Graduate Student Career Series

Fall Semester 2018

2nd Tuesday Career Cafe
Elliott School of International Affairs
September 11, October 9, November 13
4: 00 - 5:00 pm
Graduate Student Lounge, 6th floor, 1957 E Street
Join the Elliott School for International Affairs for an open discussion of your global career options and questions in a changing political environment. Tips on how to stay positive, inspired and focused on your career mission. Be the change you wish to see! Register in Handshake by clicking on the date of your choice above!

Public Health Consulting Panel & Reception
Milken Institute School of Public Health

Thursday, September 20
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Attend this event to learn more about Public Health Consulting and take advantage of the opportunity to network with panelists during the reception with refreshments that follows. Register in Handshake

Federal Government:  Pathways Programs/Presidential Leadership Fellows
Thursday, September 20
4:00- 5:50 pm (Pathways/PMF presentation followed by PMF Alumni Panel)
GW Law School Lerner Room 401 (Law School Complex, 2000 H Street, NW)
Join us for a briefing and update on serving in the federal government through the Presidential Management Fellow (PMF) program and the Pathways program.  This event will feature GW alumni from these programs and career development staff to help answer any questions you may have about these great programs.  For more information the PMF, please click here.  For more information on the Pathways, please click here. Register in Handshake!
The Benefits of Joining a Professional Association
College of Professional Studies
Thursday, September 20
12:30 - 1:30 pm 
Virtual Session
Join us for a webinar with graduates from the College of Professional Studies as they discuss the benefits and offer tips on how to find and join a professional association. Register in Handshake!
GW Fall 2018 Career & Internship Fair
Center for Career Services
Friday, September 28
11 am - 3 pm
Charles E. Smith Center
This fair provides opportunities for GW students and alumni to meet with organizations from a variety of industries that may be recruiting for full-time, part-time, and internship positions, and/or getting their brand out to the attention of GW students and alumni.  At this event, students and alumni will have the opportunity to meet, on average, more than 100 company representatives who will discuss their organizations and possible internships and job opportunities.  Students and alumni can review these listings in Handshake before attending the events.  Register in Handshake!
Impactful Interviewing
Wednesday, October 3
5:00-6:00 pm
SEH B1270
When it comes to getting a job offer, the interview can make or break your chances. In this workshop you will learn strategies for making a strong impression during behavioral interviews. Attendees will also have the opportunity to practice their responses to those challenging questions that employers often ask. Register in Handshake!
Why Start Thinking About Your Career Now?
Graduate School of Education and Human Development
Wednesday, October 24
5:00 - 6:00 pm
Virtual Session- WebEx
Join GSEHD Career Services for a conversation about the power of networking, informational interviewing, and personal branding while you are a student to help propel your career development beyond graduation.  This will be hosted as a webinar through WebEx.  The meeting link will be sent to registered students 24 hours before the workshop.  The session will be an hour in length, including a presentation and time for questions.  Register in Handshake!
Non-Governmental Organization, Non-Profit & Government Career Forum
The Center for Career Services
Friday, November 16
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Marvin Center Grand Ballroom (3rd floor)
Gain valuable professional insight and advice about working in the NGO and Government sectors.  Network with organizations representatives and learn about internship and full-time opportunities.  Held in collaboration with the Women's Foreign Policy Group, New York University, and the University of Pennsylvania. Register in Handshake!

Past Programs- Spring Semester 2018

Just Medicine: A Cure for Racial Inequality in American Health Care
2nd Tuesday Career Cafe
GW Spring 2018 Career & Internship Fair
GW Start-Up Panel and Fair
Politics and Policy Networking Forum

Past Fall Semester 2017

The Port Authority of NY & NJ 2018 Leadership Fellow Program
Federal Resumes 101
Federal Government:  Pathways Programs/Presidential Leadership Fellows
Why Start Thinking About Your Career Now?
Non-Profit & Government Career Forum 

Past Programs- Spring Semester 2017

Say it With Presentations
Policy & Politics Networking Mixer
How to Land a Job or Internship on Capitol Hill

Past Programs- Fall Semester 2016

International Business Bootcamp: Going Global
Alumni Virtual Networking Hours

Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Overview & Alumni Panel