Current Student Events

Fall 2020

 September

Date Title/Registration link Description Audience
September 30th, 2020
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Master's ETD Workshop Students completing their thesis in the near future are strongly encouraged to attend the Electronic Thesis and Dissertation (ETD) workshop. Our student services team will review the submission process, formatting requirements, and briefly discuss upcoming deadlines. This workshop will only cover requirements specific to CCAS graduate students. Master's students completing their thesis
September 30th, 2020
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM                                                          
Applying for Doctoral Fellowships and Grants                                                                                                      Join Daniella Sarnoff, Director of the Social Science Research Council's International Dissertation Research Fellowship Program, to discuss tips for creating strong fellowship proposals and to learn more about fellowships available from the SSRC. Doctoral students                                                                      
September 30th, 2020
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM 
Fahrenkopf-Manatt 2020 Election Series: The Opening Round - Analyzing the First Presidential Debate

The third installment of the Frank J. Fahrenkopf & Charles T. Manatt 2020 Election Series covers the first debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden from every angle. Our unique panel consisting of former members of Congress and University of Notre Dame students analyzes the points and counterpoints made the previous night in Cleveland and look ahead to the home stretch in the race for the White House.

Featuring Lara Brown, Rep. Ryan Costello, Ambassador Tim Roemer, and Notre Dame students Kelly Harris and Lucie Kneip. Co-presented with BridgeND. 

All Students

 October

Date Title/Registration link Description Audience
October 6th, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM                                                                                                    
 
Center for Career Services: Establish a Networking Strategy                                                                                                   Networking is the most effective way to find a job or internship. According to a survey from the Department of Labor, networking accounts for at least 69% of all annual hires. Any successful job search plan includes identifying key networking strategies, such as participating in informational interviews, employer programs and events, and utilizing social media to target and connect with potential contacts. All students                                                                                                
October 7th, 2020
5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
Fast Feedback Academic Commons: The Fast Feedback sessions are a great way to get practice pitching your idea and get real-time advice, connections, and mentoring all in just 10-15 minutes per session. Registration Required. All Students
October 8th, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Building Professional Relationships Virtually During the COVID-19 pandemic, the ability to attend networking events, career fairs, and professional industry panels have all come to a halt. Attend this event to learn the best ways to find, build, and maintain professional connections virtually. All Students
October 9th, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
The Ultimate Note-Taking Workshop Academic Commons: If you're looking for a way to take notes that will actually help you study - look no further. All Students
October 13th, 2020
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Shortcuts to Successful Research Academic Commons: Applicable to all disciplines, learn how to conduct your research more effectively, saving both time and effort. All Students
October 14th, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Doctoral Careers Beyond Academia Learn how the members of this panel used the competencies acquired in their Ph.D. programs to pivot into careers outside their academic field. Panelists include Joselynn Fountain, Research Assistant for Congressional Research Services (Public Policy and Administration Ph.D.); Alex Murguia, Managing Principal at McLean Asset Management Corporation (Clinical Psychology Ph.D.); and Lori Clow, Primary Patent Examiner for the US Patent and Trademark Office (Biological Sciences Ph.D.). Doctoral Students
October 15th, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Dialogue on When & How to Disclose a Disability Join Lime Connect to get answers to your questions about disclosure and accommodations and learn more about the opportunities available to jump start your career! Lime’s Director of Engagement will discuss The Lime Network, The Lime Connect Fellowship Program, internship and career opportunities, scholarships and more! Hosted by GW's Center for Career Services! All Students
October 15th, 2020
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
GWomen Networking Event Join the Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship for a dedicated virtual women's entrepreneurship and networking wine night! We are intentionally growing the community of entrepreneurs, creators, and innovators in the DMV area and would love to see you there. Registration Required All Students

October 15th, 2020 

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Student Ambassador Coffee Hour Need a quick coffee break during your busy day? Grab a cup of your favorite beverage and join the CCAS Graduate Ambassadors and your fellow classmates every month for a casual social hour to chat about grad school life, classes, challenges, triumphs and more!   All Students

October 21st, 2020

4:00 - 5:00 PM

Virtual GW & Georgetown Media, Journalism & Public Affairs Networking Fair

The virtual GW & Georgetown Media, Journalism, & Public Affairs Networking fair provides you a smaller and more intimate networking opportunity than a larger career fair, in which you will meet with representatives from dozens of communications-related organizations to learn about their companies, discuss your career plans and learn about possible internships and jobs.

