Students & Alumni

Current Students

The Cawley Career Education Center and Alumni Career Services provide resources for writing resumes and cover letters, interview techniques, and networking. Students and alumni of degree programs within the School of Continuing Studies are encouraged to take advantage of the wide variety of professional development and career resources that Georgetown University has to offer. 

Cawley Career Education Center

The Cawley Career Education Center has developed a range of online resources and campus events that current SCS students can take advantage of throughout their coursework here at Georgetown. 

Hoya Career Connection (HCC)

Internship and Job Database

The Hoya Career Connection is an internship and job database available exclusively to Georgetown University students. Prior to posting, each internship and job opportunity is verified by the career center ensuring that listings are accurate and current.

Industry Specific Newsletters

Industry-specific newsletters and information are available for the following industries:

Healthcare and Science
Education
Marketing, Public Relations, and Advertising
Finance, Accounting, and Consulting
Government, Non-Profit, and International

Students can receive industry-specific newsletters by updating the Career Interest Information box within the Academic Profile tab of their HCC account.

Resumes, Cover Letters, and Interview Techniques

Online resources and software are available to assist students with the resume and cover letter writing process, as well as interview techniques. While each program and industry may have specific content requirements for resumes and cover letters, the Cawley Career Education Center offers valuable general information and guidelines that can assist any student in developing a cohesive, well-organized resume and cover letter.  Additionally, students can benefit from specific tips and resources to help prepare them for case-style interviews. 

The following essentials can be found on the Cawley Career Center website:

Resume writing checklist
Guidance on composing a cover letter
Suggestions for formatting resumes and cover letters
Sample resumes
Vault Career Insider
Case-style interview techniques

Additionally, SCS students and alumni can use the Optimal Resume software to write and store their resumes and cover letters. 

Alumni Career Services Resources for Current Students

Alumni Career Services provides professional development and career resources to the Georgetown community, with unique platforms and opportunities designed for current students.

Hoya Gateway

Hoya Gateway is designed to support current students in facilitating career-focused relationships with Georgetown alumni. Alumni become members of the Hoya Gateway program with the goal of providing career guidance and support to our current students. This unique platform is only available to current Georgetown students.

Professional Development Resources

Current students and alumni can take advantage of the wide variety of professional development resources that Alumni Career Services has to offer at all points of their educational path at Georgetown and beyond.

Alumni Career Services offers the following professional development opportunities*:

Professional development videos
Webinars
Georgetown Career Change Coaching Kit
Resume and cover letter guidelines and formats

*Some services are available only for alumni or for a fee. Please read carefully before accessing resources within Alumni Career Services.