Kendra Northington

Senior Career Counselor

Kendra Northington

Kendra is the Senior Career Counselor and works with SEAS graduate students on their career development. She believes that everyone has an interesting story and her goal is to empower students to tell their story well as they navigate career transitions.

Previously, Kendra was a career counselor at Georgetown University and research assistant for a social services evaluation firm. She earned her masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from GW’s School of Education and Human Development, and a bachelors degree in Psychology from Duke University. She is a National Certified Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor in the District of Columbia, and a Certified MBTI Practitioner.

Kendra is originally from Lexington, KY, is a passionate Kentucky Wildcat basketball fan, and any Prince song is her favorite song.

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If You Missed It…Watch the SEAS Alumni Career Panel

Alumni Panel Fall 2020

This week, three alumni shared their insight and advice for adjusting to the “new normal” of remote work. Watch the video here:

SEAS Alumni Career Panel Fall 2020

And check out more of our recorded panels, workshops, and tutorials on …

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Interviewing Tips & Resources

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If you’ve got an interview coming up, be sure to check out these resources to help you prepare:

SEAS Interviewing Guide or the SEAS Video Interviewing Guide with answers to common questions and resources for technical interviews
Watch the Impactful …

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IDB/IADB Remote Winter Internships for Grad Students

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The Inter-American Development Bank has remote internships for graduate students or recent graduate-level alums. This is an opportunity to get to know the inner workings of the leading source of financing for development in Latin America and the Caribbean. During …

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SEAS Alumni Career Panel – October 27th at 1 PM ET

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As we all continue the transition to the “new normal” of remote and virtual work, we will hear from SEAS alumni about how their work has been impacted by COVID-19, insights for working in a more virtual world, and advice …

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CYBERWEEK 2020

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U.S. CyberWeek is a weeklong annual cyber festival hosted by CyberScoop on October 19-23, 2020.

This year U.S. CyberWeek will be a digital experience featuring hundreds of national community events engaging the tens of thousands of people from the cybersecurity …

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Free Resources to Build Your Tech Skills

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If you are looking to build some tech skills and make yourself a stronger candidate, check out these FREE corporate resources. Use your student email to ensure access.

Google

https://developers.google.com/training/

https://careers.google.com/students/

 

IBM

https://www.ibm.com/blogs/ibm-training/free-training-to-update-skills/

 

SAS

https://www.sas.com/en_us/learn/academic-programs/students.html

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Upcoming GW Virtual Career Fairs

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OPEN TO GW STUDENTS AND ALUMNI!

Media, Journalism, & Public Affairs Virtual Networking Fair
Tuesday, Oct. 20, 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. EDT
Employers include: WarnerMedia, BCW, Discovery, Dow JonesClick here for full list of employers!
 
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Google Conference and Travel Scholarships

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Eligibility

Scholarships are available in North America for all traditionally underrepresented groups in technology and business (including, but not limited to: African American/Black, Hispanic/Latinx, Native American, persons with disabilities, women and veterans).

In order to apply for the North America …

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Generation Google Scholarship: Application Opens Oct 14!

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At Google, we believe information should be universally accessible.  Our education and scholarship programs aim to support students in computing, gaming, and closely related fields by breaking down the barriers that prevent them from entering these fields.

Generation Google Scholarship

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Intel October!

Intel October

Upcoming events with GW alumni who will be sharing about their work in the intelligence community. See the attached flyer and RSVP for events in Handshake.

 

Employer 1-on-1 Sessions

Please note that only a few one-on-ones are available. The …

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