University Career Services Centers

GW’s investment in the career and professional development of students and alumni is demonstrated by the extensive career services and professional networks available through the Center for Career Services, school- based career centers, and the Office of Alumni Relations.

Our distinctive career culture empowers students and alumni to translate their world-class academic and co-curricular experiences at GW in to a lifetime of productive and engaged citizenship.

The university has various career services departments that are here to help you find the information and support you need.  Contact the center that serves your respective school or meets your hiring needs to learn more about the specialized resources and services available to you.

Center for Career Services

The Center for Career Services provides individualized career services and resources for:

  • Undergraduate degree-seeking students, undergraduate alumni and international exchange students from Columbian College of Arts and Sciences (including Corcoran School of the Arts & Design and School of Media & Public Affairs), Elliott School of International Affairs, School of Engineering and Applied Science, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, School of Nursing and the Milken Institute School of Public Health.
  • Graduate degree-seeking students, graduate alumni and international exchange students from Columbian College of Arts and Sciences (including Corcoran School of the Arts & Design and School of Media & Public Affairs), School of Medicine & Health Sciences and the School of Nursing.

Services that are available to all GW students and alumni through the Center for Career Services include:

  • Student employment hiring and payroll information and assistance (excluding graduate assistantships)
  • Online resources including Leadership Directories, Washington Business Journal, Brad Traverse Jobs
  • Events and programs, including career and internship fairs, specialized industry career expos, employer information sessions, Buff & Blue Employer Site Visits (undergraduate students only), Employer-in-Residence
  • Alumni Career Services webinars, virtual networking and GWAA LinkedIn Group and industry subgroups

School-Based Career Services

Several academic units at GW have specialized career services departments that can help you find the information and support you need.  For students and alumni of the following schools, please contact your school career services department for more information on career consulting, internships/job listings, on-campus interviews and additional services:

School of Business - F. David Fowler Career Center

Serves all undergraduate and graduate students and alumni of the School of Business.

Graduate School of Education and Human Development - Office of Career Services

Serves all students and alumni of the Graduate School of Education and Human Development.

Elliott School of International Affairs - Graduate Student Career Development

Serves all graduate students and graduate alumni of the Elliott School of International Affairs.

School of Engineering and Applied Science - W. Scott Amey Career Services Center

Serves all graduate students and graduate alumni of the School of Engineering & Applied Science.

Law School - Center for Professional Development & Career Strategy

Serves all students and alumni of the Law School.

School of Medicine and Health Sciences

SMHS students and alumni are welcome to use the consulting services of both their school-based department and the main Center for Career Services. The SMHS Office of Student Professional Enrichment provides specialized career services for their medical students and alumni.

Graduate School of Political Management - Career Services

Serves all students and alumni of the Graduate School of Political Management.

College of Professional Studies - Career Services

Serves all students and alumni of the College of Professional Studies.

Milken Institute School of Public Health - Career Services Center

Serves all graduate students and alumni of the Milken Institute School of Public Health.

Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration - Career Development Services

Serves all students and alumni of the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration.

Alumni Career Services

The Center for Career Services partners with the Office of Alumni Relations to provide opportunities for our alumni to exchange career advice with fellow Colonials, expand their professional connections, advance their careers and connect with and mentor current students.