Post Tagged with: "internships"

Despite End of Shutdown, Effects Persist for Museums

Despite End of Shutdown, Effects Persist for Museums

For most of January, one of the single most significant sources of knowledge in the world was sealed behind “sorry, we’re closed” signs. The largest museum and research complex in the world, the Smithsonian Institution, closed Jan. 2 as a result of the government shutdown that began Dec. 22 after[Read More…]

KEENAN SAMWAY THE HOYA The Capitol Applied Learning Lab will enable students to receive academic credit for internships and is set to launch fall 2019.

Immersive Internship Program Planned for Fall 2019

A program to allow students to spend a semester living and working downtown while earning academic credit for their work will launch in fall 2019, in an effort to allow students to explore the intersection of their academic and professional interests. The Georgetown University living-learning program, called Capitol Applied Learning[Read More…]

by November 27, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Encourage Internships Across GU

On campus tours and in promotional materials, students and administrators alike emphasize Georgetown University’s geographic and institutional proximity to impressive internship opportunities. Academic policies across all four undergraduate schools should consistently reflect this advantage by giving students appropriate course credit for part-time internships during the academic year. By ensuring all[Read More…]

by September 28, 2018 0 comments Editorial
TESTING TRUISMS: Does Fortune Favor the Bold?

TESTING TRUISMS: Does Fortune Favor the Bold?

This time of year, many of us are trying to craft the perfect application in hopes of landing a coveted internship or job for the summer. But how do you make your submission stand out?  A cover letter that catches your potential employer’s attention could be a good start. The[Read More…]

by April 16, 2018 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
GUSA Looks to Establish Internship Stipend Program

GUSA Looks to Establish Internship Stipend Program

The Georgetown University Student Association is working to establish a program that would give students stipends for working unpaid internships. The initiative, which parallels those at universities like The George Washington University, hopes to allow low- and middle-income students to better pursue unpaid internship opportunities in the District. “Students would[Read More…]

by October 6, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
KARNA: Overcome Pressure to Be Perfect

KARNA: Overcome Pressure to Be Perfect

Although my GPA has been devastated by economics courses, it somehow earned me an interview at Boston Consulting Group. I had plenty of time to prepare, so I put it off. I figured I knew how to nail a behavioral interview, thanks to the apply-for-everything culture at Georgetown. When this[Read More…]

by April 7, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Recruitment is taking place in the fall instead of the spring for the first time this year after investment banks moved up their recruitment season and other firms followed suit.

Students Adjust to Fall Recruitment Shift

Upperclassman students were met by an earlier recruitment process when they returned to campus this fall, as the annual recruiting cycle for jobs and internships at financial institutions and many consulting firms moved from the spring semester to the fall semester for the first time. In previous years, recruiters from[Read More…]

by September 20, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Costs of Unpaid Work

One of the great attributes of Georgetown is its proximity to Washington, D.C., a city filled with diversity and opportunity. Many students find employment opportunities over the summer in forms of internships with consulting firms, U.S. senators and nonprofits to name a few, before returning to campus for full-time academic[Read More…]

by May 20, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
A Little More Credit

A Little More Credit

Internships during the school year are an integral part of the student experience at Georgetown, preparing students for the working world and allowing them to try out different career options before graduation. One of Georgetown’s major draws for prospective students is its proximity to internships in a wide variety of[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion

Following My Heart (Strings) To Ecuador

This summer, I turned down a D.C. summer internship and spent three months recording an album in my hometown of Quito, Ecuador. I took two months to compose my songs, one week to practice them, one week to record them and two weeks to perform them live. The first copies[Read More…]

by September 15, 2015 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top