By Chrissy James Career Exploration Coach GW Center for Career Services I found my career path through a mixture of self-assessment and the leveraging of transferable skills found through myriad … Continue reading Connecting the Dots on a Winding Path
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 … Continue reading Opportunities with Teach for America
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 … Continue reading 5 Takeaways from GW Career Quest
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 … Continue reading Plan Ahead, Plan Ahead, Plan Ahead – But Don’t Rely on It!
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 … Continue reading My Five-Month Journey: From a Junior Without Passion to a Confident and Employed Senior
By Jack Cronin, International Affairs and Arabic Studies, GWU May 2018 Hey everyone! I’m Jack and I’m a sophomore here at GW and a Career Ambassador at the Center for … Continue reading Career Self-Assessments: Like Buzzfeed Quizzes but Better
By Alex Whisnant, May 2015, BA in Psychology Dear Reader, If I can offer any words of advice for those of you currently in school, it would be to pursue your … Continue reading The Quest for the Proper Fit
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, … Continue reading My Career Success: Working and Learning at GW
By Zan Mir, BA in International Affairs, 2017 The George Washington University makes a strong effort to advertise its location in the heart of Washington, DC, and it does so … Continue reading The Benefit of Internships
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 … Continue reading My Journey to Grad School: Confessions of a Nonprofit Drop Out
By Avra Bossov M.A. ’16, Media & Strategic Communication (expected) B.A. ’15, Political Communication “I want you to feel comfortable with being a generalist,” said Lonnie, my career coach. I … Continue reading Accepting & Embracing My Fate as a Generalist
By Zoe Spielvogel, BA in Journalism and Mass Communication, May 2017 For most of my life, I’ve known what career path I wanted to follow. To that end, this summer … Continue reading When There’s a Fork in Your Career Path, Take it!