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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International Students – Check the Box!

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If you are an international student on an F-1 visa be sure to update the work authorization information in Handshake. Don’t miss out on thousands of job and internship opportunities!

Step 1 – Sign in to Handshake and go to …

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Got a Question – We’re Here to Help!

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Schedule a career advising appointment to get assistance with all of your questions:

how to find an on or off-campus internship or job
personalized feedback on your resume
interview preparation
tips for virtual networking
and more!

See the schedule in …

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Putting Your Picture on a Resume Could Hurt Your Chances of Getting the Job—Here’s Why

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You’re all set to refresh your resume (or write a brand new one) as you kick off your job search. As you click around the web searching for a great new resume template, you start noticing that some of them …

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Winter Skills Series #3 – Work Better Not Harder

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For part 3 of our Winter Career Skills Series, we’re wrapping things up with videos that will show you how to Work Better Not Harder.

As classes and work assignments start to accumulate, these strategies and tips will help you …

By Kendra Northington
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Apply Now! Graduate Professional Development Fund

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SEAS Career Services is partnering with Leidos to help cover the cost of fees associated with professional engineering associations.

Students may request up to $200 to go towards the cost of professional or career activities including:

Joining or renewing membership …

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#JanuaryJumpstart

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Welcome back from the W. Scott Amey Career Services Center! Whether this is your first or last semester, we are looking forward to working with you on your career plans. Be on the lookout for more resources, events, and tips …

By Kendra Northington
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On-Campus Employment Opportunities

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GW is hiring! If you are a current student looking for part-time employment, visit the Student Employment website to see available positions. You will have the opportunity to support various departments and schools, in jobs that can be done remotely*.

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Winter Skills Series #2 – Stress-Less Job Search

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The SEAS Career Center is sharing our favorite LinkedIn Learning videos with you to help restore and recharge this winter. 

This week’s series will show you how to have a Stress-Less Job Search

 

 

 

 

 

Visit go.gwu.edu/linkedinlearning

By Kendra Northington
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New Year’s Resolutions for Your Career in 2021

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I don’t know about you, but I am certainly raising a glass to 2020 being over. This past year has brought tremendous change for so many of us—including when it comes to our careers. From layoffs and furloughs to paycuts and …

By Mary Kate Sheridan - Vault
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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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Winter Skills Series #1 – Level Up with LinkedIn

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The SEAS Career Center is sharing our favorite LinkedIn Learning videos to help you restore and recharge over the winter break. 

We’re kicking things off with the Level Up with LinkedIn series. Get familiar with the platform basics or learn …

By Kendra Northington
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