Here’s What You Should—and Shouldn’t—Capitalize on Your Resume

As a career coach, I’ve worked alongside recruiters and heard their complaints as they review resumes. I remember one squinting at the screen as she tried to read a resume with tiny font, and another telling me she doesn’t even …

By Leto Papadopoulos - The Muse
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What to Do When Employers Are Ignoring You

You’ve spent hours writing your resume, searching job sites, and applying to different roles—only to receive rejection after rejection. And that’s if you even hear back about your application at all. After a while, this all gets pretty exhausting, and …

By Andrew Fennell - Firsthand
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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When, Why, and How to Use Personal References in a Job Search

Wouldn’t it be great if you could walk into your ideal company, tell them about yourself, and score your dream job right on the spot? Unfortunately, a job search takes a bit more effort than that, and employers want to …

By Kaila Kea-Lewis - The Muse
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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 Heather Krasna - The Muse
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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 Ellie Yantsan - Firsthand
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Fall 2021 Conferences – Sign up today!

Grace Hopper —    Sept 27-1st  —  VIRTUAL
SWE — October 21-23rd  — In person
Indianapolis
SHPE –November 10th-14th– In person
Orlando
By Amber Samuels
Amber Samuels Career Services Fellow
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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 Anne DeBruin Sample - Firsthand
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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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Fulbright Information Session – June 9th

GW students are invited to attend the Fulbright U.S. Student Program Information Session on Wednesday, June 9th at 5 PM ET.

A reimagined approach to the traditional in-person campus visit, IIE Fulbright Staff and Alumni Ambassadors will present virtually to …

By Kendra Northington
Kendra Northington Senior Career Counselor
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