Industry Weeks

Think creative, it's friday

Are you interested in the creative industries? Do you want to learn what positions are "Out there" and the skills it takes to be successful? Drop by and meet employers and alumni. No suit required! 

September 9: Creative Internships Open House
Freshmen and Sophomores, are you interested in work that is a little more creative? (This could be anything under the sun, from fashion/retail, museum studies, publishing and arts management to social media marketing, public relations, and journalism.) Come and meet Juniors and Seniors who have completed internships in the creative fields and explore these diverse career paths
Where: Cawley Career Education Center
When: 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

September 16th: Creative Industry Mock Interviews
Prepare yourself for your first internship or your post-grad interviews with these mock interviews with local employers
Where: Cawley Career Education Center
When: All Day

September 23:  Creative Alumni Career Connect
Learn from alumni how they got their first creative job!  
Where: Cawley Career Education Center
When: 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

September 30: Screenwriting Brown Bag with James Scalfani (COL '91)
Where: Cawley Career Education Center
When: 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Advertising Careers with Ad 2 DC - Panel and Breakout Sessions Cosponsored by Ad 2 DC
Ad 2 DC represents a group of like-minded young professionals in the DC Metro area, 32 years old and younger, either employed or interested in the world of advertising and its related fields – account executives, graphics designers, media specialists, PR professionals, writers – creating a diverse organization focused on being awesome, becoming more awesome, getting noticed and giving back to the community.
Where: Cawley Career Education Center
When: 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

October 14:  Your Humanities Major at Work: Cosponsored by Art and Art History, English, History, and Theology Departments
This networking event will give undergraduate students the opportunity to learn from alumni how to apply their humanities-based degrees in the workplace.
Where: Cawley Career Education Center
When: 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

October 21: Careers in Music with GRAMMYU Cosponsored by the Performing Arts Department and GRAMMYU
Where: McNeir Hall
When: 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

October 28:  Advertising/Marketing/PR Career Panel
Where: Cawley Career Education Center
When: 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

November 4: Fast Casual Brown Bag with &Pizza
Where: Cawley Career Education Center
When: 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

November 4: Speechwriting Careers - Coffee Chat
Where: Cawley Career Education Center
When:  3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Government Industry Week 2016

September 26 - 30, 2016

We are excited to announce this year’s line up of events for Government Week. Government Week is a week of workshops, panels and networking events with a specific focus on government and government-related career opportunities. These events will help all students learn more about opportunities in government-related careers and how to best prepare to pursue meaningful opportunities. Check out the many exciting events and RSVP for events of interest.


Hoyas on the Hill Breakfast
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Location: Cawley Career Education Center, Seminar 1 Room
Join us for a lively discussion over free breakfast with Hoyas who have careers on Capitol Hill. There will be bi-partisan representation and a chance to get to know Hoya alumni working in a variety of professional capacities in the House and Senate. Hosted in partnership with the Georgetown University Office of Federal Relations. RSVP required.

Resume Jam
Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: Cawley Career Education Center Library
Prepping for your internship application to the Department of State? Curious about the Departments of Commerce, Treasure or Housing & Urban Development? All Hoyas are invited to register for a 20-minute personalized federal resume review with specialists in federal government jobs and extensive experience with USAJOBS and government applications. Email your resumes to with subject RESUME JAM - [LAST NAME] RSVP required


Law and the Federal Government
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Location: Cawley Career Education Center Sem 1    
Considering both law school and government work? Want to explore your options and learn about the types of jobs and career paths available? Richard Hermann, author of Landing a Federal Legal Job: Finding Success in the U.S. Government Job Market, will be joining us for an in-depth conversation on combining your interests in law with the array of professional opportunities you can pursue before law school or afterwards! RSVP required.

Peace Corps Information Session and Office Hours
Time: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Career Education Center - Seminar Room 1
Peace Corps service is a great way to gain technical skills, learn a new language, and launch a career! Join Peace Corps Recruiter Keely Hayes to map your next steps! Learn about the work Peace Corps Volunteers perform overseas and what it's like to serve in countries such as Mongolia, Peru, Togo, and Vanuatu. We will discuss how to qualify for open programs, spotlight volunteer projects, and explore new cultures. Peace Corps' open programs can now be viewed online: RSVP required.


Networking in the Public Sector Workshop 
Time: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Cawley Career Education Center Seminar 1
This workshop will cover the basics of networking for the public sector. We’ll tackle the “dos” and “don’ts” of making successful connections and using them to find career development and hiring success down the road. A must for any student interested in government internships and jobs! RSVP required.