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Career Tips

Career-related tips and resources

5 Reasons You Should Write a Cover Letter—Even When the Job Description Says It’s Optional

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 …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Coming Soon – Winter Career Skills Series

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!

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?

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

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 …

By Patrick Algrim
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Need to get your resume reviewed ASAP? Use VMock!

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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Career Quest: GW in Seattle

Career Quest offers GW students an exclusive opportunity to gain an up-close and personal experience with leading organizations in major cities. This fall, we are connecting virtually by bringing you Career Insights.

Join this session to hear from our alumni …

By Yiwen Chen
Yiwen Chen SEAS Career Ambassador Yiwen Chen
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Interviewing Tips & Resources

If you’ve got an interview coming up, be sure to check out these resources to help you prepare:

SEAS Interviewing Guide or the SEAS Video Interviewing Guide with answers to common questions and resources for technical interviews
Watch the Impactful …

By Kendra Northington
Kendra Northington Senior Career Counselor Kendra Northington
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Free Resources to Build Your Tech Skills

If you are looking to build some tech skills and make yourself a stronger candidate, check out these FREE corporate resources. Use your student email to ensure access.

Google

https://developers.google.com/training/

https://careers.google.com/students/

 

IBM

https://www.ibm.com/blogs/ibm-training/free-training-to-update-skills/

 

SAS

https://www.sas.com/en_us/learn/academic-programs/students.html

By Kendra Northington
Kendra Northington Senior Career Counselor Kendra Northington
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Need Career Help? Schedule a Virtual Appointment!

Need Career Help? Schedule a Virtual Appointment!

SEAS students can schedule virtual appointments with a career coach. Log in to your Handshake profile to schedule an appointment. You can reach our staff at seascareers@gwu.edu. And don’t forget that all of our …

By Amber Samuels
Amber Samuels SEAS Career Services Fellow Amber Samuels
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