Career Center Workshops & Webinars

The Career Center offers a series of interactive workshops for students throughout the year. The workshops are designed to show students resources and provide time for students to develop individualized documents and job search plans.  All workshops & webinars require registration in CORECareer Center Workshops are eligible for Foundations of Practice credit.

Please note, that the Career Center updates the workshop schedule regularly. The schedule table may be sorted by any of the columns by clicking the column header.

Fall 2018 Career Center Workshops

TypeMonthDayDateTimeFormat
Informational InterviewsSeptemberThursday9/6/184 - 4:45 PMIn-Person
ResumesSeptemberFriday9/7/1812:30 - 1:15 PMIn-Person
Cover LettersSeptemberThursday9/13/1811 - 11:45 AMIn-Person
Job Search ResourcesSeptemberFriday9/14/181 - 1:30 PMIn-Person
ResumesSeptemberFriday9/21/181 - 1:45 PMIn-Person
Informational InterviewsOctoberWednesday10/3/201812:30 - 1:15 PMIn-Person
Job Search ResourcesOctoberThursday10/4/20184 - 4:30 PM In-Person
Cover LettersOctoberFriday10/5/201812:30 - 1:15 PMIn-Person
ResumesOctoberThursday10/11/201811 - 11:45 AMIn-Person
Cover LettersOctoberThursday10/25/20184 - 4:45 PMIn-Person
Job Search ResourcesOctoberFriday10/26/20181 - 1:30 PMIn-Person
ResumesNovemberThursday11/1/184 - 4:45 PMIn-Person
Informational InterviewsNovemberFriday11/2/181 - 1:45 PMIn-Person
Job Search ResourcesNovemberThursday11/8/1811 - 11:30 AMIn-Person
Cover LettersNovemberFriday11/9/1812:30 - 1:15 PMIn-Person
ResumesNovemberWednesday11/14/1812:30 - 1:15 PMIn-Person
Cover LettersNovemberFriday11/16/1812:30 - 1:15 PMIn-Person
Informational InterviewsNovemberWednesday11/28/201812:30 - 1:15 PMIn-Person

Know Before You Go

Informational Interviews Workshops

The informational interviewing workshops will provide tips for identifying contacts, inviting professionals for an informational interview, setting goals and developing a follow up plan.

Preparing for Recruitment Programs (OCI)
(Summer Webinars)

Webinars to rising 2Ls and 3Ls prepare for nationwide recruitment programs including the NY Regional, Philly Regional, and DC OCI.  These webinars are offered in late June and July before application deadlines.

Resume Workshops

Resume workshops cover the skills and techniques to draft a strong resume.  Time is provided in each workshop for students to draft and revise their resume while a career advisor is available to review and answer student questions.

OSCAR Nuts & Bolts Webinar for Clerkships
(Summer Webinars)

Webinars offered in June and July to introduce rising 2Ls to the application process for post-graduation federal clerkships.

Cover Letter Workshops

In addition to a short presentation covering the techniques for improving your cover letter, time is provided in each workshop for students to draft and revise their letters while a career advisor is available to review and answer student questions.

OCI Logistics
(August Webinars)

Short webinars covering the logistics of the GW Law recruitment programs, including, what to expect, scheduling interviews, and the timing for call back interviews and offers.

Job Search Resources Workshops

This workshop covers the most commonly used resources for identifying internship and other job opportunities.  We will review websites and databases to identify employers, job postings, and strategies for submitting your application.

Specialty Webinars & Workshops

From time to time, the Career Center offers additional workshops and webinars on various topics on an as needed basis.  These may include topics such as public interest funding options, fellowship or scholarship applications, and other topics.