Amber Samuels

SEAS Career Services Fellow

Amber Samuels

Amber Samuels, MS, LGPC (DC), NCC, CCC is the Career Services Fellow at GW’s School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS). She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Randolph-Macon College and a Master of Science degree in Counseling & Human Development from Radford University. Amber is a Certified Career Counselor (CCC), a National Certified Counselor (NCC), a Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor (LGPC), and an MBTI-Certified Practitioner. She is currently a PhD candidate at GWU’s Graduate School of Education and Human Development. Amber is interested in both clinical practice and higher education and would ultimately like to practice and train the future generation of mental health counselors.

Prior to her role at The George Washington University, Amber provided counseling in various settings. She also worked as a Professor of Record at Radford University and taught 3 sections of an undergraduate career decision course, COED 260: Seminar in Career Development. She also enjoyed working directly with students as a Career Counselor at Radford University’s Career Center. Amber currently participates in various associations including the American Counseling Association (ACA), the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES), the Association for Adult Development and Aging (AADA), and Counselors for Social Justice (CSJ).

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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
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Featured Resource: Salary Negotiation Guide

Looking to learn how to negotiate your salary? Salary negotiation is an essential and normal part of the job search process. Although it can feel intimidating, it is important to ensure that you are being adequately compensated for your work. …

By Amber Samuels
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4 Interview Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making

Not getting the job offer after an interview is something we’ve all likely experienced. And often, we falsely believe we didn’t get the offer because the employer didn’t think we were qualified. However, the fact that we were selected to interview is …

By Natasha Shetty - Vault
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What’s a Phone Screen? Here’s What You Need to Know Before That “Quick Chat” With the Recruiter

So you got an email back from a job you applied to—awesome! The person who reached out is asking to schedule a phone screen. Or perhaps they’re asking to schedule a “quick chat” or “brief phone call.” What does this …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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Information Technology Industry Council – Internships and Fellowships

Read below for details on Internships (Sophomores+) and Fellowships (MS +) for a tech policy/advocacy organization called Information Technology Industry Council.

Also, below are links for GAO opportunities that may be of interest to tech/engineering students.

Open & Upcoming GAO Opportunities: 

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UPDATE: Facebook Data Center (Virginia) Virtual Event – Register Now!

When: Tuesday April 27th 5-6:30pm EST

RSVP: https://facebookdatacenterxvirginia.splashthat.com

Where: Virtual!

https://fb.zoom.us/j/98807886823

Passcode: 136626

Meeting ID: 988 0788 6823

What: 

– Learn more about Facebook’s mission, teams, and opportunities: We hope you learn more about the work that we do and the …

By Amber Samuels
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China Telecom Internships for STEM Degree Master’s Students

China Telecom has internship positions open for STEM degree Master’s students. 
Overview
– Majority of all positions require Mandarin.
– These internship positions will sponsor OPT/CPT.
– These internship positions will help students move to full-time and work with the …
By Amber Samuels
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12 Essential Data Engineering Interview Questions and Answers

One of the most substantial economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic was the acceleration of workplace trends like the transition to remote work. While some businesses needed to shut their doors amid the economic slowdown, others have been growing and …

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Neilom Foundation – Call for Summer 2021 Interns

The Neilom Foundation is offering paid internships to undergraduate and graduate students. Review this flyer containing the details, and interested students can visit http://www.neilom.org/interns.

By Amber Samuels
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8 Mind Tricks for Crushing Your Interviews

Often, what determines the outcome of your interviews has little to do with the questions you’re asked and if you know all the answers. Instead, the outcome is often dependent on your interview mindset—how you think about interviews and …

By Natalie Fisher - Vault
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