January 1, 1995

Stories from the January 1, 1995 issue of the GW Hatchet.

U.S. job market tightens

Career counselors, online recruiters and GW students said qualified students can still find jobs despite an economic slowdown that has caused the job market to tighten. Representatives from Careerbuilder.com and techies.com – both job-matching sites – said many opportunities are still available for students. But they said companies, especially in the technology sector, require more […]

D.C. hosts plush internships

Internships attract students from across the country to D.C. and remain one of the main reasons students are first attracted to GW. For many students internships are vital ingredient for a strong r?sum?, providing real-world experience for a future a job. D.C. offers a myriad of internships opportunities from congressional offices to the National Institutes […]

Web opens job search

GW’s academic schools are using the internet and e-mail databases to help students find paid positions, internships for credit or jobs that simply offer valuable learning experiences. The School of Media and Public Affairs e-mails journalism students each week to let them know about new job openings and internships in journalism around D.C. The school […]

GW departments post jobs online

Finding summer jobs or internships was once a difficult task, but it is now much easier thanks to the internet. Students used to have to sift through local newspapers to find a part-time job, make tedious phone calls and nervously await call-backs for interviews. But now the Web offers job-finding tools students everywhere are using […]

D.C. offers many paid positions

As spring buds in D.C. some students may find that their money trees have come and gone faster than the cherry blossoms. The good news is that while GW students may have to wait an entire year to catch another glimpse of the cherry blossoms, they can replenish their money tree right away by finding […]

Interviews made easy

Students headed into job interviews should view them for what they are: conversations, said Marva Gumbs, executive director of GW’s Career Center. Just as most students going out into the business world for the first time may think, there are no right or wrong answers in an interview, Gumbs said. But practice giving clear answers […]

Schools offer summer housing

The race has begun for students to find suitable homes for the summer, comparing prices and checking the availability of residence hall rooms and off-campus apartments, which can be difficult to find in the D.C. area. GW’s summer on-campus housing prices are similar to prices at other D.C. universities. Students enrolled in GW summer classes […]