World of Work: Ali Peterson ‘07, Shakespeare Theatre Company

Ali Peterson ‘07 Corporate Giving Manager Shakespeare Theatre Company – Washington, D.C. Major: Zoology/Political Science Graduate Program: Masters of Business Administration, The George Washington University How would you describe what you do on a typical day? A typical day is hard to come by in my line of work, we are constantly trying to […]

Including Relevant Coursework on Your Resume

Choosing the content for a resume can be difficult beside sections such as your name and contact information, “Education” and some form of “Relevant Experience”. A section to consider including is “Relevant Coursework” for the following reasons: Listing rigorous classes under “Relevant Coursework” can exhibit traits such as “hardworking”, “determination, “strong work ethic” and many […]

Empowering Women Empowers EVERYONE

When you think of a company’s “ethics,” what comes to mind? Sustainability? Fair trade? While these are important, let’s talk about an ethical issue that everyone has a stake in: gender equity.. In the US, women earn more than 50% of the graduate degrees, and yet they only hold a small percentage of the highest paying positions. […]

Savvy Seniors: Interviewing

Jen Guimaraes Associate Director Community Sailing Center When a student lands an interview, what should they do to prepare? Students should make sure to do their “homework” on the organization that they are interviewing with. Take the time to familiarize yourself with the entire organization by researching their website and any other information that you […]

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