Guest Blog

Blog posts from guests (faculty, employer, alumni, student, etc.)

Putting Your Picture on a Resume Could Hurt Your Chances of Getting the Job—Here’s Why

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You’re all set to refresh your resume (or write a brand new one) as you kick off your job search. As you click around the web searching for a great new resume template, you start noticing that some of them …

By Stav Ziv - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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New Year’s Resolutions for Your Career in 2021

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I don’t know about you, but I am certainly raising a glass to 2020 being over. This past year has brought tremendous change for so many of us—including when it comes to our careers. From layoffs and furloughs to paycuts and …

By Mary Kate Sheridan - 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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Three Things to Consider When Asking for a Job Reference

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Asking for a job reference is one of those things that is perfectly normal and necessary, and yet potentially uncomfortable. There something about asking, “Hey, is it okay if a stranger calls you and asks you a lot of questions …

By Kaitlin McManus - 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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Best Zoom Interview Tips for 2021

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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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A Go-To Guide To Growing Your Career This Summer Without An Internship

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For students, summer is a time of relaxation and reflection. It’s also a great opportunity to build on their education with experiences they may not have had time for during the school year. For many, this experience is provided by …

By WayUp Team - WayUp
WayUp
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GW Alumnus @ xScion | Director of Talent Management, Lindsay Miller

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Where do GW Alumni Work? 
GW Alumnus @ xScion | Director of Talent Management, Lindsay Miller

Interested in learning more about xScion? Meet Lindsay at the  GW STEM Networking Pop Up on September 12th.

“The George Washington University instills the values of …

By Chalvonna (Smith) Teachey
Chalvonna (Smith) Teachey Director Chalvonna (Smith) Teachey
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How Do Writing Skills Benefit Your Career?

How Do Writing Skills Benefit Your Career?

In a technologically driven world, many students no longer see writing as a relevant skill to their career path. This mistaken view, unfortunately, leaves students who fail to take writing seriously in college at a disadvantage after graduation.

Are Writing …

By Jordan Conrad
Jordan Conrad Founder and Publisher
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The Born Seekers Fellowship – Women in STEM

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Perricone MD and The Scientista Foundation are in search for bold, visionary young women in STEM who are looking to make an impact in their respective fields. The Scientista Born Seekers Video Contest aims to identify women in STEM who …

By Brian Yeagley
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SWOOOP is looking for a part-time developer!

SWOOOP is looking for a part-time developer!

SWOOOP is comprised of two student-athletes with unmatched ambition building a prototype of a business – a mobile application – off of the feedback and interests of our customers. We aim to create a better network in the conference event …

By Brian Yeagley
Brian Yeagley Career Counselor Brian Yeagley
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New Professional Networking Organization for GW Female Graduate Students in STEM

New Professional Networking Organization for GW Female Graduate Students in STEM
Hi everyone,
I am a graduate student at GW and am starting a new professional networking organization for female graduate students in STEM. We will be holding an informal interest meeting during the second week in April to gauge interest …
By Jaclyn Brennan
Jaclyn Brennan
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