Here you will gain the tools to turn what you loved to learn into
what you love to do
Career and Professional Development to Support and Enhance the Engaged Liberal Arts
GW’s investment in the career and professional development of CCAS students and alumni is demonstrated by the extensive career services and professional networks that exemplify the “#only at GW” experience. Our distinctive career culture embedded in the Engaged Liberal Arts empowers students and alumni to translate their world-class academic and co-curricular experiences at GW into a lifetime of productive and engaged citizenship.
The Center for Career Services, the university-wide hub of career services, offers a wide range of individualized and customized career and professional development services to maximize the engaged liberal arts experience. Our services include a robust career coaching program, convenient online resources and a wealth of diverse events and workshops to enhance career learning and connect students with top-tier employers who are seeking liberal arts majors for internship and full-time positions.
"I attended nearly every networking and informational event that was posted in [Handshake]. If I would give advice to anyone at GW, it would be to use these resources as much as possible. I learned about everything from my personal strengths to different ways to go about getting an internship."
BA '19, Communication
Where a CCAS Degree Can Take You
Video journalist Claritza Jiménez, BA ’05, often struggled to find diverse online images. Her website, InColorStock, is trying to solve that problem — in front of the camera and behind it.
Veteran Politico reporter Jake Sherman, BA ’08, has covered Capitol Hill scoops from budget battles to the recent riot. Now he is breaking news with the start-up Punchbowl News.
In her first year as CEO of the American Cancer Society, Karen E. Knudsen, BA ’90, has crossed the country to join scientists, lawmakers and caregivers in a fight against the nation’s second-leading killer.