Career Tips

Career-related tips and resources

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 …

By Kendra Northington
Kendra Northington Senior Career Counselor Kendra Northington
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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
Kendra Northington Senior Career Counselor Kendra Northington
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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
Kendra Northington Senior Career Counselor Kendra Northington
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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
Kendra Northington Senior Career Counselor Kendra Northington
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5 Reasons You Should Write a Cover Letter—Even When the Job Description Says It’s Optional

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We get it. Writing a cover letter for every application is hard. So when you come across the words “cover letter optional” on a job posting, you might feel a weight lift off of you. After all, your application just …

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Coming Soon – Winter Career Skills Series

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Winter break can be a good time to relax and restore yourself after a semester of hard work. Starting on December 23rd, the SEAS Career Center will be sharing our Winter Career Skills Series. These online courses and tutorials will …

By Kendra Northington
Kendra Northington Senior Career Counselor Kendra Northington
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Need to practice your interviewing skills? Use InterviewStream!

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Prepare for upcoming interviews and improve your answers with InterviewStream. Create a custom mock interview and practice anytime, day or night. This resource is free for all GW students and includes over 7,000 interview questions to choose from!

Watch our …

By Amber Samuels
Amber Samuels SEAS Career Services Fellow Amber Samuels
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Did you know that November is National Career Development Month?

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Happy National Career Development Month!

At the SEAS Career Services Center, we are here to help you with all of your career needs. Although every day comes with new opportunities to make the most of your career, November presents a …

By Amber Samuels
Amber Samuels SEAS Career Services Fellow Amber Samuels
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Best Zoom Interview Tips for 2021

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Zoom interviews might be here to stay. Or at least any video interview or remote interview session. Getting familiar with the tips that are required to nail a remote interview is critical in ensuring that you increased your odds of …

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Need to get your resume reviewed ASAP? Use VMock!

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VMock is an online resume review tool that provides instant, detailed feedback on your document. Watch our latest seasHow tutorial to get started: careers.seas.gwu.edu/videos/seashow-vmock/ 

GW students get 10 free reviews per year. 

Sign in with your GW email at vmock.com/gwu.

By Amber Samuels
Amber Samuels SEAS Career Services Fellow Amber Samuels
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