Georgetown University’s Veterans Office and many of the Career Centers on our campuses offer resources to military students to assist with the following:
- Career Planning
- Resume and Cover Letter Review (including military to civilian translations)
- Job Interview Preparation
- Job and Internship Postings listed in Handshake and the Veterans Office Weekly emails
Select the buttons below for more information about services and scheduling an appointment at your designated Career Center:
We understand how military students arrive to campus with various experiences and that pursuing an education assists with achieving that next career goal. Whether you are making a transitional pivot into the civilian sector, meeting requirements to get a promotion, preparing to return to the work environment, or entering the professional field for the first time, we encourage students to begin thinking and planning their career paths in the first few months of starting their program.
Military-connected students at Georgetown may arrive to campus with various work and education experiences with the intent to make a transitional pivot into the civilian sector, meeting requirements for a promotion, preparing to return to the work environment, or entering the professional field for the first time.
In addition to the resources the Career Centers provide, the Veterans Office offers the following Career Advising Resources to military-connected students and alumni at Georgetown:
► Career Planning
► Resume and Cover Letter Review (including military to civilian translations)
► Job Interview Preparation
► Job and Internship Postings listed in the Veterans Office Weekly emails
The Cawley Career Education Center serves degree-seeking Main Campus and SCS undergraduates and Main Campus graduate students at Georgetown University by integrating the Jesuit tradition in its work with students by caring for and encouraging the development of the whole person.
The Georgetown University Cawley Career Education Center teaches students how to identify career opportunities that fit with their values, interests, personality, and skills. They empower students by providing resources designed to foster the development of career management skills that will serve them as competent professionals. They facilitate specialized programs and create relationships to connect students with employers and generate internship and full-time opportunities.
Cawley Career Education Center also has a specific page of resources dedicated to military-connected students.
While the Cawley Career Education Center in-person services are designated for Main Campus and SCS undergraudate and Main Campus graduate students, Cawley also has a list of specific resources dedicated to military-connected individuals that is available to all students.
The MBA Career Center’s expert team of industry leaders, career coaches, curricula instructors, and operations staff are available to deliver a first-class experience to MBA students for your lifelong career success.
The SFS Graduate Career Center serves students and alumni from eight SFS graduate programs and the four programs from the Government Department.
The SFS Center provides individual career advising, targeted job search skills workshops, a regular Career Bulletin, access to targeted employers through information/industry sessions and site visits and access to WalshWorks, a database featuring thousands of job and internship postings.
The Office of Career Development offers a wide variety of resources to current graduate students and alumni looking to begin or enhance careers in public policy and policy management.
The Office of Career Strategy’s mission is to empower law students with the tool, plans, and inspiration to achieve their career goals. By focusing on strategy, the aim is to promote long-term success and thoughtful, deliberate career trajectories.
To further this purpose, OCS Career Advisors work one-on-one with students to create their strategic career plans, tailored to their specific needs and interests. Students’ career planning and job searches are further supported by our numerous and ever-evolving programs, resources, and recruitment activities.
The School of Medicine Career Development offers resources to GUSOM students ranging from access to the Careers in Medicine network, Specialty Selection and Residency Resource Guide, and the MedThread school blog.
As part of the Georgetown community, students in the School of Continuing Studies have access to a variety of University-wide resources. SCS has coordinated with campus partners in the Cawley Career Education Center and Alumni Career Services to identify the resources and services best suited for our students.
A full overview of the SCS approach to professional development and links to the University resources can be found on the SCS professional development website.
In addition to these resources, each academic program has their own industry-specific job boards, resources, and events. Students should contact their program leaders to learn more about program specific resources.
Hoya Gateway for student and alumni launched the Georgetown Military Network (GMN) group to connect the Georgetown student and alumni military-connected community for mentoring, transition and career development opportunities.
The GMN has just launched a “Group” on the platform, which is an exclusive section of the system allows you to easily find professionals, engage in relevant conversations on the Discussion Board, and find important resources related to your interests.
The University is expanding the Hoya Gateway platform to stimulate engagement across the Georgetown military network and hope that you will join the group to connect with military-connected alumni and students. The goal is to create a responsive, engaged community to better serve all Military Hoyas.
Sign up today to join this vibrant network!
Resources for employers
If you are an employer and have an interest in hiring military students, we encourage all job postings to be listed with Cawley Career Education Center’s Handshake. If you would like to attend a university career fair, learn more about recruiting Georgetown University students.
In addition, if you would like to have a job posting or career fair listed in the office’s weekly email to military students, please email the Veterans Office with a brief description, links to more information and where to apply, and a point of contact.