Author: David J. Smith

Thoughts for the Beginning of the Academic Year: “Ah-Ha” Moments, Millennials, and Peacebuilding Careers

Though they might not immediately recognize it, the work that many milllennials aspire to is...

5 Things a Graduate Student Must Do 5 Months Before Graduating

Recently, I was working with a student who expects to graduate this coming spring (it...

Networking tip: When Introducing Yourself, Remember Your Hat

When I attend professional events and am about to be introduced, I spend time thinking...

Getting a Job is About Personal Relationships... and Not (Usually) Online Applications

What is getting a job really about? Often when I attend career events or professional...

“The right Fit” – Think Scarf, not Glove - Building a Career in Change

by David J. Smith (bio is below) In career exploration, we often think we have...

EVENT REPORT: Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), 3/6/19

I’ve mentioned before that I am currently facilitating a Graduate Career Intensive Seminar at George...

EVENT REPORT: World Bank Briefing, 2/28/19

On February 28, 2019 I participated in a briefing that the World Bank Group (WBG) held for...

EVENT REPORT: Society for International Development, Washington Chapter, Career Fair ’19, 1/31/19

On January 31, 2019 the Society for International Development, Washington Chapter  (SID-W) held it’s annual Career Fair at George...

EVENT REPORT: Society for International Development, Washington Chapter, Career Fair ’19

Yesterday (1/31/19), the Society for International Development, Washington Chapter  (SID-W) held it’s annual Career Fair at George Washington University....

Career Advice: Just the Basics...Please!

David J. Smith I spend a great deal of time talking with young would-be professionals...
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