Post Tagged with: "employment"

VIEWPOINT: Personalizing My Career Path

I spent a significant part of my senior year sitting in the upper level of the new Peet’s Coffee applying for jobs. I vividly remember walking down steep 35th Street, turning left on M, and rushing to my table overlooking the line outside Georgetown Cupcake. Some days, I’d browse jobs[Read More…]

by September 25, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

VIEWPOINT: Equalize Employment Process

I almost missed out on my dream job because of $400 in medical debt. After receiving a job offer, I agreed to undergo a credit check as part of a routine background investigation. My credit report showed two debts from visits to urgent care centers. When my mom lost her[Read More…]

by November 14, 2017 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

New Career Center to Prioritize Grad Students

A new career center for graduate students separate from the Cawley Career Center is expected to launch in July 2018, the Office of the Provost announced Sept. 27. The new center will focus on specific graduate career and professional advancement counseling. The decision to create a new career center came[Read More…]

by October 27, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
FRAME OF REFERENCE: The Journey of the Modern Artist

FRAME OF REFERENCE: The Journey of the Modern Artist

It is often a lonely endeavor for artists, even those who have college degrees, to map a successful journey through the art industry. This is the result of art departments facilitating art practices without producing viable workers; of archaic perspectives that do not classify many art practices as work; and[Read More…]

by August 7, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
FRAME OF REFERENCE: Art at Work

FRAME OF REFERENCE: Art at Work

Home caregivers, fast food workers and adjunct faculty work all in multibillion-dollar industries yet struggle for livable wages and fair labor practices. Artists are no exception. The arts are affected by the vulnerability, instability and elitism in the economy as defined and measured by current econometrics. Artists must often work[Read More…]

by July 15, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
Your Career

Your Career

In the midst of recruiting season for the banking and consulting sectors, The Hoya spoke with experts attending events sponsored by the Cawley Career Education Center. These recruiters, associates, analysts, consultants and other professionals were asked for their insights and advice to guide students pursuing careers in their fields. This[Read More…]

by October 28, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
What To Do Next

What To Do Next

In the midst of recruiting season for the banking and consulting sectors, The Hoya spoke with experts attending events sponsored by the Cawley Career Education Center. These recruiters, associates, analysts, consultants and other professionals were asked for their insights and advice to guide students interested in pursuing careers in their[Read More…]

by October 21, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top

EDITORIAL: Example in Exemplified Service

Last week, Unsung Heroes, a student initiative dedicated to raising awareness and support for workers on campus, received national media attention for its fundraising efforts to purchase plane tickets for Umberto “Suru” Ripai, an employee at O’Donovan Hall, to visit his home country of South Sudan for the first time[Read More…]

by October 18, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Finding the Right Fit

Finding the Right Fit

In the midst of recruiting season for the service, banking and consulting sectors, The Hoya spoke with experts attending events sponsored by the Cawley Career Education Center. These recruiters, associates, analysts, consultants and other professionals were asked for their insights and advice to guide students interested in pursuing careers in[Read More…]

by October 14, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
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Applicants for this season’s MBA selection cycle at the McDonough School of Business will be required to submit a new video component. The addition of video mirrors general changes in the job market.

New Georgetown MBA App Features Video

The McDonough School of Business has added a video component to its Masters of Business Administration application cycle, embracing a recent trend in both MBA programs and the job market. In reforming its application in this way, the MSB follows other elite business schools, such as Northwestern University’s Kellogg School[Read More…]

by October 14, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top