Our Team

The staff of the George Washington University Center for Career Services offer comprehensive career development, experiential education and student employment services and resources for GW degree-seeking students, alumni and international exchange students.  For employers, we offer a variety of services, programs and resources to help them meet their hiring and recruitment needs.


Associate Vice Provost

Kelley Bishop - Associate Vice Provost for Career Services - Contact


This team provides oversight and support for the day-to-day operations of the department.

Rasul Coleman - Administrative Manager - Contact

Kelly Charwat - Program Associate, Interdisciplinary & Strategic Career Initiatives - Contact

Sabrina Kahn - Data Analyst - Contact

Fatima Saadat - Administrative Associate - Contact

Career Learning and Experiences

This team consists of career coaches who help students prepare for career and job search processes. Career coaches actively support students' participation in work experiences that strengthen career choices.

Katherine Norton - Director, Career Learning and Experiences - Contact

Craig Crutchfield - Career Coach: US Politics & Government - Contact

Cole Gaudin - Career Coach: International Affairs, Development, & Public Policy - Contact

Joe Genens - Career Coach: STEM & Health - Contact

Byron Knight - Career Coach: Business, Finance, & Economics - Contact

Alexandra Resendez - Career Coach: Career Exploration - Contact 

Kari Scott - Career Coach: Arts, Media, Communication, and Humanities - Contact

Dennis Weeks - Career Coach: STEM - Contact

Employer Relations

This team recruits organizations that provide relevant services for GW students and alumni. Additionally, the team manages online job listings, on-campus recruiting programs, career and job fairs, industry expos, employer information sessions, and employer site visits.

Majid Hassabu - Director, Employer Relations - Contact

Courtney Frost - Associate Director, Employer Relations - Contact

Rebecca Koussibila - Coordinator, Employer Relations - Contact

Sonya Merrill - Employer Development Consultant: Government, Nonprofits, International Development - Contact

Monica Patterson - Employer Development Consultant: Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion - Contact

Steve Scordo - Employer Development Consultant: STEM & Fortune 500 - Contact

Career Academic Partnerships

This new team supports the Center’s primary strategy of integrating career development into the core academic experience, through distributive career development manager and career coach positions embedded within partner GW schools/colleges.

Marva Gumbs Jennings - Director, Career Academic Partnerships - Contact

Paul Binkley - Career Development Manager, Columbian College of Arts & Sciences - Contact

Alexandra Desaulniers - Career Development Manager, Milken Institute School of Public HealthContact

Kisha Manning Bilal - Career Development Manager, Elliott School of International Affairs - Contact

Student Employment

This team manages the recruiting, onboarding, and developmental aspects of part-time student employment at GW, including both on-campus and off-campus Federal Work Study positions and on-campus part-time non-FWS positions. 

Bridget Schwartz - Director, Student Employment - Contact

Bashar Fakhry - Associate, Student Employment - Contact

Alia Rikabi Zein - Associate, Student Employment - Contact

Emily Santos - Associate, Student Employment - Contact

This teams manages the recruiting, onboarding, and developmental aspects of part-time student employment at GW, including both on-campus and off-campus Federal Work Study positions and on-campus part-time non-FWS positions. 

Bridget Schwartz - Director, Student Employment - [email protected]

Rob Mathern - Coordinator, Student Employment - [email protected]

Alia Rikabi Zein - Associate, Student Employment - [email protected]