5 Takeaways from GW Career Quest
Industry Focused / Job Search / Networking / Student Success

5 Takeaways from GW Career Quest

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 the conference room in The New York Times building I found myself in on Monday afternoon – after having dreamed of entering the building since … Continue reading

Interning with National Geographic: Exploration and Storytelling
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Interning with National Geographic: Exploration and Storytelling

By Samantha Sorbaro, JMC Major, GWU ’16 Everyone at the National Geographic Channel (NGC) was welcoming – it felt like a family. I joined the scheduling and programming department September 2015. The first week consisted of intensive training about the brands of both NGC and NatGeo Wild (WILD). The team encouraged us to ask questions, … Continue reading

Accepting & Embracing My Fate as a Generalist
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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

All About Ali: A Personal Path to Career Success
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All About Ali: A Personal Path to Career Success

By Ali Valentin B.A. ’17, Business Administration & Marketing As a junior at the George Washington University’s School of Business, I’m well on my way towards achieving success.  The road to success is neither short nor easy, but each stop along the way thus far has impacted my future and opportunities. Right now I’m experiencing an opportunity … Continue reading

When There’s a Fork in Your Career Path, Take it!
Career Exploration / Internships

When There’s a Fork in Your Career Path, Take it!

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 I had the opportunity to intern at PBS’ To The Contrary, an all-female news analysis show. I conducted interviews with female politicians, wrote show scripts … Continue reading

Adventures in Internships: Who Says Your Career Path Should Be Linear?
Career Exploration / Internships

Adventures in Internships: Who Says Your Career Path Should Be Linear?

By: Danielle Noel, BA in Political Communication, GWU, 2015 Graduate Student in Media & Strategic Communications, GWU, 2016 During my last semester at GW, I existed in two states: denial and fear. I loved being in college and it was hard to believe that it was almost over. The thought of paying for my own … Continue reading