Career Tips

Career-related tips and resources

The Magic of Resume Keywords: Ways to Improve your Chances of Getting a Job

In recent years, the job market has changed drastically; hence recruiters have to change how they source candidates online. Nowadays, more companies are using ATS (Applicant Tracking Systems) to screen resumes; moreover, 95% of the Forbes 500 utilize these systems …

By Carolina Rivas Salgado
Carolina Rivas Salgado Career Services Fellow
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Tips to Help You Network Better

We often hear about why it is important to network to boost our working contacts, but also it can be of use when trying to break into a new field, role, or simply finding a new job. Networking is not …

By Carolina Rivas Salgado
Carolina Rivas Salgado Career Services Fellow
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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 Career Services Fellow
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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 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 Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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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 Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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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
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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 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 Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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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 Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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