Crisis Averted and Mischief Managed: My Experience Running the American Government
Industry Focused / Student Success

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. President,” he gasped, attempting to catch his breath after jogging to the room,  “Mr. President, it looks like China has begun the invasion.” The room … Continue reading

Opportunities with Teach for America
Career Exploration / Industry Focused / Job Search / Student Success

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 of things come to my mind. It starts with my love of helping others, even if it’s just a single person, and it ends with … Continue reading

Redefining My Career Path: The Career Management Class
Career Exploration / Industry Focused / International Students / Internships / Student Success

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 able to do. For me, the first year was all about getting used to classes and enjoying DC as much as I could. It was … Continue reading

How to Make the Most of Being an International Student
International Students / Networking / Student Success

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 system, but you most importantly will learn to see the world from the perspective of many other students around the globe. Being born and raised … Continue reading

Employer Spotlight: Kiva Fellows Program
Career Exploration / Employer Spotlight / Industry Focused / Non-profit

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, but first, check out the post below to learn about the Kiva Fellow experience! KIVA MAGIC By Gordon Thompson, Former Kiva Fellows (KF28) When people … Continue reading

Plan Ahead, Plan Ahead, Plan Ahead – But Don’t Rely on It!
Career Coach Corner / Career Exploration / Industry Focused / Interviews / Job Search / Student Success

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 romantic about extensively planning for the future. Maybe it lends me a false sense of achievement – if I tell people what I’m going to … Continue reading