Chalvonna Smith Teachey

Director

Chalvonna Smith Teachey

Chalvonna Smith Teachey is responsible for the overall strategic direction of SEAS Career Services. She believes that the most effective career services infuse professional development with the student experience. Chalvonna strives to create collaborative talent pipelines by connecting students to corporate, non-profit, government, and academic professional opportunities through hands-on employer engagement. Prior to her role at The George Washington University, Chalvonna worked at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business in employer relations and event management.

Chalvonna graduated in 2014 with an M.S. in Management from the University of Maryland, University College, and in 2008 with a B.A. in Philosophy and a minor in Rhetoric from the University of Maryland, College Park. She is currently a doctorate student at GW’s School of Education and Human Development in Human & Organizational Learning researching the legitimation of algorithmic bias.

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Don’t Bore the Interviewer: Storytelling for Technical Presentations & Interviews

Picture this: After months of applying, you’ve finally landed a job interview at your dream company. You are confident in your skills (direct and transferable) to succeed in the role, but sometimes you get nervous in interviews – stumbling over words, rambling, or going on tangents…

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Staff Spotlight: Meet Chalvonna Teachey

Q: What is your role at the SEAS Career Services Center (i.e., W. Scott Amey Career Services Center)? 

A: I am the Director of SEAS Career Services and I primarily work with employers, helping them to connect with our talented …

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GW Alumnus @ xScion | Director of Talent Management, Lindsay Miller

Where do GW Alumni Work? 
GW Alumnus @ xScion | Director of Talent Management, Lindsay Miller

Interested in learning more about xScion? Meet Lindsay at the  GW STEM Networking Pop Up on September 12th.

“The George Washington University instills the values of …

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Duke-Sloan Boot Camp – Deadline July 12th!

Each September, The Duke-Sloan and Pratt School of Engineering Graduate Boot Camp brings to Duke talented undergraduates in chemistry, computer science, engineering, mathematics, physics, and statistical science. The Boot Camp will encourage participants to think critically about their research interests …

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The Right Way to Follow Up After a Career Fair (Email Template Included!)

When you show up to a career fair, they just give you a job, right? If only it were that easy. While career fairs serve up great introductions to companies, recruiters, and career paths you may choose to follow, it’s …

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What Employers Want You to Know : “4 Soft Skills That Every Technologist Needs by 2020”

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True Story: Your Job Doesn’t Always Have to Be Fun

Recently, I had drinks with some friends and a few of their friends. Eager to get to know new people, I started chatting with one particular person about her job. Her responsibilities include riding boats with fishermen to regulate the …

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Everything That’d Be Different if You Stopped Believing in a Linear Career Path

Here’s a line I’ve heard over and over when successful people are asked about their career paths:

 

I didn’t really follow a traditional path…

 

It seems to be offered as a preface, or a caveat, that the person …

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How to Ask for a LinkedIn Recommendation That Works for You

We all know the benefits of a robust LinkedIn profile. It attracts the right kind of attention from recruiters and hiring managers, it helps you build a strong, reliable network, and it’s a convenient and easy way to showcase your …

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W. Scott Amey Career Services Center

5th Annual Leaders in Energy Green Jobs Forum
Thursday, August 16th, 5 – 9 pm and Green Career Workshops (8:45 – 5 pm)
Learn about opportunities for green jobs in the DMV Region from