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Career Tips

Career-related tips and resources

Workshop: What to Expect at the Career Fair

If you are planning to attend the Virtual GW STEM + Health Career Connection Fair (9/30), come to this workshop to learn about resources and tips that will increase your success.

Thursday, September 23rd at 2:00 PM, Virtual via Zoom

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By Amber Samuels
Amber Samuels SEAS Career Services Fellow Amber Samuels
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Questions to Ask About COVID-19 in Your Next Interview—During the Pandemic and Beyond

The COVID-19 pandemic changed the world in many ways—including how we think about our careers and workplaces. A lot of people began rethinking their priorities in life, and asking themselves what they want from a career. Multiple surveys have predicted …

By Heather Krasna - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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6 Great Questions to Ask Your Interviewer

In interviews, hiring managers and recruiters will inevitably ask, “So, do you have any questions for me?” And when they do, you better have at least a few questions prepared to ask. As for which questions you should ask, below …

By Ellie Yantsan - Vault
Vault
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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5 Common Interview Mistakes and How to Fix Them

You’re ready for a new challenge. You did your research, sent out applications, and eventually interviewed. When you finally heard back, you were told you were a great candidate, but your application just didn’t stand out. Why?

One likely answer …

By Anne DeBruin Sample - Vault
Vault
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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Resource Spotlight: Workshops & Tutorials

Did you know that you can watch a SEAS Careers workshop any time, day or night?

Our VIDEOS page has the recordings of all the workshops from the past year including:

Career Services Orientation
Prepare for Virtual Career Fairs
Enhance …

By Kendra Northington
Kendra Northington Senior Career Counselor Kendra Northington
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Not Sure What You Should Be Making at Your First Job? Here’s How to Figure Out the Right Number to Aim for

Launching your career by landing your first full-time job can be thrilling, but there might be one small thing you’re not so sure about as you wait to hear the words, “You’re hired!”: Money.

How do you know what to …

By Meredith Pepin - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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7 Trending Skills for Post-Covid Tech Jobs

Covid-19 has had a huge impact on the career growth of workers and job seekers in the tech industry. Many have seen their salaries cut and opportunities for bonuses slashed. Some have even lost their jobs. Because of these changes, …

By Gabe Nelson - Vault
Vault
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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How to Impress a Data Science Hiring Manager: 5 Tips from Google, Instagram, & Uber Data Scientists

Data scientists are increasingly multidisciplinary, with many knowing how to code, project manage, and dabble in machine learning engineering on top of being data wrangling experts. But which data science skills and qualities are most impressive to hiring managers?

In …

By Guest Contributor - Springboard
Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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9 Jobs for Computer Science Majors—You Don’t Have to Be a Software Engineer

As companies clamor for people with programming skills, it’s no surprise that computer science has become a popular major at many universities. But coding isn’t the only skill you develop when you study CS, and a computer science degree doesn’t …

By Lily Zhang - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Resource Spotlight: Diversify Tech

Diversify Tech is a collection of resources for underrepresented people in tech. Sign up for their weekly newsletter to receive information on scholarships, events, job opportunities, and more. Resources include:

Job Board
Scholarships for conferences and education
Communities
Events

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By Kendra Northington
Kendra Northington Senior Career Counselor Kendra Northington
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