The George Washington University Columbian College offers a wide range of tools to help graduate students on the path to their future careers. Whether you are interested in researching at a think tank, leading a corporation, starting a nonprofit or joining the ranks of academia, we can help connect you with the resources you need to get there. Find job and internship postings, networking events with prospective employers, guidance for international students, connections with like-minded alumni and much more.
With networking and career events, students have hundreds of opportunities to interact with employers and alumni and bring their dream job closer to reality. Watch our overview video to learn more about career services available to George Washington University graduate students.
Handshake is GW's online portal for jobs, internships, career fairs and other employer events, workshops and more. Students must log into Handshake using their universiy email address (@gwu.edu). Handshake's many resources include:
VMock: Use the 24/7 online résumé tool that leverages technologies to provide personalized feedback on your résumé.
InterviewStream: View interview tutorials and/or participate in a practice mock interview.
Going Global: Use country career guides to find employment abroad and in the United States.
Leadership Connect: Search background and contact information for over half a million key leaders and decision-makers in government, business, media, legal, nonprofit and health care organizations.
Vault Guides: Explore industry and job guides and company listings.
Former psychology major Caroline Adegun, BA ’12, MA ’16, founded a nonprofit talent development firm that guides low-income and homeless entertainers through the harsh realities of the creative industry.
Graduate Student Services
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Washington, DC 20052