Graduate Student Career Series

Note: The Graduate Student Career Series includes select career events and programs open to all GW graduate students. For a more comprehensive listing of career events and programs for graduate students at GW, please review Events in Handshake. For more information on career services at GW, please consult University Career Services Centers.


Fall 2021


Virtual Public Health Consulting Panel

Friday, September 3, 2021
12:00 to 1:00 PM

Attend this event to learn about careers in Public Health Consulting from Milken Institute School of Public Health alumni and recruiting staff. Representatives from the following organizations will be participating: Booz Allen Hamilton, Deloitte, Cardno Chemrisk, Guidehouse, ICF, and John Snow International. Register as soon as possible as you will not want to miss this event!!!

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Prepare for the Part-Time Job/Internship Fair

Thursday, September 9, 2021
2:00 to 3:00 PM

Attend this one-hour session to hear about Career Services resources and best practices to help you prepare for the upcoming Part-Time Job & Internship Fair!

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The Lunch Break Q+A: Goal Setting for Career Success 

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
12:00 to 12:45 PM

The Lunch Break Q+A series is a program created to answer your burning questions about different career development topics. The first and most important step you should take toward career success is goal setting. Having difficulty setting goals for your career? Come join your Senior Career Counselor, Tyana Anglin, as she answers questions related to goal setting when working toward success in your career.

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Virtual GW Part-Time Job and Intenship Fair

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
2:00 to 6:00 PM

The virtual Part-time Job & Internship Fair is an exciting opportunity for you to connect with employers who are looking to hire for part-time positions, traditional and micro internships, or fellowships. This is an excellent opportunity for you to gain experience while in school!

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Revamp your Resume Workshop 

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
7:00 to 8:00 PM

The Career Achievement Program is a series of professional development workshops and panels designed to help you achieve career success. New school year, new resume! If you want to receive great opportunities, you first need a stellar resume that stands out from the crowd. Join your Career Counselor, Tyana Anglin as she discusses tips and tricks to help you create a resume that shines.

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Career Workshop (hosted by TSPPPA): Leadership Connect Overview

Sunday, September 19, 2021
8:00 to 8:30 PM

GW subscribes to Leadership Connect, a people intelligence service that helps you build relationships within the private and public sectors. The session will be led by Victoria Senn, Client Success Manager at Leadership Connect, who will share best practices session to help you find professionals, alumni and other influencers to support you in your career search. During this session, you’ll learn how to effectively search for high-level alum & potential employers, create contact lists and navigate complex organizations using the service.

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GW STEM + Health Career Connections Fair

Thursday, September 30, 2021
2:00 to 6:00 PM

Registration opens Monday, Aug 30
The virtual GW STEM + Health Career Connection Fair* is an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students seeking research, internship, and full-time employment opportunities to connect with potential employers from clinical research and science to biotech, engineering, and public health.

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U.S Intelligence Community Information Session

Monday, October 4, 2021
12:00 to 1:00 PM

Interested in working with the federal government? Would you be interested in working for an agency whose mission is to gather and share intelligence to protect the United States from threats and whose principles include integrity, service, excellence, courage, teamwork, and stewardship? If so, be sure to attend this information session.  DO NOT RSVP to this event in Handshake.  Anyone who registers will be removed. You must be physically located in the United States or one of its territories at the time of the information session. Details on how to join the information session will be posted at 5PM EST, OCTOBER 1 ON THIS PREVIEW PAGE. Please check back then. Please note, this event is first come, first served. If you are unable to join at the start, the event may be at capacity.

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Prepare for Media, Jounalism, & Public Affairs Networking Fair

Thursday, October 14, 2021
4:00 to 5:00 PM

Attend this one-hour session to hear about Career Services resources and best practices to help you prepare for the upcoming, virtual MJPA Career Fair!

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Media, Journalism & Public Affairs Networking Fair 

Thursday, October 19, 2021
4:30 to 6:00 PM

Registration opens Monday, Sept 20

The virtual Media, Journalism, & Public Affairs (MJPA) Networking Fair* provides you a smaller and more intimate networking opportunity than a larger career fair, in which you will meet with representatives from dozens of communications-related organizations to learn about their companies, discuss your career plans and learn about possible internships and jobs.  This fair is cosponsored by the Center for Career Services, Graduate School of Political Management, School of Media & Public Affairs, Cawley Career Education Center at Georgetown University, and American University.

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Career Workshop (hosted by TSPPPA): Hiring Biases & Inequities, Presented by U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commision (EEOC)

Tuesday, October 19, 2021
4:30 to 5:30 PM

Learn about hiring biases and inequities - what they are and what you can do - from Timothy A. Riera, National Outreach Coordinator, US EEOC, and Monica Colunga, Outreach and Education Coordinator, US EEOC Washington Field Office.

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Career Workshop (hosted by TSPPPA): Leadership Connect Overview

Tuesday, October 26, 2021
8:30 to 9:00 PM

GW subscribes to Leadership Connect, a people intelligence service that helps you build relationships within the private and public sectors. The session will be led by Victoria Senn, Client Success Manager at Leadership Connect, who will share best practices session to help you find professionals, alumni and other influencers to support you in your career search. During this session, you’ll learn how to effectively search for high-level alum & potential employers, create contact lists and navigate complex organizations using the service.

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Howard University Cathy Hughes School of Communications Fall 2021 Virtual Jobs and Internships Fair

Thursday, October 28, 2021
1:00 to 5:00 PM

The CHSOC Fall 2021 Virtual Jobs and Internships Fair offers the opportunity for current students and recent graduates to connect with employers seeking to hire for full-time, internship, and part-time opportunities across a wide variety of disciplines in the field of Communications: Journalism, Film & TV Production, Advertising, Audio Production, Public Relations, Speech and Language Pathologists, Strategic Communications and Legal Communications. 

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Career Workshop (hosted by TSPPPA): Navigating the Nonprofit Job Market, presented by Kimmi Cantrel, Managing Director, Careers in Nonprofits

Thursday, November 4, 2021
12:00 to 12:45 PM

Hear from Kimmi Cantrel, Managing Director, Career in Nonprofits (https://careersinnonprofits.com/) to learn what works in today's job search for the nonprofit sector.  She will also share about thier nonprofit staffing agency.

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Prep for the Government and Non-Profit Career Fair

Wednesday, November 17, 2021
4:00 to 5:00 PM

Attend this one-hour session to hear about Career Services resources and best practices to help you prepare for the upcoming Government & Non-Profit virtual Career Fair!

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Virtual Government and Non-Profit Career Fair

Friday, November 19, 2021
1:00 to 4:00 PM

Registration opens Monday, Sept 20

The virtual Government & Non-Profit Career Fair is an exciting collaborative event between George Washington University, New York University, University of Pennsylvania, University of Delaware and Women's Foreign Policy Group to educate students from all majors and academic backgrounds about non-profit and government organization career paths within their field of study.

Prior to the fair, join the WFPG Government & Non-Profit panel from 12PM-1PM EST to hear from international affairs professionals! 
Please note, you will be automatically registered for the panel once you register for the fair. Details will be sent to the email you used to register for the fair.

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