Cawley Career Education Center Videos
Careers in a Time of Crisis
Navigating the Gig Economy
Sometimes a side hustle, sometimes a full-time job, the so-called “gig economy” provides opportunities for people to be creative with their careers. Hear from alumni who have navigated and are navigating the gig economy and how today’s economic, public health, and racial inequity crises have affected their work.
International Careers in a Time of Crisis
Hear from Georgetown alumni working in internationally-focused and internationally-based careers. Learn what they do on a day-to-day basis, how they got their start, and how today’s current crises are affecting their work.
What’s a Hoya: First Year Q & A
In the fall of 2020, a small group of career advisors got together to answer questions from first year students about how to get started in their own careers. Questions covered topics such as passion and interest, salary expectations, how to get experience, and much more. If you are looking for tips on navigating the career development process as a first year student at Georgetown, this conversation is for you.
Arts, Entertainment & Journalism
Career Pathways Week 3: Journalism
Information is critical to helping to create informed citizens. Join alumni to explore the world of journalism and media and how Hoyas are making an impact in getting the truth out there.
Publishing & Professional Writing
Hear from a panel of professional publishers, authors and agents. Learn what they do, how and why they got into publishing and writing, how they maintained and grew in their careers, and what advice they have for undergraduates just getting started.
As an award-winning documentary film director, Joe Piscatella (COL’95) has always been drawn to stories of unlikely heroes who defy the odds to make a difference in the world.
Government, Education & Public Service
Social Impact & Corporate Social Responsibility
In today’s world, technology, economies and industries are changing at a break-neck pace. As disparities in income grow, there is increased attention on what power holders can do to help accelerate positive change for all. Join alumni to discuss how careers in social impact and corporate social responsibility can be a force for positive impact, and a shared vision of prosperity for all.
To be a person for and with others. It is a value echoed time and again at Georgetown. To be a person for and with others defines many types of jobs in public service. Whether working on behalf of the government to serve taxpayers, for a nonprofit helping others, or in post-graduate service and education, listen to this conversation in which alumni talk about how their work helps them serve others.
Hoyas Helping Hoyas — Government Relations
If you’re interested in a career in politics or government, take advantage of the many lobbying organizations in the Washington, D.C. area. Working for advocacy organizations can be a fantastic way to understand policymaking, and create the networks to pursue a political career.
It is no secret that being a student at Georgetown brings immense responsibility, and with that knowledge, prestige. Inherent in that new sense of prestige comes power and privilege. Many of our alums have used those to their advantage to help level the playing field in the industry of education. Join alums to discuss how careers in education can help promote justice and individual well-being.
Careers in the College Series Session 1: Public Service and Law
Learn more about careers of Georgetown College graduates, specifically in public service and law, from our panelists representing a variety of careers.
State Department Internship Q&A
Interested in applying for the Department of State’s summer 2021 internship program? Curious about where to start? Join Beth Schill and Tina Gaddy as we explore the internship application process, common pitfalls, and other questions you may have about the process.
Intelligence Community Unplugged
Michael Cassidy, a coach at the SFS Career Center, shares his knowledge of the various agencies in the intelligence community, and answers questions about culture, lifestyle, the security process, and more.
Health, Science & Tech
Health Careers Panel
With the COVID-19 crisis underway, it is no surprise that there is a great need for people in the healthcare sector. Yet, it is not just doctors and nurses. Learn from alumni about the many ways that to pursue a career in the health and public health industries.
Nurse Recruiters Tell All
Nurse recruiters share information on the structure of their residency programs, application processes and timelines. In addition, recruiters give advice on resumes, cover letters, interviewing, job search strategies, and factors to consider when choosing where to launch your nursing career. Recruiters from Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, Children’s National Hospital, Northwell Health, and Virginia Hospital Center will share the inside scoop.
Health Care Consulting
Join three Georgetown alums and current healthcare consultants to learn what healthcare consulting entails. They share types of healthcare consulting firms, typical clients, project types, career progression, and the day-in-the-life of a consultant. Learn what they did to stand out in the application process along with what to expect and how to prepare for case interviews.
Nursing Specialties Panel
Learn about nursing career specialties in the hospital setting from Georgetown alumni.
Georgetown Alumni Talk: CEO of HealthTech, GetWellNetwork
Michael O’Neill (JD/MBA, ’02) established GetWellNetwork in August 2000 to tackle an unaddressed problem in healthcare: empowering patients to take control of their healthcare journey. Today, he leads the global digital health company as founder and CEO. Learn about his career journey and what it takes to start a company. Michael will share trends in the health tech industry and roles for recent graduates to consider in order to launch a career in this industry.
Careers in Healthcare Management, Policy & Tech
Learn about careers in healthcare management, policy, and technology from Georgetown alumni. Co-sponsored with AcademyHealth.
Tech Talk with Founders Fund: Careers in Venture Capital
Trae Stephens, a 2006 graduate of Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service, is a partner at Founders Fund, where he invests across sectors with a particular interest in startups operating in the government space. Founders Fund has invested in companies such as SpaceX, Airbnb, Spotify, Stripe, Lyft and Asana. Learn about Trae’s career journey as well as the day-to-day responsibilities of his work. Trae also shares a high-level overview of the venture capital industry, various roles at a venture capital fund, and the skills needed to be successful, to get hired, and to work in VC.
Demystifying Tech Careers & the Recruiting Process
Are you exploring a career in tech and wondering what skills you need to succeed? Would you like to learn more about how to prepare for tech interviews? Join Stephanie Lio (COL ’12), a senior product marketing manager at Microsoft, who will share her personal career journey and advice to help answer these questions and more.
Careers at the Intersection of Business & Health
Eddie Bae (HCMP 2016) has worked across the healthcare value chain taking corporate roles at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, CareCentrix, and Mount Sinai Health System. Learn about his career journey and the day-to-day responsibilities of a healthcare professional at various companies in the industry. Eddie talks about additional business-related roles to consider in the healthcare, biotech/pharma, and health-tech industries.
Humanities Grads in Business Fields
Georgetown College alumni talk about how they navigated career decisions on and off the Hilltop, what helped them land their jobs after graduation, and what advice they have for current or soon to be graduated students. Brought to you by the Cawley Career Education Center and the Georgetown Humanities Initiative.
Reneging on offers
Thinking of turning down a job or internship offer after you’ve accepted? Think again. Reneging on an offer can have ramifications for you and your fellow Hoyas.
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., in conjunction with the Georgetown Black Student Athlete Coalition and the Cawley Career Education Center, present “Black Professionalism: The Importance of Networking.” This webinar features Black professionals from law, medicine, business, and government discussing their careers.