Enhance Your Skills, Experience, and Preparation

ENHANCE your skills, experience and preparation by investigating perspective communities, careers, and job options through networking opportunities, mock interviews, employment tours, professional readiness experiences/internships, career fairs, career prep workshops, resume development, professional image/communication events and serving in campus and community leadership/team roles. The list below is recommended for third-year students.

  • Participate in GWU sponsored professional networking opportunities.
  • Attend the Professional Image Dinner.
  • Attend the “How to Get LinkedIn” workshop.
  • Attend the “Essentials for Developing your Resume” workshop.
  • Attend the “Lead with Emotional Intelligence” workshop.
  • Take on a leadership role in a campus club or service project.
  • Plan/complete PRE or academic internship.
  • Participate in multiple career field investigation events including touring employment settings and informational interviews.
  • Actively investigate career field opportunities to narrow job search options.
  • Create and present professional resume using resources from the Center for Personal & Professional Development.
  • Meet with a staff member for the Center for Personal & Professional Development to discuss your job search preparation.
  • Serve in a leadership role on campus.
  • Investigate/prepare graduate school applications if applicable.
  • Attend Graduate and Professional School Fair.
  • Register for and attend the Metrolina Career Fair in Charlotte, NC.
  • Complete your PRE or academic internship.
  • Attend design thinking and systems thinking workshops.
  • Participate in job shadowing and informational interview opportunities.