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Career Tips

Career-related tips and resources

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

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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… Read more »

By Chalvonna (Smith) Teachey
Chalvonna (Smith) Teachey Director Chalvonna (Smith) Teachey
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3 Smart Ways Entry-Level Engineers Can Get an Employer’s Attention

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If you’re reading this article, chances are you already made one of the best decisions of your professional life: You’re pursuing a career in engineering.

As an engineer, not only are you book-smart, but you’re also forward-thinking. After all, it’s …

By Corlis D. Murray
Corlis D. Murray
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How to Use Spring Break to Advance Your Career

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by: Alyssa Towns

When you think of spring break, you might think of beach vacations, nights out with your best friends, or a week full of rest and catching up on sleep. But, if you’re like me, you might feel …

By Kendra Northington
Kendra Northington Senior Career Counselor Kendra Northington
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How to Interview with Your Whole Self

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It’s natural that interviewing can sometimes feel unnatural, as it can often be difficult to know “who you’re supposed to be” during an interview. You might think that you need to interview in a certain way and try to be …

By Natalie Fisher - 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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What to Include in a Follow-Up Email After Your Interview

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For some candidates, the hiring process ends after the interview and a waiting game ensues. But if you want to stand out from the crowd, you need to take one more step to get closer to landing that job. Sending …

By Owen Baker - 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 End Any Professional Email (Plus a List of Sign-Offs for When You’re Tired of Saying “Best”)

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Do you have that professional email mostly written, but you’re not quite sure how to wrap it up? Or do you feel like you’re defaulting to the same email closings every time and want some alternatives? Sure, if you’re emailing …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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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 …

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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