Career Information for Current Students & Alumni
Whether you are preparing for a first interview or negotiating the salary for a promotion, our lifelong career development services connect you with the resources you need to be successful.
The supportive environment of the Trachtenberg School’s career services fosters your professional growth with personalized guidance from our dedicated advisors. We also compile a variety of resources to help you get ahead in your chosen field, including recruiting programs and employment resources for diverse populations, job search strategies and comprehensive career programming.
Drop-In Career Advising
Available via phone or Zoom. 15-20-minute appointments; first-come, first-served basis.
Denise Fowler: 5/30, 3-4pm; 6/8, 1-2pm; 6/14, 11am-12pm | (P: 202-994-8475; Zoom meeting)
Melissa Feuer Mondays, 1-2pm (in person or virtual); Thursdays, 7-8pm (virtual) | In person: MPA Building Room 608; Zoom meeting
Resources at a Glance
- Career Guides: Résumés, Cover Letters, Interviews, etc.
- Professional Resources, Job Boards and Fellowships by Industry
- Public Service Fields: Sample Employers and Professional Development
- Recruiting Programs & Employment Resources for Diverse Populations
- TSPPPA-Specific Job Board
The Trachtenberg School Handshake is an online career management tool for job, internships and fellowship announcements; applications; on-campus recruiting and subscriptions/websites.
Students use their gwmail email address as their username. Alumni usernames are initially set to their current email address. Email [email protected] if you have difficulty logging in.
Alumni who have not logged into the system since July 1, 2016, need to complete the Handshake Alumni Access Form to request access to Handshake.
"I love working with our students and alumni to help them figure out which direction they'd like to go and steps to take as they build and progress in their careers."
Denise Riebman Fowler
Director, TSPPPA Career Advising