This fair is cosponsored by the Center for Career Services, Graduate School of Political Management, School of Media & Public Affairs, and the Cawley Career Education Center at Georgetown University.

All Students

October 21st, 2020

4:00 - 5:00 PM

Dissertation Publishing Issues Workshop Copyright and your dissertation: When do you need permission to use the work of others or your own previous or future publications? Join us in this informative workshop to learn about the steps you must take to protect your work and the work of others. Doctoral Students
October 28th, 2020
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Center for Career Services Advance Your Networking Skills, LinkedIn Once you’ve become familiar with networking strategies, you can work on growing your skills and start to develop more contacts. All students
October 27th, 2020
4:0 PM - 5:00 PM

Reach Your Research Team: Using OSF to Support Remote Collaborations

Academic Commons: Learn to use a platform designed to bring teams together in a structured yet customizable digital space. All Students
October 29th, 2020
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
University Network Virtual Career Fair Join the University Network Virtual Career Fair for an opportunity to meet dozens of company representatives who will discuss their organizations and possible internships and job opportunities.   All Students

 November

Date Title/Registration link Description Audience
November 4th, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Know Your Worth: Salary Negotiation Negotiation is an essential part of the job search process and it's important to be prepared. This workshop will break down the process of negotiation and provide strategies so that you can be confident and successful in your negotiations.   All Students
November 5th, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
 
Ph.D. ETD Workshop Students completing their dissertation in the near future are strongly encouraged to attend the Electronic Thesis and Dissertation (ETD) workshop. Our student services team will review the submission process, formatting requirements, and briefly discuss upcoming deadlines. This workshop will only cover requirements specific to CCAS graduate students. PhD students ready to submit their dissertation
November 11th, 2020  
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Master's ETD Workshop Students completing their thesis in the near future are strongly encouraged to attend the Electronic Thesis and Dissertation (ETD) workshop. Our student services team will review the submission process, formatting requirements, and briefly discuss upcoming deadlines. This workshop will only cover requirements specific to CCAS graduate students. Master's students completing their thesis 

November 13th, 2020

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Virtual Government & Non Profit Career Fair The virtual Non-Profit and Government Career Fair is an exciting collaborative event between George Washington University, New York University, University of Pennsylvania, University of Delaware and Women's Foreign Policy Group to educate students from all majors and academic backgrounds about non-profit and government organization career paths within their field of study. All Students

November 17th, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Student Ambassador Coffee Hour Need a quick coffee break during your busy day? Grab a cup of your favorite beverage and join the CCAS Graduate Ambassadors and your fellow classmates every month for a casual social hour to chat about grad school life, classes, challenges, triumphs and more!   All Students

November 18th, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch Chats: Sharpen up that Federal Resume Looking to work in the public sector? Need help crafting your Federal resume? Come join GSEHD's Career Counselor, Tyana Anglin, as she goes over different ways to sharpen up your Federal resume so you can get noticed. All Students

November 19th, 2020

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Study Break Virtual Game Night  Please join the Virtual Programming Committee for a night of fun and games. The games will include a meet and greet, trivia questions, and an assortment of other quick games.  All Students

 December

Date Title/Registration link Description Audience

December 17th, 2020

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Student Ambassador Coffee Hour Need a quick coffee break during your busy day? Grab a cup of your favorite beverage and join the CCAS Graduate Ambassadors and your fellow classmates every month for a casual social hour to chat about grad school life, classes, challenges, triumphs, and more!   All Students

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