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New Career Guidance Program

Like a GPS for your career, the Career Direction Program helps online grad students determine a path forward.

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Executive Coaching at American University

An ideal program for those who seek to bring out the best in employees, organizations, and industries.

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Washington Semester Intern Kaycie Goral

Storytelling for National Public Radio

Meet Kaycie Goral, a Washington Semester student who is interning for NPR's local affiliate podcast, 1A.

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From Washington Semester to Washington Insider

Being willing to work really hard is key to showing people that you're competent

After interning at the Democratic National Committee, Ariana Hooks scored a full-time job with that same office. Here's how she did it.

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