Business: Take advantage of upcoming events

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February 22, 2021 – Upcoming Events, Opportunities & Resources

From the Advisor:

This week’s newsletter is pretty chock-full of events to check out and diversity programs to look into, so I’ll make this section brief. As you can see from the content below, recruiting events have definitely not slowed down for spring semester; although we’re heaving on finance events, there’s opportunity for those interested in consulting and accounting as well (check out EY and KPMG!).

One resource I want to specifically mention are student industry ambassadors (highlighted below). They are composed of Georgetown students that have volunteered their time to answer any broad questions you may have about an industry and/or specific questions regarding recruiting. Their experiences span across many in-demand companies: McKinsey, BCG, PwC, Citi, Jefferies, and the like. I encourage you all to reach out to them, especially if you’ve never networked before. Connecting with a peer lessens the pressure and helps you gain experience before moving on to connect with alums in the companies and industries you’re looking into.

As always, feel free to reach out and/or sign up for an appointment if you have any questions!

Sincerely,
Julia

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Article of the Week


If you really want the job, show you have these 6 qualities (new window)
From Fast Company
Many of you have asked me how you can stand out as a candidate when you’re recruiting. I would point you to demonstrating some of the qualities listed in this article, like confidence and enthusiasm. While this article is not an exhaustive list by any means, I hope it provides you with some inspiration on how you forge relationships with others and what you bring up in your networking conversations.

Career Center Resources

Online Resources:
Writing Resumes & Cover Letters (new window)
Networking Skills (new window)
Interviewing Skills (new window)
Industry Resources (new window)
What Can I Do with My Georgetown Major? (new window)

N (new window)ew drop-in hours for spring semester!
Drop-ins will now be available from 9-10AM Tuesday through Friday, 1-2PM Monday through Friday, and 7-8PM Monday through Thursday every week via georgetown.zoom.us/j/417727789 (new window)