Recent graduates and current students have been directly impacted by the pandemic. Many of you have reached out and asked how you can help. We encourage you to be available for advice, guidance, leads, opportunities or simply encouragement. Here we have some specific examples of how you can engage with students and recent graduates.
SFS alumni in need of career help and support, please reach out to us through the tools and resources below.
Support Student and Recent Graduate Careers
SFS in the Field
Host a live alumni career chat to engage with graduate and undergraduate SFS students to share your post-Georgetown experiences, and inspire the next wave of SFS professionals.
Hire a Hoya
Is your organization hiring for full-time or internship opportunities? The SFS Career Center can post positions, compile resume books, and connect you with graduate and undergraduate SFS talent.
Coach a Hoya
SFS alumni coaches needed! We are seeking alumni volunteers to connect with students one-on-one for resume reviews, interview prep, and industry conversations.
Share your story! Volunteer to be showcased (or recommend a fellow Hoya!) in a recorded video interview to share your highlights from the Hilltop and wisdom from the workplace.
Please reach out to Julia Gaiser to engage with our students and alumni in any of these ways!Back to Top
SFS Alumni Resources
Alumni Career Services
Alumni Career Services works to provide our alumni with lifelong career development and worldwide networking opportunities at all stages of career development.
The GCC encourages alumni to maintain and expand their networking activities. For information about how to stay in touch with other Hoyas, visit the Georgetown Alumni Online website. Here, you can find out about upcoming alumni events, locate a contact through Georgetown University’s Alumni Career Network or join an alumni club in your area. We also encourage you to join the center’s LinkedIn Group.
Hoya Gateway connects current students with alumni for one-on-one, career-related conversations. It is also an opportunity for alumni to have a meaningful interaction with current students while helping them start their own professional network. This unique and innovative program is the first of its kind; participating alumni are pioneers of Hoya Gateway and advocates for the strength of the Georgetown network. Becoming a Hoya Gateway volunteer is an opportunity to share your professional experience and expertise and help Georgetown students to build and shape their professional networks.Back to Top
BSFS Alumni Resources
Cawley Career Center
The Cawley Career Education Center provides unlimited access to BSFS Alumni for three years post-graduation. Click here to find targeted services and resources for the Alumni Class of 2020.
Handshake serves as the hub for Cawley Career Center events, employer connections, career guidance, and job postings for the general Georgetown student population. Log in with your NetID and password to access Handshake.
- Job Postings: Access employer-posted jobs and fellowship opportunities.
- Events: Sign-up for virtual employer events and career fairs
- Employers and Communities: Follow employers and join with fellow alumni and students to explore
GSFS Alumni Resources
Are you contemplating a job search or career transition? Alumni of all School of Foreign Service graduate programs have full access to most the Graduate Career Center programs and services.
WalshWorks serves as the hub for the Graduate Career Center coaching, events, and job postings curated for our student population and alumni.
- Job Postings – WalshWorks maintains a database of thousands of posted positions in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors requiring various levels of experience.
- Career Coaching – As an alumnus, you may use WalshWorks to schedule a one-on-one coaching session in person, on Skype, or over the phone with a career development professional to discuss your job search needs.
- Career and Industry Events – Alumni are welcome to take part in many of our employer information sessions, career fairs, and other job-related events. Most require an RSVP through WalshWorks.
If you do not already have access to WalshWorks, send an email to email@example.com with your name, graduation year, and program. We will send you an email with a password to enter the system.
Alumni may subscribe to the Career Bulletin, the GCC’s newsletter. The Career Bulletin contains announcements and job information relevant to both current students and alumni. It is available via email and is also stored in the WalshWorks Document Library. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to subscribe, including your name, program, and graduation year.
The Center provides a number of handouts designed to help you with your job or internship search. These include sample resumes, tips on interviewing, salary negotiation and how to write an effective cover letter. Stop by the GCC to take some handouts or access them in the Document Library in the WalshWorks system.Back to Top