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Careers & Internships

Our programs at the Corcoran School provide you the knowledge you need to grow as a professional artist. It is also important you understand the competitive creative landscape. At GW, we provide dedicated services, people and knowledge to help you put your artistic experience in context and take the next step in a successful career. Our Center for Career Services helps you translate your visual work into an articulation of career competencies and to apply creative thinking skills into traditional and non-traditional work environments. Most importantly, you'll learn to strategize how to be in a career that fuels your calling and creates time for exploring your passions. 


Center for Career Services  

There are many resources available to you at the Center for Career Services including: 

  • Strength assessments 
  • Industry coaching 
  • Industry networking 
  • Mock interviews 
  • Portfolio reviews 

Career Services also provides office hours, brings in professional organizations, organizes site visits at employer offices, hosts career fairs and sponsors Career Quest trips

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GW uses Handshake to manage career and internship opportunities, which you can use to discover and favorite jobs, and receive personal recommendations. You can find best practices and tips for the industry you want to enter and find career-related events held at the university. 

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Current Opportunities

Based on our proximity and the prominence of our university, the Corcoran School offers opportunities like no other, inspiring students to create art and design with the potential to shape and influence the world beyond.

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