Crisis Averted and Mischief Managed: My Experience Running the American Government

By Bridget Smith B.A. Political Science, Minor in Geographic Information Systems (Expected 2017) Scene: The Director of the Central Intelligence Agency burst into the National Security Council without knocking.  “Mr. … Continue reading Crisis Averted and Mischief Managed: My Experience Running the American Government

Opportunities with Teach for America

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

Redefining My Career Path: The Career Management Class

By Lorena Tapias De Pombo, GW ’17 Being a student at GWU has been an incredible adventure for me because of all the opportunities and things that I have been … Continue reading Redefining My Career Path: The Career Management Class

How to Make the Most of Being an International Student

By Laura Gomez Cadena, BA in International Affairs and Economics, GWU 2018 Studying abroad is a great opportunity. You not only get to embrace a different culture and different education … Continue reading How to Make the Most of Being an International Student

Employer Spotlight: Kiva Fellows Program

The Kiva Fellows program offers an opportunity to apply your skills in support of global microfinance. Kiva is currently accepting applications for their 31st class of fellows. Apply online by May 22nd, … Continue reading Employer Spotlight: Kiva Fellows Program

Plan Ahead, Plan Ahead, Plan Ahead – But Don’t Rely on It!

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!

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 … Continue reading Career Self-Assessments: Like Buzzfeed Quizzes but Better

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, … Continue reading My Career Success: Working and Learning at GW

Putting Knowledge Into Action: Interning at the Washington Foreign Press Center

By Sarah Mann, BA in Political Communication, GWU, 2015 While studying international relations and multilateral diplomacy in Geneva, Switzerland, I found out that I had been selected to intern at … Continue reading Putting Knowledge Into Action: Interning at the Washington Foreign Press Center