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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
More students are connecting with alumni after the relaunch of Hoya Gateway, a career networking platform.

After Relaunch, Hoya Gateway Sees Rise in Student-Alumni Connections

In the second semester of its relaunch, networking website Hoya Gateway has seen a rise in student-alumni connections. The online platform facilitates one-on-one career-related conversations between students and alumni.  This semester, the platform has sought to establish a higher response rate by maintaining a ratio of one alumni volunteer to[Read More…]

by November 9, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Businesswomen Discuss  Wall Street Careers

Businesswomen Discuss Wall Street Careers

Georgetown’s Women in Leadership Initiative and the Georgetown chapter of the Financial Management Association hosted a panel and networking event Thursday in the Rafik B. Hariri Building about women and their roles in the financial sector, specifically on Wall Street. The panel, which was moderated by professor Lynn Doran from[Read More…]

by January 13, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News
Georgetown graduates led LinkedIn’s new university rankings for business-related fields, including investment banking and finance.

MSB Tops LinkedIn Rankings

LinkedIn released its first university rankings of projected career paths for undergraduates last week, with Georgetown topping the list in a variety of business fields. The networking website ranked Georgetown number one for investment banking, number three for finance — following the University of Pennsylvania and Yale University — and[Read More…]

by October 10, 2014 0 comments Business, Business - Top
Donna Harris, co-founder of 1776, accepts a sign from members of the Georgetown Entrepreneurship community to signify their new partnership.

Georgetown Partners With 1776

Continuing the spirit of entrepreneurial education on campus, Georgetown has recently partnered with 1776, a startup incubator and venture capital fund based in Washington, D.C. The partnership will provide students and faculty with a direct link to the District’s unique entrepreneurial ecosystem as well as access to the facilities, events[Read More…]

by September 26, 2014 0 comments Business, Business - Top
After the success of last year’s Financial Markets Conference, the conference will be held for a third time, with policy makers convening to discuss current global financial issues and potential solutions.

Conference Addresses Financial Trends

On Sept. 16, the McDonough School of Business Center for Financial Markets and Policy will host its third annual Financial Markets Conference, in partnership with the Financial Times. The conference will allow attendees to gain insight into the current market environment, as well as offer networking opportunities to students. “This[Read More…]

by September 12, 2014 0 comments Business, Business - Top

GUSA Encourages Alumni Networking

The Georgetown University Student Association launched an alumni networking guide this past summer to help student organizations build stronger relationships with their alumni bases. The Student Organization Networking Guide, created by GUSA Assistant Secretary of Alumni and Career Services Mitchel Hochberg (SFS ’15), is essentially a blueprint for how student organizations can establish an alumni network.[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

SFS Networking With ‘Friends’

As School of Foreign Service upperclassmen look beyond Georgetown to the professional world, a hallmark SFS program connects them with “friends,” or alumni mentors who provide opportunities for guidance and networking. The Friends of the SFS program was originally created by Dean Emeritus Peter Krogh about 30 years ago and[Read More…]

by September 10, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Amid Winter Break Detente, Students Network for Careers

Approximately 560 students took time away from winter break relaxation to network with Georgetown alumni at the Georgetown University Alumni Association Career Services and Cawley Career Center’s seventh Winter Break Career Tour from Jan. 2 to 4. The events partnered university clubs, such as the 1634 Society, with alumni clubs in 13[Read More…]

by January 15, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

DPE Girls Learn Proper Etiquette

When at a business mixer, where should you stick your name tag? Is it appropriate to have an alcoholic beverage during a job interview in a restaurant if you’re over 21? Is it all right to introduce yourself in a professional environment with only your first name? Students from Georgetown’s[Read More…]

by March 1, 2011 0 comments News