Hominid Paleobiology (Expected 2019) Following in the footsteps of the First Annual GW Women in STEM Symposium, this year’s installment was an even greater success. While last year’s symposium was a skills-building event planned by GW graduate students (like myself), faculty, and staff, this year’s symposium was spearheaded and largely … Continue reading

Even When You’re Brushing Your Teeth
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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