Post Tagged with: "Cawley Career Education Center"

SAMUEL NELSON/THE HOYA | Finance and consulting have consistently ranked as the top two industries for employing Georgetown graduates within one year of graduation since the class of 2012, while education and health care have generally fallen in the ranks.

Students, Faculty Seek to Diversify Career Opportunities

Consulting and finance typically dominate the employment outcomes for Georgetown graduates. Yet both students and faculty seek to expand the horizons of students exploring the job market. One year after graduation, more than 21 percent of the class of 2017 was working in the financial services industry alone, according to[Read More…]

by March 21, 2019 0 comments Features
VIEWPOINT: The Benefits and Joys of Talking to Strangers

VIEWPOINT: The Benefits and Joys of Talking to Strangers

I graduated Georgetown University as an English major with no job. Spoiler alert: I’m doing just fine. I have a creative job at Framebridge, an online custom framing startup, doing work I care about and doing it well. But the road to get there wasn’t easy; it took lots of[Read More…]

by October 3, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

EDITORIAL: Alleviate Transportation Costs

From weekend trips to downtown Washington, D.C. to internships on Capitol Hill, university admissions officers and Blue and Gray tour guides extol the social, academic and professional opportunities that students gain from living in the nation’s capital. They portray access to the nation’s capital as one of the defining features[Read More…]

by December 8, 2017 1 comment Editorial
The Cawley Career Education Center is set to launch an unpaid internship stipend program for 10 students this spring semester.

Career Center Launches Internship Stipend Pilot Program

The Cawley Career Education Center plans to launch a pilot program granting 10 students a $1,500 stipend for working unpaid internships this spring. The pilot program is the first major development in an affordability campaign initiated by Georgetown University Student Association President Kamar Mack (COL ’19) and Vice President Jessica[Read More…]

by December 1, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Support Health Career Paths

Re: “Broaden Cawley’s Focus,” The Hoya, Nov. 10, 2017, A2 To the Editor, As a graduate of Georgetown (COL ’14), it disheartens me to learn that my alma mater still does not have a dedicated adviser for students interested in health professions. Having attended the University of Chicago Pritzker School[Read More…]

by November 13, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

EDITORIAL: Broaden Cawley’s Focus

As an institution that promises to prepare its graduates for life beyond the Hilltop, Georgetown University has a responsibility to provide its students with guidance as they seek to chart their path post-graduation. Yet, the Cawley Career Education Center, the primary source of assistance for students’ career-related concerns and queries,[Read More…]

by November 10, 2017 0 comments Editorial

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

EDITORIAL: Inequity of Unpaid Internships

For many students looking to gain valuable work experience and make an income, unpaid internships can be an unfortunate reality. Although the Georgetown University Student Association should be commended for its recent efforts to financially support students pursuing these opportunities, it is vital that both GUSA and the university actively[Read More…]

by October 13, 2017 1 comment Editorial

International Students Criticize Lack of Support From Career Fair Companies

International students seeking employment opportunities criticized the Cawley Career Education Center’s Sept. 15 Career Fair for a perceived lack of employers that sponsored work visas for students interested in working in the United States after graduation. Of the 103 companies listed on the Career Center’s website participating in the event,[Read More…]

by September 22, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Encouraging Hoya Creativity

As students scramble to secure internships before the summer, they may find their options falling into one of three categories: the lucrative but demanding financial and consulting services, the generally unpaid government and nonprofit work and the creative industries that lie between the other two. Financial and consulting services are[Read More…]

by January 27, 2017 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top