Career Resources throughout GW and Beyond

Trachtenberg School students and alumni have access to TSPPPA Career Development Services as well as these other resources:

GWU Career Center (GWCC)

The University's general career services office is located at 1922 F Street and at The GWCC has many on-site and online resources and events that will be a great benefit to your career search.  You can also sign up for the Career Center Newsletter at

Career Services in Other Schools

Career services at public affairs schools across the country.  For more information on how to take advantage of this arrangement, contact Career Development Services [email protected].

University-Wide Career Fairs

GW is your lifelong network. Take advantage of exclusive opportunities offered by the Office of Alumni Relations and advance your career by:

  • exchanging career advice with fellow alumni
  • expanding your professional connections
  • building your business
  • accessing resources through your respective Career Center

Federal Work Study Program

Graduate students who qualify for Work Study funds can contact the GWCC to get the necessary information and paperwork for the program. Work Study positions are also available through the Trachtenberg School Career Central.


This is GWCC's award winning program that connects experienced recruiters donating their time with students and alumni at GW. Students meet with visiting employers who work in government agencies as well as public-policy research, consulting and professional staffing industries. These recruiters help with career planning, resumes, interview skills, short mock interviews and other related issues.

Resume Collection

This formal program provides resumes to employers who wish to interview students at their company site.


The GW Career Center offers a number of workshops throughout the year to assist with developing effective career decisions and job-search strategies. Check out the calendar on their website for scheduled workshops.

Subscriptions and Memberships

Your one-stop access to several online job services with job announcements worldwide purchased for Trachtenberg School students and alumni only. A direct link to the Vault Career Insider and Leadership Directories for U.S. leaders in all sectors that are made available through a partnership with GW.