By Aiman Najah When I was in high school, I knew relatively early-on that I wanted to pursue engineering in college in any shape or form. I knew I wanted to work with my hands and bring positive change to the world through my work. However, everyday discussions about different subjects like climate change, software…

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The federal government may keep some matters confidential, but one well-known fact is that workforce hiring needs are dependent on more millennials becoming involved in public service. According to federal workforce data from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) in 2018, 14% of the federal workforce is over 60, while 7.8% is under 30 (out of a…

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Amal Ibrahim, Ticket Sales and Service Coordinator at D.C. United Five-year-old me would never have guessed that I would be working in professional sports as a career. For a bit of background, I have always enjoyed sports since I was a kid. I played my whole life up until around the end of high school,…

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1. Take time to research the industry where you’ll be working. Where does the company or organization you’ll be working for fit into the industry’s big picture? Are they an industry leader, an innovative start-up, or a small player with a lot of room to grow? For example, a large commercial law firm is a…

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The internship search is nearly like a second job. Time spent browsing through job boards, trying to make good impressions with employers at career fairs, writing cover letters late at night after a long work shift or study session – it can become repetitive and discouraging. Although applying for internships is an additional burden to…

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By Samah Mohamed  Kevin Cowl’s lecture offered “unspoken tips” to helpe bridge the perception gap between employers and students. Together with George Mason University’s Egyptian Student Association, ABPA hosted Kevin Cowl, the Vice President for Development at the Middle East Institute, a top think-tank in Washington, DC. Mason students received one-on-one resume feedback from Mr. Cowl…

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