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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15 Tips for Using LinkedIn and Facebook to Find a New Job

Today, recruiters and hiring managers are increasingly using social networks to find talent. This is why it’s essential to have a professional social media presence if you’re in the market for a new job (and important to manage the privacy settings …

By Gabi Casin - Vault
Vault
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Your Guide to Virtual Career Fairs—So You Can Impress From Afar

Have you ever seen that episode of The Office where the Dunder Mifflin crew heads to a local job fair? Just like in any other episode of the show, everything that can go wrong does. The worst part is when …

By Kaila Kea-Lewis - The Muse
The Muse
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Technology Week 2021: Technology Industry Virtual Career Fair – March 24th

Career Fair Description

Attend the Technology Industry Virtual Career Fair on March 24, 2021 from 1-4 pm Eastern to meet with employers in related fields- check back here regularly for updates on additional employers recruiting at the fair! Technology is …
By Amber Samuels
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GW Career Connect Webinar: Graduate Students and Alumni – Register Now!

GW Career Connect:  Graduate/Alumni

Advance your networking abilities through GW Career Connect, GW’s premier online networking platform. Join this webinar to learn how you can connect with other graduate students and alumni to expand your network and advance your job …

By Amber Samuels
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Upcoming Events for SEAS Students Interested in Public Health

Check out these upcoming events! The Public Health Fireside Friday Chats, in particular, are beneficial for BME students interested in the health and/or scientific consulting side of SEAS.  This Series is a chance to engage and learn from alumni currently …

By Amber Samuels
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Yes, You Can Still Learn About Company Culture When Interviewing Remotely—Here’s How

There are a number of things you consider when evaluating whether or not a job is a good match for you. You need a salary that meets your expectations, responsibilities that get you excited, and a manager you think you’d …

By Kat Boogaard - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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DC Area International Student & Alumni Career Fair

Mark your calendars! The DMV Consortium International Student & Alumni Career Fair is happening this month. Register now via Handshake.

By Amber Samuels
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Second Annual Diversity Career Forum – Register Today!

The Second Annual Diversity Career Forum is an opportunity for students who identify as diverse can virtually mix and mingle with employers from a variety of industries. Learn more about full time and internship opportunities for summer 2021 and beyond.

By Amber Samuels
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How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others and Stifling Your Career

Unfortunately, it’s all too easy to compare yourself to other people. It’s easy to think that other people have it better than you, are more successful, and are happier, among other things. It’s also unfortunately easy, when you compare yourself …

By Natalie Fisher - Vault
Vault
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Job Search Meet Ups Coming in March – Register Today!

Throughout March the SEAS Career Center will be hosting a Job Search Meet Up group. Students who are looking for an internship or job can attend and get tips to help with their progress. Each session will start with a …

By Amber Samuels
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