June 12, 2012

Volume 109, Issue 3

Stories from the June 12, 2012 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Business school to focus on city economy

The dean of the GW School of Business and six graduate students will help steer D.C.’s economic future, looking to create jobs and spur city development, Mayor Vincent Gray announced June 6. Gray called on area business schools to recommend the best mix of tax breaks and investments to help D.C. grow as part of […]

Career Center to pull parents for job-hunting help

The University will begin recruiting parents to take more proactive roles in career fairs and networking events this year as part of an effort to expand job opportunities for students. As part of a three-year overhaul to improve the job-search experience for students, the Parents’ Association and Career Center will team up this Colonial Inauguration […]

How to GW: Quick tips to answer freshman FAQs

…land an internship In the nation’s capital, there are hundreds of government agencies, think tanks, nonprofits and companies that hire interns or employees during the school year. These positions will not just fall into your lap, but most are not very difficult to find. Use the GW Career Center’s GWork database, where you can upload […]

Physics major turns to tech at Wired magazine

Chris Anderson was at the perfect vantage point to witness the unfolding force of the Internet in 2001. Being editor in chief of Wired magazine taught him the Web would not be a short-lived fad, and Anderson said it was then that he figured out it was a sound move to drop physics at the […]

Finding a future in Facebook

Correction appended After working for two failed presidential bids, Adam Conner was done with campaigning and ready to break into the business world. But politics followed Conner, and just months later, he introduced the District to Facebook. Starting up the social media network’s outreach efforts in the capital after graduating in 2007, Conner worked largely […]

Priya Anand: Comfort is overrated

If you’re comfortable, you’re doing GW wrong. If you’re not nervous – or at least sufficiently freaked out – about Colonial Inauguration, move-in or figuring out how to mold the next four years, chances are you are safe and sound inside your comfort zone. And that’s a shame. College is about finding what makes you […]

Annu Subramanian: A chance to reinvent yourself

The summer before your first year of college is so full of hope and promise that it feels a bit like an election cycle. You can finally bid farewell to people you didn’t like in high school and begin a fresh chapter of your life in a brand new environment. You’ve heard about how great […]