When, Why, and How to Use Personal References in a Job Search

Wouldn’t it be great if you could walk into your ideal company, tell them about yourself, and score your dream job right on the spot? Unfortunately, a job search takes a bit more effort than that, and employers want to …

By Kaila Kea-Lewis - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Workshop: What to Expect at the Career Fair

If you are planning to attend the Virtual GW STEM + Health Career Connection Fair (9/30), come to this workshop to learn about resources and tips that will increase your success.

Thursday, September 23rd at 2:00 PM, Virtual via Zoom

RSVP …

By Amber Samuels
Amber Samuels SEAS Career Services Fellow Amber Samuels
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Questions to Ask About COVID-19 in Your Next Interview—During the Pandemic and Beyond

The COVID-19 pandemic changed the world in many ways—including how we think about our careers and workplaces. A lot of people began rethinking their priorities in life, and asking themselves what they want from a career. Multiple surveys have predicted …

By Heather Krasna - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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6 Great Questions to Ask Your Interviewer

In interviews, hiring managers and recruiters will inevitably ask, “So, do you have any questions for me?” And when they do, you better have at least a few questions prepared to ask. As for which questions you should ask, below …

By Ellie Yantsan - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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Fall 2021 Conferences – Sign up today!

Grace Hopper —    Sept 27-1st  —  VIRTUAL
SWE — October 21-23rd  — In person
Indianapolis
SHPE –November 10th-14th– In person
Orlando
By Amber Samuels
Amber Samuels SEAS Career Services Fellow Amber Samuels
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5 Common Interview Mistakes and How to Fix Them

You’re ready for a new challenge. You did your research, sent out applications, and eventually interviewed. When you finally heard back, you were told you were a great candidate, but your application just didn’t stand out. Why?

One likely answer …

By Anne DeBruin Sample - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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Resource Spotlight: Workshops & Tutorials

Did you know that you can watch a SEAS Careers workshop any time, day or night?

Our VIDEOS page has the recordings of all the workshops from the past year including:

Career Services Orientation
Prepare for Virtual Career Fairs
Enhance …

By Kendra Northington
Kendra Northington Senior Career Counselor Kendra Northington
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Fulbright Information Session – June 9th

GW students are invited to attend the Fulbright U.S. Student Program Information Session on Wednesday, June 9th at 5 PM ET.

A reimagined approach to the traditional in-person campus visit, IIE Fulbright Staff and Alumni Ambassadors will present virtually to …

By Kendra Northington
Kendra Northington Senior Career Counselor Kendra Northington
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Not Sure What You Should Be Making at Your First Job? Here’s How to Figure Out the Right Number to Aim for

Launching your career by landing your first full-time job can be thrilling, but there might be one small thing you’re not so sure about as you wait to hear the words, “You’re hired!”: Money.

How do you know what to …

By Meredith Pepin - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Career Q&A with the Senior Career Counselor

SEAS students and recent graduates are invited to drop-in meetings with the Senior Career Counselor to help with their summer job search and career development. Use the Zoom links below to join.

Session #1 – June 2nd, 10am – 11:30am

By Kendra Northington
Kendra Northington Senior Career Counselor Kendra Northington
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