Career Preparation: Coaching

Our professional career coaches have extensive experience working with students in career development, employment advising, internship preparation, interview skills and document preparation. Career coaching is available for all degree-seeking GW students and alumni through either the Center for Career Services or through individual school-based career centers.

Schedule a Coaching Appointment

If you are a student, you may schedule a meeting with a career coach by clicking the "Appointments" link in the left column of your Handshake profile.  If you're an alumna or alumnus, call us at 202-994-6495 to schedule an appointment.

Types of Appointments

Career Exploration Coaching

Our career exploration and assessment coaches can provide guidance and support in:

  • identifying your interests, skills, and values related to choosing an academic major and exploring career options 
  • developing your resume, cover letter, and LinkedIn profile to help you communicate your professional competencies
  • internship and job search processes

Industry Career Coaching

For students who have a good understanding of the sector, industry, and job roles they are targeting or for a student who is exploring careers, but has questions about a specific career field. Our industry career coaches provide:

  • advanced resume and cover letter review
  • internship and targeted job search advising
  • personal branding and networking strategies
  • interview preparation

Graduate & Professional School Support

Meet with our career staff to discuss going to graduate and professional school.  You can develop short and long-term strategies for applciatons, and get speciallzed support for specific programs.

Resume, Cover Letter, Handshake Profiles & Networking Support 

Meet with peer advisors and staff to review your resumes and cover letter, update your Handshake profile or discuss your networking strategy and access GW Career Connect's - Industry Career Network.

Interviews & Offer Negotiations 

Meet with a career coach and staff to get help preparing for interviews including general behavioral questions, and specialized sessoins for finance, case interviews, and technical interviews.

Schedule an Appointment