Career Services

We are passionate about student success in the Data Science program. Data science career services is the bridge that connects the knowledge and tools you acquire in the classroom with your public service aspirations. From the moment you enroll, our lifelong services will help you begin or advance your career. From résumé writing to prospective employer visits, we will help you translate your skills to the public, private and/or nonprofit sectors.


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GW Handshake

Handshake is an online career management tool for jobs, internships, and on-campus recruiting. Data science students should use their gwmail email address as their username to log into Handshake for one-on-one appointments. You can also make career advising appointments via Handshake with the data science career coach, Chibesa Mwape

*Note – Beginning May 2, 2022 and through October 2, 2022, Mary Gohar, Associate Program Director, will be handling career advisement. Please schedule all appointments through Handshake.


Handshake Resources and Career Advising