Career Self-Assessments: Like Buzzfeed Quizzes but Better
assessments / Career Ambassador / Career Exploration / Student Success

Career Self-Assessments: Like Buzzfeed Quizzes but Better

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 Career Services (CCS). As a sophomore, it’s time for me to get my life together and declare my major, and let’s be honest, that’s not … Continue reading

Defining Success: A GW Senior’s Perspective
Internships / Networking / Student Success

Defining Success: A GW Senior’s Perspective

By Edward Rickford, History and Political Science, May 2016 I have been asked to define success many times throughout my life but I think the most memorable occasion happened towards the end of college. I was part of a speech panel and I was asked point blank to define success. I answered that success is when the … 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

Accepting & Embracing My Fate as a Generalist
Career Coach Corner / Career Exploration / Internships / Student Success / Uncategorized

Accepting & Embracing My Fate as a Generalist

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 had never heard these words in a way that rang true—until this conversation. In my 5th year at GW, as I am completing my Master’s … Continue reading

So You Want to Join the Peace Corps?
Industry Focused / Job Search / Student Success

So You Want to Join the Peace Corps?

By Tori Jackson, BA in International Affairs, GWU, 2015 February 24th, 2015 was a day of one of the greatest devastations I have ever faced.  My entire post-collegiate world shattered as I read these words: “We regret that we are unable to offer you an assignment at this time.”  Peace Corps had dumped me.  I … Continue reading