Archive | February 2013

Quick! Sign up for this!

Lots of awesome companies will be there and best of all there will be a booth taking LinkedIn pictures! So, get all dressed up and check out this guide to the event, and start that job search out the right way!

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Free food?



Yes please! Check out the Dinner With Alumni program from the Career Center. Basically it’s free food and some rock solid career advice. Click here to sign up for one of the dinners and do it quickly! There’s limited spots and some fantastic opportunities. Contact Leanne Aurich at leanne24@gwu.edu or 202-994-6435 with any questions.

Internship of the Week: The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL)
Application Website: http://www.jhuapl.edu/employment/summer/
Type of Business: Not-for-profit Government Contractor in Defense, Homeland Security, and Space Industries.
Application Deadline: March 31st 2013 (I reccomend applying much sooner as I had already recieved an offer by that time last year)
Personal experience from a SEAS Student: “I really enjoyed my time at JHU/APL. It was an awesome learning environment where I had a nice degree of autonomy in choosing what I wanted to work on. In thirteen weeks (full time) I never got bored with the work that I did. The other great thing is that department leadership (especially within the Air and Missile Defense Department (AMDD) where I worked) are really good about making sure you get the most out of your internship. There are several optional lectures and seminars on technical and non-technical subjects which focus on developing your career. Another awesome feature of JHU/APL is that they have clubs for their employees. You can go onto their internal social network and meet other employees with similar interests ranging from hobbies like hiking to career interests such as information assurance. I had a great time working there and am strongly considering returning this summer.”

Contact Liam Cusack (lrcusack@gwmail.gwu.edu) if you would like to learn more about interning at JHU/APL

APL Interns

Went to meet with my professional adviser today…

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Whether you need a pick me up, or some actual professional/academic advice, Hetal Patel and Myles Robinson are here to help. Stop in Tompkins 104 and say hello or email them at hbp1012@email.gwu.edu and mdrobinson@email.gwu.edu if you have any questions.

My statics midterm

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IIIIIIIIITS midterm season folks! Keep on studying but remember to relax and take a deep breath once in a while. If the stress of studying does get to be too much for you, don’t be afraid to ask for help; we all do. Please visit http://gwired.gwu.edu/counsel and take advantage of all their awesome services.

My Engineering Job fair conversations usually go like this

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So maybe my resume isn’t THAT impressive, but I think a good time was had by all and I know I found some internships I didn’t know existed before. Make sure you come to the next one!