5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Internship
Internships / Student Success

5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Internship

By Ambar Mesa | B.A. Economics | Expected May 2017 This summer I’m interning at a financial services firm in New York City, but before I really figured out what my career interests were I explored different fields from non-profit to market research. While the industries may be different, making the most of my internship … Continue reading

The Never-Ending and Hopeless Search
Industry Focused / Internships / Student Success

The Never-Ending and Hopeless Search

By Danielle Zukoff B.A. Economics Expected May 2019 My Freshman Summer Internship Experience: Part One As a freshman, it’s common knowledge that a summer internship isn’t necessary. Most of my friends had plans to work at their local restaurant or become a counselor at their summer camp. “Most firms don’t hire freshman anyway,” was what … Continue reading

A Paid Internship: Money is Not the Only Benefit
Internships / Networking / Student Success

A Paid Internship: Money is Not the Only Benefit

By Kara Zielinski B.S. in Biophysics (Expected 2018) My name is Kara Zielinski, a sophomore biophysics major, and I would like to talk to you about the benefits of a paid internship. I know that may not make too much sense; the benefit is in the money itself, right? A lot of people are convinced, especially … 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

GW is the Epitome of Opportunity, But it’s What You do With it That Matters
Industry Focused / Internships / Job Search / Student Success

GW is the Epitome of Opportunity, But it’s What You do With it That Matters

By Zach Kahn, BA in Organizational Sciences 2016 As a second-semester senior, with graduation just weeks away, I’ve been taking some time to reflect on my entire collegiate experience. I have been reassessing the validity and implications of some of the most significant decisions I’ve made over these past four years. Since January, I’ve thoroughly … Continue reading