Spring 2012 Career Boot Camp

Spring 2012 Career Boot Camp

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Maha Neouchy
February 06, 2012

The Washington Center’s spring semester Career Boot Camp took place on February 6, 2012 at the National Housing Center in Washington, D.C. The keynote speaker was TWC Chief Operating Office, Jennifer Clinton, who offered advice on various aspects of the interview process.


Students also watched a TED Talk by author and motivational speaker Simon Sinek on "How Great Leaders Inspire Action" and were then sent off to participate in two panels of their choice. Panels included:


  • Job Search Tips for International Students
  • Mock First Year Law Class
  • Information Session on City Year
  • Information Session on the Peace Corp
  • Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace
  • U.S. Secret Service Employment and Student Opportunities
  • Careers in International Development
  • Writing a Winning Statement of Purpose for Admission to Masters and Ph.D. Programs
  • Networking 101
  • Negotiating Your First Salary
  • How to Find a Job in the Federal Government
  • A GRE Strategy Session by The Princeton Review
  • Be Prepared, Be Educated, Be Empowered: An LGBTQ Perspective on Navigating the Workforce
  • Writing a Winning Statement of Purpose for Law Schools
  • How to Ace the Structured Interview
  • A Different Bottom Line: Careers in the Nonprofit Sector

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