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.
Noncredit students can explore career resources and professional opportunities on the certificate programs blog.
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.
Internship and Job Database
Handshake 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
- Marketing, public relations, and advertising
- Finance, accounting, and consulting
- Government, nonprofit, and international affairs
To receive industry-specific newsletters, update the "Career Interest Information" box within the Academic Profile tab of your HCC account.
Resumes, Cover Letters, and Interview Techniques
We provide online resources and software to assist you 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 to help you develop a cohesive, well-organized resume and cover letter. Additionally, you can take advantage of specialized tips and resources to help you prepare for case-style interviews.
The following resources 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
- Resume templates available through Canva
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 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 along their educational path at Georgetown and beyond.
Alumni Career Services offers the following professional development opportunities*:
- Professional development videos
- 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.