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Career Tips

Career-related tips and resources

Recruiting Opportunities for Diverse Students

Many employers in a range of sectors offer special recruiting opportunities for diverse populations. 

These can include specific events (workshops, one-day events, preview programs, conferences), as well as postings for specific internships or full-time positions. Employers define which populations qualify …

By Yiwen Chen
Yiwen Chen SEAS Career Ambassador Yiwen Chen
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COVID-19 Survey for SEAS Students – We are here to support!

We recognize that COVID-19 has impacted your lives in numerous ways including your summer plan. Therefore, the School of Engineering and Applied Science has developed this survey to help us gather information about our community in the hopes to provide …

By Yiwen Chen
Yiwen Chen SEAS Career Ambassador Yiwen Chen
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Featured Virtual Resource: Employer Research & Tracking

Having a strong list of potential employers is a key element to your job search. Use the following resources to find and track the organizations in which you have an interest and that are hiring:
The Washingtonian’s Annual Great Places …

By Yiwen Chen
Yiwen Chen SEAS Career Ambassador Yiwen Chen
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Ace Your Virtual Interview With These Questions For the Recruiter

Check out the full article on Handshake: Ace Your Virtual Interview With These Questions For the Recruiter

Asking good questions can not only be beneficial for your prospects, but also for your own personal knowledge about the company. So before …

By Yiwen Chen
Yiwen Chen SEAS Career Ambassador Yiwen Chen
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500 Companies Hiring Students on Handshake Right Now

To all the early career job-seekers who’ve spent the past month wondering: “Is anyone out there still hiring?” The answer is YES! Check out 500 in-demand companies across all 50 states that are hiring college students and recent grads right now, …

By Yiwen Chen
Yiwen Chen SEAS Career Ambassador Yiwen Chen
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Free subscription to Bloomberg Media for college & grad students

Bloomberg Media is offering free subscriptions to college and grad students worldwide for three months starting Wednesday, April 22. They’ll have free access to Bloomberg.com and its mobile app until July 31.

Why it matters: A typical monthly Bloomberg subscription …

By Yiwen Chen
Yiwen Chen SEAS Career Ambassador Yiwen Chen
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6 Job Search Tips for New Grads and Anyone Else Starting Their Careers During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Graduating from college or otherwise applying for your first professional job is stressful in any circumstance. But it feels especially daunting when the economy, the job market, and the world in general seem to be turned upside down.

As the …

By Lisa Rabasca Roepe - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Finding a Remote Job on Handshake

 

As more employers recruit college students online, Handshake has the tools you need to go from job search to just hired. You could access all virtual career search blogs on the new Get Hired Remotely landing page.

 

Highlights:

By Yiwen Chen
Yiwen Chen SEAS Career Ambassador Yiwen Chen
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FREE Career Development Courses from IEEE

IEEE has made available to GW students their set of Career Developoment Courses through 5/30/2020.

You can browse all the IEEE courses through the library’s subscription linked on  the library home page under Subject Databases, or via this proxied link

By Kendra Northington
Kendra Northington Senior Career Counselor Kendra Northington
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Job Searching During the Pandemic

Check out these tips from HR and job search professionals on how you can navigate this unusual time.

The first tip? Keep applying!

 

By Kendra Northington
Kendra Northington Senior Career Counselor Kendra Northington
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