Can You Hear me Now?
Alumni Spotlight / Industry Focused / Student Success

Can You Hear me Now?

By Roulla D. Nau, Master of Healthcare Administration, GW 2008 As a young healthcare management professional, my first job required working with five clinical teams to open a new hospital. These colleagues had more training, education, and experience than me. Despite this disparity, we found a common platform – listening to and learning from each … 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

My Journey to Grad School: Confessions of a Nonprofit Drop Out
Career Exploration / Industry Focused / Job Search / Non-profit / Student Success

My Journey to Grad School: Confessions of a Nonprofit Drop Out

By Mallory Levy, BA in Psychology May 2013, MA in Education and Human Development May 2017 If you had asked me six years ago, as a freshman at GW, if I was planning on going to graduate school I would have probably laughed. But here I am today working on my double alumni status: getting … Continue reading

Post-Grad Success: A Conversation
Career Exploration / Job Search / Networking / Student Success / Uncategorized

Post-Grad Success: A Conversation

By Ava Taylor, B.A. ’13, Communication and Carson Zarin, B.A. ’13, Sociology Carsen: It became clear very early on in my conversation with Ava that we define success quite differently.  My mind immediately began whirling of my fellow classmates who graduated to work at places like Google and Time Magazine. Ava: While it’s true some of our peers and … Continue reading

Five Tips from a Hiring Manager: How to Ace Your Next Interview
Internships / Interviews / Job Search

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