Here are other stories about GW students learning what career success means, including articles from GW Today featuring students and alumni in their "How I Got the Job" series, and blog posts from students participating in GW Career Quest and Knowledge in Action Career Internship Fund (KACIF) programs.
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- International Student ‘Prepared for Everything’
Junior Laura Gomez got an internship at the World Bank by taking advantage of networking opportunities.
- GW Alumnus Finds Connections in Customer Service
Francisco Kilgore, a December 2016 graduate, says problem-solving skills he learned as an undergraduate have helped him be successful at Tesla.
- GW Alumnus Returned for New Opportunities
Floyd Jones connected with a venture fellowship that will teach him how to build a company and then help him start his own.
- Family Tradition Continues at GE
Senior Jessica Thompson is majoring in electrical engineering and will join a competitive program for young engineers after graduation.
- Successful Alumni Offer Pointers on Washington Careers - GW students considering work in politics, government and journalism learn to be willing to start low but aim high.
- Interning at the White House - GW boasts 13 students and alumni in the spring 2016 White House Internship Program—more than any other school in the United States.
- GW Grad on the Ultimate Life Hack for Job Seekers
Tech-savvy alum Tom Barry uses World Health Organization research to build a personal brand and impress on-campus recruiters.
- Senior Lane Farrell Says Apply Early and Leverage Your Network
A career fair student host opportunity and a meeting with Ironshore CEO Mitch Blaser, B.B.A. ’73, take Ms. Farrell from job hunt to offer in just two months.
- GW Student Goes Inside the White House - Sophomore Gidon Feen answers 10 questions about his experience as a White House intern.
GW Students Abroad
GW students share their global job and internship experiences:
- Farzana Karim, Bangladesh
- Emily Kelly, Chile
- Sophie Krensky, Peru
- Chinemelu Okafor, England
- Joshua Pulman, China
- Patrick Williams, Austria
- Lauren Wright, Ghana
GW Career Quest
Career Quest offers GW students an exclusive opportunity to gain an up-close and personal experience with leading organizations in major cities, including New York City, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. Read GW Career Quest student participant blog posts from New York City and San Francisco:
Spring Break 2017 - New York City
Fine & Performing Arts Group
Media, Public Relations, & Communications Group
Winter Break 2017 - San Francisco
- Ramie Abounaja
- Gabrielle Fabre
- Lauren Hoffman
- Davin Kaing
- Sean Knudsen
- Mel Lorthe
- Leslie Ogu
- Eli Pullman
- Antonio Suarez
- Mijail Vera
- Cristian Vides
- Gloria Yu
Fall Break 2016 - New York City
- Aisha Azimi
- Molie Birer
- Felipe Esteban Chiriboga Vega
- Emily Creighton
- Robyn DiGiacinto
- Lindy Gervin
- Iliana Hagenah
- Cailley LaPara
- Nicolo Scarano
- Paige Thornton
- Chiquita Vaughn
Knowledge in Action Career Internship Fund